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Old October 3, 2009, 08:36 AM
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IS it better than the OCZ StealthXstream 600W???

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Old October 3, 2009, 09:41 AM
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Of course, you cannot compare a genuine Seasonic with a rebranded FSP.
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Old October 3, 2009, 09:46 AM
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but the OCZ psu is technically a 700W one tho... i'm not too sure about the quad 12V. So i have 72amps or something???
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seasonic makes almost all the other good psu's out there
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I'd take that Seasonic in a heartbeat over the OCZ. And if 500W wasn't enough, and the computer genuinely needed 700W, I still wouldn't be getting the OCZ unit.
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but the OCZ psu is technically a 700W one tho...
Hah, 700W? More like 500W.
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but the OCZ psu is technically a 700W one tho... i'm not too sure about the quad 12V. So i have 72amps or something???
No, it's more like an overrated 550W. And only ~44A on the 12V.
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