PC Power Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W - good or bad? $70

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  1. Shephard

    Shephard Senior member

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    this power supply is back on sale.

    do you guys think I should jump on it?
     
  2. Slugbait

    Slugbait Elite Member

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    Especially considering the brands you used before, and the subsequent results of using those brands, I certainly would. It may not be a Seasonic, but it's a solid PSU with a great warranty.
     
  3. xcal237

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    i have the 950 watt version and so far its rocking my only gripes about it is that its not modular and it has a crap ton of cables...
     
  4. lehtv

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    It seems to be $105 ($85 AR). XFX 750W XXX is $85 ($75 AR) and it's a Seasonic built unit with semi-modular cables. I'd rather have that one
     
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    Bought a PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W with free dvd 99.00 for a new build.
    I am running a 930@4200,1.31v 18g of mem with a 5970 + 5870 using a old orignal PC Power Silencer 750W
    Thats 3 5870 style GPUs on that old 750ps.
    I also avoid using a Modular Power Supply on a high draw system.
    On a non stressed system a Modular Power Supply i cool.

    I have never heard of PC Power, but it is 80 Plus Silver.
    They were one of the first ps with a 4 plug pci-e in that time range.
     
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    Why would modularity be an issue in power hungry systems?
     
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    Could cause more resistance and or heat at modular plugs.
    Back in the amd cpu days I had two different mb smoke up the 20 pin power connector on the mb.
    After replacing the ps connecter and cleaning ps mb connecter both pc still worked.
     
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  8. lehtv

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    That's just one instance, doesn't prove anything either way
     
  9. Shephard

    Shephard Senior member

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    $40ar is a sick price for a 700W unit. As reviewed by hardwaresecrets, that's a decent unit. It's just 80+ bronze but whatever, it's only an issue if you don't mind fan noise at higher loads
     
  11. Shephard

    Shephard Senior member

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    I don't like rebates because they are annoying to do. plus you can lose warranty.

    $59.99 still seems like good price.

    I don't think the cables are sleeved on this power supply though. might look ugly.