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post #11 of 17
Either the Seasonic or the Antec.


Seasonic's RmA/Turn around is excellent... I had to RMA my x-650 and I had it back within a week. But then again Antec sent me a free 850w HCPro overnight from Asia,soooooo... either one. biggrin.gif
post #12 of 17
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okay so i found another. Its a little past my budget, but only by $10.

Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W


Its $99.99. Good choice for the price?? looks like only 2 cables are hardwired =D
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The first (and last) Thermaltake PSU I bought was a TR2 430W. After shutting down a new build for the first time, there was a loud grinding noise and the smell of burnt electronics.

Get the Seasonic.
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Well, it's not surprising as the TR430 is a piece of junk, most lower priced TT's are. You just avoid that unit like the plague. However, the Toughpower XT is based on the same CWT DSG platform as for instance the Corsair TX950. So the XT will do it's rated wattage with everything within spec and nicely so.
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post #15 of 17
Stick with Seasonic or Enermax units if you care about acoustics, also they both have exceptional customer services.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kz26 View Post
The first (and last) Thermaltake PSU I bought was a TR2 430W. After shutting down a new build for the first time, there was a loud grinding noise and the smell of burnt electronics.

Get the Seasonic.
While I agree the TR2 is a piece of garbage, that experience doesn't mean anything. I had a seasonic gold rated X750 literally explode after 15 minutes of runtime. I believe it popped a cap(acitor). These things happen to the best of us. Although the TR2 is the wost of us.

The TT TP 775 is not the same as the TR2, which is why I recommended it on the previous page, although I recommended it on sale for $70.
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The first (and last) Thermaltake PSU I bought was a TR2 430W. After shutting down a new build for the first time, there was a loud grinding noise and the smell of burnt electronics.

Get the Seasonic.
Thermaltake have good and bad units, and the XT 775w is a CWT DSG, so it's good.
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