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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by jpierce55, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. jpierce55

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    I am trying to make my pc as quiet as possible. Right now I have the xclio good power 500, it could be quieter but not real bad. Anybody know a good psu that can barely be heard? 6-700 watts I want something that will last ~forever.

    How is the OCZ for sound? I was looking at this:
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16817341001
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    I think seaSonics are known for beinging silent.. such as thier s series (s12?) and if you needd modular thier m series.. I have the m12.. humm if you can find a psu with a 14mm fam.. it should be quiet, I think enermax might make one.
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    I'm gonna beat Wile E to it!!
    Corsair PSU's are very quiet and very high quality.
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    The Be Quite is at an alright price, looks like a winner. Thanks for the responses.
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    i`ve got the be quiet straightpower 600W for a few months..
    i`m extra happy with it regarding noise and performance..
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    The Corsair as shown in Tpu Test is really Quiet.
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    The Corsair is to pricey for me ~$100 range is about it.
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    If I get you right you want a psu that will last some time and your arent willing to spend money for it....


    Sry but then go with a Coolermaster. They are good and quiet.
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    No, I am not willing to spend $170 for a 620 watt. The Be Quiet is $99 for the $600 and $120 for the 700.

    Besides $$$$ don't make the PSU better some of the higher priced PSU's are suppose to be crap.
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    Yeah but some other arent...
    I mean the pc power psu its worth its money if i get wizzard right.

    My own Be Quiet psu is quiet but not as quiet as the corsair is. The tpu test shows it rather clearly and my friend who owns a corsair say its clearly quiet and not as loud as my be Quiet.


    So all in all some of the high priced psus are worth its money some arent.


    I would suggest an Enermax they are quiet. They were recommend by Tomshardwareguide.com in the latest psu stresstest and from my own eyperience i can say they are quiet.
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    Depending on your power draw I have a hiper that i need to sell. If you don't use over 400w then it would be fine for you.

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