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Old 01-23-2005, 06:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What PSU out of these three?

ThermalTake Silent Butterfly 480W Black Housing - Xeser Edition
16-42dB
£49.00

or

XPRO Silent 460W ATX Power Supply - 12cm Blue LED
Don't know how loud!
£55.00

or

Standard 550W PSU
Probably as loud as a jet engine
£27.00


Anyone have the sound level for the XPRO 460W??
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Old 01-23-2005, 06:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend the Thermaltake, because it is a very reliable brand.
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Old 01-23-2005, 06:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, Thermaltake make rather good PSU's
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I'm still amazed at you people's sigs! phew :s
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i would opt for an antec psu because they are the best psu brand imo, only problem is they are quite expensive, about £75 for 480W
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Yeah, unless he is doing some heavy OCing he can't really justify that extra money
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The Nexus in my signature was my initial plan. That was planned pre-budget and now the £65 price tag is a little out of reach.

Thermaltake it is! Goes with my case lol
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one problem with the TT PSU's is the low amperage on the 12v rail.
so if you have alot of drives or in my case 3 drives and alot of fans, you may want something with more on the 12v rail.
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2x120mm case fans with another smaller 90mm on the window. 1xCD 1xHDD 1xFDD ATI x800 etc etc (can u look at my siggy and see if it is too much)

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