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Most silent PSU EVER???

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Building a e6400 system. Must be completely stealth while still being able to leave it on 24/7.

The most important aspect is noise. Must be almost completely silent, even during full load!

Price range $50-$150.
Watt range 400+

Thank you!
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post #2 of 7
That will be a tough one considering your budget

You could look at this site for ideas , but the prices are higher than you budget http://www.quietpc.com/
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post #3 of 7
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Ahh thank you for the link...

The website is filled with everything I need.

My budget fits some of the PSUs.

Would any one know about the technical quality of those PSUs?

I dont want to get a "silent" psu and have it blow up because it is trying too hard to be silent.
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post #4 of 7
SeaSonic S12-600 $145
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151025

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 $160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005

The Seasonic is probably more silent but the PCP&C is of better build quality
    
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post #5 of 7
Maybe the enermax liberty? not sure it's the most silent, but it's pretty good.

You should also tke into consideration that some other fans in your computer will generate much more noise than most good and silent PSUs
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well right now i can hear my psu from about 30 feet away. I know this because it is the only source of noise due to me literally stopping all other fans and noticing the pc was still the same sound level.
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Originally Posted by Swamp_Man View Post
well right now i can hear my psu from about 30 feet away. I know this because it is the only source of noise due to me literally stopping all other fans and noticing the pc was still the same sound level.
that silencer all the way my 750 watt i cant hear it over any of my stock fans....
    
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