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Hello!

I'm going to buy a new PSU for my next build and I just can't decide which PSU to get. I've owned a PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk III 750w and I really liked that one, especially the semi-passive mode. My requierments are 1000w+, platinum/gold and most important, quiet. It seems that the Seasonic Platinum 1000w has gotten some pretty good reviews but reading the feedback on Newegg left me with mixed feelings.

Any suggestions for a PSU with my requierment?

Sorry for any grammatical/spelling errors, I'm from Sweden smile.gif
post #2 of 15
Seasonic manufacture their PSU, PC Power and Cooling do not. See this LINK.
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post #3 of 15
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Ok! I didn't know that, it's even tougher to decide reading that link smile.gif I really like that build quality and the quiet performance of the PC Mk III 750w and I think the 1200w will perform the same but I don't like the colour and metal extensions on the modular cabels(blocking bottom fan mount)) so is the Seasonic Platinum 1000w also silent or sould I get something else?
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post #5 of 15
No Power and Cooling use 4 OEM´s Seasonic is one

And you got a tons of good options

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

last what do you have that since you need 1000 watts+?
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post #6 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eXXon View Post

Check out this database.

Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

No Power and Cooling use 4 OEM´s Seasonic is one

And you got a tons of good options

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

last what do you have that since you need 1000 watts+?

I want a really silent quality PSU, I know there's a ton of quality ones out there but it has to be quiet. I'm planning to get 780sli and I have an overclocked 3570k, I know I don't NEED a 1000w+ psu for that, but I don't want to upgrade my PSU again.
Edited by ligist137 - 5/26/13 at 5:06pm
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Originally Posted by ligist137 View Post


I want a really silent quality PSU, I know there's a ton of quality ones out there but it has to be quiet. I'm planning to get 780sli and I have an overclocked 3570k, i know I dont't NEED a 1000w+ psu for that, but I don't want to upgrade my PSU again.

Newer hardware use less power not more you go with 850 and it would cover pretty much any system with 2 video cards

Most silent PSU i can think of is the Be Quiet Dark Power Pro P10 which is of course overpriced in the US

750 watts modes and under is made by FSP and 850 watts and over is made by Seasonic
Edited by shilka - 5/26/13 at 5:10pm
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by ligist137 View Post


I want a really silent quality PSU, I know there's a ton of quality ones out there but it has to be quiet. I'm planning to get 780sli and I have an overclocked 3570k, I know I don't NEED a 1000w+ psu for that, but I don't want to upgrade my PSU again.

Kingwin Lazer Platinum 1000w is a good silent one. Source. Review. Price.

Although for two 780GTXs, you really don't need more than a 700w quality unit.
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by eXXon View Post

Kingwin Lazer Platinum 1000w is a good silent one. Source. Review. Price.

Although for two 780GTXs, you really don't need more than a 700w quality unit.

Super Flower Leadex / EVGA SuperNova G2 is the follow on to the Golden King which the Kingwin Lazer Platinum is based on

Best 1000 watts units in my mind is

Not in any order

Super Flower Leadex / EVGA SuperNova G2
Fractal Design Newton R3
Enermax Platimax
NZXT Hale90 V1 and V2
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by eXXon View Post

Kingwin Lazer Platinum 1000w is a good silent one. Source. Review. Price.

Although for two 780GTXs, you really don't need more than a 700w quality unit.

Thanks! I'm going to take that one into consideration. I know I don't NEED 1000w, but it's nice to have some wattage space and the PC P&C Mk III 1200w have silent fan operation 0-600w and that's why I was looking for a PSU with similar stats
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