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Off topic, but just read this on JG's Enermax 1350w psu review.
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Finally, our fan is a "Power Cooler" (an Enermax brand) PD1402512H. Although the part number would have you believe this is a 140mm fan, Enermax insists that it's 139mm. Supposedly this is because of a patent someone has on putting 140mm fans inside power supplies.

Are you friggin kidding me??!@
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Are you friggin kidding me??!@
Nope, though I don't remember who holds that patent.
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I have no beef at all with the Toughpower line in fact 2 of my rigs run on them and have for years w/o issue. But, The TR2 line I stay away from
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Off topic, but just read this on JG's Enermax 1350w psu review.



Are you friggin kidding me??!@
That is ridiculous...
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post #15 of 19
ridiculous patents and an average power supply Great review though
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The Mediocre:

one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty loose-ish heatsink screws
why no thread lock?
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post #16 of 19
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I have no beef at all with the Toughpower line in fact 2 of my rigs run on them and have for years w/o issue. But, The TR2 line I stay away from
The TR2 Bronze units are good ones, made by FSP.

There are some TR2 units that are good as well; but it comes down to Thermaltake's complicated (W0****) model numbers to figure out which is which.
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post #17 of 19
At least the 140mm fan patent got owned by a 139mm fan.
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post #18 of 19
ewwwy. by reading that review i dont know why anyone would want to buy it..
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Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post
-The screws being loose:
I don't know if he was over-exaggerating, but that's a really big point in my book. The second he mentioned it, I thought about a screw falling out and shorting the unit to the case. That said, I doubt they would have fallen out as PSU's tend to be very stationary after installed.
Not even one little bit was I exaggerating. Is it a big problem? Ask Corsair. The HX1000 used the same platform and had the same problem with the heatsink screws. Didn't stop them from flying off the shelves

They wouldn't short on the case. There's a giant plastic insulator sheet under the main PCB. They might short nearby traces if they get loose enough to come right out. But even that's not very likely.
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