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I say get a seasonic x-850
post #12 of 17
Does the 860 have a better/quieter fan than the 860i?
post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by SoulClap View Post

Does the 860 have a better/quieter fan than the 860i?
There's not significant difference. Both are completely silent at idle, fan doesn't spin at all. Fan will only start at around 30% load and it's still quiet.
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post #14 of 17
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I say get a seasonic x-850

The Cooler Master V is a Seasonic KM3 its just cheaper then the X

So why pay more for the same thing

Same goes for the Corsair AX860 get a V its cheaper and its the same thing
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IMO 860i is better one because it has way less coil whine issues. AX860 is typical Seasonic power supply, all models I've had from them have suffered from whine. Corsair Link software is cool idea but it's terribly buggy. I've never had a change to try it because it crashes at launch every time. AX860i is overpriced but I got mine way under retail price.

I'd recommend you to give Super Flower a chance. Their Platinum models are very good and coil whine is almost non-existent. Local computer shop claimed that hey had under 1% RMA rate for Super Flower power supplies, way smaller than other brands. In USA they are rebranded as Kingwin and AZZA.

Its tough for me to get away from SS brand/rebranded PSU's due to the size of my case and the bottom rad the PSU cannot be any longer than 6.3"
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Its tough for me to get away from SS brand/rebranded PSU's due to the size of my case and the bottom rad the PSU cannot be any longer than 6.3"

SilverStone Strider Gold is 140mm that sould fit in almost any case
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Actually that one is 7.09" waaayyy too big for my setup.
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