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Right now I have a Raidmax RX 850AE PSU. Since it is semi modular, some of the wires are wired directly in to the power supply. I was wondering if there was a way to convert those wires in to some kind of modular setup.

Thanks in advance.
post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by xibrownbearix View Post

Right now I have a Raidmax RX 850AE PSU. Since it is semi modular, some of the wires are wired directly in to the power supply. I was wondering if there was a way to convert those wires in to some kind of modular setup.

Thanks in advance.

Oh my god you bought a Raidmax PSU!

Not trying to insult you or be rude but what you have is so horrible that you sould return it if you still can
Edited by shilka - 5/31/13 at 11:46am
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post #3 of 16
Maybe just use extensions? The extensions are modular additions to the originals? I guess if you really wanted you could mod some modular connectors in, but that somehow doesn't seem worth the effort. If you really must have something fully modular, why not just buy one that's that way to begin with?


btw RX 850AE isn't that bad, nothing like some other Raidmax stuff. A bit of an overreaction there. It's just completely not 80 plus gold, more like bronze. It should just be Andyson E Series, possibly overrated a bit. Yeah, false advertising, not great, and not worth buying, but not really a system killer.

The story goes that Raidmax sends in an Andyson K series unit to ECOS to get 80 plus gold cert and then actually sells people Andyson E. Real classy.
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Oh so its not super crap like the other Raidmax units its just below average in every area
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post #5 of 16
Uh... wait a sec, here:
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/02/23/raidmax_rx1000ae_1000w_power_supply_review/#.UajxVkAQZcF

1000 W model passed hardocp testing, including in the hotbox. Decent-to-good ripple suppression, mediocre voltage regulation, mediocre build quality, fine efficiency if it were marketed honestly (it's not).


Actually, I kind of get the feeling that this is something the OP's owned for a while. Or not.
post #6 of 16
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Oh my god you bought a Raidmax PSU!

Not trying to insult you or be rude but what you have is so horrible that you sould return it if you still can

Its a temp setup. I needed something right now while I play around with my settings. I'm not doing anything crazy to it yet. I just need it to turn on and off for a couple of months while I save up for some key pieces.
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Its a temp setup. I needed something right now while I play around with my settings. I'm not doing anything crazy to it yet. I just need it to turn on and off for a couple of months while I save up for some key pieces.

Oh alright i tought it was as bad as the other Raidmax units but it does seems like its a little better but its not a very good unit still

Anyway you could buy cable extensions as said above
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post #8 of 16
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Maybe just use extensions? The extensions are modular additions to the originals? I guess if you really wanted you could mod some modular connectors in, but that somehow doesn't seem worth the effort. If you really must have something fully modular, why not just buy one that's that way to begin with?


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The story goes that Raidmax sends in an Andyson K series unit to ECOS to get 80 plus gold cert and then actually sells people Andyson E. Real classy.

Thats kind of messed up. Any suggestions for a replacement?
post #9 of 16
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Thats kind of messed up. Any suggestions for a replacement?

Depens on what you can spend and what you need to power

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

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post #10 of 16
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Im from North Carolina.

That link was very helpful. Thanks a bunch.
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