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Why?
Cuz they get more action than me...

...and, all of the groupies think his word is the word from god, and is eternally set in stone. Apparently no other PSU reviews have any credibility, and all of oc.net's opinions don't matter at all.
    
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Your system will not put your PSU near full load so you willnot experience the ripple.

Fatal, groupy or not this is fact
I want to see a system damaged by this. I'm not denying that this PSU has this "ripple factor", but I have yet to see it hurt anything.
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I still like the psu. I dont see myself maxing out the psu so i wont worry about it. Now if i get 2 gtx ultra, 12 hard drives, and 49 fan's on my computer, ill think about a pc p and p 1000
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post #24 of 31
Pauldovi.. maybe we could get a more updated review? Last time I checked they already changed OEM so them ripple problems is pretty much fixed now.
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Pauldovi.. maybe we could get a more updated review? Last time I checked they already changed OEM so them ripple problems is pretty much fixed now.
Can you please show me when did FSP change the build of their epsilon power supply line to fix the ripple issues it had? The ripple is there but if your pushing your system to the psu limits you might want to think of buying a new one unless you like fried electronics
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Cuz they get more action than me...

...and, all of the groupies think his word is the word from god, and is eternally set in stone. Apparently no other PSU reviews have any credibility, and all of Overclock.net's opinions don't matter at all.
Read: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/410

There are very few reviewers out there with proper PSU testing equipment.... JonnyGuru, SilentPCReview, and HardOCP are the only sites that I can think of who do. You don't have to listen to what Jonny says, but just look at the raw data.

On the topic of the OCZ GXS, there is high ripple under heavy loads. Just watch your load and you will be fine.
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Just like Mootsfox said earlier, if they were truly bad PSUs, half of the population of OCN would be offline. And so it takes 5-10 years for ripple to kill a computer.

Well it takes 5-10 years for overclocking to kill a CPU, but we seem to see much more support of that around here. I myself have never seen any adverse effects of overclocking or my GXS.

Back on topic, the fan on the GXS will match the fans of the 900 at a certain speed. It isn't only one color. It automatically changes fan speed to adjust to the load thats on the PSU. When you just turn it on the fan is a light blue/greenish and at medium to high load it looks just like the 900 fans (on my PC).
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Read: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/410

There are very few reviewers out there with proper PSU testing equipment.... JonnyGuru, SilentPCReview, and HardOCP are the only sites that I can think of who do. You don't have to listen to what Jonny says, but just look at the raw data.

On the topic of the OCZ GXS, there is high ripple under heavy loads. Just watch your load and you will be fine.
Very good read...
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Just like Mootsfox said earlier, if they were truly bad PSUs, half of the population of OCN would be offline. And so it takes 5-10 years for ripple to kill a computer.

Well it takes 5-10 years for overclocking to kill a CPU, but we seem to see much more support of that around here. I myself have never seen any adverse effects of overclocking or my GXS.

Back on topic, the fan on the GXS will match the fans of the 900 at a certain speed. It isn't only one color. It automatically changes fan speed to adjust to the load thats on the PSU. When you just turn it on the fan is a light blue/greenish and at medium to high load it looks just like the 900 fans (on my PC).
Yeah, I noticed it changes when gaming.
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post #30 of 31
I switched out of an OCZ GameXtreme 1010w. I could not fathom endangering my components especially since I run at high loads. If there WERE reports of ripple, and the problem was rectified...

How would I know that the OCZ PSU i received is not one of the problem ones?

I have an Enermax Galaxy 1000w now.
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