jonnyGURU Forums
Home Site Search Reviews Articles Contest Links PSU FAQs  


Go Back   jonnyGURU Forums > Computer Hardware > PC Power Supply Discussion

PC Power Supply Discussion Troubleshooting and discussion of computer power supplies

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-10-2018
Heckinwoofer Heckinwoofer is offline
micro ATX User
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Singapore
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Has Corsair addressed SF600 fan profile issue?

I've been reading differing experiences with the SF600. One half says it is as quiet as SF450. The other half says it is rather noisy, especially compared to the SF450. I also heard that Aris got a bad unit and that Corsair planned to fix the fan profile issue, but I don't know how true those are.

So what I am gonna ask is: Does anyone knows if Corsair has fixed this issue in the latest batch (say, the one being currently sold by major retailers like Amazon)? Maybe there is a Corsair rep in this forum? Honestly this is the only issue preventing me on buying the SF600 already.

Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-10-2018
Microflop's Avatar
Microflop Microflop is offline
ComputerBase PSU Editor
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Germany
Posts: 97
Thanks: 57
Thanked 44 Times in 28 Posts
Default

I can not tell the difference between the noise profile of the SF450 to the SF600, but the noise really depends on the testing methology. As the backside of the PSU chassis is used to transport the heat out of the PSU, the test results depend on the thermal conductivity of this part as well.
Because the SF600 provides more rectification MOSFETs, it's likely that the SF600 keeps cooler at the same load. As an result it might also be less noisy if the fan controller configuration on both models is the same
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © JonnyGURU.com 2000 -