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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182188&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL081211&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL081211-_-EMC-081211-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17182188-L03A

being high wattage and bronze certified... it's tempting because it has enough leads for three video cards... but the price is what seems to be putting me off... too cheap usually means not good quality.

Ex. there is a raidmax gold cert 1kw psu that has been tested by hardocp... and it didn't even meet silver efficiency specs... iirc... not even bronze, plus the internals weren't up to snuff.
the psu i mentioned above is this btw: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152044

just in case you were curious
Edited by badatgames18 - 8/12/11 at 5:52pm
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Well I think the prob is people like a single 12v rail
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It has really mediocre +12V ripple, but is otherwise a solid budget 1kW PSU.
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Phaedrus would know about PSU's that's for sure.
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well looking @ it, i don't like rosewill psu but its ok, Mite want to get a higher effective psu like gold. seasonic is making platinum rated psu now. no point in get bronze rated if you can get a silver or gold rated ones @ that price point. your ax850 is gold rated (just in their). aka your ax850 is a seasonic internals (that's a good thing) the psu you got is better, only if its for a buddy's build then get it. but if ya need it then go for it for 3 gpus mite want spend more and skip on on the gpu for now and get a better psu then the gpu.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GfhTattoo;14564982 
well looking @ it, i don't like rosewill psu but its ok, Mite want to get a higher effective psu like gold. seasonic is making platinum rated psu now. no point in get bronze rated if you can get a silver or gold rated ones @ that price point. your ax850 is gold rated (just in their). aka your ax850 is a seasonic internals (that's a good thing) the psu you got is better, only if its for a buddy's build then get it. but if ya need it then go for it for 3 gpus mite want spend more and skip on on the gpu for now and get a better psu then the gpu.

SeaSonic's Platinum 1kW units are going to cost >$250.

I don't think he needs to factor those into consideration when looking at units under $150.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;14564862 
It has really mediocre +12V ripple, but is otherwise a solid budget 1kW PSU.

thanks! Phaedrus2129...

i was wondering if it would be ok to run this while i wait for the seasonic to come out.... (give me some time to save money smile.gif)

I know bad ripple can degrade/damage my component over time, should i worry about that?
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It's not enough to be immediately dangerous.
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