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XFX is releasing their PRO series of power supplies, with single +12 V rail, DC-DC secondary design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification. So far three models were released: 650 W, 750 W, and 850 W. We have already tested the 650 W model, which proved to have a terrific cost/benefit ratio. Let’s see if the 750 W model follows the same path.

Like other power supplies from XFX, members of the Pro series are manufactured by Seasonic.
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holy crap...930w!!
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post #3 of 19
XFX made something good?
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Originally Posted by K10 View Post
holy crap...930w!!
Peak power draws can very unit to unit unless specified on the label and do not mean much.
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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
XFX made something good?
XFX has *"made" nothing but good PSU's.

*XFX units are all made by Seasonic right now, and all come from stock platforms besides the XFX Black Edition 650w which is a bit of re-designed S12E platform.
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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
XFX made something good?
Nope, seasonic did. Xfx just slapped their name on it.
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Nope, seasonic did. Xfx just slapped their name on it.
Most companies don't have make there own internals.
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XFX made something good?
All they have done is made a good deal with OEM Seasonic.
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Nope, seasonic did. Xfx just slapped their name on it.
corsair doesn't "make" PSUs either
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corsair doesn't "make" PSUs either
What makes you think he doesn't already know that?
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Peak power draws can very unit to unit unless specified on the label and do not mean much.

XFX has *"made" nothing but good PSU's.

*XFX units are all made by Seasonic right now, and all come from stock platforms besides the XFX Black Edition 650w which is a bit of re-designed S12E platform.
I agree. This thing is rock solid. Looks like it was solider by a bot, or me. Cant go wrong $99USD w/ rebate.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207009
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