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    how quiet are tagan psu's?

    I know Tagan have a good rep for build quality and reliability etc, but im looking to make my pc as quiet as possible. So are they quiet ALL the time? or do they start off OK then turn into a jet engine? I was looking at getting a Seasonic but they have shot through the roof recently. (The 2 psu's below would be ones i was considering) cheers


    530W Tagan 2Force T530-U22 SLi U-Quiet 21db Also support 12v EPS/SATA/XEON 3 Years Warranty ATX/BTX
    530w Tagan EasyCon - TG530-U15 - 2Force Silent Modular PSU

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    The fan speeds scale with temps so things like your system temp will have an effect.
    According to the specs. max db for the 2Force is 30 & for the Easycon 27db.
    I've never really noticed mine (which is good I would say).

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    Mine's ultra quiet and its powering 2 6800GT's - 8 SATA drives and a DVD writer as well as the usual guppins connected to the motherboard.

    Infact - I think the things that make the most noise in my PC are the neon string that emits a whiney noise when the "sound activated" disco mode is switched on

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    wich model do u have Wild Monkey?

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    Whisper quiet for both of my tagans as well..

    530W Tagan Easycon..
    Me want Ultrabook


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    My Tagan is very quiet, but runs a lot warmer than my OCZ one.
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    My PC is pretty much silent. Im using the 530W Tagan 2Force T530-U22 SLi U-Quiet 21db.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zulander
    wich model do u have Wild Monkey?
    480W 2 FORCE.

    Thank god the asus mobo came with Molex to 2 x SATA converters as I really needed 8 SATA connections

    Uber Quiet PSU's - I can't really fault them at all.

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    I had a Tagan 480-U01 but I recently replaced it with a Seasonic S12-600 - quiter and much more stable!

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    I run one the 480w (original) models - had it about a year and it's very quiet indeed.
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    the tagans are quiet but they are alot hotter than otehr psu's, but its like anything, if its quiet its gonna run hotter (bar h2o )

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    mine runs fine.. nothing compared to the other 500W ULTRA im using on the XP... FEEL THE HEAT! and NOISE TOO!
    Me want Ultrabook


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