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Well my last thread regarding a 650/750 w PSU seems to have disappeared. Anyone know why?
Anyway i ended up getting the titled PSU as it was a deal i simply could not pass up.
so my question is, is it any good?
    
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Your PSU is a pretty old (and cheap) Andyson design that is most certainly unable to actually provide 1050W. As long as you don't expect to actually push it to the rated limit though I think it could be a good PSU. Its practical limit is probably in the region of 600W (this is only an educated guess) with not great efficiency. Look up on that specific PSU design, you'll find it on many cheap(ish) PSUs with more or less good results.
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Its 80+ certified tho? And will be running a 650wish system
    
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I was ABOUT to buy this on AVforums and you took it!

and i red ALOT of reviews on it, not the most efficent power supply but is stable etc...

as long as you do nto load over 950w-ish there are no problems

there was only one review that rated it as a "FAIL AWARD" the rest rated it as silver/gold standard
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Ha yeeh. Id be searching for the thread and user name for ages. But finally it got bumped so i took at asking before someone else had a chance
for my new build gonna be sleeved
    
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I was ABOUT to buy this on AVforums and you took it!

and i red ALOT of reviews on it, not the most efficent power supply but is stable etc...

as long as you do nto load over 950w-ish there are no problems

there was only one review that rated it as a "FAIL AWARD" the rest rated it as silver/gold standard
And the ones who failed it are HardOCP, and everyone else who did it were the typical payola/incompetent bunch who were reviewing PSUs at that point and time and wouldn't know what a Sunmoon was if you tacked a neon sign to it. The X4 1050W is only good for around 900W or so, and its performance is mediocre all around.

It's mediocre and was probably a terrible purchase since you could run your current system on a 350W, with Crossfire on a 500W, or 95% of enthusiast systems on a quality 650W. You could have gotten a real high quality low-wattage unit, instead of this Ultra joke.


Sorry if that's not what you wanted to hear.
post #7 of 7
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N for my current system. Will be for my new build. I would only need 650w or so, but the fact i would have spent triple or quadruple than what i got this for it sounds like enough for the job.

For the record. Its exactly what i expected to hear and im happy with the purchase
    
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