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post #11 of 20
i have heard bad things about cougar that it sucks and PSU's just fail and that they are not really at the watts that they label like a 800w would be about 550 or 600w
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post #12 of 20
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Originally Posted by labbu63 View Post
i have heard bad things about cougar that it sucks and PSU's just fail and that they are not really at the watts that they label like a 800w would be about 550 or 600w
Well the main OEM for Cougar is HEC... they have some bad and some decent units, but I don't know how this one performs, can't find any decent reviews or internal shots.
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It will but I would get a 850w myself.
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post #14 of 20
Op did you already bought the unit? Its the power X series. I would go for the XFX 650w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207007
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Well the main OEM for Cougar is HEC... they have some bad and some decent units, but I don't know how this one performs, can't find any decent reviews or internal shots.
there ain't any
post #16 of 20
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It will but I would get a 850w myself.
@_@ A good 650w is more than enough for two GTX 560Ti's. Any more than that becomes a waste of money.
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post #17 of 20
Cougar is HEC's new retail line of PSUs. They've gotten excellent reviewes from what I've seen. Get it and let us know how it goes
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post #18 of 20
A good 600W will run it fine. My rig works great(and has been working great for 2 years) with my 450W. People seriously exaggerate how power these things need
     
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post #19 of 20
Get an XFX 650W or a Corsair TX650 V2, it's cheaper and at least there are no doubts as to its quality. Cougar is hit or miss, and in the absence of professional reviews of that particular product line, I don't trust anything coming out of HEC's assembly lines.

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Originally Posted by kz26 View Post
Cougar is HEC's new retail line of PSUs. They've gotten excellent reviewes from what I've seen. Get it and let us know how it goes
Will you also pay for his system if his PSU destroys everything? I'm just teasing, but my point is that the Cougar units that got good reviews are no indication that this one is any good
post #20 of 20
^I don't trust a unreviewed Cougar as far as I can throw it

edit: Well here's the review
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...Review/1049/10

Efficiency not what they say but that unit can produce a 1000w
Edited by Spooony - 6/1/11 at 3:30am
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