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i searched for several hours and i just cant find the perfect PSU. i ended up on ENERMAX ETA700AWT-M TRIATHLOR. Is is worth it? for just 130 euros?
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post #2 of 8
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Originally Posted by fedrosishere View Post

i searched for several hours and i just cant find the perfect PSU. i ended up on ENERMAX ETA700AWT-M TRIATHLOR. Is is worth it? for just 130 euros?

The review calls it a good unit so its not crappy or anything but do you really need 700 watts?

http://www.kitguru.net/components/power-supplies/zardon/enermax-triathlor-fc-700w-review/all/1/

It does seem like a better option then the AeroCool GT series you looked at before
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in the future i will add another GPU and i want to have a stable system unlike my current one. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by fedrosishere View Post

in the future i will add another GPU and i want to have a stable system unlike my current one. smile.gif

Then its not a bad option its looks like its alright but this is the first time i have heard of that series

Anyway Enermax has been making PSU´s since the dawn of time think they are one of the oldest in the PSU world so you can find much worse
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post #5 of 8
130 euros sounds way too high, but I'm probably used to seeing prices in Euros for the German market. What else is available, at what prices? I have no idea what it's like in Cyprus.

Triathlor is pretty decent, built well, but for whatever reason the performance isn't that amazing (but not bad). It's Enermax built, unlike their lower-end models, which they source from CWT.
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Yeah here in Cyprus, ... well lets say they take advantage the position of the island cause if i get something from exampl:. ebay, the shipping is too high, mad.gifmad.gif

so i rather get it in 1-2 days with warranty and all, sure to work than try my luck online. thumb.gif

At least McDonalds are cheep ! biggrin.gif
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Has your PSU arrived yet?
Can I just ask, is your fan ridiculously loud compared to the rest of your system?

I got mine about 2 weeks ago, and the noise from the fan is horrendous when gaming :/
Its still louder than all my other fans put together when idle.
I dont know whether I should try and replace it...
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I have it for about 3-4 weeks. and its pretty silent. strange that you have that kind of a problem. Well the first time i plugged it in, it was really loud just like yours but somehow it got really silent. Its maybe the because i have another 13 fans thumb.gif cooling the Case and PSU in general or your fan is problematic redface.gif

Anyway i switched all my fans off(except the 4 Radiator H100 fans) and let the psu on only to be sure and its silent. especially at idle, you can't even hear it
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