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Yeah, but JKuhn lives in Africa.

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Yeah, but JKuhn lives in Africa.
Oh never mind then
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Yeah, but JKuhn lives in Africa.

How did I know someone would say that?

Anyway, I'll go through the list and see if I can get something. There's a local shop where I should be able to get most of it, but I prefer not to do it because the supplier sometimes takes a while (it can be available the next day, or it can take months).

EDIT: It's not on the list, but how is the Cooler Master GX-Lite 500W?
Edited by JKuhn - 3/21/13 at 9:28am
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as a fellow countryman

I'd look at one of the Corsair vs models the 450 is very good value second option the 500 coolermaster gx lite 500 a step up from those would the huntkey jumper 450 and opther options include the corsair cx500 and gigabyte greenmax 450
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*face-palm* I got it USED from a fellow OCN Member that loved it for only $30. thumb.gif It has to be better then a 500w Dynex right?

You're face palming?

Ok:

The CX500 is $59.99 shipped right now from Newegg. Nevermind the rebate because those aren't always available.

For that price, you can get the 450W XFX Pro Core Edition:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207018

This is a SeaSonic S12II inside. It has the same +12V capacity as the CX500 (408W) and its capacitors are superior (Japanese, 105°C capacitors). Also, I'm not 100% sure, but I think that this PSU can deliver its wattage rating continuously as long as the PSU's internal temperature stays below 50°C vs. the 30°C for the CX430/CX500/CX600.

Therefore, the CX500 is a huge rip-off at $59.99.

I get your point, but for $30 SHIPPED, it's a good deal. The CX500 is worth $30, but not $59.99. thumb.gif
 
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I get your point, but for $30 SHIPPED, it's a good deal. The CX500 is worth $30, but not $59.99. thumb.gif

 

Yes, and you got it used. So, I don't see how this really applies here. I never said that you didn't get a good deal. All I'm saying is that he should not buy it because he would be paying the full price.

 

I'm a little sleepy right now, so I need to ask: does this make sense? Do you see why I'm feeling that it makes no sense to bring up the fact that you got it for $30 shipped? He would be buying it new, not used, and so that's why I recommend that he stay away from it. As I showed originally, a better PSU can be had for the same price. Please don't repeat that you got it for $30 shipped because as you said, you got it used.


Edited by TwoCables - 3/21/13 at 12:38pm
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I get your point, but for $30 SHIPPED, it's a good deal. The CX500 is worth $30, but not $59.99. thumb.gif

Yes, and you got it used. So, I don't see how this really applies here. I never said that you didn't get a good deal. All I'm saying is that he should not buy it because he would be paying the full price.

I'm a little sleepy right now, so I need to ask: does this make sense? Do you see why I'm feeling that it makes no sense to bring up the fact that you got it for $30 shipped? He would be buying it new, not used, and so that's why I recommend that he stay away from it. As I showed originally, a better PSU can be had for the same price. Please don't repeat that you got it for $30 shipped because as you said, you got it used.

Agreed to a point. But he could maybe find a good used PSU also. Well i still stand behind my options i threw out, if he wants to print out the list you gave and walk into the store with it, i agree to that, but if your gonna blindly choose a PSU and you don't have many options, just get a Corsair/Seasonic/Rosewill/OCZ PSU and be happy thumb.gif
 
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Agreed to a point. But he could maybe find a good used PSU also. Well i still stand behind my options i threw out, if he wants to print out the list you gave and walk into the store with it, i agree to that, but if your gonna blindly choose a PSU and you don't have many options, just get a Corsair/Seasonic/Rosewill/OCZ PSU and be happy thumb.gif
Only some OCZ PSU´s are good
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Agreed to a point. But he could maybe find a good used PSU also. Well i still stand behind my options i threw out, if he wants to print out the list you gave and walk into the store with it, i agree to that, but if your gonna blindly choose a PSU and you don't have many options, just get a Corsair/Seasonic/Rosewill/OCZ PSU and be happy thumb.gif

 

I will never agree to blindly choosing PSUs based on brand names, especially Rosewill and OCZ PSUs (of course, this applies to most brand names except for maybe SeaSonic). I'm even beginning to put Corsair into this "don't do it blindly" category because of the CX430/CX500/CX600 and the VS series. Blindly choosing based on a brand name can cause a person to end up either getting ripped off as I demonstrated or getting a PSU that's not even recommended. The CX430/500/600 has cheaper capacitors and weak +12V rails, so I don't like them and I'll always avoid recommending them if I can help it. Even their GS series can usually be easily beat when comparing like-for-like. Although, most (if not all) of Corsair's PSUs are overpriced like this.

 

I apologize for being hard-nosed about this, but I feel that PSUs should be taken more seriously than that. For this reason, I will never recommend that anyone shop for PSUs by brand names. I would much rather that they come here and spend the time gaining the ability to make a fully-informed decision than just take the easy way out and go by brand names.

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Agreed to a point. But he could maybe find a good used PSU also. Well i still stand behind my options i threw out, if he wants to print out the list you gave and walk into the store with it, i agree to that, but if your gonna blindly choose a PSU and you don't have many options, just get a Corsair/Seasonic/Rosewill/OCZ PSU and be happy thumb.gif

I will never agree to blindly choosing PSUs based on brand names, especially Rosewill and OCZ PSUs (of course, this applies to most brand names except for maybe SeaSonic). I'm even beginning to put Corsair into this "don't do it blindly" category because of the CX430/CX500/CX600 and the VS series. Blindly choosing based on a brand name can cause a person to end up either getting ripped off as I demonstrated or getting a PSU that's not even recommended. The CX430/500/600 has cheaper capacitors and weak +12V rails, so I don't like them and I'll always avoid recommending them if I can help it. Even their GS series can usually be easily beat when comparing like-for-like. Although, most (if not all) of Corsair's PSUs are overpriced like this.

I apologize for being hard-nosed about this, but I feel that PSUs should be taken more seriously than that. For this reason, I will never recommend that anyone shop for PSUs by brand names. I would much rather that they come here and spend the time gaining the ability to make a fully-informed decision than just take the easy way out and go by brand names.

Your missing my point. While i am FULLY with researching a PSU Upgrade, some people like the OP have limited options. So, instead of buying a Cheifmax or Dynex/Huntkey, he should buy a Name Brand PSU, from a Respectable Series inside them.
 
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