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As far a PSU's go, the Earthwatts are a solid PSU.
Any PSU can come dead, but not a high chance.
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by Melee View Post

A smart one? People who have used this PSU or done several builds with it will know how reliable it is.
I apologize, though. Next time I'll just go and blindly make a purchase without researching it at all. thumb.gif That's the smart way.

He's saying there will always be a chance a product will arrive DOA or defective. It doesn't matter how reliable or highly rated the unit is itself.
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by iinversion View Post

He's saying there will always be a chance a product will arrive DOA or defective. It doesn't matter how reliable or highly rated the unit is itself.

Of course, I wasn't saying can you guarantee me it won't happen.

I'm saying that for more reliable PSU's, like Corsair or Seasonic, you rarely ever hear of a DOA incident while with less reliable PSU's, it happens quite a bit. I was asking about their reliability and not a guarantee. smile.gif
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post #14 of 16
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A smart one?.
Right.. because you're buying a Graham watch and not a cheap consumer electronics item... and DOA rates for consumer electronics are indicative or reliability..
Quote:
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I'm saying that for more reliable PSU's, like Corsair or Seasonic, you rarely ever hear of a DOA incident while with less reliable PSU's, it happens quite a bit.
That's false.
Edited by Original Sin - 4/14/12 at 2:29pm
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Right.. because you're buying a Graham watch and not a cheap consumer electronics item... and DOA rates for consumer electronics products are indicative or reliability..

Did somebody have a bad day? lol You're being rude to me for no reason. Nobody forced you to click on this thread, read what I write, or post.

If the PSU fails, it can ruin my entire system. Good for you if you can afford to shell out for a whole new computer but I can't. Feel free to not respond anymore, please.
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Antec is a very reliable company and makes excellent products just like Corsair and Seasonic. You'll be fine. thumb.gif
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