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post #1 of 20
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Long time lurker, first time poster.

I am running a Logisys 550 watt PSU and it has given me no trouble, but it is extremely loud, and gives off a ton of heat.

I was thinking about replacing the PSU with better ones, is this worth it?

Also the PSU has a 400w average power, can it really output 550w?

Thanks
Edited by _Revenge_ - 10/13/11 at 2:09pm
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post #2 of 20
Get a Corsair. They are extremely reliable PSUs and newegg always has sales on them.
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post #3 of 20
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Originally Posted by dseg View Post
Get a Corsair. They are extremely reliable PSUs and newegg always has sales on them.
Can you please stop the Corsair spam?.. they're not paying you enough anyway..

@ OP, Logisys PSUs are utter trash without exception.. name you're budget and the shop/s you intend to buy the PSU from.
Your system is very modest in power draw, below 300W @ full load.
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Can you please stop the Corsair spam?.. they're not paying you enough anyway..

@ OP, Logisys PSUs are utter trash without exception.. name you're budget and the shop/s you intend to buy the PSU from.
Your system is very modest in power draw, below 300W @ full load.
$50-100 if I were to buy one, but I would prefer not to unless my system is in mortal danger.
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post #5 of 20
I do it for free ! Get a Corsair since they are top quality and in general all reviews are exceptional on them. Get a 450 corsair. Here's the link. . It's 44$ only , 80+ certified and delivers what it says. Also Corsair customer support is fantastic if you ever run into trouble.
post #6 of 20
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$50-100 if I were to buy one, but I would prefer not to unless my system is in mortal danger.
Here you go, it's about 22$(after rebate and with that promo code) and is a solid unit, and also plenty for your system.
post #7 of 20
You can't go wrong with Corsair, Seasonic or Silverstone.

It pays to do your research and shop around
post #8 of 20
I've run corsair for years and they've never given me trouble. 650 watt should work for you.
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post #9 of 20
bad post.
Edited by Original Sin - 10/14/11 at 2:45am
post #10 of 20
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I though as much. I guess its time for a new power supply. The corsair seems like a good buy.

Is it safe to continue running my computer. (I have lost two computers to power supply failures so I'm a bit paranoid)
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