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Out of curiosity, what is wrong with Korean or Taiwanese caps?

Lower quality then japanese but the chinese are even lower.
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Out of curiosity, what is wrong with Korean or Taiwanese caps?

Nothing, just Japanese caps are built to tighter tolerances than the Taiwanese and Chinese caps.

 

Generally speaking, for electrolytic caps:

Japanese > Taiwanese >>>>> Chinese

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Thanks for the clarification twerk! Just found a German review that confirms the V450S having a D12SH-12 fan.
Anyway, I have hard time deciding between Seasonic G450 and the V450, 84,90€ and 69,90€ respectively. CM is definitely quieter but since I'll be running at loads way under 200W, I don't think noise would be an issue with the seasonic either, even though the psu will act as an exhaust in my case. CM has better low load efficiency but overall, the G450 seems to be more of a quality unit in terms of build quality, ripple suppression etc.? What do you think?
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Thanks for the clarification twerk! Just found a German review that confirms the V450S having a D12SH-12 fan.
Anyway, I have hard time deciding between Seasonic G450 and the V450, 84,90€ and 69,90€ respectively. CM is definitely quieter but since I'll be running at loads way under 200W, I don't think noise would be an issue with the seasonic either. CM has better low load efficiency but overall, the G450 seems to be more of a quality unit in terms of build quality, ripple suppression etc.? What do you think?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1430448/4-mid-range-psus-compared
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Thanks for the clarification twerk! Just found a German review that confirms the V450S having a D12SH-12 fan.
Anyway, I have hard time deciding between Seasonic G450 and the V450, 84,90€ and 69,90€ respectively. CM is definitely quieter but since I'll be running at loads way under 200W, I don't think noise would be an issue with the seasonic either. CM has better low load efficiency but overall, the G450 seems to be more of a quality unit in terms of build quality, ripple suppression etc.? What do you think?

The G-450 is better but not enough to make any noticeable difference, plus I'm a silence freak so more aggressive fan curve would be a real turn off for me. If they were the same price then I may go with the Seasonic but the VS is €15 cheaper making it the better buy in my opinion.

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Silence freak. We're in the same boat then biggrin.gif Thanks for your opinion.
Oh, by the way... This is from Xbit Labs

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Another Silverstone Nightjar 520W review is up, this one at TPU.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Silverstone/NJ520/

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Im in the market for a new PSU, currently there is nothing wrong with my PSU and I dont get any random shut downs and what not but I've been told a few times that an 850Watt is cutting it too close for my system specs.

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240GB Corsair Force GT
6x Gentle Typhoon AP15
Swiftech H220 water cooling kit
Silverstone ST85F-G 850Watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?area=en&pid=287 )

Now I am looking at the following:

Seasonic Platinum 1000watts
Seasonic Platinum 1200watts
Cooler Master V1000
Silverstone ST1500-GS 1500watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=507&area=en )

Need input on which should be the best choice.
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Im in the market for a new PSU, currently there is nothing wrong with my PSU and I dont get any random shut downs and what not but I've been told a few times that an 850Watt is cutting it too close for my system specs.

4790K ( currently at stock, will overclock when I have time )
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240GB Corsair Force GT
6x Gentle Typhoon AP15
Swiftech H220 water cooling kit
Silverstone ST85F-G 850Watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?area=en&pid=287 )

Now I am looking at the following:

Seasonic Platinum 1000watts
Seasonic Platinum 1200watts
Cooler Master V1000
Silverstone ST1500-GS 1500watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=507&area=en )

Need input on which should be the best choice.

Cant you find the Super Flower Leadex or the EVGA SuperNova G2/P2?
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Im in the market for a new PSU, currently there is nothing wrong with my PSU and I dont get any random shut downs and what not but I've been told a few times that an 850Watt is cutting it too close for my system specs.

4790K ( currently at stock, will overclock when I have time )
Gigabyte Z87 G1 Sniper M5
16GB Corsair Dominator Platinum 1866Mhz
2x Zotac GTX780 @ 1.212vGPU , 1137Mhz
3TB Seagate Drive
1TB Sagate/Samsung Drive
240GB Corsair Force GT
6x Gentle Typhoon AP15
Swiftech H220 water cooling kit
Silverstone ST85F-G 850Watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?area=en&pid=287 )

Now I am looking at the following:

Seasonic Platinum 1000watts
Seasonic Platinum 1200watts
Cooler Master V1000
Silverstone ST1500-GS 1500watts ( http://silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=507&area=en )

Need input on which should be the best choice.

 

Instead of spending all that money on a new PSU, I recommend spending about $20 on a Kill A Watt ($22.98 after shipping) to see if what you're being told is actually true. I mean, I would bet that it's absolutely false.

 

What you do with the Kill A Watt is, you plug it onto a wall outlet or directly on your power strip or surge protector. Then you plug your PSU's power cable into the Kill A Watt, press the Watt button, and do whatever you do with your computer that would make the power consumption as high as it can ever possibly go for your normal everyday use. Then, multiply the reading you get by .90 and that calculation is the approximate amount of power that your computer is pulling from your PSU. Post what your calculation is and then we will see if it's worth your time and your money to replace your PSU.


Edited by TwoCables - 7/16/14 at 4:00am
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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Basic, but premium round X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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