Computer System Power Supply Tier Listing (Tiers C, D, & E)

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Tier C • Recommended for cheap mid/low-end systems


• Abkoncore | Tenergy Bronze
• Abysm | Morpheo
• ADX | Power W Gold
• Aerocool | KCAS M 850 / Plus / G(M)
• Aigo | ES Gold
• Andyson | H6 / GX - M5+ =>550W / BX
• Antec | Earthwatts [EA] Gold EVO - High Current Gamer [HCG] Bronze 2012 (M) =>750W - Neo Eco II - VP-F Bronze
• be quiet! | Dark Power Pro P8 / P9 - System Power 9 =>400W / CM / U9 =>400W / B9 =>400W - Power Zone
• Bitfenix | Formula Bronze
• Chieftec | Core BBS - Proton BDF-S / BDF-C - Navitas GPM-C <=850W - A-90 - Silicon SLC-C - Photon Gold GDP-C-RGB - APS-CB =>750
• Coba | NitroX Nobility
• Cooler Master | MWE V1 Bronze [MPX] =>600W - Masterwatt (TUF) - GM - Silent Pro M2 =>720W
• Corsair | CX Green =>750W - CX-M Green =>750W / Gray - GS Bronze - CV 650W - HX Gold =>750W - Vengeance Bronze - Enthusiast TX v2 - RM 2013 <=850W [orange-label]
• Cougar | LX - CMD - CMX v3 - GX v1/v2/v3
• CWT / Channel Well Technology | GPS S-G
• Deepcool | Quanta DQ - DQ-ST - DQ Evo
• Delta | GPS-JB / AB
• Enermax | Revolution Duo / X't - Revobron
• EVGA | Supernova B2 - GD 2019 -V* - GQ <=750W - BQ - B 500/600/700W
• Fractal Design | Integra M - Newton R3 - Tesla R2
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Raider II - HEXA 85+ - Hydro GE / Pro - Hyper M85+
• Gamdias | Astrape P1 - Kratos P1
• Gigabyte | G750H - P650B - Sumo Platinum
• Great Wall | M 1200
• High Power | Astro GD-F HPJ =>850W - Direct12 Bronze =>750W / Bronze II
• In Win | A1 Plus - Classic C
• iTek | Taurus GF
• Kingwin | Lazer Gold / Platinum
• Kolink | Continuum 1050/1200W
• LC Power | Gold Series - Prophecy RGB
• LDLC | TA
• LEPA | MaxGold - G-MAS
• Montech | Gamma (II) - Alpha (X)
• Mistel | Vision MX Gold / Platinum
• NZXT | HALE82 / HALE90 / HALE90 V2
• OCZ / PC Power & Cooling | Silencer Platinum 1050W - ZT - ZX[/COLOR]
• PC Cooler | GI-P
• Powerspec | PS-GSM / PS-GFM - PSX-GFM
• Riotoro | Builder 500/600W
• Rosewill | Arc 750W - Tachyon - Hive - Hive S =>750W - Hercules (-S) 1600W
• Seasonic | G GP / SSR-GP / SSP-GT - M12II (EVO) x50W - S12III - S12D Silver - S12 Energy Plus - SS-HT <=650W / =>750W
• Sentey | Platinum LTP-SM - Golden Steel GSP-HM 1200/1600W - Metal Extreme MHP-XM 1000W - Metal Blade MBP-HM 1000W
• Sharkoon | WPM Gold Zero - Silentstorm Icewind
• SilentiumPC | Supremo [3] L2 / M2 - Vero L3 / M3
• Silverstone | DA-G 1650W - Strider Bronze ST-SF / Gold ST-SF-G
• Super Flower / Zhenhua | Golden King - Leadex Silver / Platinum 2000W - Iceberg Kingdee
• Thermaltake | BlueEvo 2.0 - Smart BM2 / DPS G Gold X50W / G / Gold X00W / Pro RGB / M =>750W / SP-P 750W - Toughpower DPS G RGB Gold / GX1 (RGB) / Gold Semi-Modular <=1200W / European Gold <=650W / Russian Gold (<=750W / 850-1200W) / SFX / Grand RGB Gold Sync Edition / Grand RGB Platinum - TR2 RX Bronze =>850W
• ThunderX3 | Plexus
• Vinga | VPS Gold / Platinum
• XFX | Black Edition Silver - Core =>650W - TS Bronze =>650W - Pro XXX
• Xigmatek | Cerberus (III) S =>550W - Centauro
• Xilence | Performance A+ X30w / A+ III X50W
• Zalman | EBT =>850W - GVM =>850W - GigaMax GVII - LX 700W - TX
( low priority units - minor issues or lack of info )
• ADATA | XPG Pylon
• Aerocool | Strike-X =>800W - GT S Bronze =>700W / SG Gold - Aero Bronze
• Antec | High Current Gamer [HCG] 2018
• Apevia | Prestige
• ASUS | TUF Bronze
• BR ONE | Rainbow
• Boostboxx | Power Boost 600/700W
• Chieftec | Nitro2 85+ BPS-C2 - APS-C 1000W
• Cooler Master | MWE V2 [1] White [MPE] 230V Only / V2 [1] Bronze [MPE] 230V Only
• Deepcool | DA-N 500/600W - DQ-M-V2L [2]
• Enermax | Marblebron
• EVGA | BA - BR
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Hydro GD / MX / K Pro - MS 600W
• Goldenfield | ATX-W Gold
• Green | ESD - EUD - HED
• G.Skill | MB-G [2]
• High Power | Performance Pro
• Hiper | HPB-FM - HPB-RGB
• Huntkey | GS
• IPPON | Platinum
• In Win | Compact / CS - F1
• Kolink | Classic KL-v2 / Modular KL-M
• LC Power | Gold Series - Prophecy RGB
• Micronics | Astro G - Compact SFX GD - Classic II Bronze - Cyclone III - Performance II PV - Zero
• Montech | Century [2]
• Powerspec | PS-BSM 750W
• Raidmax | Cobra AE Gold =>850 / AE-B / AE-M - Vortex Gold AE-V - Vampire GH
• Rosewill | Fortress - Photon =>850W - Lepton - Valens
• Seasonic | S12II EVO
• Silverstone | SX-G =>600W
• Skydigital | Validus LP
• Super Flower / Zhenhua | Eco Silver
• Thermaltake | Toughpower GX2 / European Gold =>750W / Russian Gold GF1
• Xigmatek | Shogun G - Tauro 700W
• Zalman | Wattgiga

[1] MWE V2 units have high ripple issues on very low load also resulting in increased coil whine, fix pending.
[2] CWT GPX based units have problems with failing burn-in test under sub 90VAC input, treat as 230V only, source.
[3] Units experiencing tripping issues with high transient power draw GPUs like AMD Vega and high-end nVidia Ampere.

Tier D • Recommended only for very cheap, iGPU systems

• 1st Player | Black Widow - DK 5.0 / 6.0
• Abko / Suitmaster | Mighty
• Aerocool | Aero White - Cyclon - KCAS (M) Bronze (<=800W,1000W) - Lux RGB - Strike-X <=600W - VX (Plus) (RGB)
• Andyson | M5+ 450W
• Antec | Atom - Basiq 80 Plus / VP Plus / VP-P (Plus) / VP-PC / VP-F 80+ - Earthwatts [EA] Gold Pro Chinese versions / Platinum / 80+ / (D) Green - Neo Eco Classic NE-C (X50W/X20W) / Modular NE-M / NE-M v2 - NX
• Apexgaming | AJ / AG
• Argus | APS - RGB
• be quiet! | Pure Power L8 / L9 / 10 <=350W / 11 <=350W - Straight Power E8 / E9 - SFX Power / Power 2 - System Power 7 / 8
• CWT / Channel Well Technology | GPK-S / GPT-S
• Chieftec | Photon Bronze CTG-C-RGB - A-80 - Task TPS-S - Force CPS-S - Neutron <=600W BLC-S - APB-8B - APS-C <=650W - APS-CB <=650W - APS-S - APS-SB - GPA-S8 - GPB-S - GPC-S - GPE-S - GPS-A8 - ELP-S - SFX-BS - PSF-B
• Cooler Master | GX 2010 [RS] - GXII - MWE V1 Bronze [MPW] / V1 White [MPX] <=550W - Masterwatt Lite - Silent Pro M2 <=620W
• Corsair | Builder CX(-M) 2012 <=600W [green-label] - CV <=550W - VS 2017 [gray-label] - RM 2013 1000w [orange-label]
• Cougar | CMX v1/v2 - STE - STX - VTC - VTE - VTX - XTC
• Deepcool | DA / DA-M / DA-N 700W - DN
• Delta | GPS-HB A Bronze
• EVGA | BT - B <=600W - BV - GS 550/650W [3] - Supernova NEX-B / PB / G5 1000w <2020 - Supernova NEX-G <=750W / G(1) <=750W / PG <=750W - W1 - W3
• Enermax | Cyberbron - NaXn 82+ - MaxPro / MaxPro II
• FSP / Fortron / Quanhan | Aurum 92+ / CM / Gold / S- Dagger SDA - Raider - HD - Hexa 80+ - HEXA+ (II) - Hyper / S / M / K - Hammer - Hydro / K - PNR - PNR-i - PNR Pro - 60GHS / 60GHS(85)
• Fractal Design | Integra R2 / SFX
• Gamdias | Astrape M1 White
• Gamemax | GM
• Gigabyte | BH - PB500 - PW
• Great Wall / Hunters | Gaming G5 - BH - Lightning
• Green | ECO / ECO rev 3.1
• High Power | Astro GD HPA - Element Smart EP-S - Simplicity ST HPG-T12S
• Hiper | HPB-SM
• Hydance | HY-CT
• In Win | A
• Kolink | Core - SFX
• LC Power | GP3 Silver - Super Silent - Silent Giant GP3 Bronze
• LDLC | EC - BG - FP
• Micronics | Caslon II - Compact SFX Bronze <=450W - Classic II 80+ - Zero Plus
• Montech | Beta
• NZXT | HALE82 V2 / HALE82-N / HALE90 V2S
• OCZ / PC Power & Cooling | Silencer MK III <=600W - ModXStream Pro
• Powerspec | PS-BF - PS BGM <=650w
• Raidmax | Thunder V2 RX-AP / RGB RX-AP-R - Cobra AC-B / AF-B - Vortex Bronze / White
• Rosewill | Arc <=650W - Arc M - Hive S <=650W - Glacier - TFX Bronze - TFX Gold
• Seasonic | SS-ET
• Sharkoon | WPC Bronze
• Silverstone | Strider Gold Evolution - Strider Essential ET-B / F-ES / F-ES230 / F-ESB / F-ESG - Strider Titanium =>1100W / Plus F-PB - SX-LPT
• Skydigital | Power Station 5 80+ White
• Superflower | Bronze King - Bronze FX - Mega
• Tacens | Radix VII
• Thermaltake | Smart 80+ / SE / BM1 / BX1 (RGB) / DPS G Bronze X00W / 80+ RGB / M <=650W / SP-P (X30W/650W) / German series Bronze (Pro RGB) - TR2 Bronze / S X50W / 80+ White / RX 80+ White / RX Bronze <=750W - Toughpower PF1 (not ARGB) / DPS G Titanium 1500W - Litepower (RGB)
• Xigmatek | Centauro S - Cerberus (III) S450 - X-Power / X-Power II - Tauro <=600W
• Xilence | Gaming - Performance C / A
• Zalman | GLX - GS - GT - GV - GVM <=700W - LE - LE II - LX - LXII
( low priority units - minor issues or lack of info )
• Aerocool | Integrator - Lux RGB - VX (Plus) (RGB)
• Antec | High Current Gamer [HCG] Bronze 2012 <=620W [1]
• Apevia | Jupiter
• Bitfenix | BPA - Fury
• Modecom | Volcano Bronze
• Seasonic | A12 [2] - S12II 80+ / Bronze [1] / EVO [2] - S12III [2] - M12II (EVO) [1] x20W - ECO [1] SSP-ST / SS-BT / SS-ES
• Sentey | SDP 80+
• SilentiumPC | Elementum E2 - Vero L2 / M2 - Supremo M1 Platinum
• Vinga | VPS-B - VPS-P
• XFX | XT Bronze [1] - TS Bronze <=550w [1] - Core <=550w [1]

[1] Seasonic S12II Bronze and related units have or had UVP issues, source.
[2] Seasonic S12III, S12II EVO and A12 - OCP (on any rails) not claimed, nor present in supervisor IC, neither does 12V UVP/OVP. No reviews to prove otherwise.
[3] OCP not present on any rails apparently. No reviews to prove otherwise.

Tier E • Potentially dangerous in multiple scenarios (should never be used!)

• Armageddon | All units
• BR ONE | BR-X
• Chieftec | Non-rated units
• Corsair | VS 2012 orange
• Cooler Master | Elite - Realpower - B2
• Diablotek | All units
• EVGA | N1 - N2
• LC Power | Non-rated units
• Lepa | MaxBron
• Linkworld | All units
• Logisys | All units
• MS-Tech | All units
• NOX | All units
• Raidmax | Non-rated units
• Rasurbo | All units
• Rhomburtech | All units
• Sempre | All units
• Speedlink | All units
• Tacens | All units
• Trust | All units
• Ultron | All units
 
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