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post #1511 of 6741
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The Seasonic X-760 performs a smidge better in ripple & when it comes to efficiency.

The only advantage to sticking with the Corsair is it costs less.


Though, the X-760 is WAY more than enough. An X-560 would do.
Thanks for the reply.
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post #1512 of 6741
No doubt the Seasonic X Series is better, but the TX750 V2 is already very good, and you're hardly stressing it at all with that kind of setup. I don't see any real motivation to switch if the TX750 V2 is already wired up and works.
post #1513 of 6741
The TX750 v2 isn't modular. Also, Seasonic's X-Series units are quieter.
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The PC Power and Cooling Silencer 910W is one of the shell shockers today.
 
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post #1515 of 6741
Hello all,

Looking for a quiet-as-possible PSU to cool the following:

i7-950 @ ~4.5-4.6GHz ~1.36V
GTX 580 @ 970/2200
2x 7200RPM HDD, 2x5400RPM HDD, 1xSSD, ODD

This is also sort of a "how much power will I need?" post too, because I'm not sure if I could get away with a 700W PSU or if I'd need to make the jump to 8-850.

A friend of mine recently got himself a Sillent Pro M700 from Cooler Master, and it does seem pretty damn quiet, but again, my power requirements.

I've also been looking at the Seasonic X-850/Corsair AX850, but they're bloody pricey. Bear in mind, I'm in the EU (Ireland), so I might not be able to easily find something recommended, but the recommendation's still welcome.

Trying for as quiet as possible, with the budget around €120, maybe €140 if worth it. (about $150 max.)

Thanks!
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post #1516 of 6741
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Originally Posted by Serephucus View Post
Hello all,

Looking for a quiet-as-possible PSU to cool the following:

i7-950 @ ~4.5-4.6GHz ~1.36V
GTX 580 @ 970/2200
2x 7200RPM HDD, 2x5400RPM HDD, 1xSSD, ODD

This is also sort of a "how much power will I need?" post too, because I'm not sure if I could get away with a 700W PSU or if I'd need to make the jump to 8-850.

A friend of mine recently got himself a Sillent Pro M700 from Cooler Master, and it does seem pretty damn quiet, but again, my power requirements.

I've also been looking at the Seasonic X-850/Corsair AX850, but they're bloody pricey. Bear in mind, I'm in the EU (Ireland), so I might not be able to easily find something recommended, but the recommendation's still welcome.

Trying for as quiet as possible, with the budget around €120, maybe €140 if worth it. (about $150 max.)

Thanks!
You're overestimating your power needs
Super Flower Golden King 550(best option), Seasonic X 560/660, Corsair AX 650, Be Quiet P9 550/650 or E8-CM 680(this being probably the most affordable of the lot).
^Those are your best options in terms of silence without sacrificing performance.

Link the shop/s you intend to buy the PSU from and you'll get the best suggestions that way.

ps. Hey TT, Phaedrus
post #1517 of 6741
Easily your best option is the ADATA HM650 which is based on the CWT PSH-II platform. Solid unit with solid Vreg. It's cheap as well, only 70 Pounds.
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post #1518 of 6741
www.dab.ie, www.quietpc.ie, www.komplett.ie, www.amazon.co.uk. In order of preference.

Are we sure 650W will do it? If everything were stock, I'd agree with you, but we're throwing some pretty heavy overclocks into the mix, as well as a bunch of hard drives - oh, and a pump. Will 650 still be enough?

I'll take a look at the suggested PSUs, thanks guys.
Edited by Serephucus - 10/6/11 at 3:30am
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post #1519 of 6741
Yeah, it'll be enough. You could easily do that system with some of the better 600w units out there. Like the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 600w.

You can even run the system through the PSU Calc to check.

It's all about 12v amperage, anything that can do 550w on the 12v rail will have enough power and headroom to power your system without a problem.
Alternatively, the Silent Pro M700 will do the job as well, and be a bit quieter. Though it's not as cheap.
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Super Flower Golden King 550(best option), Seasonic X 560/650/660, Corsair AX 650, Be Quiet P9 550/650 or E8-CM 680(this being probably the most affordable of the lot).
All of these guys are good options as well.
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post #1520 of 6741
I did run it through, actually. Adding in an extra 50W for and overclocked graphics card, it came to 750W recommended PSU. (hence my posting )

Out of all the PSUs listed - Silent Pro Gold 600W, Silent Pro M700, AX650, Seasonic X-650, Be Quiet P9 650 - could you order those in terms of noise? It's the reason I'm changing PSUs in the first place, so it's my main concern.

Front-runner at the moment is the X-650, but I'll probably grab the AX650 as it's cheaper (and basically the same)
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