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Does anyone in this Forum have this PSU? Could you tell me if you're happy with it?

I want to make sure it is quiet and hopefully I don't get coil whine (Capacitors whine or whatever ).
    
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Great PSU. Same one I run (except mine doesn't have any blue connectors; all black). It's very quiet, has a 140mm fan in it, all black, and a great mess of fully modular cables, and all of them are very long
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post #23 of 31
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Nice to see someone with same PSU!

Do you have any coil whine when heavy load? (IE: Folding or Gaming @99% usage?)
    
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post #24 of 31
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Nice to see someone with same PSU!

Do you have any coil whine when heavy load? (IE: Folding or Gaming @99% usage?)
I've had this PSU for a year, and I've put it through hell. I'm a benchmark nut...and I've had this thing at full load before. Never misses a beat Although it does get warmer at high loads, that's to be expected.

To answer your question: No squealing/coil whine.
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Thank you for your input!
    
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Thank you for your input!
Not a problem, good sir.
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post #27 of 31
It's a waste of money, you won't need it at all, even for SLI setups.
Gamers always overestimate wattage required out of their rigs.
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It's a waste of money, you won't need it at all, even for SLI setups.
Gamers always overestimate wattage required out of their rigs.
Looking into the future, a 1000w power supply isn't a bad idea. Hell, you're SERIOUSLY pushing it if you're running SLI 580s on anything less.
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post
Looking into the future, a 1000w power supply isn't a bad idea. Hell, you're SERIOUSLY pushing it if you're running SLI 580s on anything less.
In the future, power consumption of cards will be less or about the same tbh. AMD and Nvidia are looking towards power consumption reductions in future designs. the 'peak' really in power consumption for a while will be the GTX series tbh.
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Looking into the future, a 1000w power supply isn't a bad idea. Hell, you're SERIOUSLY pushing it if you're running SLI 580s on anything less.
Don't get me wrong but he's right on that, a Corsair HX850 is more than enough for a GTX580 SLI.

Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
In the future, power consumption of cards will be less or about the same tbh. AMD and Nvidia are looking towards power consumption reductions in future designs. the 'peak' really in power consumption for a while will be the GTX series tbh.
Well, the thing is, the upgrade to this PSU is only going to cost me about 20-30€... For an extra 250W and fully modular PSU, and more warranty! Very worth it if you ask me.
    
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