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    Power supply without fan?

    Has anyone seen a 300w power supply, for a ATX motherboard,
    without a fan?

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    Just tamper with a current one Find one with a really big heatsink, or water cool it or something. You could also lower the voltage to 7v so the fan is virtually silent, if that is what you are looking for.



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    Why are you looking for a power supply that doesn't have a fan? That would be risking everything you have.
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    Agree with Toolbox.

    There are power supplies with silent fans, that spin faster the warmer the power supply gets.

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    diafysal I have seen a small one like 160watt or around there with a large heatsink on it, thats it though.


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    i own a case that have a 300w PS without the fan....but because i like the case so much and its 300W i brought it....its £25 btw.
    AND ITS NOT WHITE! its kinda bronze metallic...try imagine the colour.
    Thats the outer part. inside, i have my duron 650@.................695!
    somehow temp is not a problem because it runs cool 32C idle, 39load.
    anyone knows whats going on with my duron?
    why cant i o/c anymore?

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    Hi KAsports.
    Is there no PS fan in your case?
    Do you know what brand it is?

    Toolbox.
    If I'm going to build my own case(computer furniture) and I want it to be silent.
    Why should I use a PS with a fan?
    With a good regular aluminium heat sink a PS shouldn’t need a fan.
    Of course such a PS doesn’t fit in a normal ATX case but if I build my own
    size doesn’t matter.

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    I've actually seen powersupplies with small TEC's and some big *** heatsinks. Not for the computer of course, but its a thought.

    diafysal you're gonna have some problems getting the heatsink on some of the components. The powersupply is not like the CPU where all the heat is produced in a small area. There are lotsa little components that generate heat. Your best bet is to drop the voltage to 7v with a big fan.


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