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THORTECH announces the launch of the all new Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt PLUS Series high efficiency gaming performance power supply. The Thunderbolt PLUS Series is equipped with the patented innovative iPower Meter interactive PSU control panel which allows the user to monitor the actual efficiency, wattage, temperature and control the fan speed mode of the PSU, just to name a few. Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt PLUS Series are 80 Plus Gold and NVIDIA SLI certified, as well as compliance with the latest Intel and AMD CPU.
Source.

I realise there have been a couple of threads out regarding the Thortech PSUs, but they were mostly of a review sample that Thortech had sent out.

This is the official announcement with two full product lines of 80Plus Gold Power Supplies.

Looks damn good if you ask me.
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The power meter is genious
     
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Looks great...now to put them to the test. I want to see how other 1200W PSU's do compared to this
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
Looks great...now to put them to the test. I want to see how other 1200W PSU's do compared to this
Sparkle Gold Class 1250w, Corsair AX1200, & Antec High Current Pro 1200 all do great already.

The Thunderbolt Plus 800w was about the same (in terms of performance) as the Sparkle Gold Class 1250w; so if the design used on them scales well then we should see a good PSU.

The normal Thunderbolt PSU's are the same as the OCZ Z Series (High Power builds, HP14C(s) )
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I'd be interested if it had a yellow LED fan. Then it would really be a thunderbolt
    
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Aw dam, when I saw thunderbolt I thought they were talking about the HTC Thunderbolt. Ah well, still an interesting design though.
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Never heard of them before but if they make a good product. Now lets see some reviews.

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Never heard of them before but if they make a good product. Now lets see some reviews.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...ly-Review/1119

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=205

Do note, that Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt Plus units are based on different platforms.
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