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Crap i for got-if you can get the right thermaltake power supply, wich at moment i cant tell-but some of theres are nothing more than rebranded seasonics. But only certain ones are.
    
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Crap i for got-if you can get the right thermaltake power supply, wich at moment i cant tell-but some of theres are nothing more than rebranded seasonics. But only certain ones are.
Thermaltake doesn't have any SeaSonic rebrands, but they do have a few high quality CWT rebrands.
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Thanks for all the really quick help guys, he's probably going to get the 550W XFX Core Edition power supply for a bit of future-proofing and peace of mind.

Once again, thanks a bunch and +rep for some of you !
    
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The M12II would be good, but I'd suggest the XFX 550W instead in that circumstance. It's cheaper with very similar internals. The only difference is the M12II is modular, but I'm not sure that's worth the rather large difference in price. Although you could still consider the XFX 450W regardless. The choice just depends on how "high-end" a video card we're talking about. The XFX 450W can power anything up to a Radeon 6970 or a GTX 570.
Im gonna have to agree with shub here.

It looks to me that the xfx 550w core edition is the best deal. It is made by seasonic, and besides the 450w xfx, the price is much lower than the other units.
 
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Ouch, I guess I didn't make the +rep cut. That hurts.
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So my friends PSU has now given up on him so he's in the market for a new one but isn't sure what to get. He's got a Q6600 clocked at around 3ghz, a Gigabyte EP45-DS3, 4 gigs of RAM, a HD 4850, a couple of hard drives, a DVD-burner and a bunch of fans. Now I'm thinking a quality 500W power supply would be perfect for him, keeping in mind that he'll probably hang on to it a few years at least.
He said it doesn't matter all that much how much it costs, but he didn't want to spend too much on it either. Suggestions, anyone ?
That's an oxymoron right there. Usually it's one or the other.


If it doesn't matter how much it costs, get the best PSU available right now either a SuperFlower Golden King 550w or a Kingwin Lazer Platinum 550w (SuperFlower OEM rebrand).

If he doesn't want to spend too much, an Antec Truepower series (550w/650w/750w) is a great balance of quality and price.
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That's an oxymoron right there. Usually it's one or the other.


If it doesn't matter how much it costs, get the best PSU available right now either a SuperFlower Golden King 550w or a Kingwin Lazer Platinum 550w (SuperFlower OEM rebrand).

If he doesn't want to spend too much, an Antec Truepower series (550w/650w/750w) is a great balance of quality and price.
Meh, I wrote it quickly and didn't really think it through. He's pretty much set on getting the XFX 550W Core Edition PSU now tho, but thanks for your input nevertheless.
    
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I know about the Cwt,s dont care for them, but yes-seasonic does make some psu,s for thermaltake, and have for awhile. Besides a few have had seasonic make them, Corsair-Antec are 2 others that have used seasonic a time or two on certain psu,s.
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I know about the Cwt,s dont care for them, but yes-seasonic does make some psu,s for thermaltake, and have for awhile. Besides a few have had seasonic make them, Corsair-Antec are 2 others that have used seasonic a time or two on certain psu,s.
Yes, Antec and Corsair frequently use SeaSonic, but I'm sorry, Thermaltake really doesn't A lot of CWT, a lot of HEC, some FSP, and a handful of Sirtec units. If you can think of a specific Tt unit made by SeaSonic, please post it.
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Wish i could,guess i should have kept the email, it was from a tech at thermaltake, there was like 3 psu he told me were strictly seasonic design part for part. %100 identical in every way except the shell and name., Sorry.
    
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