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post #11 of 20
I don't mean to try to argue, because I've been wondering this myself, but can you provide any review or proof that the X-Connect is a weak PSU? Isn't it something like 34 amps on the 12v? I too have heard that it's unstable, but do you know any...established or recognized sources?

Once again, not trying to argue, I'm really just wondering this myself.
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Originally Posted by amped
I don't mean to try to argue, because I've been wondering this myself, but can you provide any review or proof that the X-Connect is a weak PSU? Isn't it something like 34 amps on the 12v? I too have heard that it's unstable, but do you know any...established or recognized sources?

Once again, not trying to argue, I'm really just wondering this myself.
The Xconnects tend to blow up unexpectedly too.

The Aspire 500/520W and the Sunbeam NUUO are good budget PSUs.
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post #13 of 20
As well as the Antec Smartpower 2.0.
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post #14 of 20
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well i already have the X-connect and I love it so all that stuff is bull
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post #15 of 20
It could be bull, or it might just not have exploded yet. We'll find out later.
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post #16 of 20
I can agree it kinda has bad rails but I hope mine doesn't explode yet. Also for DFI and X-connect compatability issues there are none but if u add the xp-120 on it there will be issues with the p4 molex because the p4 on the mohterboard is really close to the cpu socket and xp-120 will block it.
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post #17 of 20
I ran my Xconnect with my Ultra-D for awhile before I got my Powerstream and it worked fine. I never overclocked it though because some people told me that DFI won't RMA the board if you aren't using a native 24pin psu (which the x-connect is not). The 20 to 24 pin cable doesn't count either I also like having all of the DFI board's power connections plugged in for piece of mind.
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i love my x-connect
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post #19 of 20
There was just a post today about a person who had trouble with his blowing up. They are fairly cheap in price and I just cant' see trusting $2000 (in my case) worth of parts to a 50$ psu so I got the OCZ. I should have got a pc power and cooling, sunbeam or a tagan.
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I had a 500w x-connect damage a DFI875P-T motherboard (two of them actually
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