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I dont know why everyone think hybrid fan mode is such a great thing, sure your PSU is more quiet but it also runs hotter, i would just lave the fan on 100% of the time. But thats just me

I would too if the fan doesn't make any irritating noises (like even the faintest clicking, ticking, fluttering, etc.). I keep my case fans at max all the time because they only produce fairly-pleasant white noise. It's just nice to know that if it does make any such noises, I don't need to put up with it. I like fan noise when it's just a constant pushing of air, I sleep to it even, but some of these PC component fans can just flat-out annoy me. One such noise is the reason I didn't just stick with the Strider. Either way, it's EVGA's decision to pair the G2 with a 10 year warranty, they have to either be fairly confident it's quite durable or I don't have to worry anyway because I'm set for a decade.
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I would too if the fan doesn't make any irritating noises (like even the faintest clicking, ticking, fluttering, etc.). I keep my case fans at max all the time because they only produce fairly-pleasant white noise. It's just nice to know that if it does make any such noises, I don't need to put up with it. I like fan noise when it's just a constant pushing of air, I sleep to it even, but some of these PC component fans can just flat-out annoy me. One such noise is the reason I didn't just stick with the Strider. Either way, it's EVGA's decision to pair the G2 with a 10 year warranty, they have to either be fairly confident it's quite durable or I don't have to worry anyway because I'm set for a decade.

I am getting a G2 750 watts myself, the overall specs for the unit is almost the best there is out there (not many units are better).
Then add the price which is a bargain and then throw in a 10 year warranty and you would be hard pressed to find anything thats better bang for buck
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I am getting a G2 750 watts myself, the overall specs for the unit is almost the best there is out there (not many units are better).
Then add the price which is a bargain and then throw in a 10 year warranty and you would be hard pressed to find anything thats better bang for buck
So, I got my G2 750 today and just finished installing it about an hour ago. I am very happy with it. The fan (even with eco mode off and running a demanding application, though load % is relatively low with my build) is quiet, there is no buzzing/coil whine, and the all-black, all-modular cables are very aesthetically pleasing (and I see capacitors for filtering on them, just as I like). On top of that would be the excellent voltage regulation performance and the 10 year warranty. I have my solution for at least the next 10 years of PC building. thumb.gif
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So, I got my G2 750 today and just finished installing it about an hour ago. I am very happy with it. The fan (even with eco mode off and running a demanding application, though load % is relatively low with my build) is quiet, there is no buzzing/coil whine, and the all-black, all-modular cables are very aesthetically pleasing (and I see capacitors for filtering on them, just as I like). On top of that would be the excellent voltage regulation performance and the 10 year warranty. I have my solution for at least the next 10 years of PC building. thumb.gif

 

I doubt that you will keep it that long. I even doubt that we will stay with these SATA and PCI-E connectors that long.

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I doubt that you will keep it that long. I even doubt that we will stay with these SATA and PCI-E connectors that long.
Just me hyping up the warranty then, 10 years is amazing, effectively a lifetime guarantee for the PSU.
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Just me hyping up the warranty then, 10 years is amazing, effectively a lifetime guarantee for the PSU.

 

Yeah, one thing that I like is it's a sign of things to come for new PSUs from other manufacturers. I hope we're seeing the end of 5 and 7-year warranties. 7 is nice, but damn: 10? :)

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