Solo II + Seasonic Fanless 460W 80+ Platinum

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Solo II + Seasonic Fanless 460W 80+ Platinum

Post by Jordan » Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:58 am

Just replaced my P180 and dead Phantom 500 with a Solo II and Seasonic Fanless 460W 80+ Platinum.

Rest of spec: Sapphire HD 7750 Ultimate, i5 2500K, Noctua NH-U12P, G-Skill 8GB Ripjaws and 250GB Samsung 840 non-Pro (no mech HDDs). Mobo thermal control brings the rear Antec fan down right down - I have nothing to measure this with but based on past experience I'd est. around 500RPM - until temps exceed ~60C+, when it spins up.

Very happy with this case + PSU combo and would recommend it to anyone, although it's probably my least special build yet as everything is as-sold. No modding, hacking or customisation for the first time ever despite being by far the most powerful PC of mine yet. PC silencing is way too easy these days (if you're not a hardcore gamer) :P


CPU & HS: i5 2500K | Noctua NH-U12 - fanless
Case & PSU: Antec Solo II | Seasonic 460W Fanless
Components:16GB Corsair Vengeance PC3-15000 | Gigabyte Z68 | Sapphire Ultimate HD7750 | 1.5TB SSD storage
Cooling: Nexus RS 120mm controlled by mobo (very low RPM)
External Storage: HP N40L WHS2011 - 2x3TB WD Red

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Re: Solo II + Seasonic Fanless 460W 80+ Platinum

Post by CA_Steve » Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:31 pm

Very pretty. What temps do you see for cpu and gpu at idle/load?
1080p Gaming build: i5-4670K, Mugen 4, Asrock Z97 Anniversary, MSI GTX 1660 Gaming X, 8GB 1866 RAM, Samsung 860 Evo 500GB, Crucial MX100 256GB, WD Red 2TB, Samsung DVD burner, Fractal Define R4, Antec True Quiet 140 (2 front + rear) case fans, Seasonic SSR-550FX. 35W idle, 45-55W video streaming, 170-200W WoW, 318W stress test (Prime95 + Furmark)

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