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SXSII are far better, they're the updated version of the platform.
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i got a thermaltake toughpower 1200W that is beastly.

This is a good unit..
Yes, it's a decent CWT PUC. He's talking about the TR2 series, which we've established is crap.
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i think anything TT PSU besides toughpower's suck.


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Yes, it's a decent CWT PUC. He's talking about the TR2 series, which we've established is crap.
    
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For the most part, yeah. Thermaltake does have a few decent CWT made TR2 units. Good luck actually finding them for sale though, they're review fodder only.

Though a few of the Toughpower units have been meh as well. I believe it was the XT series, where they just replaced all the secondary side electrolytic caps with polymer caps and completely screwed up the tuning on the pi filters, which sent ripple to hell and gone. Yeah, the chances of a cap blowing were pretty low, but the scope shots looked like the Swiss Alps.
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I made a mistake, it's 60, 40 AR. Hmm, typically I'd prefer to buy it 50 or under. I don't like the prepaid card they do now, plus it takes a a month or two..
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That unit is an over-rated HEC 350w that has borderline ripple & noise suppression on the 12v rail. (You're looking around 100-110mv of ripple.)

Though for all TR2 units I'll get this down as best as I can:

TR2 QFan - All units are made by CWT based on the Original DSA Platform and all pretty good performs for budget units.

TR2 TP***P Units - these are FSP based units that are budget designs though perform pretty well.
The 380-500w units are based on the FSP***-60GHN design.
The 600w is FSP600-GLC.
The 700w & 800w are based on the FPS***-60GLN Platform.

TRX-1000M Units - Probably the only decent HEC unit to come out of the TR2 Line of PSU's from Thermaltake. It are based on an arguably good HEC Platform.
You can see it reviewed in the Cougar CM1000 & Xigmatek No Rules Power MC Series 1000w
Thermaltake's offering is untested. Though it could be good.

TRX-1200M Units - This unit is currently untested but based on the same design. Though it's untested at 1200w so we do not know if the platform will perform well.

TRX-650M & TRX-750M Units
- Overrated crap built by HEC with out of spec Ripple & Noise values.

There's a plethera of other units not listed and they are all either over-rated crap. Or barely passable (as in limits of voltage regulation or ripple & noise suppression) units who don't even nened to be mentioned.
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The Toughpower line is the only PSU line I will buy from TT.
    
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Question...is
Rocketfish RF-500WPS2
Any good? AFAIK Rocketfish just rebrands a bunch of stuff with a new face, so I haven't a clue about it. I do like their mousepad though, haha.

Edit: Nevermind, apparently Huntkey rebrands.
Edited by geoxile - 1/24/11 at 12:32pm
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Question...is
Rocketfish RF-500WPS2
Any good? AFAIK Rocketfish just rebrands a bunch of stuff with a new face, so I haven't a clue about it. I do like their mousepad though, haha.
Please don't get a rocket fish.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
Question...is
Rocketfish RF-500WPS2
Any good? AFAIK Rocketfish just rebrands a bunch of stuff with a new face, so I haven't a clue about it. I do like their mousepad though, haha.
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...ml#post9200199
So you're not disappointed when reading the above link, I'll say this in advance: it looks like there's little to no information on that PSU unfortunately.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Please don't get a rocket fish.
Not all Rocketfish units are crap. With PSUs it's always important to do your research and not buy or dismiss a unit based on brand only.
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