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Hey guys. I need a new PSU for my computer (4770k OC, R9 280x, LC EK Supreme HF) currently have a Corsair VX550, and I'm very happy with it although it is a bit noisy.
I need a power supply:
  • silent
  • modular (or semi)
  • have good components (quality)
  • About 650w power
It is very important to me that has no coil whine.
My budget is 100 €.
What do you think of RM650 Corsair?

A greeting and thanks.
post #2 of 62

What will you be powering?

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Rosewill Capstone 550M - $85

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182263


EDIT: oops, that was a 550W unit, my bad.
Edited by mrawesome421 - 3/31/14 at 4:06am
 
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post #4 of 62
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I put some models I've seen:
  • Corsair RM650
  • XFX XXX edition 650w
  • Enermax Revolution X't 630W or 730W
  • Seasonic M12II EVO-620W
  • Be Quiet Pure Power L8 CM 730W

Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

What will you be powering?

Sorry, but i don't understand you. What do you mean?

My rig is a intel i7 4770k (with OC 4,2 or 4,6Ghz), Gigabyte z87x ud3h, a Sapphire 280x Dual-X, Corsair vengace pro 1600Mhz 8GB, Samsung 840 evo 120gb, two HDDs, liquid cooling custom (the pump is EK DCP 4.0), case: Corsair 650d and 4 fans.

In my country, the AC voltage is 240v.
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrawesome421 View Post

Rosewill Capstone 550M - $85

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182263


EDIT: oops, that was a 550W unit, my bad.

Thanks!, but in my country i can't buy Rosewill :S
Edited by Sayson - 3/31/14 at 5:15am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sayson View Post

I put some models I've seen:
  • Corsair RM650
  • XFX XXX edition 650w
  • Enermax Revolution X't 630W or 730W
  • Seasonic M12II EVO-620W
  • Be Quiet Pure Power L8 CM 730W
Sorry, but i don't understand you. What do you mean?

My rig is a intel i7 4770k (with OC 4,2 or 4,6Ghz), Gigabyte z87x ud3h, a Sapphire 280x Dual-X, Corsair vengace pro 1600Mhz 8GB, Samsung 840 evo 120gb, two HDDs, liquid cooling custom (the pump is EK DCP 4.0), case: Corsair 650d and 4 fans.

In my country, the AC voltage is 240v.
Thanks!, but in my country i can't buy Rosewill :S

 

Then you do not need anything 'bigger' than a good 450W PSU.

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post #6 of 62
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

Then you do not need anything 'bigger' than a good 450W PSU.
yeah, I know. But I'd rather have extra power, if in the future I put another graphics card. And also prevent power supply working at the limit of its capacity. Less load = less noise.
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yeah, I know. But I'd rather have extra power, if in the future I put another graphics card. And also prevent power supply working at the limit of its capacity. Less load = less noise.

Actually less load means significantly less efficiency, and any good power supply is nearly silent at any capacity.

But I'll give you the upgrade part (though I seriously doubt you actually will ever double up). Try 600w if you really need it. People SAY SLI and xfire cards need 800w or something, but I'm running 2 GTX 570s on a 650w power supply and it's only drawing 515w from the wall.
    
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post #8 of 62
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Originally Posted by Sayson View Post


yeah, I know. But I'd rather have extra power, if in the future I put another graphics card. And also prevent power supply working at the limit of its capacity. Less load = less noise.

 

Oh, so you might add another 280X. If you ever did that, then a good 650W PSU would be just about the perfect choice. lol I apologize for not thinking about that.

 

What other PSUs are available to you other than the ones that you listed?

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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
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post #9 of 62
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Originally Posted by Strychnine69 View Post


Actually less load means significantly less efficiency, and any good power supply is nearly silent at any capacity.

 

This is only correct if you have like a 200W power draw out of a 1200W PSU, but even then, it depends on the PSU.

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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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post #10 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sayson View Post

I put some models I've seen:
  • Corsair RM650
  • XFX XXX edition 650w
  • Enermax Revolution X't 630W or 730W
  • Seasonic M12II EVO-620W
  • Be Quiet Pure Power L8 CM 730W

I'd also ask for more options too.

RM650 would be the quietest. XFX XXX and Seasonic M12II EVO have better parts. The latter is on a lower-end and older design, so the XFX XXX is better. Enermax Revolution X't is not very good. Be Quiet Pure Power L8 is not really comparable to these.

Worst-case scenario you can just get the RM650, but I'd hope there's something like Cooler Master V or V semi-modular, maybe even a Be Quiet E9 if you sacrifice some performance, XFX XTR, Seasonic G, Super Flower Golden Green. The last few would probably be somewhat louder than the RM but much quieter than the VX. There's better than those too, but usually at a higher cost.
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