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Quick little mod I thought I'd share with you guys, as I don't see this often (maybe not looking hard enough?).

Got down to business to create a window mod by request from featherlouis199 in his power supply.

Perspex cut to size for window.

Window secured by strong double sided tape.

White LED strip fitted.

White LEDs connect OUTSIDE of power supply (Soldering iron was unavailable at that point).

Enjoy.










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That unit is a unit made by HEC without a single review

Everything tells me this is a crappy PSU unless you know its not?
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Originally Posted by wthenshaw View Post

Quick little mod I thought I'd share with you guys, as I don't see this often (maybe not looking hard enough?).

Got down to business to create a window mod by request from featherlouis199 in his power supply.

Perspex cut to size for window.

Window secured by strong double sided tape.

White LED strip fitted.

White LEDs connect OUTSIDE of power supply (Soldering iron was unavailable at that point).

Enjoy.










 

 

Good job thumb.gif

   
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post #4 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

That unit is a unit made by HEC without a single review

Everything tells me this is a crappy PSU unless you know its not?

It seems to be doing just fine running a HD 6870
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Originally Posted by danilon62 View Post


Good job thumb.gif

Thanks thumb.gif
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It seems to be doing just fine running a HD 6870
Thanks thumb.gif

Doing fine does not make it good

If its bad enough it could die without warning
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Doing fine does not make it good

If its bad enough it could die without warning

shilka, you really mad because your psu don't have a window? come on.
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shilka, you really mad because your psu don't have a window? come on.

What? i am not mad

I am trying to find out how crappy that HEC made OCZ unit is but as i cant find a review i cant say

Only thing i have ever seen from HEC that was good is the Cougar GX and GX v.2 everything else sucks
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post #8 of 16
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What? i am not mad

I am trying to find out how crappy that HEC made OCZ unit is but as i cant find a review i cant say

Only thing i have ever seen from HEC that was good is the Cougar GX and GX v.2 everything else sucks

I was joking about you being mad biggrin.gif. it's not a hard guess as to whether or not the psu itself is to be considered "crap" as I think it's a fair assumption that it is given the players involved, but that's not the point of this thread man.

nice job on the window mod thumb.gif
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post #9 of 16
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I was joking about you being mad biggrin.gif. it's not a hard guess as to whether or not the psu itself is to be considered "crap" as I think it's a fair assumption that it is given the players involved, but that's not the point of this thread man.

nice job on the window mod thumb.gif

Well was just trying to to say its not very so if it dies or blows up the owner knows why

And yes it does look very good

Cheap chinese substandard parts at its best


Edited by shilka - 5/16/13 at 3:36pm
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post #10 of 16
oh shilka, get off your high horse. the man was just sharing a custom mod he created for a fellow user. no need to get technical on every aspect about psu's. nice job, op thumb.gif
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