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Since I'm almost done getting all the parts for my new system (which will be very quiet), I want to find a better PSU. My current PSU has been alright, but nothing special. The fan is a little on the loud side and the blue LEDs are too bright for my room when I'm trying to sleep. The PSU I use for testing fans and stuff is a 400W generic one that came with my old Rosewill case. That thing is really dead quiet. I honestly cannot hear it at all from any distance other than maybe an inch. However, the quality is low and it's only 400W, so I can't use it. I've heard good things about the PCP&C 610W, would you recommend that? Remember, my main concern is silence, then quality, then wattage, then price. I want to try to strike a balance on the first two, but I will skimp a little on quality in the name of silence if need be. Thanks.
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the Silencer 610 is a great psu and it is quieter then most psus. However, if you really want a silent psu that is extremely high quality then what you really want is a Seasonic S12-600. It's quieter then the silencer 610 and just as stable
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Awesome, thanks. That sounds like a good choice then.
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yeah, both psus are quiet, the seasonic is just quieter. I jumped both psus outside a case to see which was quieter.
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see if you can get this in the U.S http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-009-ZA
heatpipe cooled psu...must be silent
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post #6 of 6
I have a Seasonic S12-600 and while it's one of the better PSUs available, Seasonic has already started shipping its successor, the M12 series and those are just as silent (it has a 60mm fan for emergencies but that doesn't turn on unless its about to blow up lol, otherwise its 120mm fan is a bit quieter than the one in the S12s) and the M12s go up to 700W and are a bit more efficient than the older S12s, you won't be disappointed with an M12.
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