Best 600W PSU

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Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
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    In article Richard Dower says...
    > Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    >
    What the hell you want 600W for?


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    "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
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    > In article Richard Dower says...
    >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    >>
    > What the hell you want 600W for?

    SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans in a case, Things
    like that.
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    "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    > "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
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    > > In article Richard Dower says...
    > >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    > >>
    > > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >
    > SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans in a case,
    Things
    > like that.

    While I'm all for numerous case fans, 14 sounds a bit overkill.

    MC
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    "ModeratelyConfused" <moderatelyconfused@guess.com> wrote in message
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    > "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    >> "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    >> > In article Richard Dower says...
    >> >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    >> >>
    >> > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >>
    >> SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans in a case,
    > Things
    >> like that.
    >
    > While I'm all for numerous case fans, 14 sounds a bit overkill.

    Personal choice, noise vs. cooling vs. overclocking.

    They are all quiet fans if that helps.
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    "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    > "ModeratelyConfused" <moderatelyconfused@guess.com> wrote in message
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    > > "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    > >>
    > >> "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    > >> news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    > >> > In article Richard Dower says...
    > >> >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    > >> >>
    > >> > What the hell you want 600W for?
    > >>
    > >> SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans in a case,
    > > Things
    > >> like that.
    > >
    > > While I'm all for numerous case fans, 14 sounds a bit overkill.
    >
    > Personal choice, noise vs. cooling vs. overclocking.
    >
    > They are all quiet fans if that helps.

    I'm not saying you shouldn't, it's all up to you. I've got 4 80MM fans
    myself. :) I'd think you'd be good with maybe 3 90mm fans, 1 in front of
    the drives, one in the back of the case, and one blow hole in the top of the
    case. The blow hole is the best for removing heat, and I've seen a 5º+ drop
    in case temp with it. You could also use 2 120MM fans, one in front of the
    drives, and one in the back, and maybe a smaller fan for a blow hole. It's
    really all up to personal choice.

    MC
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    Richard Dower wrote:
    > "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
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    > > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >
    > SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans
    > in a case, Things like that.

    Then what the hell you want 600W for? Your system will rarely draw
    more than 350W, each Raptor never more than 1.5A from the 12V line.
    This isn't to say the majority of supplies labelled "350W" will be able
    to power it.
    14 fans to cool a small computer as much sense as....nothing.
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    "ModeratelyConfused" <moderatelyconfused@guess.com> wrote in message
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    > I'm not saying you shouldn't, it's all up to you. I've got 4 80MM fans
    > myself. :) I'd think you'd be good with maybe 3 90mm fans, 1 in front of
    > the drives, one in the back of the case, and one blow hole in the top of
    > the
    > case. The blow hole is the best for removing heat, and I've seen a 5º+
    > drop
    > in case temp with it. You could also use 2 120MM fans, one in front of
    > the
    > drives, and one in the back, and maybe a smaller fan for a blow hole.
    > It's
    > really all up to personal choice.

    My Aopen H700A support seven 80mm fans, using all Vantec Stealth with a
    Digital Doc 5+, PSU fans on the Antec 550W, CPU fan, Northbridge, DPS card,
    Graphics card and so on.

    System is not that noisy compared to just ONE Vantec Tornado...now that is
    loud.
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    Richard Dower wrote:
    > <do_not_spam_me@my-deja.com> wrote in message
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    > >> "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    > >> news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    > >
    > >> > What the hell you want 600W for?
    > >>
    > >> SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans
    > >> in a case, Things like that.
    > >
    > > Then what the hell you want 600W for? Your system will rarely draw
    > > more than 350W, each Raptor never more than 1.5A from the 12V line.
    > > This isn't to say the majority of supplies labelled "350W" will be
    able
    > > to power it.
    > > 14 fans to cool a small computer as much sense as....nothing.

    > It's not small by any means,

    14 fans and a size obsession go together.

    > and the idea is to future proof and upgrade to the latest and
    greatest.

    You don't know what the future will be like in 1-2 years, and when
    people previously have tried to future-proof their machines they simply
    paid extra and later found it was cheaper to scrap their equipment
    rather than upgrade it, a case in point being 486 motherboards with
    Pentium upgrade sockets -- almost nobody could buy the upgrade Pentiums
    for those sockets. Also with power supplies the industry could be a
    switch to BTX style, and I suspect that desktop computers have almost
    topped out in power consumption and will consume less in 1-2 years,
    partially thanks to better chip processes that don't leak nearly as
    much electricity.

    The best 600W supply you can buy may be the 510W model from PC Power &
    Cooling since they rate their supplies at 40C rather than the usual
    25C, and at 25C it can put out 600W.
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    <do_not_spam_me@my-deja.com> wrote in message
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    >
    > Richard Dower wrote:
    >> "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    >
    >> > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >>
    >> SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans
    >> in a case, Things like that.
    >
    > Then what the hell you want 600W for? Your system will rarely draw
    > more than 350W, each Raptor never more than 1.5A from the 12V line.
    > This isn't to say the majority of supplies labelled "350W" will be able
    > to power it.
    > 14 fans to cool a small computer as much sense as....nothing.
    >

    It's not small by any means, and the idea is to future proof and upgrade to
    the latest and greatest.
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    ModeratelyConfused wrote:
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    > "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    > >
    > > "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    > > news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    > > > In article Richard Dower says...
    > > >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    > > >>
    > > > What the hell you want 600W for?
    > >
    > > SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans in a case,
    > Things
    > > like that.
    >
    > While I'm all for numerous case fans, 14 sounds a bit overkill.
    >
    > MC

    Some people paint funny logos on their cars.

    Some people have furry animals hanging from their rear-view mirror.

    Others like to have 14 fans in their case.

    So what?


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    "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
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    > In article Richard Dower says...
    >> Enermax Noisetaker or OCZ Powerstream?
    >>
    > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >
    >
    > --
    > Conor


    Remember when 128meg of RAM was extreme? No one needed more than a 40G
    hard drive? A 1000Mhz CPU was unbelieveable? 600W is not so far out there
    is it?
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    In article cowboyz says...

    >
    > Remember when 128meg of RAM was extreme? No one needed more than a 40G
    > hard drive? A 1000Mhz CPU was unbelieveable? 600W is not so far out there
    > is it?
    >
    Yep.


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    heheh was thinkin bout that the other day when i thought 64Mb was MAHOOOSIVE
    for RAM - now im on 1Gb!!

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    "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
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    > In article cowboyz says...
    >
    >>
    >> Remember when 128meg of RAM was extreme? No one needed more than a 40G
    >> hard drive? A 1000Mhz CPU was unbelieveable? 600W is not so far out
    >> there
    >> is it?
    >>
    > Yep.
    >
    >
    > --
    > Conor
    >
    > A man alone in the forest is talking to himself and no women around to
    > hear him. Is he still wrong?
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    "Stephen Harding (SplanK)" <steharding@btinternet.com> wrote in message
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    > heheh was thinkin bout that the other day when i thought 64Mb was
    > MAHOOOSIVE for RAM - now im on 1Gb!!

    Pfft...i'm on 4!!
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    > "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote
    > in message news:cpdjv8$ic9$1@kermit.esat.net...
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    > Pfft...i'm on 4!!


    My first PC had 4 megs of memory :-D


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    On 10 Dec 2004 20:58:35 -0800, do_not_spam_me@my-deja.com wrote:


    > Then what the hell you want 600W for?

    Stability are normal reason.
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    In article Richard Dower says...

    >
    > It's not small by any means, and the idea is to future proof and upgrade to
    > the latest and greatest.
    >
    I run a P4 2.8GHz with ATI Radeon 9800 Pro on a 300W....


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    In article Richard Dower says...

    >
    > It's not small by any means, and the idea is to future proof and upgrade to
    > the latest and greatest.
    >
    Doesn't always follow. Shuttle XPCs only have 200W or 250W PSUs.


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    In article Ken says...
    > On 10 Dec 2004 20:58:35 -0800, do_not_spam_me@my-deja.com wrote:
    >
    >
    > > Then what the hell you want 600W for?
    >
    > Stability are normal reason.
    >
    ??????

    So you're one of those muppets....

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    On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 12:00:09 -0000, Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com>
    wrote:

    >>> Then what the hell you want 600W for?
    >>
    >> Stability are normal reason.
    >
    > ??????
    >
    > So you're one of those muppets....

    No I'm a electronic technician engineer since 35 years ago.
    I know in detail how this works.
    You need margins every fraction of seconds.
    Never use more than 70% of the PSU:s capacity from every single oputput.
    Don't forget the peak current.
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    In article Ken says...
    > On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 12:00:09 -0000, Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >>> Then what the hell you want 600W for?
    > >>
    > >> Stability are normal reason.
    > >
    > > ??????
    > >
    > > So you're one of those muppets....
    >
    > No I'm a electronic technician engineer since 35 years ago.

    You need to go back to school then. Things have moved on.

    > Never use more than 70% of the PSU:s capacity from every single oputput.
    > Don't forget the peak current.
    >
    Don't forget how efficient a PSU is either...

    Shuttle XPCs manage to get away with lower rated PSUs because they are
    far more efficient than normal ATX ones. Also a good quiality ATX one
    will have higher output current on the 12v,5V,3.3V lines than a budget
    one for the same reason.


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    I've wanted a hover craft too since I was a boy too!! Go for it!

    Doug


    "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    > <do_not_spam_me@my-deja.com> wrote in message
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    >>
    >> Richard Dower wrote:
    >>> "Conor" <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:MPG.1c23a3245943299e989748@news.giganews.com...
    >>
    >>> > What the hell you want 600W for?
    >>>
    >>> SLI, four Raptors in RAID 0, FX-55 O/C to 2.8Ghz, 14 fans
    >>> in a case, Things like that.
    >>
    >> Then what the hell you want 600W for? Your system will rarely draw
    >> more than 350W, each Raptor never more than 1.5A from the 12V line.
    >> This isn't to say the majority of supplies labelled "350W" will be able
    >> to power it.
    >> 14 fans to cool a small computer as much sense as....nothing.
    >>
    >
    > It's not small by any means, and the idea is to future proof and upgrade
    > to the latest and greatest.
    >
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    Conor wrote:

    > Don't forget how efficient a PSU is either...
    >
    > Shuttle XPCs manage to get away with lower rated PSUs because they
    are
    > far more efficient than normal ATX ones. Also a good quiality ATX one

    > will have higher output current on the 12v,5V,3.3V lines than a
    budget
    > one for the same reason.

    Untrue. There's no reason a 200W, 90% efficient supply can feed any
    more power to its load than a 200W, 65% efficient supply can. But the
    higher the quality of the supply, regardless of its efficiency, the
    more likely it can meet or exceed its ratings, and if all supplies met
    their ratings, rarely would anything larger than 350W be needed.
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    On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 13:30:08 -0000, Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com>
    wrote:


    > You need to go back to school then. Things have moved on.

    No I learn year after year. My knowledge is up to date.
    In school they learn old technology.


    >> Never use more than 70% of the PSU:s capacity from every single oputput.
    >> Don't forget the peak current.
    >
    > Don't forget how efficient a PSU is either...

    Around 68% for a normal ATX PSU.


    > Shuttle XPCs manage to get away with lower rated PSUs because they are
    > far more efficient than normal ATX ones. Also a good quiality ATX one
    > will have higher output current on the 12v,5V,3.3V lines than a budget
    > one for the same reason.

    It's very important to check all output lines capacity,
    not only the total capacity in watts.
    When starting drives it takes more than double amps.
    All other electronics also takes a lot more when starting.
    You get longer lifespan with a PSU that you don't use hard
    near to the limit.
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    > Some people paint funny logos on their cars.
    >
    > Some people have furry animals hanging from their rear-view mirror.
    >
    > Others like to have 14 fans in their case.
    >
    > So what?

    So some people keep 107 cats and kill their neighbor with an ax.
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    "Al Smith" <invalid@address.com> wrote in message
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    > if people want to get a 600 W power supply, they should
    > go for it. After all, they can't use more power than they use --
    > meaning, regardless of the rating of the PS, the computer is going
    > to draw the same amount of power. Having too big a power supply is
    > like having a V-10 engine and driving around the city at 30 MPH.

    It's not. A 600W power supply will waste hardly more energy, if any,
    than a smaller supply with the same load, but a Hummer will use 2-3x
    the energy of a regular car and cause people to assume the driver has a
    fat gut and needs Viagra.
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    what is this a contest of who can 'claim' the bigger member....?
    utter overkill on every scale
    and not a mention of what a system like that would be used for. SLI......OMG
    1990's tech., there wasn't a 600w PSU around then.

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    > "Stephen Harding (SplanK)" <steharding@btinternet.com> wrote in message
    > news:cpdghe$o1l$1@hercules.btinternet.com...
    > > heheh was thinkin bout that the other day when i thought 64Mb was
    > > MAHOOOSIVE for RAM - now im on 1Gb!!
    >
    > Pfft...i'm on 4!!
    >
    >
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    >>>Some people paint funny logos on their cars.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Some people have furry animals hanging from their rear-view mirror.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Others like to have 14 fans in their case.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> So what?
    >>
    >>>
    >>> So some people keep 107 cats and kill their neighbor with an ax.
    >
    >
    > Well, they had to feed all them cats!
    >
    > Seriously though, I couldn't care less if someone wants to use a nuclear
    > power plant to power their PC.
    > If they can afford it and it's what they want, then it's no ones business.
    > The OP never asked if he needed a 600w PSU, just which others thought was
    > best.

    I agree, if people want to get a 600 W power supply, they should
    go for it. After all, they can't use more power than they use --
    meaning, regardless of the rating of the PS, the computer is going
    to draw the same amount of power. Having too big a power supply is
    like having a V-10 engine and driving around the city at 30 MPH.
    I'm wondering when the power supply of a computer will start to
    overload a house circuit (when maxed that is). The average circuit
    is fused for 1500 W. Seems sort of funny to me if we get to the
    point when you can't plug in your toaster and computer at the same
    time, or you'll blow a fuse.
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    In article Al Smith says...

    > I agree, if people want to get a 600 W power supply, they should
    > go for it.

    So you're quite happy with the computer industry ripping off people by
    telling them they need to buy stuff they don't need?

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    >>I agree, if people want to get a 600 W power supply, they should
    >>> go for it.
    >
    >
    > So you're quite happy with the computer industry ripping off people by
    > telling them they need to buy stuff they don't need?

    People want to be ripped off. As long as they think they are
    getting something bigger, noisier, badder and more powerful than
    the next guy, they are happy. I bet there's a demand for 700 W
    power supplies, by those who want bragging rights over those who
    own 600 W PS.
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    Why would a person be judged on wanting to get somthing? Why does he want a
    600W PSU. It does not matter. So what if he wants it. Thats his business.
    Who has the right to judge him or anyone for having a Hummer or a 600w PSU?
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    "Clob" <clobercow@verizon.net> wrote in message
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    > Why would a person be judged on wanting to get somthing? Why does he want
    > a 600W PSU. It does not matter. So what if he wants it. Thats his
    > business. Who has the right to judge him or anyone for having a Hummer or
    > a 600w PSU?

    Thank you, i'm just thinking of the future...to get a PCI-E compliant PSU
    with high wattage to TRY and future proof. As much as you can in this PC
    game.
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    600W is a nice number. I have not heard of anything going to a different ATX
    style or what ever. So I think you will be ok for a while.
    "Richard Dower" <richarddower@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    >
    > "Clob" <clobercow@verizon.net> wrote in message
    > news:2m6wd.6627$Qp.1199@trnddc01...
    >> Why would a person be judged on wanting to get somthing? Why does he want
    >> a 600W PSU. It does not matter. So what if he wants it. Thats his
    >> business. Who has the right to judge him or anyone for having a Hummer or
    >> a 600w PSU?
    >
    > Thank you, i'm just thinking of the future...to get a PCI-E compliant PSU
    > with high wattage to TRY and future proof. As much as you can in this PC
    > game.
    >
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    "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
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    > Wow, I bet those 14 fans are very impressive. Besides that, installing
    > fans is easier than thinking.

    But of course, why think when you can just go on autopilot.
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    "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
    news:mZDwd.8443$48.1133@news01.roc.ny...
    > Richard Dower wrote:
    >
    >> My Aopen H700A support seven 80mm fans, using all Vantec Stealth with a
    >> Digital Doc 5+, PSU fans on the Antec 550W, CPU fan, Northbridge, DPS
    >> card, Graphics card and so on.
    >>
    >> System is not that noisy compared to just ONE Vantec Tornado...now that
    >> is loud.
    >
    > Did your Antec go bad, or just not have quite enough oomph for a couple
    > more fans?

    My Antec is fine, but i want a PSU that is BTX and PCI-E ready + extra juicy
    to future proof.

    Perhaps you should think about that.
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    "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
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    > Turn off some of the fans and maybe he can make toast in the computer?

    No silly, it would just smell and have breadcrumbs on the bottom of my case.
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    "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
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    > People are just curious as to whether or not he is a dumbass.

    Depends on how one defines "dumbass", personally i think you're more
    interested then say others are, but to answer...i'll be whatever you want me
    to be, on the internet.
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    "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
    news:qAIwd.8502$8g.4734@news01.roc.ny...
    > Richard Dower wrote:
    >> "Matt" <matt@themattfella.zzzz.com> wrote in message
    >> news:G8Ewd.8447$48.206@news01.roc.ny...
    >>
    >>
    >>>People are just curious as to whether or not he is a dumbass.
    >>
    >>
    >> Depends on how one defines "dumbass", personally i think you're more
    >> interested then say others are,
    >
    > I guess you're right. Maybe I'm trying to decide whether to try to sell
    > you a bridge.

    An SLI bridge?.....might need one soon.
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