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For US costomers, I thought this was a pretty good deal, and want to share (NCIX) : http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=66286&vpn=M12II%20750&manufacture=Seasonic%20Electronics&promoid=1337
EDIT: Wrong section; reposted; delete redface.gif
Edited by ripsaw - 7/12/13 at 6:27pm
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Should post this in the Online Deals section.
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It's not a great deal. It's probably the worst Seasonic available. Sure, it's a Seasonic so it's not horrible but great it is not.

I suggest giving 20-$30 more and get a decent Gold efficiency PSU with a low ripple from any brand.

Look for reviews that measure ripple.
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It's not a bad deal if you are looking for a solid mid-range 750w unit for <$80.
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i've used a S12 for YEARS smile.gif bought it back in 2006 and it's still kicking... in fact i'm using the machine right now powering a 7970 and 2500k. Seasonic doesn't put out junk. even their lower end stuff kicks the crap out of other brands smile.gif
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Originally Posted by qwan456 View Post

It's not a bad deal if you are looking for a solid mid-range 750w unit for <$80.
Well, it's a matter of priorities. A stable PSU will be very important for overclocks - and this is overclock.net - and it will help general life expectancy and reliability anyway. So, I'd rather give the slight premium - nothing noticeable really - to get a lower ripple PSU even if it has only a gold or lower 80+ designation.
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Yes, I'm aware of the importance of a quality PSU in respect to electrical performance (v.reg, transient response, etc), DC quality output (ripple suppression), build quality (components choice, soldering quality, etc), electronics, etc.

If ripple suppression is a concern, most of the recommendations I tend to give have shown to have approximately half or less of the ATX specification (50mV on the +12v) which is already great. This includes the M12II Bronze 750w, as shown on Playwares or other iteration of this platform from other brands (NZXT Hale82-M 850w @ TPU).
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