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post #11 of 17
Hmmm this is a bad deal wait for Bulldozer oh wait....nevermind xD haha jk this is a great build. (: (jealous.)
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post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post
Are you kidding me? This PSU is a decent one at least... Ripple is not perfect but the voltage regulation, build quality and efficiency are pretty good. And regarding the ripple, only the useless 3,3V rail has problems. Next time, make some research before saying non-sense.
Are you kidding me? Do you even know what you are talking about? Mediocre means:

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of moderate or low quality, value, ability, or performance
That Cougar is mediocre.

Decent means(In case you don't know)

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fairly good
Is the cougar fairly good for the $130 price tag? Simple answer no. There are better choices for less. Seriously do you're research before blurting out things.
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post #13 of 17
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It's ok I understand about the PSU, it'd be nice to have a Corsair or something along those lines but I think it'll be fine for him.
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post #14 of 17
the only thing wrong I see with the list is the psu. I own one of those. it came with a loose screw - INSIDE! - but i got it really cheap so didn't bother with the rma. it heats more and louder than my cheapo cm 460W.

it is good looking but i would not let it near my main rig.
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post
the only thing wrong I see with the list is the psu. I own one of those. it came with a loose screw - INSIDE! - but i got it really cheap so didn't bother with the rma. it heats more and louder than my cheapo cm 460W.

it is good looking but i would not let it near my main rig.
I'm going to have a spare CM 500W PSU soon, do you think that'd be better for him?
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I'm going to have a spare CM 500W PSU soon, do you think that'd be better for him?
for a buddy? give him the best for the money. give him a corsair or silverstone.

you might end up hearing from him forever.
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post #17 of 17
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for a buddy? give him the best for the money. give him a corsair or silverstone.

you might end up hearing from him forever.
Well I mean I'm not gonna go out and just buy him a new PSU lol
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