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post #21 of 47
Ugh no

I would only ever use one of those generico-crap PSUs for extremely low power situations - i.e. a Pentium Dual Core with speedstep turned on, integrated video, etc for very light web browsing and no gaming.
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post #22 of 47
i will cry all day long if you bought that psu
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post #23 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by MIKEVALL View Post
China !! Oh man why would anyone pass up on quality chinese goods? I save a bundle , and in return i get canned and preserved fruit, dried fish containing excessive bacteria, fruit and vegetable juice deemed substandard, and best of all children's products that are defective or laced with harmful chemicals.
You do realize that virtually all PSUs come from China? Even the Taiwanese Seasonic has factories in China.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
Because the Chinese are known for their excellent quality right?
Like virtually all electronics? Your computer is almost entirely of Chinese-assembled parts.


The PSU probably sucks but many people are blindly biased.
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post #24 of 47
do it
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post #25 of 47
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Originally Posted by adamkatt View Post
do it
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post #26 of 47
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
I'm planning on building a computer under $300, and I need some advice. I will probably take advantage of the AMD+Mobo deal from Microcenter and just use onboard graphics.

I found some Chinese PSU's off of eBay brand new for $10, which ship from Hong Kong, and they are 300W.

Would these be okay to use if just using a mobo with onboard graphics?
Don't do it mate. Never go cheap on a Power Supply.
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post #27 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
You do realize that virtually all PSUs come from China? Even the Taiwanese Seasonic has factories in China.


Like virtually all electronics? Your computer is almost entirely of Chinese-assembled parts.


The PSU probably sucks but many people are blindly biased.

Well the major difference in Chinese made products that are made to be sold for retail in the US have better quality control than a PSU made for Chinese distribution.
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post #28 of 47
Skip it. Or use it as a projectile to fling at a hated neighbor. Save yourself the agony mate.
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post #29 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
Well the major difference in Chinese made products that are made to be sold for retail in the US have better quality control than a PSU made for Chinese distribution.
You mean units made to be sold for retail in the US like those pieces of junk?
post #30 of 47
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Originally Posted by Shub View Post
You mean units made to be sold for retail in the US like those pieces of junk?
Still probably better than what he is looking at buying.
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