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RAIDMAX 730SS 730W Hybrid Modular PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152036
...from the first revision of my current rig. Sure it glows blue and all, and I like that, but it was too damn underpowered and couldn't handle stress. My computer would often randomly power off and restart in the middle of Counter Strike: Source and Battlefield 2
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Any PC enthusiast and gamer knows that having the right amount of power for their rig is one of the most important aspects of a stable system. Raidmax presents the HYBRID 2 RX-730SS power supply that pumps 730W to vital peripherals, like advanced video cards. Not only does it perform well, but it looks great too with its durable black satin finish and stained black SECC steel.



lololol
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From NewwEgg:
Any PC enthusiast and gamer knows that having the right amount of power for their rig is one of the most important aspects of a stable system. Raidmax presents the HYBRID 2 RX-730SS power supply that pumps 730W to vital peripherals, like advanced video cards. Not only does it perform well, but it looks great too with its durable black satin finish and stained black SECC steel.
lololol

Yep. Learned my lesson the hard way. Don't cheap out on the PSU.
Edited by flipd - 12/18/11 at 12:52pm
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post #63 of 376
corsair h50. Biggest pos I have ever owned. People here on OCN told me not to get it, I only wished I listened.
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post #64 of 376
Thermaltake Tidewater years ago. It cooled FAR worse than stock air and about as quiet as a jet engine in your ear.

*edit* the one that installed in a pci slot for VGA. What a POS.
Edited by phenom01 - 12/18/11 at 1:12pm
post #65 of 376
Akasa Power Max PSU literally exploded and took my pc with it rolleyes.gif

Took it out my PC,powered it up and sploded it some more,was real pretty lights... but stank so bad.
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post #66 of 376
the launch p67-UD7 Gigabyte board for Sandy Bridge...OMG that board made me crazy...i think i still have the bald spots from pulling my hair out from the looping boot cycles....omg....the rage!!!! THE RAGE!!
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post #67 of 376
The Akasa x4 multiplatform cpu cooler. I forgot to order a cooler for my first build when Lynnfield just came out and it was the only thing I could find around my local stores. Horrible performance and horrible to look at
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post #68 of 376
Only thing I ever really had a problem with, I was able to fix.
My ASUS 5770CuCore.
Why the heck did ASUS decide to ship it running 1.25v when the actual spec for 5770's is 1.125v?
I downvolted it in Afterburner, but before that, I was convinced that the CuCore cooler was a joke.
I was getting 50c IDLE!
At least they sent my rebate back fairly quick.
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ASUS Rampage II Extreme for me.

Had to RMA it because it was dropping dimm slots and not recognising my full amount of RAM. It took 6 weeks to get it back the first time with the same issue, the second time I got it back the CPU socket had bent pins and I didn't even bother trying to install it (not to mention the hassle trying to force them to RMA and pay the shipping) and finally when I got it back a third time and the dimm slots still didn't work properly. I told them to give me my money back or I'd file a consumer complaint and take them to court to get my money back plus damages.

In total, the mobo spent more time on RMA than it did in my possession. For a $400 product, I was pissed to say the least.
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NZXT Sentry 2
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