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Good day to you fine people, and welcome to 2012. Fear not - I'm not going to sit here and make jokes in today's review about the supposed apocalypse at the end of the year, or the Mayans, or Planet X, or any of those loony theories. My reasoning is simple - the world actually ended some time in the nineties. Seriously, people... we have the entertainment industry buying new laws that favor them even as they sue their own customers into oblivion, Verizon had to be talked out of charging you a fee to pay your own bill, and the TSA is busy groping anyone who takes a plane to anywhere. I mean, the world has to have ended with all that stuff going on. It's just the only logical explanation I can come up with. And we have all these power supplies coming out at Platinum efficiency too, which was once considered darn near impossible.

So, for my fellow dwellers of the afterlife, I am reviewing yet another big bad mamma jamma Platinum unit. This time, it's from Kingwin. Who, thanks to Superflower's recent winning ways, should provide some strong competition to that big Seasonic I looked at not long ago.
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Might of scored well, but looks very cheap and tacky IMO
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Heaven forbid a component perform well and not look snappy. And of all things, a PSU! Worst place to have an eyesore. doh.gif
    
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Might of scored well, but looks very cheap and tacky IMO

Cheap and tacky? Uh huh...



17-148-036-01.jpg

THAT is cheap and tacky.
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thats not bad, i might buy that for my next upgrade
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Might of scored well, but looks very cheap and tacky IMO

confused.gif what looks tacky about this? looks pretty clean cut and sharp to me. I really don't see much there makes it look tacky...
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Cheap and tacky? Uh huh...
17-148-036-01.jpg
THAT is cheap and tacky.

that does look tacky, thanks for sharing... :-/
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i like it biggrin.gif i want it biggrin.gif
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Cheap and tacky? Uh huh...
17-148-036-01.jpg
THAT is cheap and tacky.

lol. But it's a REALLY BAD PSU. Too bad my parent's PC uses something like that one instead of a good Antec unit.
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Cheap and tacky? Uh huh...
17-148-036-01.jpg
THAT is cheap and tacky.

450
lachen.gif Apevia, oh Apevia...
Edited by qwertymac93 - 1/5/12 at 6:20pm
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450
lachen.gif Apevia, oh Apevia...

Can someone tell me why my PSU doesn't have a windows? It must be a terribly bad one... mad.gif

Edit: In the Newegg reviews for it, someone has SLI'd his RAM... tongue.gif
Edited by Snowmen - 1/6/12 at 8:49pm
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