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The tags are [ s ] and [ /s ] (without the spaces), not <s> and </s>.
+rep, thanks.... why the brackets as opposed to normal code? Just curious.

I have been wondering how to do this for a while on here.
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+rep, thanks.... why the brackets as opposed to normal code? Just curious.

I have been wondering how to do this for a while on here.
The brackets are standard on millions of message boards throughout the Internet, especially those that use the phpBB platform. The idea is to provide users with a rudimentary markup "language" that allows them to format posts without actually allowing HTML. HTML can still be allowed (it's an option in phpBB) but that can be a liability in terms of security.
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I would say that my Rocketfish gaming psu performs better than my Silver Stone.
    
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The brackets are standard on millions of message boards throughout the Internet, especially those that use the phpBB platform. The idea is to provide users with a rudimentary markup "language" that allows them to format posts without actually allowing HTML. HTML can still be allowed (it's an option in phpBB) but that can be a liability in terms of security.
I assume this is due to security measures.
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I would say that my Rocketfish gaming psu performs better than my Silver Stone.
Depends on which one. I did an article on them.

The RF-700v2 and RF-900 probably perform better than, say, the OP650. Though the RF-700v2 is a 550W unit.
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Just look for the 80+ Gold certification.
Okay, I feel compelled to step in here. No brand makes all good power supplies. It is always model dependent. Some psu's that cost more will be on the higher end and perform great, some psu's that cost less will be on the lower end and not perform so great, from the same company. I mean, the only near perfect manufacture that I can think of is seasonic, but even they have their meh psu's.

And look for the gold certification?? That is something you should NEVER do. Just because it is efficient does not make it a good power supply in terms of ripple suppression and voltage regulation, which are a couple of the key things that make up a good power supply.
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corsair rarely fails.
Thank Seasonic for that.
Seasonic FTW
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Okay, I feel compelled to step in here. No brand makes all good power supplies. It is always model dependent. Some psu's that cost more will be on the higher end and perform great, some psu's that cost less will be on the lower end and not perform so great, from the same company. I mean, the only near perfect manufacture that I can think of is seasonic, but even they have their meh psu's.

And look for the gold certification?? That is something you should NEVER do. Just because it is efficient does not make it a good power supply in terms of ripple suppression and voltage regulation, which are a couple of the key things that make up a good power supply.
Well, is there a way to see how those Power Supply rates in those areas?

Also, while no manufacturer is perfect some are much more dependable, reliable, and have better warranty/customer service providing an overall experience. Leading to a reputation. For instance I may like Honda and Subaru for cars because of similar reasons although I will still do my research on the models I am considering.
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Zalman also makes great PSUs. Especially the 500watt and 750watt versions.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...y-Review/661/7

It's rated at 86% efficiency, but it's more like 88-89% efficiency at moderate load, as well as great ripple and noise regulation. For some reason, even though it can do at least 720watts on the 12v rail, the PSU only has 2 native PCIe connectors... O_o
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