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the number does match up pretty well with the obligatory EU 2 year warranty. My nose is sensing something but its just probably because of bad past experiences.


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Yeah, like I said, that's a stupidly high-end PSU. lol You're worrying about nothing. It makes your TX750 look like a cheap toy.

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I know its supposed to do that. I meant that it identifies an "cycle", relax man


What are they talking about in the first place? 2000 power cycles tested on each and every psu they sell? surely not.


They probably test random units from the production line up to 2000 cycles. But they also surely tested the prototypes to failure before selling the product and know the real expected endurance of the product.


Out of the two tests they surely made, they opted to advertise the bleak "up to 2000 cycles tested" which according to simple math equates to about 3 years of average use, which is very little for a state of the art component.


Its just a psu. Its not the end of the world. But still, if you count your pennies the choice to advertise that number is concerning.

I dont know about the superflower leadex but my evga (same psu right??) has a 10 year warranty so I dont think it will only last 3 then quit if it does thats fine they can replace it 3 times tongue.gif

But seriously I think that goes to show that it will last a long long time, a 10 year warranty in anything in PCs is not common at all thumb.gif.
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I dont know about the superflower leadex but my evga (same psu right??) has a 10 year warranty so I dont think it will only last 3 then quit if it does thats fine they can replace it 3 times tongue.gif

But seriously I think that goes to show that it will last a long long time, a 10 year warranty in anything in PCs is not common at all thumb.gif.

I understand evga increases the warranty over superflower (10 vs 2 years). I expect them so be about the same, but, I let you know in two years time biggrin.gif (or 10!)
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I understand evga increases the warranty over superflower (10 vs 2 years). I expect them so be about the same, but, I let you know in two years time biggrin.gif (or 10!)

Well I didn't think the SF had a 10 year warranty I am just saying pretty much same PSU and if EVGA felt comfortable to slap a 10 year on it I think you will be okay smile.gif.
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Late to the party (as usual biggrin.gif ) but count me in, if I can still join the club:



EVGA Supernova 1000P2, powers the overclocked little beast in the background just perfectly for about 6 months now. For me, EVGA is the only PSU brand I'll ever buy from now on.
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i really wouldn't recommend that for several reasons:

the warranty would be lost - its never expected to need one but nice to have if something unexpectedly fails down the line.

you may unknowingly compromise connections or materials.

you could hurt yourself if you don't discharge the unit. (though i am sure you're smart enough wink.gif )

IF you are concerned about the connection; you can remove the terminal as if you're resleeving the cable (takes a small flat screwdriver). then use insulated needlenose (even though you made sure the unit was discharged) and push the terminal on the VGA connection pin on the PSU. if it loose, you can use the needle nose to crimp the sleeve tighter. (you'll see the split down the terminal).

but this really isn't necessary if you're not pushing the load towards 100% of it's rated specs. thumb.gif

just look at the several tens of thousands of modular PSU's that don't have an issue under normal and some extreme use. wink.gif

I completely missed this sorry smile.gif. I misunderstood what you were saying, I thought you meant on the GPU the PCI E cable where that is crimped.

The wires on the PSU side of the connection are not crimped on they are soldered to a board at least in my 1600 they are. The PCI cable is the only place where they are crimped So I would leave them crimped, I would lay solder over that.

I am actually going to do that on my new idea, my 1600w is still a part of the bench but the bench is well a bench. From all that I have seen by the professional OCers, they not only dont use the PSU in the bench itself but they use a bunch of them. I am going to go with this same idea for other reasons then just that.

So now the 1600w will only be used on water, as the bench is going on a permanent rack that will house an epic loop along with all the LN2 supply's and the bench ect. So new plan on this rack I will mount 5 Evga G2s, 1 1000w (for the board the CPU harddrives ect.) and 4 750 or 850ws, so each GPU will have its own power supply smile.gif. I will have to make custom cables for these and am working on a way to make them with Inline multi meters that also attach so I can get power readings at all times thumb.gif Should be much better and safer, no water scares from the LN2 as the PSUs will be somewhere else.

This actually leads to a question for you, I looked for a device like I need and no avail so I have to make one. I know where to get small LCD screen based multimeter that shows amps/watts/voltage that are made to go inline. However as you said the voltage is split across the 3 wires, how could I measure the sum of all 3 in that case? without power going among each other, or would it split across the 3 lines evenly even if they are bridged.
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maybe my reading comprehension is lacking since i woke up at midnite and couldn't get back to sleep BUT:

it's not volts but amperage that is the sum. the voltage stays consistent (12v). assuming the resistance is the same on the 3 wires; then the power current (amps) would be split evenly for total wattage (amp*volts).

a clamp meter would be able to read all three.
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Late to the party (as usual biggrin.gif ) but count me in, if I can still join the club:



EVGA Supernova 1000P2, powers the overclocked little beast in the background just perfectly for about 6 months now. For me, EVGA is the only PSU brand I'll ever buy from now on.

God damm it my abilty to edit has been removed again!
Sory xTesla1856 but cant add you or anyone else right now.

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