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Originally Posted by ablearcher;12403582 
Heh, well, I used to think these units were quiet. Maybe I've just gotten more sensitive to that. Even a GT-AP14 at 12V seems noisey to me... My GTX570 is okayish at idle, and horrible at load. GTX460 TWIN FROZER isn't that quiet under load, either. However, a GTX460 crunching (BOINC) for several days really drew out the noise... (relative to "normal" speeds. I.E, my E7200+HD5770 setup draws no noise from the PSU).

And trust me, I have an i7 860s equiv (X3440 - counting the reputedly better binning of the Xeon range), and it was barely making the 450W tick with a GTX460 under benching. A stock GTX570 with a neutered X3440 (no HT, No Turbo) was already making chirps. It's not like I'm drawing this out of thin air frown.gif

To put my commentary into perspective, I'm a noise nazi tongue.gif The GTX570 is indeed quite loud. I believe what you're saying, I'm just chiming in that I haven't shared the same experience wink.gif
    
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Sounds like a fun club. I have every thing below plus a floppy drive, a card reader, and an extra 120mm fan stuffed in to a HP a1700n case.
Makes me happy!
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post #1733 of 13247
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12405607 
Well I have some good news for some people in this thread; word on the street is that FSP is taking their new Aurum designs, and planning a SFX shrink.
Word is up to a 500w unit.

Though you may have to buy them as OEM units unless Silverstone puts out a new SFX unit.

Here's a picture of the Aurum internals, they haven't been tested yet though. The design is cheap and easy enough that they could feasibly shrink it down. For comparison; those internals are about the size of a 120mm fan.

I perhaps don't know PSUs as well as some of the folks present on OCN, but those internals look mighty spartan for something putting out 500W.
    
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post #1734 of 13247
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice;12407297 
I perhaps don't know PSUs as well as some of the folks present on OCN, but those internals look mighty spartan for something putting out 500W.
The main reason is that the 12v Rectifiers are on the bottom of the PCB. Using the housing of the PSU as a large heatsink.
Because of the efficiency though; the heat output is minimal at best so large heatsinks are not needed.

90% @ 500w = ~45w wasted heat.

The topology itself is also a good reason why it looks so sparce. They're using an active-clamp reset forward design; but then doing synchronous buck from 12 to 3.3 and 5 V, then regulating the output in a group fashion.

The design itself is pretty ballsy. It's a pretty new topology; with high claims on efficiency. To say the least; it's cheap to build, but we really can't/don't know how it'll perform.
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post #1735 of 13247
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Originally Posted by staryoshi;12406004 
To put my commentary into perspective, I'm a noise nazi tongue.gif The GTX570 is indeed quite loud. I believe what you're saying, I'm just chiming in that I haven't shared the same experience wink.gif
I'm only giving you an extended head's up, no need to take offense to it frown.gif
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post #1736 of 13247
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12407644 
They're using an active-clamp reset forward design; but then doing synchronous buck from 12 to 3.3 and 5 V, then regulating the output in a group fashion.

lachen.gif Good one Tator, I nearly believed that gibberish for a second, but I know that a lot of those aren't even real words.

You can't pull that one on me mate, too smart.
    
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post #1737 of 13247
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice;12410263 
lachen.gif Good one Tator, I nearly believed that gibberish for a second, but I know that a lot of those aren't even real words.

You can't pull that one on me mate, too smart.
That is all 100% accurate lingo.

I didn't say anything that wasn't true.
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post #1738 of 13247
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice;12410263 
lachen.gif Good one Tator, I nearly believed that gibberish for a second, but I know that a lot of those aren't even real words.

You can't pull that one on me mate, too smart.
Only part that rang with me was group regulated... so no DC-->DC stuff, here (I think...?)
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onoz ---> confused.gif

This is why I didn't make it into EE.
 
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soo can i join??? mine is modded stupid and the PSU is sitting outside (whats left) of my case lol...

watercooled Gigabyte H55N-USB3 with a i5 661 overclocked to 4GHz + (working on a stable 4.8GHz OC) GSkill ram 4gb ..GTX 460 OC to match a GTX480, ummm SSD idk im missing stuff i know
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