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I have heard very bad things about rosewill in general. I'm not sure i would trust one of their PSU's. Plus those PSU's are only 2 year limited warrenty, the corsair comes with 5 years limited. so i consider that much better.
The rosewill are also rated for 100k hours @ 25c, you really think you PSU is going to be at 25C?
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I have heard very bad things about rosewill in general. I'm not sure i would trust one of their PSU's. Plus those PSU's are only 2 year limited warrenty, the corsair comes with 5 years limited. so i consider that much better.
The rosewill are also rated for 100k hours @ 25c, you really think you PSU is going to be at 25C?
The Rosewill Green series power supplies are diamonds in the rough. I will never recommend a PSU unless I am 100% confident about it. The Rosewill Green Series is a series of power supplies that I am confident in. It's a unique power supply for Rosewill because it just happens to be a high quality unit, unlike the rest of their PSUs.

It's just like the difference between the 400W OCZ StealthXStream and the rest of the StealthXStream PSUs: the 400W is a high quality unit while the rest are not.

I am not blindly judging the Rosewill Green Series.

To give you an idea of how I feel about it: I would be very happy to power my sig rig with the 530W Rosewill Green Series.
Edited by TwoCables - 12/26/10 at 11:02pm
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The Rosewill Green series power supplies are diamonds in the rough. I will never recommend a PSU unless I am 100% confident about it. The Rosewill Green Series is a series of power supplies that I am confident in. It's a unique power supply for Rosewill because it just happens to be a high quality unit, unlike the rest of their PSUs.

It's just like the difference between the 400W OCZ StealthXStream and the rest of the StealthXStream PSUs: the 400W is a high quality unit while the rest are not.

I am not blindly judging the Rosewill Green Series.
Mkay, well I will take your word on this one. But i still don't like the fact that it is rated for 25c.
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Mkay, well I will take your word on this one. But i still don't like the fact that it is rated for 25c.
Meh, I don't care about those specs. I am just trusting OCN's local PSU experts, like Phaedrus2129.
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Hey I will have my corsair for many years to come so im not too worried about it. I don't even have to worry about this thing for the next 5 years, since it is under warrenty.
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Hey I will have my corsair for many years to come so im not too worried about it. I don't even have to worry about this thing for the next 5 years, since it is under warrenty.
I know. But I'm just saying that good warranty or not, there are some really good PSUs out there now that make the entire TX series look a bit more mediocre now.
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well your first two problems with that PSU are that it has 2 rails instead of one, and it isn't high enough wattage, I would suggest a higher quality 650watt, 700watt at most.

Look into corsair, they normally will go on sale on newegg alot.
another good brand is PC power and cooling.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703027

Antec has some good PSU's for the price but just make sure you get a good one, ask around before committing to an antec.
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Amen, brother Sr. Sparky. hehe
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post #19 of 19
2.4 amps,~2.8 amps (OCd i assume), this is all you asked for right? okay there you go
Edited by XiDillon - 12/26/10 at 11:25pm
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