Originally Posted by Mariusmsj
Guys i do appreciate all your help and i did listen, Over the summer i want to mod the PC with the money i saved up. I plan to go fully water cooled and do some serious overclocking. I was going to go for 1000W but as you said there was no point! =]
The 690 would run perfectly fine on a 650W PSU(at any clocks you can squeeze out of it on air or water).
That being said, you should have still pursue the issue out of principle alone... I've dealt with both scan and ebuyer and never had an issue... if you let them get away with such stuff you only encourage them... and despite what some previous posters have suggested, you did the right thing addressing the retailer... in EU(unlike NA) the distributors and importers play a far more important role than the manufacturers, you always approach them first because it's generally the fastest/cheapest way of solving your issue... but unlike manufacturers, distributors/importers don't care about bad press and they'll try to screw you with each occasion...
Direct RMA from EU generally means accepting one way shipping costs to NA or Taiwan(that's ~50$ for a PSU), so a direct RMA is rarely cheap if you're in Europe.... of course there are exceptions to this, manufacturers headquartered in EU or with offices in EU(Antec, BeQuiet!, Huntkey, etc)... so next time you might want to pick a different one if you plan on avoiding the retailer when issues occur.