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My Corsair 520watt HX is still going strong!!! I wonder how long it will last though, had it for a few years now.................
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Never cheap out on PSU. A faulty/dying PSU can take out other components before it craps out. :/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Many power supplies of this "quality" level can also be found on Newegg and Amazon.
Amazon, yes, (it's practically the same as eBay now) but Newegg will not carry the types I am referring to. They do carry low quality products, but I'm referring to knock offs of the low quality products.

What you'd expect buying STRAIGHT from Hong Kong. Dealxtreme/white van style.

The brand in the article which is "Sutai" cannot be found on Newegg.
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post #74 of 75
Going cheap on PSU's is really not a smart thing to do considering a quality one can come cheap and you don't need as high of wattage as people usually think.

650 W Modular 100$ (sig rig)

Cheap one would be half that or so and really, is 50$ worth the risk of your other parts or just simply replacing it again? Then your at 100$ again even if it doesn't kill anything. Just think about it people.
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I laugh every time some one wants to build their computer with a $30 psu.
    
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