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post #1 of 12
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Here is the link
I was thinking about getting this for my next build.
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theres no link btw
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Haha sorry I guess I did not post it.
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post #4 of 12
Is that a Seasonic Platinum rebrand?
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Same as Seasonic Platinum 1000. So get whichever is cheaper. BTW its a beast biggrin.gif
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seasonic rebrand. among one of the flat out best PSU OEMs out their. thays a BEAST of a power supply. i habe a 750W and i love it
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Oh well that is good then. I love XFX GPUs so I thought I would try their PSU and its awesome that it is 80 plus platinum!
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and its 10 dollars cheaper.
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post #9 of 12
It's great. But the issue is, because it's new, got great features like fan speed control, high efficiency and great performance across all wattages at diff temps, the price is hella high. You spend a few dollars more or less, you can get a quality 1200w psu (rated 1300-1400w). I had to buy one for a new build that needed 1050. The XFX 1050w black edition was highly recommended. But 10 dollars more the antec tpq 1200w was avail. It was kind of a no brainier there. I went with the 1200w psu.

I can understand your system needing around 860-950w, and therefore you need a 1000w psu. Therefore you shouldn't get a 1200w over the xfx 1000w. However if indeed you have a higher upgrade path, getting a bit better may be a valid option.
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It's great. But the issue is, because it's new, got great features like fan speed control, high efficiency and great performance across all wattages at diff temps, the price is hella high. You spend a few dollars more or less, you can get a quality 1200w psu (rated 1300-1400w). I had to buy one for a new build that needed 1050. The XFX 1050w black edition was highly recommended. But 10 dollars more the antec tpq 1200w was avail. It was kind of a no brainier there. I went with the 1200w psu.
I can understand your system needing around 860-950w, and therefore you need a 1000w psu. Therefore you shouldn't get a 1200w over the xfx 1000w. However if indeed you have a higher upgrade path, getting a bit better may be a valid option.

Why would you get a 1200W PSU that his no where near as good and way overkill... Anyway, this PSU is a rebranded Seasonic 1000W Platinum which is considered one of the best if not the best PSU currently available (Well, if you exclude the HCP-1200W, that is biggrin.gif ). Really, you can't go wrong.
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