Review of 3 x Seasonic PSUs

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Review of 3 x Seasonic PSUs

Post by davidstone28 » Wed Apr 21, 2004 11:13 am

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Post by tay » Wed Apr 21, 2004 12:14 pm

Doesnt mention whether theyre rev3 models or not >:(

I read the whole thing hoping to find out more about it heh.
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Post by ChrisH » Thu Apr 22, 2004 3:37 am

I noticed in this review that the AC/DC power efficiency was around 70% while the SPCR review shows 75-80%. The PC Perspective review seems well done, but I can't figure out why the efficiencies are so different.

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Post by efcoins » Thu Apr 22, 2004 3:53 am

The review says
Due to Seasonic’s efficient circuit designs, these power supplies averaged about 5% better efficiencies than other power supplies in their class

Which is also what SPCR found

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Post by unregistered » Sat Apr 24, 2004 11:20 am

Here is my review on Seasonic Super Tornado 300 watt rev2.;

A great PSU if you are deaf, or you keep your CPU and peripherals at idle. This is the loudest component that I have ever bought for a computer!!!!! It has been installed for 10 minutes and won't last another 10. Give these as Christmas presents to your enemies :twisted: .

I can't believe they have the audacity to claim that this is quiet.

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this review was a follow-up

Post by hohum » Fri Apr 30, 2004 2:59 pm

hi all,

this review was a follow-up to the original review

Ten ATX Power Supplies Compared ... 0&PageID=1

discussed in here in this thread


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