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All I hear on this thread is "there's better", better what? better components? better current? that's fine but you simply ignore one key point of the RM series, it's damn silent.
Bring to the table something at least as silent and we could start talking. Better (built) PSU's? Hundreds! Better PSU's silence-wise? Not a single one. I bought a BeQuiet! (irony) Dark Power Pro and coil whine is annoying the hell out of me. It's 2014, wake up, people actually care about noise.
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All I hear on this thread is "there's better", better what? better components? better current? that's fine but you simply ignore one key point of the RM series, it's damn silent.
Bring to the table something at least as silent and we could start talking. Better (built) PSU's? Hundreds! Better PSU's silence-wise? Not a single one. I bought a BeQuiet! (irony) Dark Power Pro and coil whine is annoying the hell out of me. It's 2014, wake up, people actually care about noise.

Have you even heard of the CoolerMaster V series ? (pun intended lol)

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All I hear on this thread is "there's better", better what? better components? better current? that's fine but you simply ignore one key point of the RM series, it's damn silent.
Bring to the table something at least as silent and we could start talking. Better (built) PSU's? Hundreds! Better PSU's silence-wise? Not a single one. I bought a BeQuiet! (irony) Dark Power Pro and coil whine is annoying the hell out of me. It's 2014, wake up, people actually care about noise.

So you rather want a PSU with cappy caps just because its silent

With all the other noise in the PC like fans video cards HDD and whatnot the PSU would have to be super loud before you can hear it so no thats not really a vaild point

The Cooler Master V the EVGA SuperNova G2/P2 Seasonic G Rosewill Capstone and tons of others are not loud i have not heard any complaints about noise on any of those
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All I hear on this thread is "there's better", better what? better components? better current? that's fine but you simply ignore one key point of the RM series, it's damn silent.
Bring to the table something at least as silent and we could start talking. Better (built) PSU's? Hundreds! Better PSU's silence-wise? Not a single one. I bought a BeQuiet! (irony) Dark Power Pro and coil whine is annoying the hell out of me. It's 2014, wake up, people actually care about noise.

Corsair representative?
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So you rather want a PSU with cappy caps just because its silent

With all the other noise in the PC like fans video cards HDD and whatnot the PSU would have to be super loud before you can hear it so no thats not really a vaild point

The Cooler Master V the EVGA SuperNova G2/P2 Seasonic G Rosewill Capstone and tons of others are not loud i have not heard any complaints about any of those


Basically yes, for me right now is, silence, then quality, without the PSU being a crap, which the RM isn't.

I have a silent rig, and the noisiest parts are the watercooling and the PSU with its coil whine.

edit: I'm not looking for a quiet PSU, I'm looking for a coil whine free PSU, which brand can assure that? And not, I'm not a Corsair representative, only an annoyed BeQuiet PSU owner.
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Basically yes, for me right now is, silence, then quality, without the PSU being a crap, which the RM isn't.

I have a silent rig, and the noisiest parts are the watercooling and the PSU with its coil whine.

edit: I'm not looking for a quiet PSU, I'm looking for a coil whine free PSU, which brand can assure that? And not, I'm not a Corsair representative, only an annoyed BeQuiet PSU owner.

RMA it you have the right as Be Quiet hates coil whine as much as you do

Or you could buy yourself a fanless PSU like the Super Flower Golden Silent

Rosewill and Kingwin has rebranded it in the US if that where you are from

Also the RM has reports of coil whine as well so despite its hyped as coil whine free some still have it which you can RMA for if you get one of those
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The problem with BeQuiet is that for them coil whine is never their fault, is any of the rest of the parts of your rig. With that on mind, and counting how many replacements came with the same coil whine from other clients I don't want to spend time, money and hassle on a lost battle.

I'm not saying I want a fanless PSU, fanless != coil whine free AFAIK. I can't hear the Dark Power fan, and I don't know if that's a feature or the standard on PSU's so it's not something I worry about.

The coil whine I read about the RM series are when turned off, which in reality must be sleep mode, nothing too critical if you can still switch the thing off.
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I bought a Coolermaster V700 on shilka's advice and it's been flawless for me. Went for a CM product as i've gotten support from them by simply tweeting them and having a replacement part sent out.
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All I hear on this thread is "there's better", better what? better components? better current? that's fine but you simply ignore one key point of the RM series, it's damn silent.
Bring to the table something at least as silent and we could start talking. Better (built) PSU's? Hundreds! Better PSU's silence-wise? Not a single one. I bought a BeQuiet! (irony) Dark Power Pro and coil whine is annoying the hell out of me. It's 2014, wake up, people actually care about noise.
Silent? Nah not really. If you want to be pedantic silence = no sound at all. I'm sorry a PSU that costs near others has crappier parts and for the higher level ones, overheat. That's a good psu? Really?


Either way, buying corsair just for support is rather dumb. First off, their support is not exactly the best. Secondly, CM has better support. Thirdly it took me 1 month to RMA a HX650 and they attempted to pin the blame on me. What? ( I was going under another name)
So yeah, only treating select people they find with great potential to market themselves well. Never look for the opinions of a reviewer who is sponsored by Corsair
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