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I see, I think, because the 610W is enough to power my rig. I read something, somewhere that said the ATi/AMD R600 will use about 200-220W and my single hard drive, E6300, air cooling rig should only use about another 220W max. So, that's 440W, even the 610 is a bit much (45% more) but it will come in handy in Overclocking and having more power is never a bad thing.
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yeah... for a single GPU rig, the 610W version should be just fine.

Also, I have yet to see how much power the r600 eats.... the 8800 draws less than the rumors first indicated

However, I think I'd better start saving for that 850W Silverstone...
    
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CrossFire + Quad Core + DDR2 1300 Ram?

**Question**
Does anybody know a site like FrozenCPU, Xoxide, or Performance-pcs that'll swap out your PSU fan for you? I don't want to touch something that can kill me. Call me weird, I think I'm sane.
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CrossFire + Quad Core + DDR2 1300 Ram?

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Don't know of any. But if you do that with a PC P&C pretty sure it will void your warranty. And they actually have a really good warranty.

oops edit lol
    
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post #35 of 41
Hmmmm ??? Not sure yet... first I have to move halfway accross the country... then we'll see... possibly first a second rig before upgrading this one (except RD600 which I will get somehow, even if I have to break into the DFI plant).

Why swap out the PSU fan? PC P&C is plenty silent and cool. don't see no reason to.
    
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CrossFire + Quad Core + DDR2 1300 Ram?

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Does anybody know a site like FrozenCPU, Xoxide, or Performance-pcs that'll swap out your PSU fan for you? I don't want to touch something that can kill me. Call me weird, I think I'm sane.
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If you never plug it in, you shouldn't have to worry about switching out fans yourself. I'll do it for you if you're that intimidated by it.
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post #37 of 41
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I'm not putting in 8.7dBA fans for no reason. And, I know, that I'm going to void the warranty if I put it in myself, but, if Xoxide did it I'd have a warranty from them, so I'd still be good. Which is precisely why I want a company to do it, and, you know, dying, that's bad, too. Because if I open it it'll void the warranty but I'll have a nice fan, but it might not work, which is bad.

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Fan - 80mm - 20dBA - 25CFM I think I can do better than that.
If I can get somebody to install this SilverStone Premium Fan that'd be nice, and I could hook it up to a fan controller.

OR

I could forget that.
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I'm not putting in 8.7dBA fans for no reason. And, I know, that I'm going to void the warranty if I put it in, but, if Xoxide did it I'd have a warranty from them, so I'd still be good. Which is precisely why I do not want to die, and, you know, dying, that's bad, too. Because if I open it it'll void the warranty but I'll have a nice fan, but it might not work, which is bad.

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Fan - 80mm - 20dBA - 25CFM I think I can do better than that.
Its not worth it IMO. Just leave it as it, the stock fan is more then enough.
    
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20dBA? Come on... you're breathing is louder than that!

You won't hear that.

and 8.7dBA fans?

Totally rediculous imo... I mean, there are plenty things in your room that make a LOT more noise than that.... Your hearing threshold might be even at 10dBA or so....
    
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20dBA? Come on... you're breathing is louder than that!

You won't hear that.

and 8.7dBA fans?

Totally rediculous imo... I mean, there are plenty things in your room that make a LOT more noise than that.... Your hearing threshold might be even at 10dBA or so....
It's 11-12dBA. And yes, this fan is truely silent.
As in D.E.A.D. Silent.
Scythe S-Flex - 8.7dBA - 33.5CFM

And, now that I think about it, the PSU fan will be in the bottom, left hand side of my case which is located on the left hand side of me, so, it'll be located farther away from me than any other fan in my case, lower the noise.

Reviews:
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It's not silent, but basically the quietest case fan available.
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