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1. How often, if ever, do they go on sale?

I want to buy the 750/850 but they're very pricey. The 650 on sale now is a killer deal, but with the future upgrades I intend on buying, I want more headroom.

2. How loud do they run at >50% load?


Thanks in advance
Edited by Aranock21 - 3/28/11 at 10:19pm
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my seasonic 850watt is quiet even running a i7@4200 1.31 vcore 5870@1010/1300 1.20 and a 5970@900/1215 1.148 with 12fans and 4 hardrives.
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Originally Posted by Bal3Wolf View Post
my seasonic 850watt is quiet even running a i7@4200 1.31 vcore 5870@1010/1300 1.20 and a 5970@900/1215 1.148 with 12fans and 4 hardrives.
I've read great things about the Sanyo Denki San Ace Silent Fan, but haven't heard it in person yet.

How would it say it compares to similar 850w power supplies?
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When I first installed mine I thought it was broke because it didn't make any noise. I had to keep checking to see if the fan was working. I love it. You will too!
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Fan noise is almost non existent in high quality PSU's.

At least all the ones I have owned.
    
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my seasonic is almost completely inaudible in my sig rig. Heck I don't even think the fan comes on half the time.

Mine was on sale for $115 on newegg about 3 months ago.

Find one you like and check camelegg.com
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
my seasonic is almost completely inaudible in my sig rig. Heck I don't even think the fan comes on half the time.

Mine was on sale for $115 on newegg about 3 months ago.

Find one you like and check camelegg.com
I'd love that price. It's basically what the 650 is going for. That low of a price would push me into getting the 750 over the 850 for sure. I suppose the bigger question is will newegg put on a good deal on them soon
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aranock21 View Post
I'd love that price. It's basically what the 650 is going for. That low of a price would push me into getting the 750 over the 850 for sure. I suppose the bigger question is will newegg put on a good deal on them soon
It was a shell shocker deal. I was going to buy a 650W corsair or an antec truepower new and saw mine. The truepower new is a great psu btw. Its a re branded seasonic.
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