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Stay away from Apevia. They have the minimum warranty allowed by law for a reason. (1 year). Perhaps they know something we don't. Go with any of the PSU's suggested by others above....can't go wrong. I will also suggest a PSU that I'm currently using in a build. The Antec TruePowerNew 650W. Is it sexy? It's got 54A on the +12V rail, 80Plus Bronze efficiency, excellent voltage regulation and ripple suppression, and it's backed by Antec's AQ5 5 year warranty......oh, and I've seen it for sale for <$90 three times since Christmas........now when it comes to a PSU all of the above is more than enough sex appeal for me.







I got it for $79.99 CAD. Oh, and I think it looks nice too.

It's funny they call it the "Iceberg"....didn't an iceberg sink the Titanic?
Edited by Kaninja - 2/3/10 at 4:57pm
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Hiper has a bit better looks, and still makes a good PSU...
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Stay away from Apevia. They have the minimum warranty allowed by law for a reason. (1 year). Perhaps they know something we don't. Go with any of the PSU's suggested by others above....can't go wrong. I will also suggest a PSU that I'm currently using in a build. The Antec TruePowerNew 650W. Is it sexy? It's got 54A on the +12V rail, 80Plus Bronze efficiency, excellent voltage regulation and ripple suppression, and it's backed by Antec's AQ5 5 year warranty......oh, and I've seen it for sale for <$90 three times since Christmas........now when it comes to a PSU all of the above is more than enough sex appeal for me.







I got it for $79.99 CAD. Oh, and I think it looks nice too.

It's funny they call it the "Iceberg"....didn't an iceberg sink the Titanic?
You had me at 5 year warranty.

Where'd you get it for 79 :O?
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I got it at NCIX Canada on sale. It's been on sale 3x for $90 or less since Christmas.
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Man, I look at NCIX specials all the time. How did I miss it?
Maybe it's gonna come back this week.

*crosses fingers*
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Stay away from Apevia. They have the minimum warranty allowed by law for a reason. (1 year). Perhaps they know something we don't.
Gee.. That's funny... mine came with a 3year warranty.. and BTW.. I have never had a problem with it. Nor the 40 others at my office.

Gotta <3 fanboys.
Edited by xandypx - 2/3/10 at 5:58pm
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Gee.. That's funny... mine came with a 3year warranty.. and BTW.. I have never had a problem with it.
No it didn't. All Apevia PSU's have a 1 year warranty. And another vote AGAINST Apevia PSU's from me. I had that exact same PSU. It took my entire rig with it (mobo, drives, and GPU). Made it really hard to RMA all those things at once.


Oh, and I was on my sig rig, with an 8800GTS 512MB at the time. It died after about 6 months of use with the 8800.
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Quote:
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Gee.. That's funny... mine came with a 3year warranty.. and BTW.. I have never had a problem with it. Nor the 40 others at my office.

Gotta <3 fanboys.
Load it 650-700w for awhile and see what happens. Bring a fire extinguisher too.
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Load it 650-700w for awhile and see what happens. Bring a fire extinguisher too.
650-700w? Try 400w
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If the OP wants a flashy PSU he can get a Kingwin Mach 1. Granted in the Johnnyguru review he did point out it has some ripple control issues, but everything else was ok. The recent update, the Lazer (I realize it's not canadian newegg) corrects some of the errors of the Mach 1, if you like the PSU try to find the Lazer.
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