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The thing is, both power supplies are more than likely to do what you want it to do, and both will have very little chance of screwing something up in your system.

But at least with the CM one, you'd get modular cables making your life a lot easier in terms of having a clean installation.

I couldn't be happier to get away from non-modular power supplies, especially since cable management in most mid tower cases is incredibly painful without spending a significant amount of time in planning.

Choice is yours, and though CM might not be as reputable as Corsair, I have read/seen very few stories in which either have taken out a system.

Out of my own experience though, the fans Corsair uses in their power supply are dead silent. It's the quietest thing in my system.
Edited by jivenjune - 4/17/11 at 5:59pm
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The thing is, both power supplies are more than likely to do what you want it to do, and both will have very little chance of screwing something up in your system.

But at least with the CM one, you'd get modular cables making your life a lot easier in terms of having a clean installation.

I couldn't be happier to get away from non-modular power supplies, especially since cable management in most mid tower cases is incredibly painful without spending a significant amount of time in planning.

Choice is yours, and though CM might not be as reputable as Corsair, I have read/seen very few stories in which either have taken out a system.
I see your point, and thanks

But to be honest, the cable management won't be a problem since I will be building a rig in a Cooler Master HAF 912+, and it has plenty of room, and the cables are easily tucked away
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Awesome. Great case to work with. Best of luck with your rig.
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Awesome. Great case to work with. Best of luck with your rig.
Thank you very much

So you'd go for the Corsair as well?
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Corsair.

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...ml#post9110838


http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...l#post10094089
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Silent Pro Gold 800W - 1200W:
The Silent Pro Gold series mark a return to Enhance for CoolerMaster. These PSUs promise efficiency between 87% and 90% and bear the 80+ Gold badge, this being a popular marketing point in the current PSU market. However, despite bearing the 80+ badge these power supplies cannot meet 90% efficiency at 50% load under realistic temperature conditions of 40C (80+ tests at an unrealistic 23 degrees Celsius). They also have horrible ripple and poor regulation on the -12V rail (though this isn't too significant) and mediocre ripple of ~100mV on the +12V rail, which as I've said over and over this can have noticeable effects on overclocking and hardware lifetime. Note that only the 800W unit has been tested; the 1000W and 1200W may perform better. However, this is unlikely since the lower wattage units of a given platform tend to perform better than the higher wattage ones. So despite being efficient, I cannot give my recommendation to the Silent Pro Gold series.

Edited by choLOL - 4/18/11 at 5:09am
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DAMN! I just read the "On Cooler Master" article, and I now feel stupid for buying a Silent Pro Gold 800W. Damn, damn, damn!
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Better late than never, but you can buy Seasonic at mm-vision.dk.
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