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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post

I would never recommend buying a Rosewill PSU. half the rest of their stuff is rebranded from cheap things, why would a PSU be any different?
Remix, It wont look as good as your old PSU, but an NZXT Hale90 1000W would suit your other needs perfectly. Its not 80+ Platinum, but Gold is pretty darn close thumb.gif

Do you think that NZXT or Corsair build their own PSU's?

The Capstone, Green, and HIVE lines from Rosewill are great products, in their respective categories. Look here FAQ: recommended Power Supplies
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Man, what would happen if there was a on chinese exports? Ouch.
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Man, what would happen if there was a on chinese exports? Ouch.
you mean non chinese exports? they'd probably be 2-3-4 times what they cost rofl...

things are headed that way. with all jobs shipped overseas no one's gonna have the money to buy anything lol..
    
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^^Er yea, meant embargo, was typing on my phone. Damn swype always lets me down, skipped a whole word that was crucial to the point lol.
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so is your MB bro....
Whats your point?
    
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Yes that's exactly why I bought mine, because I wanted a better looking seasonic power supply tongue.gif. But your choice is definitely good it just seemed better to me to throw 25 more bucks for 1000w but still a good choice
Yea I know that that is why I was recommending it because for 25 more bucks you have 140 watt extra and a better looking (imo) psu

Its defintely flashier, if thats your thing.
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when my tagan psu wouldn't start i tested it and the +5vbs didnt work. i was pissed and in denial that it'd work because when the psu got cold i thought it'd eventually work when it warmed up. but even after a week in room temperature it didn't.

so i thought one of the capacitors that warm it up went dead and that it'd be an easy fix. so i opened it up. i looked at all the capacitors of all lines and they looked all fine. the +5vbs capacitor showed a different meter reading compared to all the other capacitors that looked like it. so i opened up other cheaper psu's to hunt down the same capacitor.. but none of them had the same capacitor. that tagan psu had some solid looking capacitors.

so i decided to call tagan as a last resort and btch. so i was like yo this sht's failed on me a month after my warranty's up. this is messed up! mad.gif it's been having problems starting up for about 9 months but i lived with it and the newegg feedbacks has a lot of these units failing after a year. this guy tells me he can't hear me and that he'll call me back.. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
5 minutes later he calls me back and says he'll gimme store credit because they don't make the psu's anymore. thumbsupsmiley.png but he says i gotta send the psu back. i threw that thing a box asap and sent it back. it arrived there friday. and the rma just went through today morning. i didnt think it'd go through cause i opened it up. you know they have that sticker that says warranty is void blah blah blah.

so anyway i just bought the sea sonic 860w and it'll get here when it gets here. probably monday next week. thing i hate about newegg is that being in michigan it takes 4 days for anything to get here from newegg/california. with tiger direct they have warehouses all over the country and sometimes my sht gets here next day. if newegg gave me my paypal money back i'd be giving it to tigerdirect. but the way things went i really shouldn't complain...




about the rosewill case:
the case is junk. i only bought it cause my bud's bud has a computer store at the mall and one time from my gig i dropped my computer and broke my case and needed one bad. and my next case was gonna be a server chassis to fit with my music rack, and this guys had one. they had it $10 less than they had it on newegg.com and i figure i could support a local business. my chassis is sort of falling apart with all the gigging and my next chassis definitely won't be a rosewill.
    
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post #58 of 62
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iii) a psu that looks good. i absolutely need the online bragging rights rolleyes.gif

anyone who knows ANYTHING about PSU's will be IMPRESSED with this choice smile.gif

you CAN get a seasonic X and it's a great unit, but if you want bragging rights.... biggrin.gif

oh and yah it'll EASILY supplies all the power you'd need for your system biggrin.gif
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that is a good looking psu. it's too bad it isn't fully modular and has big numbers on it....


but based on looks alone made me feel like this...
    
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Ok fellas the seasonic psu I got here died last night rofl. ***.
I'll be shipping it out in a day or 2.

My pc shut down unexpectedly a few days ago and I tried everything but it wouldnt turn on. I switched pc's and it powered the hp barebone. Switched back and it worked for a few days then died again. Switching pcs again didnt change anything.

One of the cpu plugs on the mb looks black...

Im saddened to loose a $200 psu in such a short time. Actually 2 of them. One kinda low end and the other high end. I guess anything can break down. I'll be packing up this junk and returning it back to newegg. I don't know whether to get the same thing or try something different.



[Writing this one the note 2 taking me1/2 hr when it would've taken me 3 minutes on the computer.] mad.gif
    
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