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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post
Enermax = don't know if they have a long enough track record as far as how good and reliable they are, maybe someone can elaborate otherwise.
Enermax has been around for a long time and is one of the few companies (like Seasonic) that actually makes their own PSU. Most other companies hire out to OEMs to make their products and you don't actually know who really made each unit unless you do some research. For example, most of the nicer Corsair models are really Seasonics...

Enermax and Seasonic are tied as the best PSU manufacturers in my opinion.
    
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I am planning on building a new i7 PC and I will definitely go for the Corsair since I heard only good things about it, and it's Corsair
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post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by markothevrba View Post
Well I had mine (sig) for almost 3 years now and had no problems whatsoever, not technical nor with loudness (silent like... well something that's silent).

Unlike my LCpower, which I had for roughly the same time and I keep lubing that thing yet it's still loud LC Power
Enermax = I guess just "not as known or regarded" in the PSU world, I know of them for their case fans.

Maybe try to replace the fan in the LCPower if it's out of warranty?
post #15 of 29
Oh so many choices!

What is one to do???
post #16 of 29
OP asked for the most silent, so which one is it?
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post #17 of 29
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No but seriously it's a waste of money to spend that much for it, except if you are planning on keeping it for when you upgrade your PC if you choose to do.
If it is a waste of money when I drop the price to less than 100 euros

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Oh so many choices!What is one to do???
Yes too many choice !

So what should I choose for less than 100 euros ?

What are the best brand and quieter for less than 100 euros ?

Is it Antec, Seasonic, Enermax, Corsair ? What should I choose ?
post #18 of 29
Personally, I love my Seasonic.

Very efficient
Very quiet (silent actually)
Very powerful
Very reliable (great track record with this company)

Not to mention the fact that it's modular is very nice.

Grab a 450w Seasonic and you'll be very happy with some room to grow.

For efficiency:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151097

For price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151074

This one is a special offer for the same price as above:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151094
Edited by SectorNine50 - 7/22/11 at 4:40pm
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post #19 of 29
I got Enermax Liberty for over 2 years now. PC was on most of the time. It's really quiet even for me and I am the quiet PC kind of guy, that get's annoyed when something isn't near silent And I like how Enermax present's your PSU, I got a little bag with all the cables (it's modular), I was impressed.

So basically go for the one you can get the cheapest from the list of ones that were recommended by people in this thread. Me personally I would choose between Corsair, Seasonic or Enermax. I really can't tell you about Seasonic, but I guess it's good if SectorNine50 said. For Enermax all I can say is that it's great imho and Corsairs are top of the line too and if it's true that the fan doesn't kick in on low energy consuming computers then a good Corsair is the right choice imo.

So go for the one you can get the best bang for buck

Here's the one I got Click

On the third page you can see the bag that comes with it, I thought that was neat
Edited by markothevrba - 7/22/11 at 4:57pm
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post #20 of 29
My Seasonic x-750s fan doesn't even spin unless I'm gaming. So as far as silent goes I don't think you can get much quieter. . .
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