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Old 09-29-2017
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@Seasonic Rep Q4 2017 is coming, any info about the new Seasonic Core? You said we can expect a modern platform for 2017, is that DC-DC?
Aris published the news in january
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/sea...nes,33363.html
but still anything, AFAIK
S12II & M12II Evo are supposed to be replaced by Core & Core +
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Nevertheless, DC cable inline capacitors have been removed. . . .
That is probably worth a new ID designation by itself. Sounds like a new design.
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PSU start up tester added.
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SATA 3.3 adapter added.
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The fan may have been changed as well, but I am not sure about that one. I need to check with our PM.
We can wait to hear what he tells you.
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Still waiting for a link to photo(s).
Probably something like your random molex to S-ATA adaptor.
Possibly a S-ATA to S-ATA adaptor without 3.3V connected though.
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Any reason why the Prime Ultra's are cheaper than the Primes?
For example, on newegg.com, the:
Prime Ultra 850w Titanium is $209.90
Prime 850w Titanium is $272.83
I figured the Ultra's would cost more?
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Any reason why the Prime Ultra's are cheaper than the Primes?
For example, on newegg.com, the:
Prime Ultra 850w Titanium is $209.90
Prime 850w Titanium is $272.83
I figured the Ultra's would cost more?
Because they use the word "Ultra"?

Prime is made in Taiwan. Prime Ultra is made in China.

Prime has caps in the cable. Prime Ultra does not.

Prime Ultra's fan is better though. Still Hong Hua with FDB, but lower RPM with higher pressure and same CFM.
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Because they use the word "Ultra"?

Prime is made in Taiwan. Prime Ultra is made in China.

Prime has caps in the cable. Prime Ultra does not.

Prime Ultra's fan is better though. Still Hong Hua with FDB, but lower RPM with higher pressure and same CFM.

I need to do my homework on power supplies but if you had a choice between the 850w Prime or Prime Ultra, which one would you choice (and why if you don't mind answering).

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Or stated another way, I know price doesn't always determine the quality of a product but if the Prime is more expensive than the Prime Ultra do to build quality, components, etc. would that one be the better choice?

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Between the two, I would pick Prime Ultra.
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Maybe made in taiwan cost more than china
I have 2pcs of prime ultra titan 1kw but not open this yet, external is same Prime
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Maybe made in taiwan cost more than china
Maybe?

Try: Absolutely yes.
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