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Sorry for Updating a Old thread but i couldn't find a newer one and i didn't see the point in making a New one.

I have a Dynex 500 Watt PSU, have had it for 2 Years. Here are my specs:

Core 2 Duo E4500 2.2Ghz OC'ed 3.12Ghz
G41M-ES2L M/B
4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800 Mhz RAM OC'ed to 950Mhz
2 HDD's 80, 500GB
DVD Drive
7 Fans (Neon)
9800GTX+ OC'ed 760/1910/1200

So who ever said these PSU's suck needs a Reality Check.

So yes OP it's fine, and anybody looking these up, i wouldn't SLI with it, but its ok for most Rigs. smile.gif
 
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Sigh.

It's a mediocre Huntkey unit, that can provide what Best Buy rates it for, but has no protections (or improperly configured ones) so will explode when pushed past that rating. Which you haven't done since your system pulls like 250W.

They aren't the worst thing ever made, but they are mediocre.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13264969 
Sigh.

It's a mediocre Huntkey unit, that can provide what Best Buy rates it for, but has no protections (or improperly configured ones) so will explode when pushed past that rating. Which you haven't done since your system pulls like 250W.

They aren't the worst thing ever made, but they are mediocre.

According to Newegg PSU Calculator my rig is pulling 468 Watts. smile.gif So its a Good PSU typer.gif And it does have Protections.

and yes..your right...there not as bad as some...*cough* Chiefmax *cough* and their not Cosir either, but they should be put higher on the list than "Decent for a Celeron and a 7600GX Only" lol

"Higher Cost doesn't always mean better" (~$20-Dynex/ $76.99-Chiefmax)
 
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Newegg PSU calculator is a joke. Usually overestimates by 80-150%. Use the outervision.extreme.com one, just don't make the newbie mistake of setting CPU TDP and % usage and % cap derating to max, since that will vastly inflate its recommendation as well.


Like I said, you're using around 250W.
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Well, I for one am going to be running the 400w Dynex on a P5NE-SLi with an OC'd E4400, 9600GSO OC'd, and 2 hard drives. Wish me luck!
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Better than a Durex, I guess...
    
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson;13265135 
Well, I for one am going to be running the 400w Dynex on a P5NE-SLi with an OC'd E4400, 9600GSO OC'd, and 2 hard drives. Wish me luck!
Why? You can get a decent quality PSU for $25-40.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;13265197 
Why? You can get a decent quality PSU for $25-40.

Cause I can? tongue.gif I just noticed the other day I had enough parts for a build (except a mobo) so I got me a cheapo board here. There is one in-depth review of the Dynex 400, and it actually can put out 400w at a decent temp. I will only be needing about 275-300 so I should be OK. biggrin.gif Famous last words, right?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13265119 
Newegg PSU calculator is a joke. Usually overestimates by 80-150%. Use the outervision.extreme.com one, just don't make the newbie mistake of setting CPU TDP and % usage and % cap derating to max, since that will vastly inflate its recommendation as well.


Like I said, you're using around 250W.

Just looked at your site there. "415-465 Watts" left the TDP and stuff at default. again its not just 250..lol

Like i said, its a good PSU.
 
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