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1. I haven't heard any complains with coil whine on the 1Kw model. Mine does now whine at all as well. I've heard the issue goes with the 860w model, but the first version only.

2. 1 Kw is way too much for SLI 780's. I have had SLI 470's and Xfire 7950+7970's working just fine on a 750w PSU. The wattage you're calculating is based on a 100% load, which unless you're running BOINC/Folding, it shouldn't be that high. Also, even if it is 500w, you have a 250w headroom for anything else, which should be well within what a 3930k OC'd can eat, and anything else won't even consume even 20-40w of power altogether.

I went with a 1 Kw PSU because i plan to trifire later on, and i run BOINC, where my computer is never under 100% load. Add to that i watercool so everything i have is OCed to the moon and back, and you get a massive power need.

I got the 860w to SLI GTX 480's, pretty much over kill for any other SLI configuration.
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I got the 860w to SLI GTX 480's, pretty much over kill for any other SLI configuration.

Unless you heavily overclock the 780s. I saw 1040W (about 950W draw from PSU) on my Power Meter from a pair of overclocked 580s when running Heaven 3.0.

I've a couple of P1000s and neither suffer from coil whine.
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post #583 of 1308
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Unless you heavily overclock the 780s. I saw 1040W (about 950W draw from PSU) on my Power Meter from a pair of overclocked 580s when running Heaven 3.0.

I've a couple of P1000s and neither suffer from coil whine.

I plan to pick up a 770 when they drop. Only reason I got the 480 is that at $200 it was unbeatable for gaming, Nvidia making the 500 series insane at CUDA prevented the prices from dropping, not sure what will happen with the 600's.
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I plan to pick up a 770 when they drop. Only reason I got the 480 is that at $200 it was unbeatable for gaming, Nvidia making the 500 series insane at CUDA prevented the prices from dropping, not sure what will happen with the 600's.
Will a GTX 680 backplate fit a GTX 770?

I got one laying around unopened i have been trying to sell for weeks
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Will a GTX 680 backplate fit a GTX 770?

I got one laying around unopened i have been trying to sell for weeks

No way to tell at the moment, cooler is different, which leads me to believe the screw holes wouldn't line up.
post #586 of 1308
Add me to the club. I own a Seasonic 660XP Platinum PSU, that was bought from Newegg.com in the month of February.

post #587 of 1308
Does anyone know if Seasonic plans to release new fanless platinum units? Planning to build an HTPC, so I want as many passively cooled components as possible.
post #588 of 1308
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Does anyone know if Seasonic plans to release new fanless platinum units? Planning to build an HTPC, so I want as many passively cooled components as possible.

Super Flower has a fanless 500 watts 80 plus platinum unit that is also sold as the Rosewill Silent Night
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post #589 of 1308
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Super Flower has a fanless 500 watts unit that is also sold as the Rosewill Silent Night

I'll have to check the wattage requirements of the components I'm looking at, but 500w should be plenty. Looking at i5 4670S and a GTX 760ti.
post #590 of 1308
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Originally Posted by Skullwipe View Post

I'll have to check the wattage requirements of the components I'm looking at, but 500w should be plenty. Looking at i5 4670S and a GTX 760ti.
500 watts more then enough

Super Flower calls it the Golden Slilent and Rosewill calls it the Rosewill Silent Night but its the same unit

More info under my sig
Edited by shilka - 5/25/13 at 5:24pm
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