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fanless psu

Discussion in 'Computer Components' started by homethx, Jul 31, 2003.

  1. homethx

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    Have you seen this power supply from Kustom pc expensive though :eek:
     
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    From a reveiw here http://www.silentpcreview.com/modul...ns&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=90&page=1

    The proSilence PCS-350W fanless PSU's strengths:

    Heavy build quality, with massive heatsinks
    Excellent stability
    Very good voltage regulation
    Good self-cooling within rated power limits
    Truly silent: 0 dBA!

    The proSilence PCS-350W fanless PSU's weaknesses:

    Output power could be higher
    Misleading 350W in model designation
    Short ATX and 12V cables to motherboard
    Price

    The proSilence PCS-350W is a solid, perfectly viable fanless PSU well-suited for use in the vast majority of quiet desktop PCs. Its use does not obviate the need for fans elsewhere in the PC. A fan for case cooling is probably necessary to evacuate the heat generated by the CPU, hard drive, RAM and other components. Most systems will also require a fan for CPU cooling. Regardless, the proSilence PCS-350W deserves a strong recommendation for being the first fanless drop-in substitute for a ATX12V PSU.
     
  3. Jeff

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    Only 170W ooch!, I didn't think the voltage regulation figures where that great. I would expect +- 1% in most cases.
     
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    It was the fact that the reveiw suggested that you would still need a case fan, might as well stick with a decent single fan psu instead, cheaper and more efficent at delivering power.
     
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    I bough one of the pyramid case fan controllers from quietpc to try in an Athlon 2400+ desktop. It seems to works very well. Nice to have it idle when the machine is idling and then respond when the case is crunching numbers, case temp seems permanently 30-32 degrees, Athlon 40-54 degrees.

    Perhaps this might work nicely with the above psu as it would keep the mainboard more temperature stable.

    Still, really expensive compared to the wonderful Zalman 300w.

    regards,
    Rob.
     
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    I was going to get one of these for free if I could find a Danish guy a gold DIGN HCPC case, but I couldnt' find the one he wanted. It was a 550W one too! :rolleyes:
     

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