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Old 04-10-2005, 04:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is this Antec PSU good?

I Have Ultra $40 dollar 450PSU which i got recently, and it makes a HELL ALOT OF NOISE and I want to get a new PSU that makes the lowest noise as possible (only need 400-450watt)

Here are two I found (Since I heard Antec PSU were good)

Antec TruePower 430


Antec TrueBlue 480

Which one should I get?
and how many 4-Pin Peripheral does it have?
And are Antec TruePower, silent?

Thanks alot

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Old 04-10-2005, 05:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no question, for silence it the the BEST psu out there.

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Old 04-10-2005, 06:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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all antec psu's are really good. my true550 works awesome.
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Old 04-10-2005, 06:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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both of those are great
so is the neopower that aj suggested

can't go wrong with an antec power supply
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Old 04-10-2005, 06:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Antecs are probably the best, either is sweet.

Good luck!
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Old 04-12-2005, 04:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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My True430 has worked great for nearly 2 years.

I wouldnt say it is silent but very quiet-it has 2 fans.

My True430 has (7) 4-pin peripheral power connectors.

If I was you I would look into getting something in the 500W+
range if you want to be ahead for the future-maybe the TruePower
550 that was mentioned. It is actually 530 watts and has 24A on
the +12V side versus 410W total output and 20A on the +12V side
for the True430.
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Old 04-12-2005, 04:58 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I also have a truepower 430 and it runs very silent. either choice you make will be good
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Old 04-12-2005, 05:21 AM   #8 (permalink)
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i have an ultra 500 and it runs very quiet. however, u really cant go wrong with antec.

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Old 04-12-2005, 06:26 AM   #9 (permalink)
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again, I have to agree, I have my pc running off a antec 330watt truepower psu. Any offer psu with the same wattage would have blown up (touches wood that it doesn't happen to me.)

When I didn't have my load fans in the pc, it was whisper silent.


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