Originally Posted by shinji2k
I guess I tend to overlook the Zalman based on price vs amps on the 12V. You can find the Corsair 620 for close to the same price and get 8A more. What would be your experience between say the Zalman, the Corsair and the DA650 on noise level?
You seem to empahasize a lot on amps per $, which is fine... but don't overlook build quality, versatility and, the subject at hand, low noise.
Originally Posted by phospholipid
THEEEE jonny GURU?
i did find the zalman in my quest for a quiet PSU,
but when i think quality PSU i think PC power,
silverstone, ultra, corsair, not zalman. is it solidly built?
but i still think imma try replacing my high CFM case fans before i actually replace the PSU.
unless...... someone wants to buy the TT 750w for 130$
PC Power is top notch quality, but not the best. Their Turbo-Cools are flagship product, but mainstream users tend to buy the Silencer line and do so thinking that Turbo-Cool quality transcends to the Silencer. The Silencer is good product, but it's not "top notch". It's Seasonic. SS series (same as EarthWatts) for up to 500W and S12/M12 (same as Corsair) over 500W.
In build quality, I think the Impervio/IS Quasar built SilverStones and Andyson built Ultras are better over all build quality. Corsair is about the same because.. well.. they ARE the same, except for the fact that Corsair uses a quieter 120MM fan.
Actually, only the lower wattage. 850W and up is built by Enhance.