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ok--thanks

Although i said i would not SLI--If I did use SLI with 2-580's. Then I assume i am in the safe zone with a AX850 or similar correct?

Thanks again tator for the help..first build and just don't want to make a mistake.
    
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If you're doing two GTX 580's in SLi then a 750w unit would be all you need.

1000w unit would be for 3 or more cards.
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Your Da-man Tator--Appreciate it !!
    
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No problem
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post #85 of 107
if anyone is interested i just picked up a pc power and cooling 760watt scilenecer from micro center for 110$ 90 after rebate and it is a seasonic unit
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Originally Posted by maw784 View Post
if anyone is interested i just picked up a pc power and cooling 760watt scilenecer from micro center for 110$ 90 after rebate and it is a seasonic unit
Yep, thankfully PC Power & Cooling was smart, and they kept the old Silencer name with Seasonic made units.

It's a S12D unit with modified heatsinks and a rear mounted 80mm fan. (The heatsink modification is for the rear 80mm fan.)

Unfortunately, even though it's an 80+ Silver unit, the 80mm fan is loud as the devil. As Seasonic didn't choose to go with a good OEM unit for the fan. Nor did they really do much to control noise levels like Antec did on the Signatture 850 & 650w units. Or the HCP-1200.
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post #87 of 107
I think I read in a review somewhere that the fan was PC Power & Cooling's decision/design, not SeaSonic's? That could be wrong though. The original Silencers harken back to SeaSonic's own Super Silencer, which, if I remember right, was a rather silent unit. They were also lower wattage though too, so maybe PC Power & Cooling's units based off of it needed a faster/louder fan for the higher wattage that PC Power & Cooling was getting out of them.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 9/4/11 at 2:01am
post #88 of 107
ya i thought it was weird that it had a 80mm fan,,but i never hear it,,,my 6870's dround it out completely lol,,and i wear head phones so no biggie for me,,,but good to point out for sum1 rhinking of picking one up,,also its not modular
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I love my PC P&C Silver 750W. I honestly can't hear the fan on it AT ALL if I dial my case/rad fans down completely.
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post #90 of 107
same here jus did some tests and i cant hear it,,,my 120mm case fans and push pull fans on my 212+ are deff louder,,,but the Air conditioner in my window is louder than anything in my case anyway lol so i lose reguardless
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