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I have a huntkey psu (see rocketfish) i got it for like 40 bucks from my work with my discount, i haven't really had any problems with it so far, but i do let everyone know that they're not for dual high end gpu setups. I'd heard awhile ago huntkey rates their psus 100w above what they should be.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drewgy View Post
I have a huntkey psu (see rocketfish) i got it for like 40 bucks from my work with my discount, i haven't really had any problems with it so far, but i do let everyone know that they're not for dual high end gpu setups. I'd heard awhile ago huntkey rates their psus 100w above what they should be.
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/556

Actually, you have a 650w Huntkey PSU. Best Buy decided to market it as a 700w unit.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/556

Actually, you have a 650w Huntkey PSU. Best Buy decided to market it as a 700w unit.
And it only has 41A on the 12V which makes it a 550W PSU .
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And it only has 41A on the 12V which makes it a 550W PSU .
Who rates by continuous output? Peak output is better.
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The older Huntkey PSUs were pretty good considering the cost, but yeah the new ones are completely crap.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Who rates by continuous output? Peak output is better.
I can think of a good comeback for that, let alone keep a straight face when I read it.

It's better for Huntkey .
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post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
And it only has 41A on the 12V which makes it a 550W PSU .
4x18a rails=/= 41 a
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drewgy View Post
4x18a rails=/= 41 a
The key word here is combined 12V rating. Just because it has 4 rails that will allow a max of 18A per rail doesn't mean that the rails are supposed to be added together.


12V combined rating is 509W or ~42A. That does not make it a 700W PSU by modern standards. That should be rated for 600W at best.

edit: And actually the manual states it has 41A on the 12V, but on the label they decided to add a few watts on the 12V to get it up to 700W so it was a nice even number. The 41A comes from the PSU it is based on, the 650W Huntkey Titan.
Edited by shinji2k - 12/30/08 at 3:15pm
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