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Old 26-09-07, 12:01 PM
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OC3D Review: Seasonic X900 SS-900HP 900w PSU

"Seasonic have always been known for their high-end range of silent PSU's. Will their latest 900w beast - the X900 unit live up to their reputation and our expectations?"



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Old 26-09-07, 12:25 PM
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Quality review as always mate, and what an excellent performer. I'll have the stability and efficiency over other blingy high-powered units any day. Keep up the good work
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Old 26-09-07, 12:25 PM
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Almost 85% efficiency is very impressive.

Shame about the noisy fan, had they placed 2 fans in the unit - one intake, one exhaust - then the fans would not have had to reach full throttle like a single one does...

Quality PSU.
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Old 26-09-07, 12:30 PM
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Agreed, but you look at the load required (776w) to get it to be audible. Many probably wouldn't even get it to break a sweat.
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Old 26-09-07, 12:36 PM
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oF COURSE!

I did overlook that rather important detail... Probably why pcp&p is silent - never breaks a sweat, not even benching!

This seems like another PSU for life
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Old 26-09-07, 12:53 PM
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Yeah it's a very good PSU for sure. As you've pointed out, its unlikely most people will ever hear this unit at full throttle, because it needs some serious load for that to happen.

Of course, if you was hell bent on making it total silent, you could always swap out the fan with a SilenX or something. Not that I'd advise anyone to fiddle inside a PSU
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Old 27-09-07, 07:44 AM
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Jeeze that is a PCP&C rip off if ever I saw one... the silnecer sprigns to mind when I look at that. Similar internal layout, same exhaust fan and positioning etc. But that is a good thing - more manufacturers like PCP&C mean more stable and quality PSU's. A single rail would have been nice but excellent PSU none the less - whopping efficiency!
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Old 27-09-07, 02:02 PM
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it looks quality tbh...

i'd stil have a pcp&c over it any day...but i bet its cheaper than the pcp&c equivilant....
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Old 27-09-07, 09:30 PM
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Nice review, looks like a great little PSU, and don't take little literally lol
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Old 28-09-07, 12:56 AM
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Good review mate, I like the good/mediocre/bad breakdown in the conclusions section.

I have to say I do like Seasonic PSUs.
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