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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11776105 
There's a difference between theoretical max load and what it should be run at. Any decent power supply can supply a bit more than its labeled wattage; pulling 25% more than the label claims could indicate a lack of OCP or OPP.

yes...but the 3rd card being an 8600GTS should i really worry if i use a molex adapter O.o
its not even hooked up yet, so dont scold me redface.gif
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post #32 of 209
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Oh... Well you have lower-power cards anyway so it iwll run fine.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11776130 
Oh... Well you have lower-power cards anyway so it iwll run fine.

good to know, the nvidia cards fold, the ati card is for games, i laugh when people say the drivers from both companies hate eachother, ive never had a single issue the key is i still use ati 10.9 drivers, and im using the nvidia 260.99 drivers
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This is sad because when I bought my sig rig a year ago Corsair was the king of PSU's. Now it seems they are becoming the XFX of the PSU world.
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Originally Posted by linkin93;11775684 
Corsair has been pulling some shifty stuff lately. First the CX line of powersupplies were downgraded, now these ones.

I've always wanted a nice Corsair PSU. But maybe not so much anymore.

There are many others out there which are worth your money.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Volvo;11776202 
They weren't downgraded.

They were just piss-poor from the start.

They were never piss-poor. They were good. In 2007. In 2010 they were still built well, but performance was lagging way behind. Now (late 2010) the build quality has been cheapened, but performance slightly improved.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11776219 
They were never piss-poor. They were good. In 2007. In 2010 they were still built well, but performance was lagging way behind. Now (late 2010) the build quality has been cheapened, but performance slightly improved.

Removed my original post.
Yes, I overlooked the CX400.
That was one good power supply.

I typed too fast and just commented on the CWT-based CX line.

Now this entire CX line is just crap.

The PSHII is fine and dandy... But I'm not OK with Corsair calling the CX430 a 430W PSU.
No way.
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Yeah, I was talking specifically about the TX series.
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Yeah, both my corsair PSU's were purchased in 2009 and they have and are giving me great service! With information such as this, I will probably go with another PSU supplier on my next build!

Unless I go with the AX1200!
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;11776240 
Yeah, I was talking specifically about the TX series.

Ah, apologies then.

But the CX was really a letdown.
And there I was recommending the 430 as a good 400W PSU to everyone out there.
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