i'm looking for a quiet/silent desktop power supply. please guide me

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  1. catdog215

    catdog215 MDL Senior Member

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    #1 catdog215, Apr 14, 2010
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    hi all,

    hope u can guide me. i'm looking to buy a desktop power supply. i'm looking for a quiet/silent when pc is on. is a 120mm Fan quiet for a small bedroom? the higher the mm fan mean it quiet?

    thx all.
     
  2. stonedagain

    stonedagain MDL Junior Member

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    I have a Corsair, it's almost silent.
     
  3. catdog215

    catdog215 MDL Senior Member

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    u have the model#
     
  4. urie

    urie Moderator
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    model number is of no good to you every machine has different specs i,e, number of sata connections e.c.t.
     
  5. aBg_rOnGak

    aBg_rOnGak MDL Novice

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    My Seasonic is almost silent too...S12 650W....PC Power & Cooling also make (or rebrand, I dunno) quiet and efficient PSU too
     
  6. 2centsworth

    2centsworth MDL Senior Member

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    Seasonic...or one of the rebranded Seasonics (ie. sold by Antec with the 120mm fans). The rebranded Seasonics sometimes skimp on a few of the more expensive components like the fan/caps/extra filtering Seasonics have, but generally the 120mm fan versions are quiet and affordable.
    PCPower and cooling and Corsairs are also excellent power supplies for quality of power and silence. If money is no object there are a few fanless power supplies made but their cost is really up there.
    Generally the slow spinning 120mm fans seem the quietest in the Seasonics/Antecs/and PCPower and cooling.
     
  7. Awhite0316

    Awhite0316 MDL Novice

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    you should go with the 300 Watt ATX Power Supply
    That is an internal relay inside the power supply is actuated by the power switch connected to your motherboard.this is an AMD and P4 compatible power supply.
     
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    #8 starams5, May 24, 2010
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    I wouldn't dare recommending wattage without knowing your specs but Antec is a good choice. +1 for PC Power & Cooling, SeaSonic, Corsair or Enermax as well.
     
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    beejay MDL Junior Member

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    #9 beejay, Mar 29, 2011
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