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my EVGA 750 G2 has been great, my seasonic p660 that it replaced would not work with my Titan Z
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Originally Posted by nakano2k1 View Post

Who needs a marketing department when your products are made so well that their reputation sells their units for them.

Totally agree bro. Been using Seasonic in most of all my client builds for the past 10 years, not a single hiccup yet.
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Originally Posted by ladcrooks View Post

I agree - but its the reliability I depend on , not so much in what I can save in the the electric dept. Not all my seasonic psu's have been plat, gold etc ..... But they have lasted, and my psu is like the heart of my system, and not any old heart / psu will do thumb.gif

arent a lot of corsair/evga rebadged seasonics? would you buy those?

IMO a number of reputable PSU out there and probably designed and built by the same folks in Taiwan. just avoid the no name brands.
     
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post #24 of 29
looks like i found my new PSU. Where can i buy it?

EDIT: looks like it's not out yet except maybe Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Seasonic-Yes-Power-Supply-SSR-850TD/dp/B01HXYRMME/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1475847307&sr=1-2&keywords=Seasonic+Prime+850W

man i hope the productions units aren't crap and the reviews units amazing.

EDIT: here we go:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151160&cm_re=SSR-850TD-_-17-151-160-_-Product
Edited by cdoublejj - 10/7/16 at 6:37am
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post #25 of 29
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Originally Posted by Slink3Slyde View Post

Jonnyguru are in love with it as well.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story6&reid=487
Pretty impressive for OklahomaWolf to say that over there. Looks great to too my eye.


why did he score 10\10 in the value?

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story6&reid=394

the corsair i series were and probably still are one of the best psu out there and he gave an 8.5 to an 1kW that costs almost as this one lol

this 1000i has a ripple lower than 15mV(in his review it was a bit higher than others idk why) under load at 50c and regulation less than 1%
Edited by jmcosta - 10/7/16 at 6:51am
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Originally Posted by jmcosta View Post

why did he score 10\10 in the value?

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story6&reid=394

the corsair i series were and probably still are one of the best psu out there and he gave an 8.5 to an 1kW that costs almost as this one lol

this 1000i has a ripple lower than 15mV under load at 50c and regulation less than 1%

Titanium efficiency and the fact he said its the best PSU he's ever tested? Slightly cheaper then the EVGA T2 and much better then anything with the same efficiency that's cheaper maybe.

Its explained in the review you linked..
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The problem is, EVGA has been stomping all over everybody lately when it comes to value, and we find their P2 1kW unit sitting at thirty dollars cheaper than this one. Even Seasonic has a Platinum unit this size for cheaper, though only by ten bucks. In fact, there are only two units more expensive than this one, and not by a lot: the Antec HCP-1000 and Enermax Platimax 1kW. Both of them are ten dollars more than this one. Corsair, I think you need to get this price down some yet. But I think it's at least as good a value as little brother, maybe even a little better than that, so I'll do an 8.5 here.

Not particularly invested in Seasonic or any other brand, but I do appreciate quality tech.
post #27 of 29
My Seasonic 1000W Platinum is on it's 5th year now.. I love that PSU so much I bought another one sitting in the box, just in case this one ever dies. Glad to see them churning out some new units. Now I just hope that the QA and specs are a match to the awesome that they've brought out before.
post #28 of 29
The prime 850 and 750 are the best power supplies currently on the market. I am just a little bit sad that they are still using the same "flat" cabling as they used on the X-series. I've had nothing but issues with their PCI-E connectors.

I first was using a single pci-e connector to connect to my R9-290 since it has two 6+2 pin connectors on the end. The cable however cannot handle the amperage and has melted twice now. My solution was to run two PCI-E cables to the graphics card, but my golly running two of these cables with the extra ends hanging off is ugly as could be. I had to order some cable mod cables, so it wouldn't be ugly.


Great powersupply, not the best cables. They should change the PCI-E cables.
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post #29 of 29
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Originally Posted by ebduncan View Post

Great powersupply, not the best cables. They should change the PCI-E cables.

Cabling is generally the worst part of any quality PSU.

I've considered modding my PSUs so that they only have four outputs, one +12, one +5v, one +3.3v, and one ground then running bus bars behind the mobo tray so I can connect custom cabling to that.
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