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Well since I have to compete with the rebate on newegg I'd say $90 shipped to their $105.98 after rebate and shipping. Comes with all the cables and the original box.
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Well since I have to compete with the rebate on newegg I'd say $90 shipped to their $105.98 after rebate and shipping. Comes with all the cables and the original box.
You should re-test your GTX 470's on it
Just in case.

You can always include a nice note as well "AdvanSuper Tested and Approved"
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XFX Tested and Approved is better.
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XFX Tested and Approved is better.
I agree. Especially if it comes new and in box.

[Edit]
Gah, I really want to buy it. Still need to get some $$ though. Not sure what I'll do with my current power supply as it is.
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Just a suggestion maybe, Is make a Speadsheet with users comments etc on here about PSU's. Ie I want to buy the best PSU that is in the 1200w region, what do i choose? see my sig for the mouse collaboration thread. Something like that.
   
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post #956 of 6753
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Just a suggestion maybe, Is make a Speadsheet with users comments etc on here about PSU's. Ie I want to buy the best PSU that is in the 1200w region, what do i choose? see my sig for the mouse collaboration thread. Something like that.
Users can't be trusted when it comes to PSU's or we would all be buying over-rated 300w HEC units that are called 500 & 585w PSU's.
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Users can't be trusted when it comes to PSU's or we would all be buying over-rated 300w HEC units that are called 500 & 585w PSU's.
This for sure!

Any 2 PSU's can perform the same real world because of rig set up. So based off people's experiences, anyone can say any PSU is great. And then one person's PSU failed and then suddenly the whole line is bad? Basing a list of PSU's off people's comments is no bueno IMO.

Edit: Heck... if I wanted to do that I'll just read Newegg's. Is that really a good idea?
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Potentially, it can be.

Newegg reviews can give you a good idea of a problem with either the platform; or just a simply quality check.
If you see 40 reviews from 3 months all claiming DOA and you don't see Manufacturer Responses to any of them... I would avoid the product. Obviously that is an extreme, but I have seen it on Newegg before. SO it's not unprecedented to say the least.

Still, I generally keep on top of build quality & QC/Reliability with PSU's. I'm actually taking the 3 Xigmatek MC Series PSU's off the list because some of the US Reviewers are having DRASTICALLY different results that what was seen by the EU reviewers (IE: 30mv Ripple for EU, 150mv ripple for the US?)
I'm not sure entirely what is wrong with the units, if it's something HEC did or if Xig is skimping.
Though for now, I'm definitely throwing them off the list.
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Potentially, it can be.

Newegg reviews can give you a good idea of a problem with either the platform; or just a simply quality check.
If you see 40 reviews from 3 months all claiming DOA and you don't see Manufacturer Responses to any of them... I would avoid the product. Obviously that is an extreme, but I have seen it on Newegg before. SO it's not unprecedented to say the least.

Still, I generally keep on top of build quality & QC/Reliability with PSU's. I'm actually taking the 3 Xigmatek MC Series PSU's off the list because some of the US Reviewers are having DRASTICALLY different results that what was seen by the EU reviewers (IE: 30mv Ripple for EU, 150mv ripple for the US?)
I'm not sure entirely what is wrong with the units, if it's something HEC did or if Xig is skimping.
Though for now, I'm definitely throwing them off the list.
Attach a "Europe Only" tag on those??
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Attach a "Europe Only" tag on those??
Not a chance; because this looks to be a problem with the Platform, which HEC was supposed to address, and reviews of the CM1000 revision said they did.

It appears now that they have not. Or there is something else entirely wrong with it.

The Input voltage has nothing to do with it in this case.

In some cases, you may see at most a 20mv difference because some EU lines are 220-240v @ 50hz while US lines are 110-120v @ 60hz. So there can be various levels of AC ripple.

Though a jump from 30mv to 120mv means it was a bad unit.

I also found out that the MC1002 reviewed was actually bad in that department, 3 times. As in, 3 bad samples.

Which is far to much.
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