Originally Posted by XNine
First, don't chastise me about staying on topic when you went off topic in the first place, then try to shut me up on the matter that you not only use subpar materials but try to persuade more money out of your customers than what they should be paying by providing a "remedy." And most KNOW it's a waste, some don't.
I'm not sure where this hatred is coming from. I've purchased products and dealt with Nils many times in the past and he's a great guy. So's Smasher. Both of them offer good products and if anything, the competition only benefits us, the consumers, by driving down cost's and forcing innovation.
Is it silly spending $600 on a PSU? Put into the perspective of spending $6000 on a full murderbox, that's actually not too bad. The $600 for a fully customized PSU to my standards with custom PSU cables, power coating, laser cutting and sleeving (twice) is not unreasonable at all. I've sleeved a TX750 in the past, and that took me a good 16 hrs. That was $770 of my time in labor alone. It may not be so for you, but to me, it's actually a very good deal.
Both the murderbox and what smasher is doing are targeted at people with the money, but not the time to do it themselves. I've been happy with both companies so far and see no reason to hate on either of them.