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post #1 of 8
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I have a large quantity of used PSU's. I have 2 different models from 2 different name brand OEM manufacturers. They are both 300W PSU's.

Based on the Pic's which one do you think is the highest quality and least likely to die, and what is it that sets them appart. Better transient filter stage, better design exc

Kudos to anyone who can guess what brands they are BTW! I am not putting it in the beginning post because I don't want to sway anyones opinion

These PSU's are both bad and have blown caps BTW

PSU#1


PSU#2


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post #2 of 8
The second one appears to be of better build but I can't read the names on any of the caps.

Odd but the first one looks like a Seasonic and the second possibly a Raidmax??
Edited by King Nothing - 4/6/11 at 4:54pm
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post #3 of 8
First most definitely is not a SeaSonic. Does the first have passive PFC?

Second I can't tell anything, the heatsinks are too big and are blocking my view of the components.
post #4 of 8
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#1 is a SeaSonic

#2 is a FSP
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post #5 of 8
Then go with seasonic
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post #6 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nick911 View Post
Then go with seasonic
I don't want to choose them just because they are a seasonic...... I want to know which is the better unit. My first instinct is yes the seasonic is better but the FSP unit seems like it is better made on the inside yet I have no idea what I am looking at so my simple observations mean nothing.
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post #7 of 8
If that's a SeaSonic it's not a unit I'm familiar with. And FSP has like 10,000 designs.


I'm really not sure. Both are probably adequately performing 300W power supplies. Flip a coin.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
#1 is a SeaSonic

#2 is a FSP
Well at least I'm half right!
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