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Whats the difference between Antec TRUE POWER and SMART POWER?

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I notice the Smartpower costs a little more

im looking at the 550W's
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post #2 of 12
It looks like the TP has tighter tolerances. Can't really do a direct comparison because they don't make the same wattage PSUs for the different series.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SubCategory=58
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post #3 of 12
True Power is the next one up from the Smart Power. If you are looking at 550W, go for the SunBeam NUUO. I have a SmartPower 2.0 500W, it is nice, but not great. I got it because I blew my old PSU and I didn't want to wait, so I went to Best Buy...
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post #4 of 12
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everyone says get the SunBeam NUUO

but i dont know any place online thtas in Canada that ships...


I live in Canada... it REALLY sucks because Newegg.com has everything but the ability to ship to CANADA!
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post #5 of 12
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But I am tied between the
SEASONIC S12 600W 210$

and the


ANTEC TruePower 550W 115$
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post #6 of 12
I'd get the Seasonic.
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post #7 of 12
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But i heard the seasonic has shorter wires. and I have the P180case so the PSU is at the bottom
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post #8 of 12
Just to clarify I never said they had shorter wires. I said you might have an issue, with the way the case is laid out in the P180, the 4-pin 12v connector is a lot farther away if the PSU were at the top like in normal PSUs. That would be your only issue. I have never used the Seasonic, so I cannot speak to how long it actually is. In my Fortron, there is enough slack for me to get to the 4-pin with ease.
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by xsabrewulf
But i heard the seasonic has shorter wires. and I have the P180case so the PSU is at the bottom
That is one thing I can voucher for Antec PSU... They have REALLY long cables.
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post #10 of 12
i find smtg weird.
Seasonic s12 600w in newegg its $169 - $5 Inst. Saving
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151025

Same PSU in canadacomputers.com its $148 CAN ( $128 U.S.)
http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...923&cid=PS.808

Wth ?
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