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post #11 of 21
I just checked specs, and it claims 24a on the single 12v rail...


And a Google search for "powork pw600 review" comes up with 14 listings, and none of them are reviews. That should be reason enough to avoid it.
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post #12 of 21
Quote:
I just checked specs, and it claims 24a on the single 12v rail...
24A * 12v = 288W [or A] for 12v output / [insert PSU efficiency rating percentage here*] = total power used to produce 'A'.

still think its a 600W PSU?
post #13 of 21
Thread Starter 
I showed him these 2. Told him they would be the lowest I would go moneywise for a decent psu.

Xclio
FSP

and REP + for the help guys
post #14 of 21
the FSP you linked is a smidge better than the 'Clio. Neither has 'active PFC' or a very high amperage on either of the 12v rails. FSP at least has 18A on each, which should be a minimum considering GPU demands these days.
post #15 of 21
He didn't even spell quiet right in the ad, that should be a dead giveaway. A nice 400 watt fortron will run you about 40 bucks and be stable.
    
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post #16 of 21
Well, does your friend like large explosions and fire?
    
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Originally Posted by Wheezy Baby View Post
Well, does your friend like large explosions and fire?
Well, July 4th is coming soon
post #18 of 21
Yes, that FSP will do the job marvelously. They are not only good for the money, but just good period. Fortron makes some beefy stuff.
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post #19 of 21
Not to go against the flow or anything but:

I think my friend uses that PSU to power his PC, (A64 3700+; 6800GS) and it works fine, no problems at all ATM. I know this because I've been to his house and he used that box to give me his old Aspire PSU in. (Which I must say, is also working marvelously on my AXP system)

Regardless, I would not trust that PSU though. It could blow any day (like my PowMax. see gallery lol). This Rosewill (gasp) PSU is actually very very good for the price. JonnyGuru gave it a 9 overall. It is a very good PSU (though it has no PFC, like most PSU's in the price range)

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Super size cooling fan lol. I wonder if any of the other products come biggie sized
    
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