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We have a case that has an included HP-450-G12S. Is that any good? I couldn't find much online as I assume it is just rebranded. Don't just come and tell me ZOMG that's crap, I want to know what internals it has, etc. Otherwise, we'll probably get the Antec NEO 400W.
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There's very little information. I don't think we can tell you much without seeing the internals.
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There's very little information. I don't think we can tell you much without seeing the internals.
This.
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Alright, I think I read somewhere that it was a High Power unit (brand). Any knowledge about them?
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Alright, I think I read somewhere that it was a High Power unit (brand). Any knowledge about them?
They're also known as Sirfa and Sirtec.

Yes it's a High Power unit. The G14S is the same platform used in the OCZ ModXStream Pro units.

So the 450 should be similar to the OCZ 500w. If not just a bit better.

It's probably not a bad unit, but the brand (iMicro) could have done any number of things to cheap out on it.
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For the use, I think we'll use it for another guy in the office. I, on the other hand, will play it safe. Also, Tator, SPELL "RECOMMENDED" RIGHT ON YOUR PSU FAQ! I keep searching for it from other computers and can never find it because you forgot an M.
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post #7 of 7
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For the use, I think we'll use it for another guy in the office. I, on the other hand, will play it safe. Also, Tator, SPELL "RECOMMENDED" RIGHT ON YOUR PSU FAQ! I keep searching for it from other computers and can never find it because you forgot an M.
I took over the thread, so I never noticed.

EDIT: Can't change the title :/
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