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    Question 450W CWT, good????

    im thinking of getting this PSU, is it good? (big_AL)
    i got
    4x80mm fan
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    2xhard drive 7200rpm
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    and other usual stuff...

    and i need a 120mm fan, which one should i get. (i was thinking of akasa from ebuyer £16)

    thx

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    It should be fine I personally use the 550w and also a 450w in the server under my bed and they are quiet ( well my fx 5950 is loud so thats all I hear )

    Rails and voltages are all stable so it seems fine

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    I've got a 450W & it's OK - but wish I had spent the extra & got the 550W.

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    You should get this lovely supply

    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.php?t=14537

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF
    I've got a 450W & it's OK - but wish I had spent the extra & got the 550W.
    why 550W?

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    Mine's running fine, quite quiet, stable rails and volts (3.3v = 3.31v, 5v = 4.95v and 12v = 11.92v). Running A7N8X-E, Mobile Barton 2500+, 9600XT, 2xHDD's, DVD, CD-RW and a couple of fans absolutely fine. Still got plenty of Molex connections lwft over, and masses of cable (very long cables!).

    All in all, very pleased with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Al
    Mine's running fine, quite quiet, stable rails and volts (3.3v = 3.31v, 5v = 4.95v and 12v = 11.92v). Running A7N8X-E, Mobile Barton 2500+, 9600XT, 2xHDD's, DVD, CD-RW and a couple of fans absolutely fine. Still got plenty of Molex connections lwft over, and masses of cable (very long cables!).

    All in all, very pleased with it.
    ok i think im going for it, now i need a 120mm fan?, any suggestions

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    Papst? Zalman? You want a quiet one I presume?

    What about here? http://www.quietpc.com/uk/

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    cheers al, but not sure about both makes, what about this...
    thermaltake 480W for £47inc VAT
    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...5334&GroupID=9

    cheers

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    sorry m8, im abit lost, ok i think i will get thermaltake for £52 inc. del & VAT

    i need a 120mm fan, not worried about noise at all, i want it to be good (cooling wise)

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    CWT550w are compleatly silent imo. mine has 92mm + 80mm fans...

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    the sharkoon fans are very good for the size

    Check the cfm on them as they are supposed to be able to shift some serious airflow

    Lee

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    where can i find sharkoon fans?

    edit*, £5, too much, what about the cheap ones in ebuyer for £1.50, are they good, not for looks but airflow
    Last edited by serlex; 01-03-2004 at 04:18 PM.

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    ebuyer have some 80mm's for 58p...

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    Quote Originally Posted by serlex
    why 550W?
    Because it is a different design & has tighter tolerances for the rails.

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