Big Seasonic Power at a Small Price

seanreisk

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I have two Seasonic power supplies, and a third that is a Corsair built by Seasonic that I keep in my spares box. My 650w Seasonic is 12 years old and has been in at least two different computers, and is currently powering a little 24/7 Linux box with 6 drives. It has reached that faithful point where if it blew up tomorrow, I'd still be happy that I bought it.
 

CombatChrisNC

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Good brand. Good part. Good price.

But damn if the need for 1kw and up PSUs is at an all time low. I mean, even with a Vega 64 and over clocked 2700x, you don't exactly 'need' one.

Interesting times we live in.
 
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Zarathustra[H]

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Good brand. Good part. Good price.

But damn if the need for 1kw and up PSUs is at an all time low. I mean, even with a Vega 64 and over clocked 2700x, you don't exactly 'need' one.

Interesting times we live in.
Threadripper
 

Zarathustra[H]

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Very nice.

I may just buy this to replace my aging Silverstone Strider Gold ST1200-G I bought back in 2011. I could have sworn I had read excellent reviews for these back when I bought it, but these days I am seeing pretty poor ones.

Seasonic makes some damned good stuff though.
 

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When crypto mining was in full bloom earlier in the year 1200 watt PSUs were out of stock everywhere and something like this would fetch $300-$400 used, because the greenhorns didn’t know you could daisy chain smaller much cheaper power supplies or even use server power supplies off eBay which still stayed relatively cheap.
 
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CombatChrisNC

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Ah, there you have it. I didn't consider it really. I see all the amazing reviews but I know I'm not in the market for it so I gloss over the details like power.

Multi-GPU and TR.

Or also I guess a dual socket system or server with loads of drives.

You do have to admire the level of performance you can fit into a 650-700W envelope.
 

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I like my seasonic power supplys. An "older design" gold 520w unit and a newer 360w gold unit (Jonnyguru gave this model an almost perfect rating. Its voltage regulation is fantastic).
 
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