It's actually 550W peak and 500W continuous. It was also rated at 25C, an unrealistically low temperature. We like to see them rated at 40-50C. However, I did some checking and it is an honest 500W unit: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/748/7 But it is not a 550W power supply. It appears Best Buy (who owns the Rocketfish brand) is now using CWT (a respectable manufacturer) to make their PSUs now, rather than Huntkey (one of the worst manufacturers; their own brand PSUs will blow up if pushed past 80% load). Not a great PSU, but decent. Best Buy did lose points in my eyes by selling it at its peak wattage, rather than continuous.
Can't say about the 550W Rocketfish, but I have a 700W modular rocketfish and it works perfect with no problems ever, stable volts as well. My friend can also vouch for this PSU, as his has ran for probably a year stable with no problems, running at least 5 HDDs, and a 9800GTX
I've got an OCZ 850W GameXStream that I got from www.svc.com for $50 + shipping. Great deal, and it works perfectly. It's in the clearance section as it's refurbished. Don't know if it's still there though.
The Rocketfish 550W is actually a 500W PSU (continuous wattage). It's... meh. Not total garbage, but not worth what you paid for it.
I had a Rocketfish 700W, the old Huntkey design, that I got through a friend who was an employee at Best Buy. For cost+10% he got it for $50. Retail was $110. There's a huge markup on those PSUs and they are not worth what you pay for them.
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