[QUOTE=PapaSmurf;13269413]Nope, it's the exact same psu in the JonnyGuru review. Part number RS750-ACAAE3-US v2.31. Awards are only as good as the place or person handing them out. A Newegg Award is mostly based on SALES of the unit or on PRESS reviews, not on actual testing done by a qualified reviewer with the proper equipment.
Hey thanks for replying!
I was not talking about newegg awards though, I was referring to the tech and OC sites that test these things. I use newegg for the reviews of the people who actually own it, and they were positive(any complaining was mostly because it was not modular).
Here is a link to a site that reviewed it and used some of the tests you were talking about and then gave it their silver award.
I went to your link and it was informative, but it was kind of dated, he was using a pre-production test unit. Even with that said, he still gave it good marks at the end, just not top teir, which is not that important to me.
All of the review sites that I have read have given it good marks (not stellar, think B student) and that was about 8 of them, along with the newegg reviews (4eggs, would be 5 but not modular) I am just not convinced its that bad. I do like the way Jonny phrases things though LOL.
If you have any suggestions on a 750 watt PSU, along the same price point of the Combo deal (or even SLIGHTLY more expensive than that) I would be grateful if you shared it, I am not married to this PSU by any means.
Thank you for your insight on this.