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I'm in the process of building a new rig and spotted this power pack for £54 on Amazon, see [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Powercool-Modular-650W-Dual-Efficiency/dp/B004XQCCCG/ref=sr_1_171?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1320070319&sr=1-171"]Powercool Modular 650W ATX PSU 80+ Dual 12V V2.2 High Efficiency - High Performance Power Supply Unit Designed for Gaming: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories[/ame]. Anybody know if its decent as i couldn't find a review?
Edited by mcjihad - 10/31/11 at 9:29am
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Looking at the 12v amperage it seems pretty weak.
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Yep, it's probably made by one of the countless Chinese offenders, you can do a lot better with 55 pounds.
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That thing looks a tad weak for a 650W and the graph doesn't even say the total power output for the 12V. For that price, there is much better out there
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Cheers
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Go with something from the recommended PSU list here on OCN. That unit is definitely out.
Edited by Smirnoff - 11/3/11 at 10:12am
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