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Old 23-10-2008, 09:47 AM   #31
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PRO82+ 385W, Corsair CX400W ?
The local market for quality <400W models is small
Create a demand and I am sure distro will bring them in
Cos most of the bros here prefers a substation for their PSU mar.......

385W is more than enough for most configurations........
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Old 30-10-2008, 04:24 PM   #32
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Corsair TX750W Power Supply Review

The Corsair TX series has admittedly been in the market for a while, but we wanted to add another Corsair power supply to our pile of results. Corsair tends to be somewhat conservative with their power supplies, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Their highest output power supply is "only" 1000W, the previously tested HX1000W, and today we are reviewing the TX750W. All of their other power supplies are rated at 450W to 650W. It's nice to see that Corsair doesn't feel the need to follow the current market trend of pushing extremely high wattage power supplies on users.

Corsair power supplies come from two different ODMs, Seasonic and Channel Well (CWT). Both are very good manufacturers for high-end products, but Seasonic tends to be a more conservative company that doesn't want to grow their business too fast whereas CWT is kind of the opposite and is interested in selling a large number of power supplies through many different companies. Corsair blurs the boundaries between these ODMs, letting the two manufacturers produce different wattages for the same series.
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Old 19-11-2008, 08:19 PM   #33
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Thermaltake TR2 QFan Series

The TR2 QFan series' claim to fame is limited to one area, and it's not even really a feature. What's so special? The series starts with a modest 300W unit, and ranges up to 500W in 50W increments. We will be looking at four of the units today -- everything except the top 500W model.

The QFan part of the name comes from the use of Thermaltake's patented fan design, which is supposed to decrease noise levels at higher fan speeds. Unfortunately, last time we looked the fan was just as noisy as any other fan design, but at least we can look forward to testing some decent power supplies that cater to users that don't need hundreds of watts of power. Finding good quality PSUs for this market has become increasingly difficult, and Thermaltake could step in to fill the void.
http://anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus...oc.aspx?i=3460
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Old 19-11-2008, 08:51 PM   #34
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Seems like the TR2 Qfan series uses the CWT DSA platform.

The same platform is found on

1) Aerocool Horsepower 400/500W

2) Ikonik Gaia 450/500W

Users should expect similar performance from these PSUs.
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Old 11-12-2008, 07:38 AM   #35
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Enermax Revolution85+ 1050W

The Enermax Revolution 1050W is the second ~1000w Enermax unit we have seen and is poised to take the top spot from the Galaxy DXX series in Enermax' lineup. As a new unit in that 1000 watt lineup, what does the Revolution bring to the table besides just change for change's sake? Change can be good, but only when we know what that change is and what that change will do for us. As we see from Enermax' PR about the Revolution, the majority of this units change is centered around efficiency:

It is all about efficiency, so goes the public mind. But Jimmy Song, ENERMAX’ director of R&D and co-founder, wanted more than simply the highest efficiency in the modular server/workstation class: “Being 85+ efficient was the minimum goal for our engineers. I wanted them to create the best PSU series in any regard and to have a worthy successor to our 1kW-class defining GALAXY & GALAXY DXX series’. By it’s (sic) name we want to communicate the most shocking news to our competitors:
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Old 18-12-2008, 08:31 PM   #36
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Corsair TX850 Power Supply

Power supplies come and go here at jonnyGURU.com, and of those power supplies few are more anticipated lately than those from Corsair. Today, I've just had another one land in my lap, the brand new TX850. You'll recall that the TX750 did very well here, and I confess my expectations for this one are very high. Then again, knowing Corsair's penchant for high quality power supplies at a good price, my expectations for them are always high.
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Old 27-12-2008, 08:16 PM   #37
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Seasonic M12D 850W Review

Recently, a lot of fantastic units have been coming out around the 850W mark. Case in point, the Antec Signature 850W and the Corsair TX850 I reviewed last week. Now, Seasonic has decided they want into this market, and have sent me the brand new M12D 850W as proof of how serious they are about it. Let's get started with a few of the usual box pictures, and then we'll let my SM-268 load tester find out how serious Seasonic really is.
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Old 01-01-2009, 10:11 AM   #38
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300W to 450W: 20 Power Supplies on the Test Bench

Many of you have been waiting for us to review more low-wattage power supplies. We have written about power consumption several times in the past, and we have made it clear to AnandTech readers that in most cases there is no need for a high output power supply when 400W to 500W units will do just fine. We picked a collection of such units from high-end manufacturers throughout the market, and in fact we received so many power supplies that we had to split the roundup into two parts. The first part will contain power supplies rated at 300W to 450W while the second part will focus on 500W to 550W units.
http://anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus...oc.aspx?i=3487
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Old 22-01-2009, 07:54 AM   #39
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BFG MX Series Power Supplies - 550W & 680W

High performance, check. Low noise, check. High efficiency, check. Modular interface, check. No BS...checking into that. BFG attempts to deliver middle market wattage with high end features. This may be exactly the PSU you have been looking for.
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Old 23-01-2009, 10:22 AM   #40
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Enermax Power Supply Units Roundup
The PSU’s we are going to discuss in our today’s article can be split in two groups: good old models from Galaxy, Infinity and Liberty series, and the new MODU82+ and PRO82+.
http://xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers...u-roundup.html
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Old 30-01-2009, 10:22 PM   #41
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Enermax Revolution 85+ 1250W
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Old 05-02-2009, 10:59 AM   #42
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Enermax PRO82+ 425W
When Enermax contacted us regarding reviewing a power supply for them, we were pleasantly surprised. With such a prime range of PSUs, it’s difficult to see why Enermax would release yet another series of units. However this was made clearer after doing some research…price. All of Enermax’s units top the £60 bracket, but the Pro 82+ series is aimed more so at the low-mid range and the price reflects this. But by still maintaining price, Enermax boasts that the Pro 82 range provides outstanding efficiency and a quiet fan. Let’s see how this 425w unit holds up
http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/p...nermax-pro-82/

Antec Signature Series 650W
Antec has recently launched a brand new line of power supply called Signature Series. In Antec’s own word, the Signature series is designed to “appeal to system builders looking for a truly premium power supply." Antec claims that the power supply has “many cutting-edge features, several of which have never before been offered in a consumer power supply”.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:40 PM   #43
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Coolermaster Silent Pro M600 Review
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Old 16-02-2009, 09:03 AM   #44
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BFG LS-450 & LS-550 Reviews
As with most things, Father Time has brought on some changes in the series lately. No longer is Fore Point being used as the manufacturer, but Enhance gets the job instead. It will be interesting to see if they're still the solid performers they were when I last looked at an LS model. The two I'm looking at today weigh in at 450W and 550W.
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Old 16-02-2009, 10:45 AM   #45
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Where are the <400W models?
<400w most likely hv to use onboard gfx or low end gfx card. somemore seasonic m12-2 430 is selling at $90 which is hard to compete
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