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post #1 of 10
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My system is up and running, and I have no problems with it so far. I am running all the specs in my sig on the Ultra LS 500w psu, should I expect this to fail on my any day now. Should I rush out and buy a new powersupply?
post #2 of 10
Well, your PSU is made by one of the Chinese offenders, "RuiSheng Yuan".. it's an overrated unit having only 28A on the 12v rail and honestly you should change it.
Your system is extremely modest in terms of power draw, <200W at full load, a CX430 @ ~22$(after rebate and with promo code) will be plenty and save you the stress
post #3 of 10
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Mk, I do not want to take the corsair HX 850 out of my main unit this computer is used for friends and folding, but how long do you think this psu should last
post #4 of 10
No one can tell you that.
post #5 of 10
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Some people have been telling me a round about idea like a month 2 months even, but the most I have been hearing is that I am not pausing this psu
post #6 of 10
Its not really being stressed with those components, it could last 3-5 yrs if its a good unit. Could crap out in < 4 months if its just plain terrible.
post #7 of 10
it really is an overrated unit..one of those 530w green continuous power thingys is much bettter..i had an ultra lsp 750..couldn't handle cpu/gpu OC with a phenom 2 965 and 5850

..did quite well with an athlon 2 x4 OC and the same 5850 though
 
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Thanks everyone for their input.
post #9 of 10
i use a ultra ls600 for my backup, lifetime warranty. only reason i bought it.
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OP, check this out:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...pply,2862.html
 
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