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Super Flower Leadex thread if anyone is interested in it
http://www.overclock.net/t/1390866/super-flower-leadex-thread#post_19958537
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Requirements changed...
Edited by Geran - 9/13/13 at 11:40am
    
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Originally Posted by Geran View Post

@Tator_Tot: What PSU would you recommend for a gaming computer in/on an open-air case (DIYPC Alpha-DB6)? My requirements are under $95US, single 12V rail and modular.
Thanks for your help!

-Geran B
I ain't no Tator Tot but I'd definitely go with the SeaSonic G-550:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151119
Currently on sale ($26 off).
If it's not on sale when you buy then go with the Roswill Capstone 550-M:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182262
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post #2204 of 6682

What Andy said, either option is good.

 

Rosewill uses a sleeve bearing fan, which is it's only downside. The Seasonic uses a better 2BB fan but it slightly louder.

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post #2205 of 6682
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post

What Andy said, either option is good.

Rosewill uses a sleeve bearing fan, which is it's only downside. The Seasonic uses a better 2BB fan but it slightly louder.
Noise isn't really an issue as I'll have headphones on 99.9% of the time it is being used.

What is having a sleeve bearing fan bad compared to the 2BB fan? Wouldn't the sleeve bearing be quieter between the two and last the same time?
    
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Noise isn't really an issue as I'll have headphones on 99.9% of the time it is being used.

What is having a sleeve bearing fan bad compared to the 2BB fan? Wouldn't the sleeve bearing be quieter between the two and last the same time?

 

Depends on the fan, things are roughly the same between the two for noise levels. 

 

2BB fans last longer than sleeve bearings. 

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Does the CAPSTONE-450-M support Haswell?

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What Andy said, either option is good.

Rosewill uses a sleeve bearing fan, which is it's only downside. The Seasonic uses a better 2BB fan but it slightly louder.
What do you think about the Rosewill HIVE-650? It looks similar to the Capstone-550-M but has more power and a cheaper price.
    
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What do you think about the Rosewill HIVE-650? It looks similar to the Capstone-550-M but has more power and a cheaper price.
It's not as good as the Capstone or G-550. Quality > quantity thumb.gif
With that system you could get away with a 450W so 550W is already plenty.
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Does the CAPSTONE-450-M support Haswell?

The Rosewill Capstone line is based on Super Flower's "Golden Green" platform. Last week, Super Flower put out a press release stating:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Super Flower 
"As one of the leading high performance & high energy efficiency power supply manufacturers, Super Flower officially announcing all Super Flower power supplies are Intel® Haswell™ CPU compatible, all Super Flower power supply can handle the C6/C7 extreme low power states with state of art zero load technology, these power supplies will produce stable voltage to handle all system needs and requirements, please enjoy when purchasing power supply from Super Flower."

In short, the Capstone line will support Haswell's C6/C7 processor states.
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