Computer System Power Supply Tier Listing (Tiers A & B)

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Tier A • Recommended for high-end systems


( multi/single-rail switchable )
• be quiet! | Dark Power Pro 10 / Pro 11 / Pro 12
• Cooler Master | V Platinum 2019 [MPZ]
• Corsair | AXi (<=1500W / 1600W) - RMi - HXi - HX Platinum - Vengeance Silver
• Enermax | Digifanless
• NZXT | E

( multi-rail )
• Antec | High Current Pro [HCP] Gold / Platinum
• be quiet! | Straight Power 11 Gold / Platinum
• Bitfenix | Formula Gold =>650W - Whisper =>650W
• Deepcool / Gamer Storm | DQ-M (not V2 / -V2L)
• Enermax | Platimax (1200/1350W) / Platimax D.F =>750W - Revolution D.F - MaxRevo 1350/1500W
• LEPA | MaxPlatinum 1050W/1375W

( single-rail )
• Abkoncore | CR Platinum
• ADATA / XPG | Core Reactor
• Aerocool | Project 7
• Andyson | N - R - PX - TX
• Antec | Earthwatts [EA] Gold Pro post 2018 y. [1] - High Current Gamer [HCG] Gold post 2018 y. [1] / Extreme post 2018 y. [1] - Signature Platinum / Titanium - Edge =>850W
• ASUS | ROG Strix post 2018 y. [1] / Thor
• Chieftec / Chieftronic | Powerplay Gold / Platinum - GPS-500C Fanless
• Cooler Master | Masterwatt Maker MiJ - V Gold 2013 [RS] Semi-modular [VSM] / Fully modular - V Platinum 2013 [RSC] - V SFX Gold
• Corsair | AX Gold / Platinum / Titanium - RMx 2015 / 2018 - RM Gray - SF Gold / Platinum [2] - TX-M 2017 (Gold)
• Cougar | GX-F (Aurum) - LLC
• Enermax | Platimax D.F <=600w - Maxtytan
• EVGA | Supernova G2(L) / GS =>850W / P2 / PS / T2 (<=1200W/1600W)
• Fractal Design | ION+ Platinum / SFX Gold
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Aurum PT / Pro - Hydro G / G Pro / X / PT / PTM
• Gamdias | Cyclops X1
• Great Wall | E Gold (Frozen)
• Green | Overclocking DG
• Huntkey | MVP-G Gold - MVP-P Platinum
• Kingwin | Stryker
• Kolink | Continuum C-PL 1500w
• LC Power | LC1200 Platinum
• Micronics | Astro Platinum
• NZXT | C-series - H1 / NP-S-M
• Phanteks | AMP - Revolt Pro post 2018 y. [1] - Revolt X
• Raidmax | Monster RX-AT
• Riotoro | Enigma G2 post 2018 y. [1]
• Rosewill | Silent Night - Quark - Capstone -XXXM / -XXX / -1000-M / G <=750W
• SAMA / Xianma | Forza Titanium
• Seasonic | Focus GX / GM / PX [1] / SGX - Prime Gold / Platinum / Titanium / Fanless PX / Fanless TX / Snow Silent (Gold / Platinum / Titanium) / Airtouch - Connect
• Silentmaxx | Fanless II
• Silverstone | Strider Gold S 1500W / Platinum PT <=850W - SX-G <=500W - SX-PT - Nightjar SXL / ATX (Platinum / Titanium)
• Super Flower / Zhenhua | Leadex Gold / Platinum <=1600W / Platinum SE / Titanium / II / III (pre/post 2020 y.) / III (Pro) ARGB - Platinum King - Golden Silent
• Thermaltake | Toughpower GF1 (ARGB) / PF1 ARGB / iRGB Plus (Gold/Platinum/Titanium) / Gold Semi-Modular 1500W / DPS G (Gold / Platinum) / DPS G RGB Titanium <=1250W / Grand (non-RGB) Gold / Russian Gold 1500W
• XFX | Pro Black FM / Limited Edition - XTR =>850W - XTS - XTI

( low priority units - minor issues or lack of info - should be avoided if possible)
• Antec | Earthwatts [EA] Pro Gold pre 2018 y. [1][4] - High Current Gamer [HCG] Gold pre 2018 y. [1] / Extreme pre 2018 y. [1] - Edge <=750W - Truepower Classic
• Asus | ROG Strix pre 2018 y. [1]
• Bitfenix | Formula Gold <=550W 1] - Whisper <=550W [1]
• Cooler Master | Masterwatt Maker - V Gold 2018 [MPY] =>750W
• Corsair | HX Gold 650W
• Delta | GM - GPS-HB Platinum
• Enermax | MaxRevo 1800W [3]
• EVGA | Supernova G3 - GT - NEX-G 1500W / PG 1500W
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Hydro PTM Pro
• Fractal Design | Edison M
• Gamdias | Kratos P1 Gold
• Gigabyte | XP-M 1200
• Green | Overclocking EVO - High Performance+ - UK+
• High Power | Super GD
• In Win | P - Premium Basic / PB
• Maingear | Ignition
• MSI | MPG A-GF
• Phanteks | Revolt Pro pre 2018 y. [1]
• Riotoro | Enigma G2 pre 2018 y. [1] - Builder 1200w
• SAMA / Xianma | Armor [1] (Pure Power) Gold / Platinum - Forza [1] Gold / Platinum
• Seasonic | Focus [1] Gold / Plus Gold / Plus Platinum - G RM - S12G RT - SSP-SFG - SSP-SUG - SSP-RT - [1] X Gold / Platinum / X Fanless / X Snow Silent
• Sentey | Golden Steel GSP-HM V2 1050W
• Sharkoon | Silentstorm Cool Zero
• SilentiumPC | Supremo FM2 [1]
• Silverstone | Strider Gold Platinum PT =>1000W
• Super Flower / Zhenhua | Leadex II [3] / V
• Thermaltake | Toughpower Grand (non-RGB) Platinum / Grand RGB Gold
• Wentai | Aidan 1616W [3]
• XFX | TS Gold - XT Gold - XTR <=750W - XTR2 - XTS2
• Xigmatek | Hera Gold - XFP
• Zalman | Acrux Platinum [1] - Wattera

[1] Units experiencing tripping issues with high transient power draw GPUs like AMD Vega and high-end nVidia Ampere. Includes Seasonic Focus based units made prior to Jan 2018, source.
[2] Corsair SF units with LOT codes from 194448* through 201148* have potential problems, Corsair conducts a voluntary replacement, source.
[3] Units that don't reach full rated capacity under full rated input voltage range.
[4] Antec EA Pro Gold has versions for Chinese market made by FSP on competely different, worse, group-regulated platform (tier D). Source #1, #2.

Tier B • Recommended for midrange systems

• 1st Player | Steampunk Gold
• Abkoncore | Tenergy Gold X50W
• Antec | Neo Eco Gold yellow-label [3]
• be quiet! | Pure Power 10 =>400W / 11 (CM) =>400W [1] - Straight Power E10 - SFX-L Power
• Chieftec | Smart GPS-C / Power Smart GPS-C - Navitas GPM-C =>1000W / GPM-S / PPS-FC - Polaris - SFX-GD-C - Compact CSN-C
• Cooler Master | MWE Gold - Reactor Gold - V Gold 2018 [MPY] <=650W
• Corsair | CX Gray - CS-m Gold - CX-F RGB
• Cougar | GEX - GX-S 2017
• Delta | GPS-FB Platinum
• Dengen | Gold FM
• Enermax | Platimax <=1000W/1500W - Revolution X't II
• EVGA | Supernova B3 post 2019 y. / G(1)+ / G5 / GD 2017 / GM / GQ 850w+ / (NEX-)G(1) (PG) 1000W / PQ
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Aurum Xilenser
• Gigabyte | AP-GM] / P-W
• Great Wall / Hunters | Titan TF - Gaming GX
• High Power | Astro Lite / GD-F HPB <=750W / GD-F HPJ <=750W / GD-F V2 HPM - Performance GD
• Huntkey | MVP K - WDK-K
• Kingwin | Absolute Platinum
• Kolink | Continuum C-PL 850W - Enclave G-FM
• LC-Power | GP4 - Arkangel III
• LDLC | US-G / GT-P - XT-P / QS-FL / QS-FLP - QS+ - BQ+
• LEPA | G-MA
• Lian Li | PE SFX-L
• Micronics | Astro GD
• Modecom | Volcano Gold
• OCZ / PC Power & Cooling | Silencer MK III =>750W
• Riotoro | Onyx - Enigma Gold
• Rosewill | Capstone / G =>850W - Tokamak - Lightning
• Seasonic | Core GC / GM / GX
• Segotep / Colorful | GP-P <=700w - GP-T <=700w - ZP500P-SG
• Sentey | Golden Steel GSP-SM 850/1050W
• Sharkoon | Silentstorm SFX Gold
• Skydigital | Power Station 5 Gold
• Silverstone | Strider Gold S (V2) <1500w / Titanium <=800W / Platinum PTS / Plus F-PS - Essential Gold ET-G / ET-HG - SX-LG - SX-LTI
• Super Flower / Zhenhua | Golden Green
• Thermaltake | TR2 Gold
• VIVO | 24K
• Xigmatek | Vector P
• Xilence | Performance X
• Zalman | EBT <=750w - Platinum
( low priority units - minor issues or lack of info )
• Antec | Neo Eco Gold green-label / Zen
• Cooler Master | MWE V2 [2] White [MPE] Full-range Input / V2 [2] Bronze [MPE] Full-range Input / V2 Gold - GX Gold - GX Bronze 2020 [MPX]
• CWT / Channel Well Technology | PUO V-G
• Enermax | Platimax 1500/1700W [4]
• EVGA | Supernova B3 pre 2019 y. / B5 / GA / GD 2019 -B*
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Dagger Pro
• Kolink | Continuum V2 1000/1200W
• In Win | Classic Basic CB
• Micronics | Compact SFX-L PT
• Rampage | Everest Forza FTX / ETX
• Segotep / Colorful | GP-G / KL
• Sentey | Solid SDP-SS
• SilentiumPC | Supremo M1 Gold
• Silverstone | ET700-MG - Revolution SFX
• Xigmatek | Minotaur
• Xilence | SQ

[1] bq! PP10/11 400W SKUs has PCI-e power cables powered only by single rail with total rating of 288W and trips with high transient power draw GPUs like AMD Vega
[2] Cooler Master MWE V2 units have high ripple issues on very low load also resulting in increased coil whine, fix pending.
[3] Units experiencing tripping issues with high transient power draw GPUs like AMD Vega and high-end nVidia Ampere. Includes Seasonic Focus based units made prior to Jan 2018, source.
[4] Units that don't reach full rated capacity under full rated input voltage range.
 
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