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Originally Posted by Derp;13902167 
Lol..... Logisys doesn't make good PSU's. I bet the only reason that POS hasn't popped yet is because your rig draws so little power. Want to prove us wrong? Go find a positive review of a logisys PSU.

You should really take advantage of the recommended PSU sticky.

Well, when you say, "Popped", will that cause damage? so i should replace it soon or can i wait?
    
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post #202 of 286
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
No it doesn't. That thing is a fire hazard just waiting to happen.
Truth.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/1293/9

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/1211/9

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Well, when you say, "Popped", will that cause damage? so i should replace it soon or can i wait?
It's realistically a 300 to 350 watt power supply. It could be expected to safely power a 65 to 89 watt processor on a micro-atx board with a 95 watt video card, a hard disk, and a single optical drive. Probably. Assuming there are no defective caps.
Edited by Majestic_Lizard - 6/16/11 at 9:35pm
    
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Truth.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/1293/9

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Review/1211/9

It's realistically a 300 watt power supply. It could be expected to safely power a 65 to 89 watt processor on a micro-atx board with a 95 watt video card, a hard disk, and a single optical drive. Probably. Assuming there are no defective caps.
Thats not answering my questions. SHOULD I REPLACE IT?
    
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Thats not answering my questions. SHOULD I REPLACE IT?
It would be a good idea.
    
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Shouldn't this be in the Off-Topic section? I mean, you are a moderator and all .
I could have sworn that this thread WAS in the rants section at first...
    
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It would be a good idea.
Just flat out plain and simple, could it damage my system?
    
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post #207 of 286
I went overkill only because of the noise reputation of my power supply (fan rarely turns on) + possibility of SLI later on.
If I had known about the Kingwin 550 I think I would have gone for that. Killer power supply.
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post #208 of 286
I'm kind off topic, but don't want to make a thread just for this question.

I got Corsair 400W 80 plus the discontiuned version of the Corsair 430WCX which I have, too.

I plan to build a 1055T rig with a 5770 after Bulldozer comes since I'll have those spare parts and I already got the rest. My question is and I think I'm right... but 1 of those should be fine to power the system with 1 hdd and 3-4 120mm fans right? I got a friend that keeps saying I'll need more than 500w specially if I want to OC my CPU and Video card a little.

If this question is not appropriate for this thread just ignore and I'll make a thread, thanks

By the way I agree with OP, I was thinking about future proof and upgrading to CF since that's what a lot recommend and I got a 850w PSU in my Sig rig and I feel like its wasted. However, I did get it on sale and was close to the price of the 650w. But maybe even a 500w-550w would have done the job for my Rig.
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Just flat out plain and simple, could it damage my system?
Yes. Others mentioning fire hazard and it popping didn't convey that message to you?
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post #210 of 286
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Yes. Others mentioning fire hazard and it popping didn't convey that message to you?
Okay, thanks, im disassembling my rig probably tomorrow and getting that POS outta there, is this cooler master PSU any good?
    
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