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NOTE: i am unsure if this is the right section or not

I was looking at GTX 295's on ebay this morning when i checked some guys profile (http://feedback.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayI...eedbackAsBuyer) to see his feedback etc when i noticed this.

"Computer Pc Power Supply PSU 1500 watt 1500W ATX Ritmo"

Intrigued to see if he had been scammed somewhat, i went to the listing page
(http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....m=230600907031) it may be unlisted by the time you read it.

When scrolling down i noticed this.

Voltages + 12V / + 5 V / + 3.3 V / + 5 VSB/ - 12V
Amps 10A at 60Hz and 6A at 50Hz

Hmm 1500watt buy only 10A on the 12v Rail, meaning its actually a 120 watt psu.

Why on earth would it even be labeled as 1500w!!
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post #2 of 24
he paid $2000 for a gtx 590

wth
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Typo maybe?
    
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230V AC input, kinda rugged lol
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post #5 of 24
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Originally Posted by patawic View Post
NOTE: i am unsure if this is the right section or not

I was looking at GTX 295's on ebay this morning when i checked some guys profile (http://feedback.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayI...eedbackAsBuyer) to see his feedback etc when i noticed this.

"Computer Pc Power Supply PSU 1500 watt 1500W ATX Ritmo"

Intrigued to see if he had been scammed somewhat, i went to the listing page
(http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....m=230600907031) it may be unlisted by the time you read it.

When scrolling down i noticed this.

Voltages + 12V / + 5 V / + 3.3 V / + 5 VSB/ - 12V
Amps 10A at 60Hz and 6A at 50Hz

Hmm 1500watt buy only 10A on the 12v Rail, meaning its actually a 120 watt psu.

Why on earth would it even be labeled as 1500w!!

You're misunderstanding the stats -- the 10A@60Hz and 6A@50Hz pertain to the AC input amperage, not the DC output amperage.
There is no info whatsoever about the PSU's actual output capabilities. Although I'm sure it's a turd.
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I love the fact that it supposedly has

Fans: 120mm and 80mm x2
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post #7 of 24
Sometimes I wonder how people can markup prices so much for anything.

Then there are people like these. ~$2100 USD for a GTX 590. Ridiculous.
    
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post #8 of 24
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Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
Sometimes I wonder how people can markup prices so much for anything.

Then there are people like these. ~$2100 USD for a GTX 590. Ridiculous.
I bought 2 of my screens from that place for $170 AUD each (at the time that was 50 buks cheaper than any other place), so I guess they don't alway mark up like crazy. Maybe there was a shortage of 590s at that time and they wanted to take advantage of the situation lol

This is their price now: http://www.digitalstar.com.au/detail.aspx?ID=45642
$1099aud, which is still 100 buks more expensive than most places.
post #9 of 24
Its one of those 4x 3ghz = 12ghz cpu specials you get on there. Ebay is full of them
post #10 of 24
From his ebay profile it looks like he also drivers a riced out civic. I have no sympathy.
    
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