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    So I upgraded my fans...

    And I am happy now! I am not going to say what I put to keep my advisors happy, but thanks for all your time.

    The only thing I can hear in the case now is the hard drives (which I am working on)

    AND

    The PSU, now this has to change, it is a Cooler Master Real Power M520W, so upgrade time!

    What is the best these days?

    Be Quiet PSU? Corsair?

    Want something higher than 520W, preferably around 650w+ and silent

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    Re: So I upgraded my fans...

    Whats ur system spec ? As i have a AM3 Quad, 4890, 4gb of ram, fan controller, fans, and a few hdd's and im using a corsair hx520.

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    Re: So I upgraded my fans...

    You won't need anything higher than a 500w for what you are currently running.

    Corsair, Be Quiet, Nexus PSUs are all quality and very quiet.
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    Re: So I upgraded my fans...

    I don't think what I have can do X-Fire due to having too low a wattage, I think 650W would.

    Any comparisons of the 3?

    The BeQuiet seems to be liked by alot of people on the internet

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    Re: So I upgraded my fans...

    See this thread for more on actual power requirements.
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    Re: So I upgraded my fans...

    +1 for be quiet all the way. i stuck my ear next to it just to try to hear if it makes any sound at all and unfortunately i couldn't discern any noise above the 1000rpm case fans supplied with my aurora 3d case. it also comes in luxury packaging which was the last thing i expected when i ordered a psu. all in all the bequiet has satisfied everything i thought a psu could satisfy and more...

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