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I'm looking for a psu that can handle an c2d 6600, 8800GTS640MB, 4GB Ram, 2 Raptors, and optical.
What do you guys think for solid performance but won't be loud?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817708001
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post #3 of 11
Are you serious? JPAC? *** is that?

I would get a PC Power & Cooling 610 or 750W Silencer, or if you want a modular option, I would go with a SeaSonic M12-700 700W Power Supply.

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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Are you serious? JPAC? *** is that?

I would get a PC Power & Cooling 610 or 750W Silencer, or if you want a modular option, I would go with a SeaSonic M12-700 700W Power Supply.

NiNja
Have you ever been off-bias? Obviously you can only recommend things you've tried, but researching a bit is a good idea


To topic: Look at the Corsair HX520w and HX620w, they're both really great bang per buck from what I've heard.
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post #5 of 11
Corsair 520HX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...9001&Tpk=520hx
Or its 620W counterpart
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...9002&Tpk=620hx

I have the 520W version and it's more quiet than my 8800GTS.
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post #6 of 11
the PSU in my sig is expensive, but it's absolutely inaudible. i'd recommend it to anyone willing to spend the money.
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post #7 of 11
PC Power 750 if you have the room--it is DEAD quiet

The DA750 (Decathalon Silverstone 750 Modular) is awesome. Equally Quiet and Flat Rails.

I have also tried the XClio 700 and the TT Tough Power 700 modular PSUs and the both pushed the juice perfectly and were quiet and had flatrails.
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post #8 of 11
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PC Power 750 if you have the room--it is DEAD quiet

The DA750 (Decathalon Silverstone 750 Modular) is awesome. Equally Quiet and Flat Rails.

I have also tried the XClio 700 and the TT Tough Power 700 modular PSUs and the both pushed the juice perfectly and were quiet and had flatrails.
The PC Power 750 is quiet, until you hook 2 8800GTXs up to it. Then the fan kicks in to 100% on load and is VERY loud, like a hair dryer.

Its so loud that i nearly want to buy a new PSU because of it. Its silent on idle though or if I use 1 8800GTX.
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post #9 of 11
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Have you ever been off-bias? Obviously you can only recommend things you've tried, but researching a bit is a good idea


To topic: Look at the Corsair HX520w and HX620w, they're both really great bang per buck from what I've heard.
I've never owned a PC Power & Cooling Power Supply. I've owned an OCZ (EWWW) and my beautiful SeaSonic. Secondly, I do not skimp out on any part of my system. For example, I would take 1GB of DDR2-800 CAS4 Ram with Micron Chips over 2GB of DDR2-667 CAS5 Ram with PROMOS because you can always add another gig of ram, but you would have to replace the whole kit of DDR2-667 if you wanted better ram.

The same thing goes with a computer, I would spend a lot of money on a Processor, Motherboard, and Power Supply; even if that means getting 1GB of Ram and a slow(er) graphics card temporarily.

So, yes, I must recommend products that are expensive, great, and that fit the criteria.

Murlocke: This is because you are using 700W+ of a 750W Power Supply.

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post #10 of 11
SeaSonic is one of the most respected names in power supplies, and they're famous for quiet running. i only owned one SeaSonic and it was a smaller 430 Watt, but it was great. and quiet.

it seems like it's one of the quality brands that is commonly overlooked by OCNers.
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