Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Platinum 650W PSU Review @ [H]

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by FrgMstr, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

    May 18, 1997
    Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Platinum 650W PSU Review

    Seasonic is back again today with another of its mid-tier computer power supplies, this time the Focus Plus is Platinum rated, which seems to be exceptionally good for a "mid-tier" product. It has a small profile, is fully modular, and carries on the Seasonic tradition of quiet quality at a very affordable $100 price, all with a 10 year warranty.

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  2. pcgeekesq

    pcgeekesq [H]ard|Gawd

    Apr 23, 2012
    It's sad to contrast this with the GPU industry.

    In PSUs we have lots of competition, and some of the best PSUs come from a company that is scrupulously honest with reviewers.
    As a result, that supplier gets my PSU dollars, every time I build a system, pretty much without regard to any price difference that might exist.

    In contrast, over in GPUs, there's no competition at the high end, and the lead supplier of high-end GPUs seems slimier than snot.
    As a result, well, I guess I don't really need a new GPU any time soon.

    Maybe Intel will get GPUs right this time. Maybe then GPU marketing will get cleaned up by the forces of competition.
    But I'm not betting on it.
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  3. Neapolitan6th

    Neapolitan6th Gawd

    Nov 18, 2016
    Good efficiency, great warranty, good price. Can't complain.

    I hope we can someday see 10 year warranties on other PC components as well.
  4. LightsOut41

    LightsOut41 Limp Gawd

    Mar 5, 2017
    Really no reason to get this over the Gold version.