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post #101 of 130
Well I'm off to play BF3, if you have any more questions TC I'll check between map chages and what not and post if I have any input. Though I think from this thread alone you've gotten enough input to decide on what to do when you get it back from RMA, good luck

And guys let's drop the newegg rating talk as most of what needs to be said has been.
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post #102 of 130
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Hey man they should've put a warning that cutting the top might decrease performance..........or like the people who review stuff and give it 3eggs because it isnt better than something that is usually twice the price...........
Right. It goes the other way too. I read about a Coolmax 700w unit on newegg that constantly was getting 4 and 5 egg reviews. Read the Jonnyguru review, the thing literally had caps fly off the pcb well before its power rating of 700w.
So yeah, newegg reviews are good for laughs for the most part.
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alot of the guys in here are the type to give such a stinker a good review. it's more about fooling yourself(and sadly others looking to buy) than telling it like it is.
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Originally Posted by FLCLimax View Post
100% of the Green 630W i have come across have died, 4 not even under load. AFAIK, 630≠700.
My PSU has been going fine and steady... I love it, my case was amazing for the $30 I got it for as well.
    
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My PSU has been going fine and steady... I love it, my case was amazing for the $30 I got it for as well.
i'm happy things are going well for you.
post #106 of 130
To BlackOmega, I wasn't dogging Seasonic. Corsair re-brands some of their units, I was pointing out where I see a Corsair recommendation strictly based on the name alone; they have no idea internally it's Seasonic, and will defend the former with all their might
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I'm surprised someone with so much rep knows so little about rosewill PSUs and is vehemently dissing them without any real backing

The RG series is recommended by OCN constantly and is a great PSU line.

the rosewill HIVE series is a rebrand of the OCZ VS PSU line which was reviewed very favorably by johnnyguru. the rosewill lightning series was reviewed well.

You should really...you know...do some research before trying to defend such a silly opinion.

OCZ ZS 550 [rosewill hive 550] @ johnny guru: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=248

OCZ ZS 650 [hive 650] @ hardwaresecrets: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...ly-Review/1361
I totally missed this post. That's what I get for trying to keep up with a fast moving thread on my phone.

I haven't kept up with current PSU trends, been pretty busy this year.

At any rate, it seems as though OCZ has really stepped up their game. They barely can squeak out a JG recommendation. That's great.

It's good that Rosewill is deciding to start using quality OEM's. Bravo. However, it's a crap shoot what you get with them. 50% of the time they use garbage OEM's and their other "quality units" seem to have issues as well, like being ungodly loud, and even causing a fire.

However, for the price of the HIVE 650, you can get a Seasonic 620w, which is still better. It's more efficient, quieter, has a better warranty, and even though it's 30w less than the HIVE, it puts out more amps on the +12v.
The only thing the HIVE has going for it is, it's modular. Personally, I don't care about modularity, I can cable manage, and it's not like the cables for a modular PSU are longer than non-modulars.
For $10 more you can get the modular Seasonic.

For the peace of mind knowing that I'm going to get a quality unit everytime, I'll stick with Seasonic thanks. (Yes, I am a Seasonic fanboy.)

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To BlackOmega, I wasn't dogging Seasonic. Corsair re-brands some of their units, I was pointing out where I see a Corsair recommendation strictly based on the name alone; they have no idea internally it's Seasonic, and will defend the former with all their might
My apologies jellis, the way you had worded it sounded like a slight against Seasonic, so of course I was like
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hmmm, i read every post in this thread as it might give me some insight into replacing my Raidmax but couldnt make hide or hair out of all the *****in
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hmmm, i read every post in this thread as it might give me some insight into replacing my Raidmax but couldnt make hide or hair out of all the *****in

Aye, the bias, ignorance and stupidity in this thread are cracking me up.. to clear up some things on Rosewill read this post
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Aye, the bias, ignorance and stupidity in this thread are cracking me up.. to clear up some things on Rosewill read this post
thanks, the link to your post was a good read. but alas im just not sure on which PSU... budget not a problem plus i will be getting a new case, corsiar h100, and better graphics for chrissy

Like to stick with blue LEDs
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