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post #11 of 32
The Seasonic S12II Bronze 620w is based on a newer design than the NeoECO 620C; which is why it's more efficient.

The Seasonic is the better option though, as the Antec NeoECO line uses a mix of Chinese & Taiwanese Capacitors, while the Seasonic retail units use all Japanese capacitors.
Like wise, the stock Seasonic platform uses a better ADDA model of fan.

Though, the Thermaltake TR2-700P is no slouch either. It's based on the FSP-700GLN/GHN Platform. Vreg isn't as good as the Seasonic is on the 12v rail (2.5% vs 1.5%.)

If the TR2-700P is cheaper by $10 or more, get it. If not, get the Seasonic.
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yep and usually cheaper as well. The Neo Eco series don't have power cables included though but I'm sure you got 5 of them lying around.

the TR2 series is OEM'ed by FSP.....

uh, yeah, mm,, stay away from those.
The OP doesn't need 700W as well. the 620W ones more than suffice.
the Antec Neo Eco and High Current Gamer series PSUs are one of the best value PSUs in the entire market.
Edited by chinesekiwi - 10/6/11 at 7:03am
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the TR2 series is OEM'ed by FSP.....

uh, yeah, mm,, stay away from those.
Because FSP is so horrible and the GLN/GHN platform is utter garbage that sets houses on fire....
(If you couldn't tell, that's sarcasm.)

The build quality of the TR2-700P isn't bad. The only problem with the unit is the low-ish OTP trip point of 43*C. Though; the unit is rated at 40*C so it's not like they're lying about specs.
Like wise, you'll most likely not hit 43*C unless you've got GTX 480s/580s blowing into the unit.
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They both are built by seasonic, but the Antec one uses an upgraded platform.
I just called the local computer shop on the phone and they said that they won't get any new Antecs all they have is the Seasonic one so will it be able to power my GTX 560 HAWK
    
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post #15 of 32
But the guy doesn't need 700W and the others are made by a more reputable OEM'er....
Makes sense. Anyway, OP, since they don't have Antecs, go for that Seasonic.
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But the guy doesn't need 700W and the others are made by a more reputable OEM'er....
Makes sense. Anyway, OP, since they don't have Antecs, go for that Seasonic.
Not really, FSP can make solid products and Seasonic can make garbage.

It doesn't matter if the OP needs 700w or not; if it's cheaper by $10 or more, it's worth it to just go with the Tt unit over the Seasonic.
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Not really, FSP can make solid products and Seasonic can make garbage.

It doesn't matter if the OP needs 700w or not; if it's cheaper by $10 or more, it's worth it to just go with the Tt unit over the Seasonic.
Bottom Line, Seasonic, cause the Tt isn't cheaper at all WILL IT BE ABLE TO POWER MY GRAPHICS CARD ? <---MAIN ISSUE
    
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Bottom Line, Seasonic, cause the Tt isn't cheaper at all WILL IT BE ABLE TO POWER MY GRAPHICS CARD ? <---MAIN ISSUE
You could power your card off a S12II Bronze 430w even with Overclocks.

If you were going SLi I'd say to get the Tt, but all 3 of the units are overkill for what you need.
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post #19 of 32
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You could power your card off a S12II Bronze 430w even with Overclocks.

If you were going SLi I'd say to get the Tt, but all 3 of the units are overkill for what you need.
My current power supply, in sig rig, doesn't seem to be able to power it up. So how can a 430w power it.

BTW I need a final answer should I go with the Seasonic cause I'm going down after 30 minutes to get it.
    
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itll power two 560tis, and the 430w will do fine

its more than likely in the recommended psus thread, and phaedrus took the time to make a whole thread telling you what wattage you need. didnt think it was that hard to put 2 and 2 together
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