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I actually came across with the Corsair VS series PSUs at my stores... Spec-wise, they look good on their +12V rails..
http://www.corsair.com/en/power-supply-units/vs-series-power-supply-units.html
VS550-504W on +12V rail
After doing some research it seems like the VS series is made by CWT, yet there is no reviews on it.
Any clarifications?
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They are 240v psu's. Do you have 240vac where you plan to use them?
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Originally Posted by Fan o' water View Post

They are 240v psu's. Do you have 240vac where you plan to use them?
Yup. But the choice of capacitors seems to be a little spotty. JunFu caps....
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Based on their description of it in the quote below, I would not use this for a gaming and/or overclocking system.

 

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VS Series PSUs: the entry-level 240V power supplies with high-end features.

The Corsair VS Series are a great choice if you’re building a home or office system with lower power demands, but you still demand the compatibility and reliability that Corsair is known for.

The VS Series power supplies are available only in select regions.

 

What concerns me are the following parts of this description:

 

  1. Entry-level
  2. Home or office system with low power demands

 

The one that bothers me the most is #2 because they're saying "home or office system".  This tells me that these PSUs might not be so great if the system is to be used for gaming and/or overclocking.

 

Although, I don't know anything about these.

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