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    Default Anyone remember the old Tagan PSU's ?

    They seemed to be popular yonks ago, and still have one - I forget the wattage now - in it's box in my 'spares' cupboard.
    What about PC Power & Cooling, who - so I was told by their marketing - they their PSU's were the 'bees knees' back then..?
    Never bought one of those though, because I latched on to Corsair for PSU's.
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    Since Tagan wasn't an actual company, but a conglomeration of partnerships, it disappeared when pieces of the partnership started to falter.

    PC Power & Cooling is still around.. but not what they once were. OCZ bought PC Power & Cooling in 2007. When Toshiba bought OCZ in 2013, the only wanted the Indilix flash controllers and SSD branding and didn't want to get into PSUs, so the PC Power division was sold off to Firepower Technology the very next year.

    They haven't really developed any new consumer grade product since then, but put some focus back on industrial, including moving the Turbo Cool back to an industrial design. They use the same facility in Carlsbad they had before the OCZ acquisition to do custom cables for special server and SI projects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baron View Post
    They seemed to be popular yonks ago, and still have one - I forget the wattage now - in it's box in my 'spares' cupboard.
    Throw it away and let it be recycled, they are garbage -> Topower Made.

    Except if you have the U33II aka Superrock series. Those were pretty decent. Lower Wattage were Enhance AFAIR. And the Higher Wattage were Impervio.

    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
    Since Tagan wasn't an actual company, but a conglomeration of partnerships, it disappeared when pieces of the partnership started to falter.
    Hm??
    Wasn't it just a brand from Maxpoint??

    Their biggest competitor - ~25km next to them is still around - probably because they parted ways with Topower in 2007, Tagan/Maxpoint did not until 2009. And they went under....

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    Thank you both for the interesting information. I had a feeling back then that Tagan were a German Company, but can't really remember.
    Mine worked fine until I switched to Corsair, because I fancied a modular PSU on a new build.

    Mine is up in my loft somewhere, never to be used, but I don't have the heart to chuck it away, the same as my Corsair HX620 and with the RM550X as a spare I doubt it will ever get used again.....
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    But even the Superrock are almost 10 years old Stefan and probably no one of this life any more because of the serial error. there were many reports about defective

    best regards
    Tinpoint

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