View Full Version : Looking for PSU recommendations

11-18-05, 11:30 PM
I am looking to put together a new rig, and I would like the power supply to have several features:

1. 24-pin power connector
2. Silent operation (or very close, I guess no more than 35dB should do it)
3. Sheathing around all cables
4. 4 SATA connectors

(SLI support/certification not needed)

Any recommendations?

Thanks very much.

11-19-05, 02:20 AM
Antec NeoHE PSU's then it is modular so you pick the cables you NEED to use :cool:


It comes with 2 SATA maybe 4 but you can buy an extra cable for $3

11-22-05, 05:53 PM
I got a antec neo he 500 watt Great PSU the cables are all nicely sleethed

it comes with 2 sata power cables i think you can hook up like 5 modular wires to it iam not sure i have to look at it when i go home
but the 24 pin or 20 pin and the 4 pin Come striaght out of the psu
so you can hook up alot of stuff to it very cool psu
and its suppose to run no more than 50 degrees c its a very very quiet and cool psu

11-22-05, 11:36 PM
I've got a OCZ Powerstream 520W powersupply. Dead silent. It only has 2 SATA connectors though. I have the non-SLI version too. There is a SLI version, not sure if it has 2 or 4 SATA connectors. You could always use a molex to SATA adapter. The cables are all wrapped too. It's a thing of beauty.

Linky to SLI version (http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/power_management/ocz_powerstream_power_supply-sli_ready_)

11-23-05, 12:01 AM
ENERMAX Liberty ELT620AWT 620W Power Supply


meets everything you want
4 sata
all the cables are covered
24 pin
***plus it has modular cables!!!!

but I just brought a SILVERSTONE ZEUS SST-ST65ZF ATX12V 650W which has Quad +12V rails and is cheaper

11-23-05, 12:30 AM
Im saving up for this little beauty along with a second 7800GT :cool:

Hiper HPU-4K580-MK Type R 580W Modular ATX2.2 PSU - Black UV (CA-005-HP)
Hiper's latest 580W (630W PEAK) Modular PSU has been designed to provide enough juice to the most power hungry systems whilst providing detachable cables for neatness and a constant stable supply of power. Supplied with 120mm UV Reactive fan and cables.

- Unique user friendly modular design to reduce excess cables.
- Patented design device extension cables.
- Supports ATX up to v2.2 & Intel BTX configuration.
- Complies with all Intel & AMD CPU specification requirement.
- Gold Plated connector, preventing rust & bad connection.
- High efficiency APFC (Active Power Factor Correction).
- Connects up to 4 SATA HDD + 8 other component devices.
- Dedicated PCI-E connector.
- EZ-Grip Molex connector.

11-23-05, 02:39 AM
Modular PSU's are more prone to rust and connection problems, they also have higher resistance and you lose about 10% of their qouted power. And in a high end rig your gonna use every connector anywyas. This is not what I say, but what PCP&C says. I don't own any of their products, but I beleive them.


11-23-05, 09:05 AM
I would recommend either one of these.

Silverstone 560W, 38A on the 12v, 24dba on noise. 4 SATA connectors

Seasonic 600, 36A on the 12v, 22dba on noise. Not sure on the 4 SATA.