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kingdragonfly
20-01-2006, 09:53 AM
Thanks to a recent post, I calculated a new PC I'm building needs at most 363 watts, a socket 939 AMD PC with nVidia 7800GTX:

http://extreme.outervision.com/index.jsp

Having a quiet PC is my highest priority. I'm re-using a Zalman Reservator, water cooling, to eliminate the CPU and video fans. If I could it over again, I would have got ThermalTake's Tai Chi case

http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=63&code=021
http://www.thermaltake.com/xaserCase/taichi/vb5001sna/vb5001sna.htm

I'm thinking about using one of the following power supplies.

* Enermax EG495P-SFMA24P NoiseTaker, 485W ATX PSU, about $157
http://www.coolergiant.com/products/power_supplies/EG425P-SFMA24P.html

* Zalman 460W ATX PSU, Active PFC, about $192
http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=181&code=015

Anyone have any opinions?

Myth
20-01-2006, 09:57 AM
I have an Enermax 425P Noisetaker.. I would definitely recommend the Enermax

pctek
20-01-2006, 10:38 AM
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I'm thinking about using one of the following power supplies.

* Enermax EG495P-SFMA24P NoiseTaker, 485W ATX PSU, about $157
http://www.coolergiant.com/products/power_supplies/EG425P-SFMA24P.html

* Zalman 460W ATX PSU, Active PFC, about $192
http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=181&code=015

Anyone have any opinions?
Both look fine as far as amps etc to me.
Read some reviews on them and pick the best.

kingdragonfly
20-01-2006, 11:58 AM
Thanks Tazz and pctek.

I'm leaning toward the Enermax, since they have a good reputation with power supplies.

Zalman has a good reputation regarding quiet cooling, but I'm not so sure about their psu.

Cheers