Need best silent PSU, any suggestion!!

My OCZ PSU makes way too much noise and I would like to change it for the more silent one.

MY current PSU is : OCZ 700W Gamer XStream SLI (OCZ700GXSSLI)
PC Case: Thermaltake Armor VA8000BWS

Im looking for a 700 UP PSU which is so silent during idle or gaming. Best will be that the heat goes out from the back and not from the side of the PSU.

thank you all!
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  1. Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-265900_13_0.html

    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006&Tpk=corsair%20750tx

    What are your computer specifications?
  2. AKM880 said:
    Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-265900_13_0.html

    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006&Tpk=corsair%20750tx

    What are your computer specifications?


    i want a very silent PSU...

    Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q9450 12MB L2 Cache 2.66Ghz 1333Mhz
    Zalman CNPS9700NT CPU Fan
    Asus P5N-T-DX Motherboard
    4GB OCZ DDR II 1066Mhz nVidia SLI RAM
    XFX nVidia GeForce 8800GT 512MB 670MHz
    Onboard Audio
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    LG 22X DVD RW w/ Lightscribe +- Dual Layer Serial ATA
    LG 22X DVD RW w/ Lightscribe +- Dual Layer Serial ATA
    Onboard Network Adapter
    Thermaltake Armor VA8000BWS w/ Side Window (black)
    OCZ 700W Gamer XStream SLI capable Power Supply (OCZ700GXSSLI)
    Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit
  3. you really don't need a 750w PSU for that, you could get a couple of those graphics cards in SLI and it wouldn't use that all up.

    if you want it to be truly silent then get a silverstone nightjar 450w, they cost a lot but are fanless and have 90% efficiency iirc.
  4. Helloworld_98 said:
    you really don't need a 750w PSU for that, you could get a couple of those graphics cards in SLI and it wouldn't use that all up.

    if you want it to be truly silent then get a silverstone nightjar 450w, they cost a lot but are fanless and have 90% efficiency iirc.



    great product..only one problem.. does not support SLI.. dula VGA.. :(
  5. AKM880 said:
    Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/page-265900_13_0.html

    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006&Tpk=corsair%20750tx

    What are your computer specifications?


    i want a very silent PSU...

    Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q9450 12MB L2 Cache 2.66Ghz 1333Mhz
    Zalman CNPS9700NT CPU Fan
    Asus P5N-T-DX Motherboard
    4GB OCZ DDR II 1066Mhz nVidia SLI RAM
    XFX nVidia GeForce 8800GT 512MB 670MHz
    Onboard Audio
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    Seagate 500GB SATA 3GB 7200RPM 32MB(ST3500320AS)
    LG 22X DVD RW w/ Lightscribe +- Dual Layer Serial ATA
    LG 22X DVD RW w/ Lightscribe +- Dual Layer Serial ATA
    Onboard Network Adapter
    Thermaltake Armor VA8000BWS w/ Side Window (black)
    OCZ 700W Gamer XStream SLI capable Power Supply (OCZ700GXSSLI)
    Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit
  6. so you have 2 8800GT's?

    it would help if you said that.

    ok, look at the coolermaster 700w silent pro, you might need a couple of molex to PCIe cable's though, and they easily have enough power, their peak is 840w and you can run dual 4890's on the 600w version of the same series.
  7. Helloworld_98 said:
    so you have 2 8800GT's?

    it would help if you said that.

    ok, look at the coolermaster 700w silent pro, you might need a couple of molex to PCIe cable's though, and they easily have enough power, their peak is 840w and you can run dual 4890's on the 600w version of the same series.



    for now i cant go sli because i am not able to find the same GPU at the same price i bought it one year ago. I would eventually go sli but with newest GPU,s.

    is there a calculator that could help to calculate the amount of WATTS i need for all the hardware i have...
  8. beaulieu80 said:
    for now i cant go sli because i am not able to find the same GPU at the same price i bought it one year ago. I would eventually go sli but with newest GPU,s.

    is there a calculator that could help to calculate the amount of WATTS i need for all the hardware i have...



    http://new.coolermaster.com/support/psu_calculator.php
  9. Go here for resource to build a silent PC:

    http://www.silentpcreview.com/section4.html

    Go here for a recommendation of quiet PSUs:

    http://www.silentpcreview.com/Recommended_PSUs


    My Seasonic S12 500w and 550w PSU are both very, very quiet, but not silent. A true silent PSU has no moving parts (no fan). They were on SPCR's recommended list a few years ago. Either one of them can easily power your system.

    Your GeForce 8800GT @ stock speed consumes a paltry 78w of power compared to my old X1900XT which consumed 120w of power. It's been upgrade to a HD 5850 which probably consumes about 90w of power (the HD 5870 has been measured to use 108w under typical game conditions). I have 6 drives in my PC, 4 of which are hard drives.

    Generally, I recommend Seasonic PSUs above all others. They also make PSU for other brands like Antec, Corsair and PC Power & Cooling. Such as the following:

    Antec NeoHE 430
    Corsair VX450
    Corsair HX520
    Corsair HX620
    PC Power & Cooling's entire Silencer series
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