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post #1 of 8
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Hey everyone!

Just got all my the parts for my new rig today and I was wondering which PSU would be best, I'm gonna OC the CPU and GPU (i5 6600k + 980ti) and my main concern is noise levels and basically having a stable system overall. I'd like to buy it today, any help would be appreciated.

PSU options are:
SeaSonic M12II 750 SS-750AM2 750W - $129.33
SeaSonic X Series X650 Gold - $145.36
Seasonic SS-660XP2 ATX 12V/EPS 12V, 660W, 80 PLUS PLATINUM Full Modular - $145.87
SeaSonic G-750 SSR-750RM 750W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular - $150.20

I was told that the M12II can get quite loud under load, the question is should my system make the PSU reach that point? I'm still leaving it as a viable option because of the lower price. I picked my parts for a relatively quiet system, so the last thing I need is to skimp out on the PSU for a noisy one lol.

Parts list:
CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 6M Skylake
Mobo: ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING LGA 1151
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 2400 Mhz CL14
HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache
SSD: Crucial BX100 2.5" 250GB SATA III *already have it*
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti GTX 980TI GAMING 6G 6GB
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15
Case: Fractal Design Define S Silent Computer Case
Monitor: AOC G2770PQU Black 27" 144hz 1ms *already have it*
Edited by massivex - 11/8/15 at 4:33am
post #2 of 8
You dont need more then a 550 watt PSU for that system unless you are going to add a second GTX 980 Ti later.
And all of those you found are overpriced and the EVGA SuperNova G2 is better and should be cheaper as well, unless you cant find it?
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post #3 of 8
Can't go wrong with seasonic or XFX. I got the XFX XTR 650 for $100 I think, fully modular and ribbon style cables. Oh it's near dead silent even under load.
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post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
I'm not going for a SLI in the future, but I would rather have a slightly more than the needed for the peace of mind, but keep in mind I'm planning OC both cpu and gpu, so should it better to have a bit of a head room i.e. at least 650W?

The prices are overpriced because this is Israel haha... by the way there are no EVGA PSUs available here.
Edit: There are no XFX PSUs over here as well
post #5 of 8
Unless you are going to volt mod the BIOS on your GTX 980 Ti your power draw is never going to go above 400 watts.
You can get a 650 watt if you want but a 550 watt can do as well.

As for those on your list i would go with either the X or Platinum, just note that the Seasonic Platinum series have a problem with coil whine so if you dont like high pitch noise coil whine is going to drive you nuts.
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post #6 of 8
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In that case it's either the Seasonic-X, M12II Evo or Gamer series.

The gamer is most expensive and semi-moduar, so I think I can exclude it if the 650w will do just fine.

So I think it's between the seasonic-x 650w and m12ii 750w. If get the m12ii I can save $16. So which one should be more quiet in the long run? thanks.
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post #8 of 8
The Seasonic M12II is verry well known for being very loud under load, so if you are looking for a quiet PSU the M12II is not the one to pick.
And there is no Seasonic series called gamer its called G.

Is there nothing else besides Seasonic?
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Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
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Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
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Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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