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May I ask why the tags for this thread are AMD and Faildozer when that has absolutely NOTHING to do with a SeaSonic 1000w Platinum rated PSU?
     
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May I ask why the tags for this thread are AMD and Faildozer when that has absolutely NOTHING to do with a SeaSonic 1000w Platinum rated PSU?
Some tool has been going around and tagging every thread with it.
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So you basically say this PSU might be good for sleeveing and custom builds ? Well then its mine. I like seasonic and this PS looks very nice.
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Yeah, I personally replace them all with faster ones for the good of the unit (and mind...).

That said, there're a fair amount of units with silent 80mm fans. In fact, those old Topower with dual 80mm (you know, those with Chrome finish) were very silent. 80mm doesn't have to ramp up unless you load the unit all the way up, so most the time, they aren't actually loud in spite of what people think.

I wish most still did dual 80mm. That was a solid design with the least air resistance, and the most pressure in push-pull.
Or, if you want to look at actual good units; Antec Signature 850w & 650w never went loud at 25*C intake temps, and it used a single 80mm fan.

Antec also had the CPX form factor. Though, they were not that quiet due to being 80+ standard and using a fairly poor Protechnic fan.

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So you basically say this PSU might be good for sleeveing and custom builds ? Well then its mine. I like seasonic and this PS looks very nice.
With it's looks? And performance? Yeah it'd be great for that job.
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I know Paul. For a fact, I put your reviews on top of Jeremy's. Reason being Corsair ads and some bias I see towards that brand on there (but that's not the point).

According to Jon's review, TPQ-850 had a silent fan. But yeah, I'd expect it to be louder (the TPQ's - not HCP). That said, more heatsinks would have helped lowering down this unit's temps. Not a necessity, but would have been better that way.
That still does not explain your temperature comparisons that were misleading at best.

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As for the HCP... the line on the flash banner of JG (from your review) is "king of PSU's". That tells it for me.
You should reference the entire quote in context to understand that it is qualified:

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Clearly, with the Antec High Current Pro 1200W (HCP-1200) coming in at the same $299 as the recent Corsair AX1200 we have to tip our hat to the new king of the 1200 watt PSUs as Antec has really hit this one out of the park with the HCP-1200 surpassing the AX1200 in almost every way.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/...upply_review/9

Today is not over a YEAR ago and we aren't comparing two 1200W power supplies. The comparison to the HCP-1200 is, like the temperature argument you are trying to make, misleading at best.
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With it's looks? And performance? Yeah it'd be great for that job.
Thank you. Another complete part on my list then.
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post #67 of 67
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Originally Posted by Shadowness View Post
So you basically say this PSU might be good for sleeveing and custom builds ? Well then its mine. I like seasonic and this PS looks very nice.
Yes, but keep in mind that all Seasonic builds (which includes Corsair AX) have non standard connectors on the psu side, so you would need to resleeve the stock cables rather than buying/making simple "extensions".
In my case it'll add about 100€ to the plate.

But all fully modular standard psus in the 700-1000W range have pitiful performance/build quality compared to this.
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