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post #2011 of 6729
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Originally Posted by Baghi View Post

So basically you're saying it's worth the jump although my existing FSP unit is working fine? thumb.gif Xigmatek NRP-PC602 and CM Silent Pro M2 has about $35 (converted currency) price difference; the Silent Pro being expensive.
Also, what are your thoughts on the Epsilon I have? HardwareHeaven reviewed this unit in late 2k8, considering 2013 can you list the pros and cos please? smile.gif I got this for like $60 new last year.

 

It's a poorly built & poor performing unit. 

 

I'd still go for the CM unit. 

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post #2012 of 6729
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post

It's a poorly built & poor performing unit. 

I'd still go for the CM unit. 
Thanks, CM Silent Pro Gold 600W is also available for $20 more do you recommend it over Silent Pro M2 620?
post #2013 of 6729
Yes, it's a nice Enhance unit, the output quality could be better... but apart from that, the unit does everything else right.
post #2014 of 6729
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Aurum S is a slight redesign to the original Aurum platform ( ACRF w/ Sync Rec & Group Reg secondary.)
[...]
Oh okay, figures, given cost and the new product name, that it would be a slight upgrade. I guess it's a "not Aurum". tongue.gif

Thanks.
post #2015 of 6729
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Oh okay, figures, given cost and the new product name, that it would be a slight upgrade. I guess it's a "not Aurum". tongue.gif

Thanks.

 

No prob.

We should see some reviews pop up in the EU. Probably not the US except maybe Hardware Secrets.

 

 

FSP said that EU pricing would be more competitive on these units as well, as they wanted a bigger & focused push in that market.

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post #2016 of 6729
Anyone have any opinions on the OCZ StealthXStream 700w PSU? I got it about 2~3 years ago or so, havent had it failing anything at all. Just read that a 650w can crossfire 2x 7870...seems I went completel overkill on the PSU. (Got it for a 60%-70% 6h or 12hour store discount).
post #2017 of 6729
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Anyone have any opinions on the OCZ StealthXStream 700w PSU? I got it about 2~3 years ago or so, havent had it failing anything at all. Just read that a 650w can crossfire 2x 7870...seems I went completel overkill on the PSU. (Got it for a 60%-70% 6h or 12hour store discount).

 

It's an old, poor performing FSP unit.

Somewhat poorly built as well.

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post #2018 of 6729
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Anyone have any opinions on the OCZ StealthXStream 700w PSU? I got it about 2~3 years ago or so, havent had it failing anything at all. Just read that a 650w can crossfire 2x 7870...seems I went completel overkill on the PSU. (Got it for a 60%-70% 6h or 12hour store discount).

Its not very good or well made get rid of it as soon as you can

Will probably die or blow before it gets anywhere near 700 watts

I am not 100% sure but i think its one of the Epsilon platforms which FSP used if it is then its trash
Edited by shilka - 4/8/13 at 3:23am
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post #2019 of 6729
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It's an old, poor performing FSP unit.
Somewhat poorly built as well.
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Its not very good or well made get rid of it as soon as you can

Will probably die or blow before it gets anywhere near 700 watts

I am not 100% sure but i think its one of the Epsilon platforms which FSP used if it is then its trash
Damn...Gonna have to get another one on sale then...Tho it hasnt shown any bad signs or anything for the years I've been using it, used it on both AMD and Intel build.
post #2020 of 6729
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Damn...Gonna have to get another one on sale then...Tho it hasnt shown any bad signs or anything for the years I've been using it, used it on both AMD and Intel build.

If you put a load on it say less then 450-500 watts then its fine above that the risk that it will die or blow rises to a point where if you put a heavy load on

Short version buy a new PSU
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