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Critique? I think this is the about as good as it gets with this case/hardware combo..



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I don't see a top intake on that case. I see a provision for a top exhaust, but no top intake.
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I could get one of these.
The problem I see is that the case does not provide a fan opening far enough forward to be any good for intake.
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Critique? I think this is the about as good as it gets with this case/hardware combo..



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Beautiful. I've never seen such a beautiful Antec 300.

Edit: Between the PC-9F and PC-90, which one should I get?
Edited by HybridCore - 10/22/11 at 7:17am
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beautiful. I've never seen such a beautiful antec 300.

Edit: Between the pc-9f and pc-90, which one should i get?
90.
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90's in my favor because of the 140mm fans but will the top mount PSU be okay since it has to have the fan facing down. Will the PSU get hot because of my heatsink?
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Re-did the cabling today since I was installing the new AX850 PSU. Took a few hours, came out rather well I think. Unfortunately the PSU has a nasty cap whine that change pitch/tone/frequency/volume based on various computer operations like scrolling/launching programs/etc. Started googling around and it seems there are countless people with the same issue... Does anyone have an AX850 that's silent? I can't stand anything other than the sound of fan airflow

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Quote:
Originally Posted by cre3d View Post
Does anyone have an AX850 that's silent?
I suggest you to try Be Quiet! PSUs. They're just the best.

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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
90's in my favor because of the 140mm fans but will the top mount PSU be okay since it has to have the fan facing down. Will the PSU get hot because of my heatsink?
Should be fine I think.
Edited by adridu59 - 10/23/11 at 12:51am
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Should be fine I think.
Okay. Good. Anybody else?
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If you're buying a psu, consider reading reviews before you do anything. I like JonnyGURU and [H]ardOCP, but there are some fairly sophisticated reviewers out there - you can tell from the reviews.

But before you do that, contact Corsair. The problem may be with a single component. It may represent a defect. I've read a few reviews on your psu and I never saw any mention of electronic noises. Maybe you can RMA it. Never hurts to find out.
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