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http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=7448

owch.. wonder what that means for us..
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Hopefully, not PSUs that crap out.
    
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Well if OCZ is smart, they will base all new PSU's of PC P&C PSUs
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post #4 of 67
I believe the already pretty good OCZ PSU's are going to get really really good.

If PC P&C ever had customer service problems before (I know know and doubt they did) they'll pick OCZ's GREAT CS.
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post #5 of 67
I can only speculate.

The power supplies will most likely lose their plain and professional appearance and will be brand-engineered with fancy names, graphics, and colors. Their quality will go out the window while their marketability will sky-rocket. People will love them, without realizing they have lost a quality product.
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post #6 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
I can only speculate.

The power supplies will most likely lose their plain and professional appearance and will be brand-engineered with fancy names, graphics, and colors. Their quality will go out the window while their marketability will sky-rocket. People will love them, without realizing they have lost a quality product.

I have to agree...

And also, ever since i bought OCZ's attempt at a mouse, i had a feeling their marketing and quality conrol would start going downhill and it wasn't going to stop at thier HORRIBLE attempt at a gaming mouse.(even though it wasn't their own to begin with anyway. It left such a bad taste in my mouth, i'm not sure i would consider OCZ again anytime soon.

Its amazing how flashy, graphic laden colored hardware will sell, regardless of its quality. But eventually people start to realize whats up.
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post #7 of 67
I have to agree with the 2 above posteres. OCZ is definitely going down the gimmicky path rather than quality. Crossfire/SLI certified rams ... what a joke.
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post #8 of 67
Well they did pretty good with there graphics card they just came out with. I think they may actually keep the product the way it is as far as quality for the time being since they will just use that place to manufacture the PSU's and slap there name on them.

But who knows only time will tell.
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post #9 of 67
Damn, there goes another quality product. Never liked OCZ, and if they ruin PC P&C, I'll dislike them even more.
post #10 of 67
I love OCZ power supplies. This looks like a good thing.
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