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post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
How do these little darlings fair?

I'm thinking the 580w modular one, with the mesh casing... Type R i think?

Are they reliable? Noisy? Anybody got any experience with them?

I'm attracted to the modular idea y'see.

Or can anybody else recommend me a different modular one that wont break the bank? 500w and up should do the job (for my sig rig)

whoop de woo.

post #2 of 20
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I'm thinking the 580w modular one, with the mesh casing... Type R i think?
Confirm. Hiper uses three different OEM's of varying capability and quality.
post #3 of 20
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Originally Posted by wigseryc View Post
How do these little darlings fair?

I'm thinking the 580w modular one, with the mesh casing... Type R i think?

Are they reliable? Noisy? Anybody got any experience with them?

I'm attracted to the modular idea y'see.

Or can anybody else recommend me a different modular one that wont break the bank? 500w and up should do the job (for my sig rig)

whoop de woo.
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I've had 2 hiper PSU's and can't say I've had a problem, one's currently running my rig now without any problems.
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They run pretty well.

If they are almost the same price, then I would recommend the Corsair model.
    
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post #6 of 20
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Ahh the Hiper one is a 2nd hand one that i'm thinking about. It's the modular-ness that's really attracting me. Sick of fugly cables all up in my case...
post #7 of 20
I have one and love it, it works great and is really quiet. My only problem with it is even though it says it's sli-ready, people on this forum claim it will not work for sli, that the 12v rails can't handle the power. I really hope that this isn't through though, i want another gts lol.
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post #8 of 20
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Ahh the Hiper one is a 2nd hand one that i'm thinking about. It's the modular-ness that's really attracting me. Sick of fugly cables all up in my case...
...get a Corsair 520HX.
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post #9 of 20
I've had absolutely no problems with mine. Looks very nice as well
post #10 of 20
I had the 580w type R. It died.
    
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