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Anyone ever heard of them? I noticed them on Newegg and most of them are 80+ Certified. Just curious on what people think of them.
    
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I can't remember where I heard it (I suppose I heard it from Phaedrus2129), but I heard that these Cougar PSUs are actually good units!
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They're made my HEC I believe.
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The only thing i know is that Linus uses one for his test bench. it must be decent if he uses it.

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I can't remember where I heard it (I suppose I heard it from Phaedrus2129), but I heard that these Cougar PSUs are actually good units!
They aren't as good as brands such as Corsair/Antec HCP series and the SeaSonic Range (OEM included), But they definitely are not bad. They have some very decent units and are a good buy if like their coloring/good price
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They are HEC built,and the SX,GX are decent units,only lacking a hair on ripple control,although well within spec.
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I can't remember where I heard it (I suppose I heard it from Phaedrus2129), but I heard that these Cougar PSUs are actually good units!
S is good.

SX is below average (I wouldn't quite call it mediocre though).



Most people assume the addition of an X to a model number means it's 10x better. In this instance, that's not the case.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
S is good.

SX is below average (I wouldn't quite call it mediocre though).



Most people assume the addition of an X to a model number means it's 10x better. In this instance, that's not the case.
But GX is good?
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But GX is good?
I don't remember.
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I have the CMX 1000 , hasnt givin me any problems at all, although i have never had any problems with any PSU. Minus the cheapy stock one that came with a pre built HP media center a few years back.
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