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post #1 of 21
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What do you guys think to the CIT 650W Gold Edition PSU it has dual Dual 12v Rails both at 20 Amps, I'm not gunna be pushing my system to the max one HDD, two optical drives, Athlon x2 5000+, 3GB Ram and graphics card.

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post #2 of 21
CIT should be avoided.
Labeling a unit with two 20A rails at 650W is shameful.
Get yourself http://www.ebuyer.com/product/240998 or even http://www.ebuyer.com/product/245675 if you want to be really cheap.
post #3 of 21
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I need a PSU that is a min of like 550 watts really so i can use it for longer but a friend of mine has used a CiT PSU for over 2years no one glitch with it ever. but this is the CiT PSU HERE
    
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post #4 of 21
Your friend must be lucky then tongue.gif I guarantee you that is no 650W PSU. It probably fails in one way or another past 400W.
You can't really have it both ways -- the ones I mentioned above are cheap but aren't 500+W. If you want a decent 500+W unit you will have to spend more, but there's no reason not to get the Corsair CX430 I just mentioned unless you have sizeable upgrade plans (think high-end CPU and video card here).
Rule of thumb: if you can't afford a good PSU, you can't afford the computer smile.gif
post #5 of 21
I like how they call it "Golden Edition", but it isn't 80PLUS Gold certified (87-90% efficient). I bet we're looking at something that's 78-82% efficient at best. And the +12V parts are probably good for no more than 30A total.
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so would you say not to get it then i was only going to buy it as a stop gap
    
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post #7 of 21
Those look suspiciously like the goldstar and bluestar POS they sell over at geeks.com to me. I wouldn't trust a build to something like that. My rule is if the deal looks to good to be true, it probably is. Your not going to get a decent 600W+ PSU for 25-30 Euros.
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so would you say not to get it then i was only going to buy it as a stop gap

Not worth it.
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post #10 of 21
Try getting a quality 400W power supply that will power your system safely for as long as you need it to?

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