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seasonic psu are rebranded corsair PSUs right?

are they made by corsair also?

or the other way around?
Edited by IMKR - 4/11/14 at 11:16pm
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post #2 of 12
You got it reversed. Seasonic is the primary maker of alot of high end PSUs, Corsair just re-sells them. Corsair, Antec, and i think 2 others sell re-badged Seasonic units and are thus why they are recommended so much.
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okay i see.
then how come so much corsair psu's are bad if they are rebranded seasonics? (why does corsair change everything about it?)
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
seasonic psu are rebranded corsair PSUs right?

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Ask these dudes

@shilka
@TwoCables

blanket statements like that are painful to read in general, but seasonic = corsair rebrand, lol no


edit: ninja'd a little
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then how come so much corsair psu's are bad if they are rebranded seasonics?

Because different units, only some are seasonic rebrands
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post #5 of 12
Most Corsair Units are far from bad. Perhaps none are, but some aren't that great. The same could be said even for Seasonic units, really.

Keep in mind that while some Corsair units are Seasonic units internally, not all are.
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okay i see.
then how come so much corsair psu's are bad if they are rebranded seasonics? (why does corsair change everything about it?)
Because Corsair (AFAIK) has recently been changing the OEM for their cheaper PSUs, and the new manufacturer isnt as good as seasonic.
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Corsair uses many OEMs, including Seasonic. I'm not a fan because I think most of Corsair's PSUs are way overpriced, but I wouldn't say most Corsair PSUs are bad. They have a lot of good to great PSUs and many of their cheaper ones I would only call mediocre. I just don't think the Corsair tax is worth it when you can often find a unit based on the exact same platform that performs just as well in testing for $20-40 less or can find a better unit for the same price. Usually, not always, but usually.
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post #8 of 12
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blanket statements like that are painful to read in general, but seasonic = corsair rebrand, lol no

this statement is getting me confused tongue.gif

can you rephrase that for me plz? tongue.gif
im reading that to see 2 different meanings and im not sure which is the correct meaning
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post #9 of 12
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this statement is getting me confused tongue.gif

can you rephrase that for me plz? tongue.gif
im reading that to see 2 different meanings and im not sure which is the correct meaning

It's amusing for somebody to think that all seasonic PSU's are rebranded corsair units
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It's amusing for somebody to think that all seasonic PSU's are rebranded corsair units


yeah it didnt sound right to me also,

thats why i edited my post and said "or is it the other way around ? "

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