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    Silent 400w PSU for less than £50

    Can anyone suggest a psu to use that will be silent or close to it and cost no more than £50
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    yup i got a winpower 550w PSU for £25 and its silent - and i mean silent, i cant hear a thing from it even if i just run it outside the case with nothing else on

    from planetmicro www.planetmicro.co.uk

    ok so its probly crap as a psu but ive had no problems with it so far

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    CWT for £35? and stick 2 ys-tech silent fans in it???
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    Thanks for the info guys, I was looking at a Zalman one but they are over my budget.
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    Take a look at the thermaltake PSUs. Mine is the quietest PSU ive owned
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    Will do mate, are they within the £50 budget.
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    Depends on model. 3xx watt range should be well within. You might find a 4xx in that budget if you hunt around too
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    agree with agent here - thermaltake are quiet, reliable and reasonably priced, depending on the speed setting for the fans you can hardly tell its on sometimes

    you can get the 480w for £45 - £50, (but that doesn't include P&P unfortunately)

    plenty of places stock the 480w - including

    overclock £49.20 inc VAT

    microdirect £47 inc VAT

    there's also a 420w model , Dabs stock it but their website is so cr@p i can't get a link or view the price, but from memory its about £41 inc VAT
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    Quote Originally Posted by petrefax
    agree with agent here - thermaltake are quiet, reliable and reasonably priced, depending on the speed setting for the fans you can hardly tell its on sometimes

    you can get the 480w for £45 - £50, (but that doesn't include P&P unfortunately)
    Agree with Agent + Ptrefax... Excellent PSU!

    I bought the 480w PurePower for £58 from my local high street PC shop... So would hope you can find it for less online. But YES - It's farkin quiet

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    Quote Originally Posted by petrefax
    there's also a 420w model , Dabs stock it but their website is so cr@p i can't get a link or view the price, but from memory its about £41 inc VAT
    http://www.dabs.com/uk/Search2/Produ...se=thermaltake
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    Is the general idea that the thermaltake is the one to go for as i need a new silent one for upto about £60

    So is the thermaltake still the choice for upto £50 or maybe the butterfly version?

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