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[TPU] Thermaltake Announces Toughpower Grand 850W, 1050W, and 1200W Models

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Thermaltake Technology, leading DIY computer components and power supply brand, today announced the latest addition to the popular and award winning Toughpower Grand line of high-end PC power supply units, the Toughpower Grand in 850W, 1050W and 1200W versions. With this expansion into higher wattage segments, Thermaltake’s flagship power supplies are now also catering to power-users and demanding eSports athletes whose gaming rigs are typically equipped with multiple graphics cards and multi-core CPUs.
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Looks good, I'm particularly interested in the 1k and 1.2k models and whether they will be based on the same platform as the lower end models but I really really hope that this means their current 650w and 750w variants are priced better because they are very overpriced at the moment.
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The 850w should just be a CWT DSG build like the other ToughPower Grand units.

The 1050w & 1200w are most likely the same. At least that is what the micro-site alludes too. Though the designs are beefed up from the more "normal" platform used before.
Minor tweaks and PCB changes but overall the same design.

How they got 1200w out of the DSG I will never know though; so I wouldn't count on the 1200w being a DSG unit until one is opened up.
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I would love to buy one of these, the 750W (or was it 650?) one reviewed @ JG did really well.. And this would go with my Frio. Sadly the unit is kind of overpriced here as you said.
    
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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
I would love to buy one of these, the 750W (or was it 650?) one reviewed @ JG did really well.. And this would go with my Frio. Sadly the unit is kind of overpriced here as you said.
Well vs your current unit (The ToughpowerXT 775w) there is not much of a difference besides a slight efficiency gain.

The ToughpowerXT *75w series was all 80+ Silver rated. Thermaltake downgraded that rating though as at full load @50*C they were just about 1% shy of hitting the mark.

Still, at lower temps they can do it.

Performance wise, your unit, and the Toughpower Grand 750w are on par with one another. Yours actually having slightly more power to it on the 12v rail.
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Well vs your current unit (The ToughpowerXT 775w) there is not much of a difference besides a slight efficiency gain.

The ToughpowerXT *75w series was all 80+ Silver rated. Thermaltake downgraded that rating though as at full load @50*C they were just about 1% shy of hitting the mark.

Still, at lower temps they can do it.

Performance wise, your unit, and the Toughpower Grand 750w are on par with one another. Yours actually having slightly more power to it on the 12v rail.
Yea, I meant looks since.. this olive green-brownish colour isn't my favourite
But considering the price i paid for it, its cool
    
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