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Your whole post is pseudo advice as almost all of those use multiple OEM´s

And Cooler Master is not what they have been

The new V and VS series is better bang for buck then anything Corsair and Seasonic has to offer

Cooler Master VS is my number 1 bang for buck recommendation

I know its 'pseudo advice' but a dude with an eXtreme Power Plus doesn't simply look inside a Corsair HX and go: "Ooh, green topped transformers. That's a CWT, its a good unit!"
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Then name models you know are good not whole brands
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post #53 of 56
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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post


I know its 'pseudo advice' but a dude with an eXtreme Power Plus doesn't simply look inside a Corsair HX and go: "Ooh, green topped transformers. That's a CWT, its a good unit!"

 

No one is expecting that of anyone, not even me. That's not to say that I know what the platform is just by looking inside (because I wouldn't know anyway), but it's that all one really has to know is which PSUs are safe to recommend. From there, you can extend your knowledge to learn which ones should be avoided. You don't really have to know more than that, but it helps in order to convince people that you're not just giving them worthless fanboy advice. Most people who are seeking help don't need to know very many specifics either. ;)

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post #54 of 56
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Then name models you know are good not whole brands

Dude, our definition of 'good' may not be necessarily what benefits the OP's budget and needs the best.

Just because a SuperFlower Leadex is like, awesomeness in ATX form factor doesn't mean we should tell everyone to buy a Leadex. Everyone gave the CX430 a lot of flak when it was first launched, including Phaedrus2129 but then it was proven that it actually is an acceptable unit and for the price why not?

BTW the last time I actually made any PSU recommendations here was when OCZ still made the SXS400 which you guys said were awesome, and its not even available in my country.

Just trying to point out to the OP that these brands make PSUs that, at the very least won't kill him AND his computer.
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Dude, our definition of 'good' may not be necessarily what benefits the OP's budget and needs the best.

Just because a SuperFlower Leadex is like, awesomeness in ATX form factor doesn't mean we should tell everyone to buy a Leadex. Everyone gave the CX430 a lot of flak when it was first launched, including Phaedrus2129 but then it was proven that it actually is an acceptable unit and for the price why not?

BTW the last time I actually made any PSU recommendations here was when OCZ still made the SXS400 which you guys said were awesome, and its not even available in my country.

Just trying to point out to the OP that these brands make PSUs that, at the very least won't kill him AND his computer.

The main problem is i know for a fact the NZXT HALE 82-N is crap but you said everything from NZXT was good

That is pseudo advice becasue you said everything from NZXT is good

And when someone then goes by your advice and buy a crappy HALE 82-N then you have not really helped him

I did that mistake once and i wont do it again and if i see someone else about to make the same mistake i point it out

Also we do have the list to go by for everyone that is not an expert
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

Cheapest i would call good is the XFX Core Edition or the OCZ ZS
Edited by shilka - 9/25/13 at 5:57am
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post #56 of 56
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Dude, our definition of 'good' may not be necessarily what benefits the OP's budget and needs the best.

Just because a SuperFlower Leadex is like, awesomeness in ATX form factor doesn't mean we should tell everyone to buy a Leadex. Everyone gave the CX430 a lot of flak when it was first launched, including Phaedrus2129 but then it was proven that it actually is an acceptable unit and for the price why not?

BTW the last time I actually made any PSU recommendations here was when OCZ still made the SXS400 which you guys said were awesome, and its not even available in my country.

Just trying to point out to the OP that these brands make PSUs that, at the very least won't kill him AND his computer.

 

This is how I can reply:

 

Corsair - not every Corsair PSU is good
Antec - Not every Antec PSU is good
FSP - Definitely not every FSP PSU is good.
Seasonic - lol I know
SuperFlower - Not every Super Flower PSU is good
Kingwin - Definitely not every Kingwin PSU is good
Silver Power - Definitely not every Silver Power PSU is good
Silverstone (although most times overpriced) - Not every Silverstone PSU is good, and they're not the only one who is usually overpriced. Corsair gets that award.
Enermax (still recommendable? haven't been there in ages) - Some are, some aren't.
NZXT - Not every NZXT PSU is good
PCP&C - Most are ok, but again not every PSU is good

 

This is what I mean by, "With PSUs, it's not about brand names".

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