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Just hooked mine up and I have a slight whine mad.gif Can definitely hear with my ear next to it, its not so bad when sitting at my desk (can still hear it slightly or maybe the because I'm looking out for it), but the fact I know its there bugs me.

Might hold off RMA'ing till my new build as it could be my combination of hardware? Or could it go away after a bit like a breaking in period?
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There is a Seasonic Rep who comes in here. The name is Sea Sonic Rep, if you search for him and PM him he might be able to help and answer questions. Search Him.
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I have my Seasonic 660 Platinum (XP2). It does have a low coil whine when plugged (computer not even on) in that you can only hear if it not in a case. My GPU coil whines from it too on full load but my other PSU caused the coil whine to be a little louder than the seasonic.

Its about an inch or less smaller than my old OCZ ZT 650.

I never knew my old PSU was the loudest fan in my system it is very silent now unless I'm folding then the GPU whines.

LL
Edited by drnilly007 - 3/18/13 at 9:40pm
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So the coil whine is not annoying anymore because im looking at either the 660 by seasonic or the HX650 by corsair.

Where did you get psu because I would like to purchase but not sure if I get xp2
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I got it from newegg. No you cant even hear the coil whine from the PSU its really low and only happens when the computer is off but even then you cant hear from inside the case only when its out.

The other GPU coil whine I get is from the gpu being at full load and it happened when I had my other psu only louder.

I noticed in some other posts the seasonic rep said to enable erp in the bios. Im gonna go check and see if I have that option.
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Just worried I might get xp1 instead of xp2

Also is coil whine something that means its broken?
Edited by JMatzelle303 - 3/18/13 at 10:16pm
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I have been reading a lot about this "coil whine", but i haven't heard my 1 kw whine not even a bit.

I want to get a 600w one for my HTPC. Is Amazon a safe place to get one that doesn't whine?
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Originally Posted by Starbomba View Post

I have been reading a lot about this "coil whine", but i haven't heard my 1 kw whine not even a bit.

I want to get a 600w one for my HTPC. Is Amazon a safe place to get one that doesn't whine?

Yeah, Seasonic actually has this chamber where they test all their power supplies carefully with sound meters, and they pay off the distributors so they make sure that Amazon only gets the good ones.
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No, it's random. Also, the extent of any sound varies from sample to sample, and for a lot of people it would be masked by many other computer and ambient sounds, or they may not be sensitive to the frequency (or sitting close enough to the power supply, etc.).
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