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Anyone care to share anything about the XIGMATEK 400W & 500W Tauro 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply, I can't seem to find a review for these products. Please link me to a review of some sort please.

Also how does it fair against the OCZ Technology 500W CoreXStream quality (personally will be using the XFX Core 450W PSU).
Cheap stuff.. they're not safety hazards, just utterly unimpressive... sort of like the CX units from Corsair, you can usually do better at the price. wink.gif
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Thanks guys, I'm just finalizing prices for an order, but I guess I'll play it safe with the XFX 450W. Thanks again.
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Thanks guys, I'm just finalizing prices for an order, but I guess I'll play it safe with the XFX 450W. Thanks again.

Is the Rosewill Capstone 450 more?
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Thanks guys, I'm just finalizing prices for an order, but I guess I'll play it safe with the XFX 450W. Thanks again.

Is the Rosewill Capstone 450 more?

Unfortunately cannot compare prices as I can't find a retailer stocking that item in the UK, if you come across a UK retailer with the stock, link it please. I'll be buying bulk and the supplier that I use doesn't stock that item.
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post #2265 of 6741
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Unfortunately cannot compare prices as I can't find a retailer stocking that item in the UK, if you come across a UK retailer with the stock, link it please. I'll be buying bulk and the supplier that I use doesn't stock that item.

Oh you are from the UK did not see then the Super Flower Golden Green sould be more common in the EU
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Unfortunately cannot compare prices as I can't find a retailer stocking that item in the UK, if you come across a UK retailer with the stock, link it please. I'll be buying bulk and the supplier that I use doesn't stock that item.

Oh you are from the UK did not see then the Super Flower Golden Green sould be more common in the EU

Had a quick glance at Google shopping, damn that thing is expensive. I'll just stick to the XFX. Thanks anyway.
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How is the quality of the PSUs? They're all 600-700 W and less than 60$ after rebate in newegg right now. So when judging quality please don't be too ambitious, just emphasize on if they are reliable enough overall and do they actually provide the power they claim?

Cooler Master i700 : Official website
Newegg

Thermaltake SMART 650 W: Official website
Newegg

Good thing is both have 5 years warranty.
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How is the quality of the PSUs? They're all 600-700 W and less than 60$ after rebate in newegg right now. So when judging quality please don't be too ambitious, just emphasize on if they are reliable enough overall and do they actually provide the power they claim?

Cooler Master i700 : Official website
Newegg

Thermaltake SMART 650 W: Official website
Newegg

Good thing is both have 5 years warranty.

That very much depens if you get the non modular or modular SMART

I would look at the Rosewill Hive instead

And do you really need 650 watts?
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That very much depens if you get the non modular or modular SMART

I would look at the Rosewill Hive instead

And do you really need 650 watts?

Modular is more convenient but it won't be my consideration when buying a PSU. Reliability, ability to give the claimed power and low price are the only things I'd consider. I'll only care modular or not only if everything other I mentioned are equal.

Btw I wanted to know their quality. I can't find any reviews on either of them. I'm actually more interested in the Cooler Master i700. A 80+ bronze 700 watt PSU with 5 year warranty at 60$. This is one amazing deal you know if it is what it really claims to be... So I'm interested to know it's overall quality(any link to some reliable article will be helpful. Hardwaresecrets hasn't published a review on it yet).

And I'm interested to know about the Thermaltake PSU because it's even cheaper at 55$ now. And regarding The Rosewill Hive 650 W, I know it's a safe and reliable choice under 60$ and I decided to buy it and then I saw the Cooler Master and Thermaltake deals in newegg.

I don't need 650 W right now. But I plan to crossfire two 7950(overclocked) some time and maybe a 3rd gen core i5... That's why wanting to buy it.

Edit: The PSU was announced on 22 May this year... It's so new. That's why no reviews of it yet. http://technologyx.com/news/cooler-master-debuts-80-plus-bronze-i-series-power-supplies-with-500w-600w-700w-models/

I'm really eager how the reviews turn out to be. Hopefully there will be some reliable reviews on the net by 17th June. That's when the 20$ rebate expires.
Edited by Driimit - 6/7/13 at 12:37pm
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post #2270 of 6741
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I'm actually more interested in the Cooler Master i700. A 80+ bronze 700 watt PSU with 5 year warranty at 60$. This is one amazing deal you know if it is what it really claims to be... So I'm interested to know it's overall quality(any link to some reliable article will be helpful. Hardwaresecrets hasn't published a review on it yet).

I wouldn't touch any Cooler Master unit beside their Silent Pro Gold/Hybrid and even then there's more competitive units or the price.

Now this one looks like it's brand new so maybe they stepped up?
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