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Old 05-06-2009, 01:37 PM   #1
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Default Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF Power Supply Review

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"To start off, we must say that we were really disappointed with the name chosen by Arctic Cooling for this product. 550RF leads you to believe that this is a 550 W product, when in fact it is a 500 W ..."

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Old 05-08-2009, 04:49 AM   #2
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An unexpected result, AC is a good brand, how could them mess with an excelente product ?

Fortunatelly we have good contenders.
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Old 05-12-2009, 03:54 AM   #3
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Hi Gabe,

Thanks for review but I'm lost.
I understand those SATA connectors on a wire, I understand peak power, I understand lack of EPS12V connector (all are AC design flaws) but I don't understand out of specs on +12V until 300W.
I have guys in our forums with this PSU and all are happy under 300W load. I even spoke with our AC reseller and he has 0 RMA until now. Every single respectable review don't show that drop on 12V.
This PSU is the same as VX450, "old" EA500 and SilverPower SS500, all of them based on Seasonic S12II 500 which performs very well.
Maybe you have a dud PSU?

Looking forward for an answer.

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Old 05-12-2009, 09:05 AM   #4
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Well, that's I got here...

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Old 05-12-2009, 09:10 AM   #5
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Thanks for reply.
Oh well in this case I'll pass this review because it's an exception.

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Old 05-18-2009, 07:40 AM   #6
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Hello!
Not an electrician, but the different(?) outcomes may be a result of the different power schemes in USA and most of the rest of the world, 115 vs. 230V. The Usanian lower voltage I've learnt - from here I think - results in less outcome/efficiency/performance by was it 5 to 10 %.
You may notice that the differences(?) and opinios concerning the PSU follow the nationality of the poster. But I agree to attriute it 550W is deceptive. Even Q-tecish.

I always connect low efficiency with...
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