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Just cruising on Newegg this morning and noticed that eVGA lauched a newer PSU that was 80 Plus Bronze certified for $25 after MIR! Yep that's right!

Any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438012

Also 3DGameMan (Rodney Reynolds) seemed to like it. Gave it a Great Product.
    
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No its a cheap HEC made unit i would not trust it as far as i could throw it
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

No its a cheap HEC made unit i would not trust it as far as i could throw it

Gotcha.....Then why would Rodney Reynolds give it a good review? thinking.gif
    
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Gotcha.....Then why would Rodney Reynolds give it a good review? thinking.gif

Did he open it up and had a look inside to see how it was made and with what caps?

Did he do stress testing it on it to see how the ripple and voltage regulation was?

If he did not do both then his review is meaningless and not to be trusted
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post

Gotcha.....Then why would Rodney Reynolds give it a good review? thinking.gif

Because he hasn't bothered to test actual PSU metrics (ripple, etc.) that actually matter in a review on a PSU. In otherwords, he has no clue how to actually review a PSU.
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If we see CapXon caps in that thing you know for sure its a cheap crappy unit
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