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$55.98 shipped.
(rosewill)
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I'm so guilty of this from time to time but not w/my PC gear as of late.
Most of the time you can get away with using the cheaper stuff, however, there's some areas I wont skimp on tires and power supplies a couple of them.

Tires obviously because that's the only that contacts the outside world, I sure as hell wouldn't trust my life to a set of cheapo tires, I run Michelin Pilot XGT H4's in the snow and Michelin Pilot HXMXM4's in the summer. I learned a long time ago exactly how important they are and have never forgotten it. Losing control on a slippery surface will do that to you.

As for power supplies, well I haven't had any bad experiences really, my 5 year old Antec dying was hardly bad. But after reading through enough horror stories about crappy PSU's dying and taking everything with them, I'll stick to the higher quality product.

If I had to compare putting a cheapo PSU in a nice rig it would be like building a super badass hotrod/tuner and running crappy gas/oil. Almost defeats the purpose.
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If I had to compare putting a cheapo PSU in a nice rig it would be like building a super badass hotrod/tuner and running crappy gas/oil. Almost defeats the purpose.
Agreed.
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I tried to get overclocked by post 5800 but you know how it is w/all the newbs that don't even know what rep is for.
Lol, congrats on being Overclocked!
I'm on my way to getting there too .
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Lol, congrats on being Overclocked!
I'm on my way to getting there too .
Thanks. You know to be honest when I was trying to get rep I hardly ever got any and when I was just doing my normal good deads I got more that way. go figure...

Your that not far away.
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I dunno how I even got any rep. Hmmm. didnt know it mattered
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I dunno how I even got any rep. Hmmm. didnt know it mattered
Well rep is give for a number of reasons but it's meant to show others that you are beneficial to OCN vs just some one who flames & Trolls and post off topic's all the time.
Edited by N2Gaming - 1/12/10 at 4:45pm
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I don't really "try" to help people . I just check the new threads every once in a while for questions and I try to answer them.
Can't wait until I get a custom user title .
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I dunno how I even got any rep. Hmmm.
Me either.

(I kid, I kid).

Basically what N2 said about REP, there are a couple of bonuses like being able to buy/sell stuff once you hit 35 REP.
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I dunno how I even got any rep. Hmmm. didnt know it mattered
FnkDctr, being helpful to other members will help build your reputation. However though it's all up to the user you are helping to rep you. Provide support, be helpful and more importantly be kind. Having a professional response (correct grammar, being detailed ect) will go a long way.

Don't forget to check the unanswered threads as well. When I finished going through all four sections I immediately started checking the unanswered threads. Mind you I was able to do all of this before I became extremely busy at work with projects and operation tasks

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