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My new PSU M12

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Hey guys I picked up a new PSU at fry's today, the Seasonic M12 700W. The review on this PSU is here. I ended up getting it for $10 cheaper then newegg which isnt too bad considering it was more of a impulse buy. I would post up some pics but there are better ones in the review of this thing and i have not unpacked my camera cord yet.

It is really nice being modular (I know alot of people cant stand modular) as I can get rid of alot of clutter in my case. The box is a little longer then my antec true power trio 650W so it pretty much butts up right next to my top case fan.

It had a weird issue when I first powered up where it would turn on the mobo then it would turn off. I ended up resetting my cmos thinking that maybe being a different power supply the power was maybe a little different and still no go. Apparently you have to cycle the power switch several times to reset the psu (didnt know that) so after I did that worked like a charm.

Everything is going good now, seems really stable but I dont have the equipment to do a real review on this thing.

Anyone else have one of these things and if so how do you like it.
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I have the non-modular version (wish I had gone modular) and I like it, hasn't let me down, runs well.
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drool seasonic m12...

read some bad reviews on newegg...2 cents
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Seasonic is a top quality ps. My S12 600W has been excellent. I had to move it to my kids system when I upgraded. It would be nice if they would release a higher wattage model that can support 8800gtx sli, perhaps an 850w or higher. I ended up going with enermax (which has been excellent) but would have purchased a seasonic if something in the right range was available.
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