PSU Tier List (New Edition, NOT the Original PSU Tier List or 2.0)

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(~18% complete AKA the first page of PSUs on the pcpartpicker database)

This is my version of the PSU Tier list, I will be starting with the pcpartpicker database of current PSUs. This is based on professional reviews and will not be complete for a little while. Hope you enjoy!

Tier 1 (Fantastic) For use in the highest quality of PCs

Name:Wattage Claim:80+ Cert



Tier 2 (Great) For use in Gaming Systems and Dev Systems

Name:Wattage Claim:80+ Cert

Tier 2b (Great, but not high wattage)

Name : Wattage : 80+ Cert

Fractal Design
Fractal Design Edison M : 450W : 80+ Gold



Tier 3 (Average) Use in average systems

Name:Wattage Claim:80+ Cert

Antec
Antec EA-380D Green : 380W : 80+ Bronze

EVGA
EVGA 500B : 500w : 80+ Bronze
EVGA 600B : 600W : 80+ Bronze

Fractal Design
Fractal Design FD-PSU-IN2B-500W : 500W : 80+ Bronze

FSP
FSP Group VITAL 400 : 400W : 80+

SeaSonic
SeaSonic SS-300ES Bronze : 300W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SSP-350SE : 350W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SS-300TFX Bronze : 300W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SSP-300ST : 300W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SSP-350ST : 350W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SS-300ET : 300W : 80+ Bronze
SeaSonic SS-300SFD : 300W : 80+
SeaSonic SS-350SFE : 350W : 80+


Tier 4 (Below Average) For use in only the most basic of systems

Name:Wattage Claim:80+ Cert

Antec
Antec BP350 : 350W : None
Antec VP-450 : 450W : None
Antec BP430 : 430W : 80+

Cooler Master
Cooler Master RS-460-PSAR-I3 : 460W : None
Cooler Master RS400-PSARJ3-US : 400W : None

Corsair
Corsair CX430 : 430w : 80+ Bronze
Corsair CX430M : 430W : 80+ Bronze

Enermax
Enermax ENP450AST : 450W : None

EVGA
EVGA 400w : 400w : None
EVGA 430w : 430w : 80+
EVGA 500w : 500w : 80+

Fractal Design
Fractal Design FD-PSU-IN3B-450W : 450W : 80+ Bronze

FSP
FSP Group ATX350-PNT : 350W : None
FSP Group FSP300-60GHS-R : 300W : 80+

Rosewill
Rosewill ARC 450 : 450W : 80+ Bronze

Tier 5 (Immediately Throw Away) Just go outside, take a hammer, and smash it. Make sure you or even your worst enemy doesn't use any of these at the rated wattage or even lower on some.

Name:Wattage Claim:80+ Cert Claim

Apevia
Apevia ATX-CW500WP4 : 500W : None
Apevia ITX-AP250W : 250W : None
Apevia ATX-AS500W-BK : 500W : None
Apevia ATX-JV650W : 650W : None
Apevia ATX-CB700W : 700W : None
Apevia ATX-AS520W-BK : 520w : None
Apevia ATX-AS680W-BL : 680W : None

Athena Power
AP-MPS3ATX30H : 300W : None
Athena Power AP-P4ATX35 : 350W : None
Athena Power AP-MTFX30 : 300W : None
Athena Power AP-MFATX22 : 220W : None

Apex
Apex AL-8250SFX : 250W : None
Apex SL-275TFX : 275W : None
Apex AL-A350ATX : 350W : None
Apex AL-A400ATX : 400W : None
Apex AL-D500EXP : 500W : None

Cooler Master
Cooler Master RS550-PCARN1-US : 550W : None (Doesn't deliver 550w)

Coolmax
CoolMax V-400: 400W : None
CoolMax CA-300 : 300W : None
CoolMax V-500 : 500W : None
CoolMax CA-350 : 350W : None
CoolMax CA-450 : 450W : None
CoolMax V-600 : 600W : None
CoolMax CX-400B : 400W : None
CoolMax VL-600B : 600W : None
CoolMax ZX-500 : 500W : 80+
CoolMax CU-600B : 600W : None

HEC
HEC HP485D Retail : 485W : None
HEC HP485D : 485W : None
HEC HP585D RETAIL : 585W : None

LEPA
LEPA N600-SB : 600W : None

Logisys
Logisys PS480D2: 480w : None
Logisys PS480D : 480W: None
Logisys PS480D-BK: 480W : None
Logisys PS550E12 : 550W : None
Logisys PS350MA : 350W : None
Logisys PS550E12BK : 550W : None
Logisys PS575XBK : 575W : None
Logisys PS550AC : 550W : None

Raidmax
Raidmax RX-300XT : 300W : None
Raidmax RX-380K : 380W : None
Raidmax RX-450K : 450W : None
Raidmax RX-400XT : 400W : None
Raidmax RX-500XT : 500W : None
Raidmax RX-735AP : 735W : 80+ Bronze

Rosewill
Rosewill SL-300TFX : 300W : None
Rosewill RD400-2-DB : 400W : None
Rosewill RD500-2SB : 500W : None
Rosewill RD600-M 600W
Rosewill RD400-2-SB : 400W : None
Rosewill RD600-M : 600W : None

Sparkle
Sparkle ATX-300PA : 300W : None
Sparkle ATX-350PN-B204 : 350W : None
Sparkle ATX-400PN-B204 : 400W : None
Sparkle FSP300-60GNV : 300W : None

Startech
StarTech ATX2POWER350 : 350W : None
StarTech ATXPW350DELL : 350W : None
StarTech ATX2POWER400 : 400W : None
StarTech ATX2POW400HS : 400W : None
StarTech ATX2PW550WH : 550w : 80+

Thermaltake
Thermaltake W0070RUC : 430W : None
Thermaltake TR2 500W : 500w : None
Thermaltake TR2-600 : 600W : None
Thermaltake PS-TR2-450 : 450W : None
Thermaltake PS-TR2-700 : 700w: None
Topower
Topower ZU-500W : 500W : None
Topower TOP-500PM : 500W : None
Topower TOP-650PM : 650W : None

Unable to place:
There are my estimations in the parenthesis

Rosewill RV350-2 350W (Tier 5)
Solid Gear SDGR-FLEX220 220W (Tier 5)
LEPA N350-SB 350W (Tier 4)
VisionTek 900346 500W (Tier 5)
FSP Group ATX300-PA 300W (Tier 4)
Zalman ZM-400-LE 400W (Tier 5)
Cougar SL400 400W (Tier 4)
Rosewill VALENS-500 500W (Tier 4)
Solid Gear SDGR-650E 650W (Tier 5)
Rosewill RD450-2-SB 450W (Tier 3)
Rosewill RD450-2-DB 450W (Tier 3)
VisionTek 900347 650W (Tier 4)
Solid Gear SDGR-750E 750W (Tier 5)
 

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