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post #31 of 77
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
I don't care what Tom's, or anyone says, I will never purchase another Antec product as long as they keep making half-assed products. Antec's PSU's better than Seasonic/Corsair? PFT. Right.
My Antec TP 750W is better than your Corsair
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My Antec TP 750W is better than your Corsair
No it's not.
    
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I love how they throw around the "gaming" moniker, run some of those PSU's through the hotbox then we'll see where they stand.
    
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post #34 of 77
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
While Tom's article is a steaming pile of fail, Antec has an excellent power supply line-up right now. Several of their power supplies are made by SeaSonic. Namely the TruePower New units, and older Earthwatts units. They also work with Delta Electronics, which is the largest power supply manufacturer in the world and has some of the best build quality and most engineering experience. That team-up has led to the High Current Pro power supplies which are among the best ever made, and the High Current Gamer series, which look to be very solid mid-range choices. They also did a few other units.

Really, the only PSUs in Antec's current line-up to be avoided are the Basiq units, and maybe the TruePower Quattro 850W if you're picky.
Well this should clear things up. So I could have gone with an Antec instead and got the same quality? Damn.

And your post before this quote definitely made me laugh. Ever since they started that "vendors voice" section I've started to avoid Toms Unless I can confirm them with a few other sources. Considering they didn't like the AMDs when I last read from them maybe they had Intel doing that review?
     
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post #35 of 77
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My Antec TP 750W is better than your Corsair
Umm no. The HX850 is almost godlike.
post #36 of 77
Tom's.... enough said. This really erks me.
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What some of you don't believe the results?The true power new is a kick ass modern unit.
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post #38 of 77
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What some of you don't believe the results?The true power new is a kick ass modern unit.
Way to miss the point We're not saying that the Antec is a bad unit (it isn't), we're saying that CoolerMaster and other brands (not including Antec) are rated too high compared to quality units like the Corsair and SeaSonic.
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post #39 of 77
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Hey guess what. All of Tom's testing is done by a third party. Namely CoolerMaster, at their old lab in Germany.

Conflict of interest? Naaaaahh.
I believe you, Phaedrus, but where did you see this?

They (Toms I mean) even mention in the article "this time we have four newcomers to our test labs" implying they do the testing themselves, and the article is claimed to be written by the Tom's guide staff.

RE: Sadsouls first smile.. rofl.
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I don't know why anyone takes Tom's seriously, but I guess this is the interwebz...
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