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Is My PSU The Loudest Part of My PC?

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Im referring to my sig rigs 850w Corsair. This is my first gaming PC, is the PSU the loudest part of my rig? I know its not the GPU, I unplugged that and there wanst much of a diff.

I have both fan switches on LOW, GPU on the lowest fan speed and in BIOS I have the fans as low as they can go, except two which will only go as low as 50.
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I highly doubt it as my HX850 is barely audible at all. The TX might be different though, make sure it isn't your case fans

Knowing the Antec 900 (my old case) those fans are very loud, maybe try turning them off then just hearing each fan individually to see which is loudest?
Edited by Alex132 - 2/25/11 at 12:41am
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post #3 of 4
It could be your PSU if everything else is set to the lowest but even then i dont think you would hear it. Your case fans are probably the loudest.
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The TX850 starts getting loud after about 450WDC... but your sig rig wouldn't go past around 250w power draw so I doubt it's that.
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