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What am I going to do with my 1,000W RM? It's too late to return it back to Newegg.

If I can figure out a return or sell it, what do you guys recommend for a good solid 1000W unit? I'm looking to get a gold unit but am not opposed to painting the PSU if I can find something cheap. Not looking to spend over $200 if possible.
post #282 of 649
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Originally Posted by Hikaru12 View Post

What am I going to do with my 1,000W RM? It's too late to return it back to Newegg.

If I can figure out a return or sell it, what do you guys recommend for a good solid 1000W unit? I'm looking to get a gold unit but am not opposed to painting the PSU if I can find something cheap. Not looking to spend over $200 if possible.
Keep it, it's fine.

If you already have it then there is no reason to get another one. It's a perfectly good unit, it's just overpriced compared to similar quality power supplies. smile.gif
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Keep it, it's fine.

If you already have it then there is no reason to get another one. It's a perfectly good unit, it's just overpriced compared to similar quality power supplies. smile.gif

I see. Thanks for the quick reply.
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Originally Posted by Hikaru12 View Post

What am I going to do with my 1,000W RM? It's too late to return it back to Newegg.

If I can figure out a return or sell it, what do you guys recommend for a good solid 1000W unit? I'm looking to get a gold unit but am not opposed to painting the PSU if I can find something cheap. Not looking to spend over $200 if possible.

No need to replace it if you already got it

Not trying to be rude so please dont take it that way, but you should always do some basic research or ask before you buy anything
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No need to replace it if you already got it

Not trying to be rude so please dont take it that way, but you should always do some basic research or ask before you buy anything

No offense taken but from the reviews I did read it was rated very well. Maybe I should have looked at it in more depth.
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No offense taken but from the reviews I did read it was rated very well. Maybe I should have looked at it in more depth.

Always get a second opinion no matter how good something looks, you might get some just as good or better for the same money
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Always get a second opinion no matter how good something looks, you might get some just as good or better for the same money
+1 Reviews are usually done by the misinformed who sees that it works. PSU's are basically a computer itself. With many different parts going into it, it's almost finding a board that can OC your chip and finding a good pair of RAM to go with it, then finding a GPU that isn't more than your chip can take without being too cheap.
But I also remember just thinking 'Great customer support and it will let me expand when I want to' when I got my unit.
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post #288 of 649
I am very happy for my Corsair RM1000.

I think it is a good price and in Sweden it is priced 1000 SEK (112,06 EUR) under the Corsair AX1200.

Now Corsair finally came out with a new set of cables for it called CORSAIR INDIVIDUALLY SLEEVED DC CABLES KIT TYPE 3 where the RM1000 also is among the supported devices.

As far as the PSU itself goes, it is pretty annoying, that it is yellow and not red, as the ROG series is red etc, but it is great the fan do not spin until you use above 400W.

I created my own side banner for it to make it fit into my next build, but that is just for the fun of it. RM1000JPG.jpg 562k .jpg file

Corsair in general makes okay products and depending where you live, that might be a great alternative to a lot of other products. But to be honest, it might be a bit overpriced or whatever, but a lot of hardware these days is - take a new line graphic card, have it for 2-3 month tops and it will be down 100 euro etc, a PSU at least keeps the price a bit longer.

Cheers,

Wrathier
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Corsair dont make the PSU´s they sell, so yes Corsair might make good hardware but their PSU lineup is not all great, they do have crap like the VS series to the overpriced and below average RM
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Corsair dont make the PSU´s they sell, so yes Corsair might make good hardware but their PSU lineup is not all great, they do have crap like the VS series to the overpriced and below average RM

Not that I do not agree and even that it is hard to understand in some countries Corsair is a win to buy in others it isn't.

I guess it is all about availability of the product you want.

My own preference is Tt, but it is just not realistic to buy here as they are no re-sellers really of PSU's of that brand anymore.

But I get it you do not like Corsair PSU's now please make a thread about why you should not buy ASUS, I am looking forward to read it.

Cheers,

Wrathier

Forøvrigt meget spøjst, at du er dansk - Det er jeg selv. Men det er da dejligt, at blive mindet om, hvordan danskere og janteloven fungere sommetider smile.gif
Edited by Wrathier - 3/31/14 at 3:41pm
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