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09-11-2017 03:50 PM
Wally West the fan on the prime titanium doesnt spin until 50% load.
09-11-2017 10:02 AM
madbrayniak Hey all,

Helping my brother-in-law build a new computer and I recommended him Seasonic Prime Platinum for his build.

I will be helping him build that computer and I am hoping that it works out really well for him.

Really need to upgrade my PSU as well so I am kinda using him as a guinea pig.

Was looking at Seasonic, EVGA G3, and Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 11 for myself. All look to do really well on Johnny Guru but Be Quiet has the shortest warranty but maybe one of the beter(best?) fans for quiet operation.
08-21-2017 03:12 PM
shilka Reason why some of the newer Seasonic units and reviews are not listed is because my threads are no longer being updated
I dont have the time and even if i had the time i dont want to spend any time updating them

So if anyone wants to take over all my info threads and update them they are yours as i no longer care
As for the Seasonic Focus Plus Gold they are according to reviews very good.
08-21-2017 03:08 PM
Mega Man "Hands on" psu experience is worthless.
08-21-2017 02:44 PM
Wight88 what about seasonic's new focus plus power supplies? i hear good reviews on jonny guru, but has anyone had any real hands on experience with those yet? they any good you think?
08-12-2017 07:38 PM
Mega Man
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

PCI-E is NOT electrically compatible with EPS or vice versa and if you hook one into the other you are going to fry the PSU and everything its hooked up to
For that reason EPS has been made so it CANT plug in PCI-E or vice versa by mistake

You dont even need to use the 4 pin unless you have plans for doing extreme overclocking and by extreme i mean LN2 and liquid helium cooled overclocking
You only get one EPS cable with the 550 watt so thats all you got and you cant use any other cables for the reasons above.

While he is correct ( pcie won't mate into esp and electrically are different )

The pcie/cpu means some and or that model ship with either a 4+4 and an 8 pin or some combo there in.
(please note this post is directed to Sandywind and not skills)
Just because the component end is not compatible, both pcie and esp is just 12v and hard. They can share a connector on the psu side
08-12-2017 05:18 PM
AlphaC This thread got superbumped.

Any way there will be added info on focus +?

Per realhardtechx there's reviews up on the PSUs:


Prime Platinum
650W : http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=514 , http://www.kitguru.net/components/power-supplies/zardon/seasonic-prime-650w-platinum-psu-review/
1000W : http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=519 , http://www.kitguru.net/components/power-supplies/zardon/seasonic-prime-1000w-platinum-psu-review/

Prime Gold
850W : https://www.kitguru.net/components/power-supplies/zardon/seasonic-prime-850w-gold-psu-review/
1000W : http://www.kitguru.net/components/power-supplies/zardon/seasonic-prime-1000w-gold-psu-review/
08-12-2017 03:41 PM
sandywind Absolutely. Look at the photographs for example here. The modular cable has "PSU" at the 8-pin end and "PCI-E" at the 6+2 end, as expected.

Anyway, as you wrote, inserting the 6-pin part of that cable into the motherboard's EPS connector would reverse ground and 12V, with catastrophic consequences.

It worries me though that apparently there is a match between the rightmost 6 pins of the EPS connector on the Crosshair VI Hero (see page 1-25 of the User Guide) and the 6-pin PCI-E male connector. I have not checked the drawing in the user guide is correct, though.
08-12-2017 10:27 AM
shilka CPU on most brands means EPS and/or ATX
Are you sure it does not say GPU on the PCI-E cables?
08-12-2017 09:48 AM
sandywind Thank you for your reply. Out of curiosity, what does the label "CPU" then mean on Seasonic units? One can find it on most of them, associated to PCI-E or alone.
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