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Poll Results: Will you ever splurge and go all out on a Case labs?

 
  • 61% (103)
    Yes!
  • 15% (26)
    No :(
  • 15% (26)
    Heck yes! I have mulitple CL
  • 1% (3)
    Whats this caselabs thing?
  • 5% (9)
    Are you talking to me?
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post #241 of 892
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The paper clip is not indicative of actual noise level, it makes the unit run full tilt
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post #243 of 892
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I got to ask around about that. I had no clue. Lol. You have two 780 ti's right? My AX860 shut off immediately when I applied 1.274v to my two TX's at 1530. So assume the G2 would run at max as well

Plus I'd rather have that extra 100w too haha.
    
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post #244 of 892
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I got to ask around about that. I had no clue. Lol. You have two 780 ti's right? My AX860 shut off immediately when I applied 1.274v to my two TX's at 1530. So assume the G2 would run at max as well

Plus I'd rather have that extra 100w too haha.
Yep, 780Ti x2. The AX860 was the predecessor in my system as well and I it gave me the same behavior with the 780Ti's when I hacked them and allowed them to draw 750w from the unit. Not a problem since switching to the 1300G2.

I thought the fan was pretty bad while using it to fill the loop the first time I plugged it in. When it's using its internal fan curve though it's a lot better. smile.gif
post #245 of 892
You won't be anywhere near full fan with Cyclops3 bios (1.274). I run it daily and have never has my g2 audible. That's with 1.45v 4790k @ 5.2ghz and sli txs. My fans are at 800rpm.
post #246 of 892
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You won't be anywhere near full fan with Cyclops3 bios (1.274). I run it daily and have never has my g2 audible. That's with 1.45v 4790k @ 5.2ghz and sli txs. My fans are at 800rpm.
So I didn't that the "paper clip test" ran the PSU at full speed. I'm at work right now, but when I get home I will connect the entire G2 up to it and play a few games at 1.274v. I should've done that before.
    
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post #247 of 892
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So I'm currently testing out the 1300 G2. I guess the one thing that's getting to me about the fan (overall), is that I'm used to the Corsair AX860 which has the fanless RPM up to a certain point. Being on idle, I do hear the fan and it's definitely not as loud as when I was testing it earlier via the "paper clip" which was running the fan at max.



I'm good my to flash my Titans X's to get 1.274v, and I'm going to see how wel it does with a huge load. Wish me luck.
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post #248 of 892
Does the 1200P2 have a quieter fan? I'm not sure why you'd want to upgrade to the 1200P2 if you're concerned about the 1.274 Bios and 1300w. The 1600w would definitely be overkill but again, does it come with a silent mode?
post #249 of 892
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Does the 1200P2 have a quieter fan? I'm not sure why you'd want to upgrade to the 1200P2 if you're concerned about the 1.274 Bios and 1300w. The 1600w would definitely be overkill but again, does it come with a silent mode?
So I'm going to keep the 1300 G2.

Yes @TheCautiousOne, you heard that right thumb.gif

I just Hooked it up to my current 750D, and it's "loud" but not "return it loud" haha. Yeah I could've gotten the 1200 P2 and even the 1600 G2 which both have the ECO mode, but the 1300 G2 is perfect for me. It turns out that the Titan X's are more irritating that the PSU because of the coil whine when pushing them at 1.274v.
    
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post #250 of 892
I actually noticed coil whine at stock voltages on my first TX. It quieted down to dead silent after about a month. And generally, I only heard it when I pushed the memory OC a bit hard.
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