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Anyone heard of HEC Cougar?

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HEC Cougar 550w RS Series
http://www.cougar-world.de/en/products/power-supply/cougar-rs.html
I was browsing for a review I couldn't find any. Nothing. I don't know if it's a new release, or the company is that bad at making PSUs.
I was planning to get it, but I'd rather ask here first.

My second option is an OCZ 500W StealthXStream II.
http://www.ocztechnology.com/res/manuals/SXS2_allcharts.jpg
Now the thing is, HEC has 28A on its 12V1 and 20A on the 12V2 which is the only reason why I'd get it. While the OCZ has only 18 Amps on both its dual rails. I don't know maybe amperage isn't much of a factor with this price range?
post #2 of 6
Go with the OCZ. You can get it on sale for $20 here.
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post #3 of 6
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wow $20?
its $60 here in my country...
WOAAH?
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Originally Posted by jds777;12803470 
wow $20?
its $60 here in my country...
WOAAH?

Didn't see you lived in the Philippines. redface.gif

You should still go with the OCZ.
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post #5 of 6
HEC is a pretty well-known company, but most of what they make is crap. Cougar is a brand of HEC. A lot of Cougar units are nothing to write home about, while some are pretty decent. I don't know anything about Cougar's RS series though. In the absence of any info about it, I'd avoid it though. At least the OCZ StealthXStream II is known to be acceptable.
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Cool, thanks alot!!

I hope I can get a sig rig soon. =D
Maybe ordering overseas might be cheaper. I don't mind waiting...
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