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Silverstone OP1000 too loud

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I have decided this OP1000 whilst it is a ultra high end PSU it is also rather noisy for a nice watercooled system.

Any suggestions on a remedy or replacement PSU?

OP1000 is:
25 dBA @300W or below,
42dBA @ 1000W
post #2 of 5
25dba is loud?
Mine is like 40dba and I thought it was all right :\\
Anyway, check out the Corsairs, I think they're pretty quiet.
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
I have decided this OP1000 whilst it is a ultra high end PSU it is also rather noisy for a nice watercooled system.

Any suggestions on a remedy or replacement PSU?

Stats say this one is 25dba so I want something at least half that?
You need something with a larger fan, 80mm is just too loud, especially when it gets up in RPM.

Look at the Decathlon series, 120 and 135mm fans.
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Im going to go for this I think

Zalman ZM1000-HP 1000W Power Supply

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I am hoping the large fan on my DA 1200 will be a good solution. I'll let you know.
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