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That is not very helpful I need good solid evidence you cannot judge a brand by it's price like cars it's more of a status thing than an efficiency thing.
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post #113 of 128
Diablo means the Devil or Satan in spanish which is so damm funny as Diablotek comes stright from hell

Dont think they could have picked a better name for themselfs

Just pick a random brand you know from here

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page5471.htm

That way you can see that almost all of those brands in there does not make all or ANY of the units they sell

If you still dont belive us despite all we have said and tried to help and convince you

If you keep your Diablotek you can enjoy your fire

Now i am not saying that be rude or to troll you i am just being honest and speaking the truth
Edited by shilka - 9/26/13 at 2:41pm
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Originally Posted by SolidScorpion View Post

Hey guys can I have some info to back up what your saying about the unit real hard evidence.

 

Post a thread in the Power Supplies forum asking everyone to tell you what they think of the Diablotek PSU that you own.

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post #115 of 128
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

If you still dont belive us despite all we have said and tried to help and convince you

If you keep your Diablotek you can enjoy your fire

Now i am not saying that be rude or to troll you i am just being honest and speaking the truth
Seriously, they have tried to help you so much, and it seems like you are blowing off everything they say. Your unit may not have been put under too much strain, but I bet with a new GPU hitting load power consumption while gaming, you will start seeing problems. It may not happen now, or immediately after getting a new card, or even a couple months after that... but it seems like with these units, it is only a matter of time until you have some sparks and a barbeque in your tower
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Post a thread in the Power Supplies forum asking everyone to tell you what they think of the Diablotek PSU that you own.
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Seriously, they have tried to help you so much, and it seems like you are blowing off everything they say. Your unit may not have been put under too much strain, but I bet with a new GPU hitting load power consumption while gaming, you will start seeing problems. It may not happen now, or immediately after getting a new card, or even a couple months after that... but it seems like with these units, it is only a matter of time until you have some sparks and a barbeque in your tower
+1

 

I don't blame him though because it can be hard to take people at their word without lots and lots of evidence and proof (and perhaps even posting things like "testimonials" from people who had bad experiences).

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post #117 of 128
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That is not very helpful I need good solid evidence you cannot judge a brand by it's price like cars it's more of a status thing than an efficiency thing.

If you don't accept this review as solid evidence of that PSU being really bad news, then i have no clue what would convince you...
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/12/17/diablotek_phd650_650w_power_supply_review/9
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Originally Posted by michael-ocn View Post

If you don't accept this review as solid evidence of that PSU being really bad news, then i have no clue what would convince you...
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/12/17/diablotek_phd650_650w_power_supply_review/9

This part made me laugh so hard

Build Quality

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This part made me laugh so hard

Build Quality

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LOL

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