Nah, I talked to him about that too.
Originally Posted by The Tot
The TT TR2 Bronze 450P is made by FSP, on the GLN platform. It's a decent performing mid-range unit. Which is more or less the same as the TT Litepower 450w just upgraded in some regards (for higher efficiency, given a better ascetic look as well.)
The TT TR2 420w is based on the Channel Well Tech (CWT) PUF-P platform. Which is known to well...go "puf" and make a nice little smokey computer.
Partly due to the extremely cheap paper-PCB used, as well as low end components and terri-bad efficiency (60-70%)