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    Question Cool PSU!

    Righty ho then, Basically my generic PSU runs hotter than the fires of hell itself and I need some options as to a very cool (Temperature wise) PSU, probably going to need 400W at least due to the number of components/fans etc ....

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    I have just got an Antec SmartPower 450watt - that runs pretty quiet and cool.

    Cost me £60ish if I remember rightly.
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    ThermalTakes are great. Ive put a few in systems and they have always been quiet and cool
    Recomend them
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    Strongly recommend Antec & Thermaltake, i have had vast experience with box, specifically the 480w models. Great PSU's.

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    Tagan PSUs are the best out on the market at the moment. You can't go wrong for the money

    Apart from PC Power and Cooling (which are difficult to get hold of in england) then Tagan is the daddy
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    Yeh, i've seen the tagan ones, they look uber sexeh

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    Thermaltake or Tagan?? Any ideas on prices, best suppliers to buy from etc...
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    Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.

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    Try Antec true power, cool and quiet. Can get them with neon too if you like that blue glow out of the back of your case. Though that's just personal preference.

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    Tagan from www.over-clock.com then Power Supply section.

    £66 all in for me

    O-cUK are a fantastic company to buy from
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    Enermax seem to have gone out of fashion with the enthusiast community lately, but I have only positive things to say about them. Do consider Enermax, they are quality PSUs.
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    No mention of cwt yet? wow...
    CWT ADP 550w £60 at scan = Antec truepower 550w

    Best psu you can get for that price. I cant see many people needing a better psu than this either.

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    Antec SmartBlue 350w. Quiet as a really quiet thing, wearing special padded slippers, ultra reliable (that's better than Super, Ninja and Amazingly reliable) and glows blue, for a nice added touch.

    Doubt it wont do the job, no matter what you're running, as I run a ton of stuff off it, but consider the Antec TrueBlue 480w if you really think you'll need the extra juice.

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