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Can't order from Newegg or someone?
well maybe i can i need to check on this. but its the first time iv heard of Rosewill so im not sure. any reviews (and if il buy one of this it will be international shipping and thats say no warranty so im not sure dude)

Ah, didn't know you were international frown.gif Rosewill is a decent brand as far as I've seen using their products. The power supply has been decent so far. I couldn't find any reviews when I bought it because it was brand new, but there may be some now.

You won't be able to order from Newegg internationally unless its Canada/China unfortunately.
     
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Seasonic for sure
 
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post #13 of 18
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Good (e.g. reputable/recommended) modern PSUs are very rarely make much noise at all so are you sure you're not overthinking this?
Depending on your fan choices and GPU choices it is very likely (yes, likely, not just possible) that your case fans and GPUs will make more noise even at system idle than your PSU will.
What you do need to worry about is capacitor whine/hum.
Your system will be as quiet as your loudest component. A quieter or even passive PSU will not change this.

Well yes the noise i was talking about is to the components too and not just fans (thus including caps). do you have any recommendation from your own man?
post #14 of 18
If you do end up finding one, they're the same as the OCZ ZS series smile.gif

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4302/ocz_zs750w_power_supply_review/index.html

They do their job for the price.

If you can afford it, then certainly a Seasonic. I couldn't and it doesn't matter to me in the end.
     
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post #15 of 18
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Well yes the noise i was talking about is to the components too and not just fans (thus including caps). do you have any recommendation from your own man?

I've only had experience with my Antec EA-650Green and Cooler Master Silent Pro M850 (came free with my case, didn't pay for it). Both are quieter than my case fans. My case fans are a mix of Noctua and Nexus 120mms so they are among the quietest fans available.

There are reputable PSUs (like some Corsairs including the TX750, off the top of my head) out there that are extremely strong/reliable PSU choices yet have quite a few reported incidences of coil whine. Coil whine is more annoying than a loud fan IMHO (though it depends on the noise profile of the fan).

I would look more towards PSUs that have very low incidence of coil whine based on subjective reports/reviews that are from reputable vendors. While I think SeaSonic makes excellent PSUs I think they are overpriced and you can get a PSU that would do just fine and be as quiet for much less money. Do not pay extra money for 80 Plus Silver/Gold/Platinum certifications.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 11/20/11 at 3:08pm
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post #16 of 18
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I've only had experience with my Antec EA-650Green and Cooler Master Silent Pro M850 (came free with my case, didn't pay for it). Both are quieter than my case fans. My case fans are a mix of Noctua and Nexus 120mms so they are among the quietest fans available.
There are reputable PSUs (like some Corsairs including the TX750, off the top of my head) out there that are extremely strong/reliable PSU choices yet have quite a few reported incidences of coil whine. Coil whine is more annoying than a loud fan IMHO (though it depends on the noise profile of the fan).
I would look more towards PSUs that have very low incidence of coil whine based on subjective reports/reviews that are from reputable vendors. While I think SeaSonic makes excellent PSUs I think they are overpriced and you can get a PSU that would do just fine and be as quiet for much less money. Do not pay extra money for 80 Plus Silver/Gold/Platinum certifications.

I didnt find any list or something similar with psus that dont have that coil stuff. there is one?

ps - tnx for the link above (http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4302/ocz_zs750w_power_supply_review/index.html) il read it
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I didnt find any list or something similar with psus that dont have that coil stuff. there is one?
ps - tnx for the link above (http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4302/ocz_zs750w_power_supply_review/index.html) il read it

No. Actually, coil whine isn't consistent across a PSU line/model but down to individual PSUs (i.e. single units of a model) and assemblies of components (generally speaking). One TX750 might whine and another might be completely okay.

If you get a specific PSU and your system suffers from coil whine, you are pretty boned since few companies will accept RMAs for it. And if you prize silence, it will drive you crazy.

What further complicates this is that coil whine can be instigated by non-PSU components as well. If you change the video card or storage drive in a dead-quiet system you might find it now has coil whine.

Coil whine originates from the PSU but has to do with the interaction between the PSU and system components (e.g. GPU, mobo) as well. It is the bane of otherwise dead-silent systems.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 11/20/11 at 3:57pm
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post #18 of 18
If you really have a good way of cooling those GPUs with low noise and need the PSU to be very low noise as well, then take the Enermax Modu87+. Even the 500W unit is quieter than the Corsair AX850:

http://www.silentpcreview.com/article1203-page4.html

Whatever you do, don't get the Corsair TX V2 series. M12II 620W is not suitable at those high loads too.
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