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Is it good? I am really going to either get it or not based on your suggestions guys, I have never bought a decent PSU so this is my first time smile.gif
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It's bad, don't buy it.
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bad? why? I want to know how to tell if the power supply is bad or not...
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Well, you can't tell, but you can read reviews from reputable sites -- not just any review, as most hardware websites that review PSUs don't have the knowledge or tools to do it right.
jonnyguru.com, hardwaresecrets.com, techpowerup.com (recently), kitguru.net, hardocp.com do it right.
You can read the following reviews:
http://hardocp.com/article/2010/11/22/cooler_master_gx_650w_power_supply_review/
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=188
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-GX-750-W-Power-Supply-Review/917
HardOCP's is based on the 650W variant but the 750W variant behaves similarly.
Edited by Shub - 11/28/11 at 1:43pm
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Well, you can't tell, but you can read reviews from reputable sites -- not just any review, as most hardware websites that review PSUs don't have the knowledge or tools to do it right.
jonnyguru.com, hardwaresecrets.com, techpowerup.com (recently), kitguru.net, hardocp.com do it right.
You can read the following reviews:
http://hardocp.com/article/2010/11/22/cooler_master_gx_650w_power_supply_review/
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=188
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-GX-750-W-Power-Supply-Review/917
HardOCP's is based on the 650W variant but the 750W variant behaves similarly.

Thanks! I may get the Gigabyte Odin GT 800 watt then, seems good on reviews.
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Thanks! I may get the Gigabyte Odin GT 800 watt then, seems good on reviews.

Or just go with something that everyone gets like the Corsair AX850. Don't skimp on the PSU.. i've seen them ruin entire systems, and I've never really consider Gigabyte a PSU maker.

After owning Corsair PSUs for 3 years, it's really all i'll buy. There are other good brands out there, but 7 year warranty on Corsair products has me sold. The AX850/AX1200 are arguably the best PSUs on the market right now, seems like everyone has one now.
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If you shop on Newegg, never trust their reviews especially on PSU's....they're all idiots. Like Diablotek's with a 5star rating....Yeah that PSU isn't that great at all, really overrated AND over priced. Are you getting a new PSU for your sig rig or what?
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There's another revision of the GX650 and GX750 out (actually one was built by Seventeam and the other by Enhance... and now both are made by Enhance... but still different designs... ugh). The newer ones aren't so bad. But 99.9% of retailers don't differentiate between the old version and the new version, so you have no idea what you're getting until it arrives. And trust me when I say you don't want one of the original GX units.
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If you shop on Newegg, never trust their reviews especially on PSU's....they're all idiots. Like Diablotek's with a 5star rating....Yeah that PSU isn't that great at all, really overrated AND over priced. Are you getting a new PSU for your sig rig or what?

Thanks guys, yah for my sig rig, actually I got the Gigabyte odin Pro 800w (which is overkill but I may crossfire in the future), yah I didnt get the Corsair, xfx etc.. coz in my country (Jordan) they are not available, and it is hard to buy online in my country as most parts doesn't arrive. anyway the odin 800w seems to have alot of great reviews. that Cooler master has bad reviews, glad i didnt buy it.
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