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Old January 31, 2007, 10:41 PM
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Default Super Flower PSUs any good?

Anybody here used a Super Flower PSU before and had a reliable experience? I know Fortron is usally one of the better PSUs these days but I was wondering how reliable this 800w one with detachable cables is:

http://www.super-flower.com.tw/produ...roducts_id=189

Or even where it is available in North America for that matter.

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Old January 31, 2007, 11:24 PM
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...and I don't see them at newegg, which means they probably haven't really busted out in N.A. yet.
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Old February 1, 2007, 08:40 AM
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Yeah did a model # search and not much came up, I think SepheronX is right, I think, that Superflowers are made by FSP, I remember reading up on them, not that model, last year but my memory is sketchy.
So are you just looking for a high end PSU with modular cables?
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Old February 1, 2007, 11:52 PM
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Yeah, I was considering it as an option for my system. I should have guessed that it was likely to be made by Fortron or someone similar.
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Well FSP ( Fortron ) make some damn good psu's so I dont think thats a bad thing.
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Well, one of my first posts here. Seems like a great community.

As for the SuperFlower PSUs: they fabricate their own PSUs and do not farm-out to another OEM. They also fabricate PSUs for Kingwin and Mad Dog. You may notice more than a passing resemblance here on Kingwin's site:
http://www.kingwin.com/mach1600ma1w.asp

Their quality is definately iffy at best and because of the plexi "windows" on the sides of the PSU, I would be a little worried of some EM interference with your other components.

If you are absolutely in the market for a modular PSU, you might want to take a look at the FSP-built Zalman PSUs if they are within your budget.
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Never heard of Mad Dog. I'll have to put that on my list of things to check out.
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Mad Dog Multimedia:
http://www.mdmm.com/index.php

Home of the "Deer Caught in the Headlights" Girl and your one-stop-shop for everything generic.
Their Sunflower-made PSUs are not horrible but not that great either,
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Mad Dog Multimedia:
http://www.mdmm.com/index.php

Home of the "Deer Caught in the Headlights" Girl and your one-stop-shop for everything generic.
Their Sunflower-made PSUs are not horrible but not that great either,
Just visted the site.

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i am not sure what your power requirements or budget is but some other relaly good brands to look at are.

Antec NEO HE series
Seasonic
PC Power and Cooling
Enermax
Corsair

I personally power my rig with a 500 watt Antec NEO HE but 500 watts may not be enough for your needs you could go really crazy and get the 1kw PC P & C PSU but it's got to be around 300-400 bucks right now. just some ideas i guess. Good Hunting.
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