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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

There are eight major players in the enthusiast PSU manufacturing market at the moment, and another dozen in the mainstream retail PSU market. That's diverse enough, although it could be better. I'm talking about when it gets paired down to 2-4 manufacturers making enthusiast PSUs, with more being forced to the mainstream market.


Could you name and rank the 8 enthusiast PSU manufacturers? I'd like to look at this list when giving advice to customers and peers.
 
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Epic posts man if I were Corsair I'd hire you tongue.gif And then use you to figure out how best to corner the market biggrin.gif

Seriously though, I'm in the process of building two high end PC's and I've gone OCZ for both. Can't say Corsair has much that they don't.
    
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Corsair is very overrated (in popularity). I do have Corsair PSUs and Antec, Enermax, etc. Build quality of Corsair is not better than Antec and the rest. Customer service from Antec was good in my experience.

I think people are just too lazy to do any research about components. They rather just follow herd mentality like everyone else.
Edited by Riou - 12/2/11 at 10:27am
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Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post

To the SeaSonic Rep: 

Does your company want to sell even more PSU's?  Do what your company already currently does and offers with some countries in regard to your new ("version 2") "X" series PSU's and the 7 year warranty.  Why can't SeaSonic give and or extend the warranty period to all customers who have any "X" series PSU to 7 years instead of the 5 years your company currently gives most of the world.  If Corsair could do this right off the bat with their AX series which is essentially the same PSU I'd say it's not a stretch to say SeaSonic easily can do this as well.

Almost a repeat (lol!): Do you know how many more people purchase the Corsair AX version which is essentially your PSU because of the 7 year warranty they offer and all pricing being even almost equal and or if they paid a tad more?

People like having peace of mind as it is and SeaSonic could do themselves a service and their current and potential customers by doing that same IMHO.

Thanks for taking the time to read my thoughts on this.

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Thank you very much for your input.
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Who ever makes the quietest PSU, will get my next 850W PSU purchase smile.gif
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Who ever makes the quietest PSU, will get my next 850W PSU purchase smile.gif

Anyone can make a PSU quiet. However, making a PSU stable and quiet for 5 years+ at a reasonable price is the winning set of ingredients. This is why my money has gone to Corsair for the last 2 PSU purchases.
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Anyone can make a PSU quiet. However, making a PSU stable and quiet for 5 years+ at a reasonable price is the winning set of ingredients. This is why my money has gone to Corsair for the last 2 PSU purchases.

You make it seems like only Corsair can do this. rolleyes.gif Open your eyes to the world of manufacturing and other products besides Corsair.
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Corsair FTW,ive always used Corsair/Seasonic and i never had a problem with their PSU,so i will continue to upgrade to Corsair/Seasonic PSU's only.

I've seen Antec ,Rosewill and Enermax PSU fail and that is why i don't buy them.
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Corsair FTW,ive always used Corsair and i never had a problem with their PSU,so i will continue to upgrade to Corsair PSU's only.
I've seen Antec ,Rosewill and Enermax PSU fail and that is why i don't buy them.

Makes proclamations as if Corsair PSU do not fail. Take a gander over at Newegg.com and see many Corsair PSU failures.
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Yes, but Corsair customer services is tough to beat.

I had a failing AX1200 last week, and replaced it with an Antec HCP-1200... that was DOA. Sigh... Tough week. 2 high-end PSus dead in one week. rolleyes.gif

So I sent an e-mail to Corsair... and Holy mother of Batman! I just received a brand new sealed AX1200 directly form Corsair in 48 hours after sending my e-mail, without even given a credit card number for the cross-shipping. W-O-W! i live at 5000km from Corsair!

I'm officially a Corsair customer for life now. I still don't beleive it. Corsair, a BIG thumb.gif

With after sales services like that, what can I say? Why would I go with someone else?
    
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