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post #51 of 77
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post
Way to miss the point We're not saying that the Antec is a bad unit (it isn't), we're saying that CoolerMaster and other brands (not including Antec) are rated too high compared to quality units like the Corsair and SeaSonic.
I actually didn't miss the point I was being sarcastic,and said it jokingly,but you know how that goes.The bit about the antec psu on the other hand I meant that.I mean god forbid your psu didn't score well it must be a lie.
Edited by djsi38t - 1/2/11 at 6:18am
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post #52 of 77
So let me get this straight. When I had a chieftec every body made fun of my PSU. Then I get rid of it and it's recommended by Toms' hardware...There's no winning now a days.

It doesn't matter,... my CoolMax CUG-950B has been going non-stop for 3 years now (knock on wood...this April makes it 3 years). All it needs is some WD40 love every season on the fan
     
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post #53 of 77
Tom's Hardware reviews suck.

Seasonic ftw!
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post #54 of 77
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So let me get this straight. When I had a chieftec every body made fun of my PSU. Then I get rid of it and it's recommended by Toms' hardware...There's no winning now a days.

It doesn't matter,... my CoolMax CUG-950B has been going non-stop for 3 years now (knock on wood...this April makes it 3 years). All it needs is some WD40 love every season on the fan
Which Chieftec did you have? They use a couple OEMs and quite a few designs. Some of the stuff they sell isn't the greatest and some is decent to fairly good. If anything, your current PSU is the one that should be laughed at. The CUG-950B is really only good for 600W or so (maybe 700W at room temps). Check this review out. It's only ran for three years because you haven't used it as a 950W. Your current rig would be fine on a 400W.
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post #55 of 77
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I actually didn't miss the point I was being sarcastic,and said it jokingly,but you know how that goes.The bit about the antec psu on the other hand I meant that.I mean god forbid your psu didn't score well it must be a lie.
Guess my sarcasm detector failed...
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I believe you, Phaedrus, but where did you see this?

They (Toms I mean) even mention in the article "this time we have four newcomers to our test labs" implying they do the testing themselves, and the article is claimed to be written by the Tom's guide staff.

RE: Sadsouls first smile.. rofl.
Scuttlebutt on JonnyGURU, based on the methodology. Tomshardware.de already uses them all the time. In addition, the failure GX750 comes out way higher than it should, think that's coincidence?
post #57 of 77
I've got a gx750, my system hasn't exploded yet. (not saying it's a great PSU, but I'm running it at under 400W, so everything is within spec.)

don't trust me, read the review at jonnyguru.

If I was going to run some power hog fermi's then I might have to change PSU's.
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post #58 of 77
that is the most illogical review ever!!!! whats be quiet?? where did they find it?? in africa??
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This thread over at jonnyGURU is interesting:

http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6593
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This thread over at jonnyGURU is interesting:

http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6593
Lol @ last posts:

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Originally Posted by Zap
Well, I guess most successful forums have their own "flavor." For instance overclock.net seems to be full of enthusiasts who want to be in virtual clubs based on what hardware they own.
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You mean fan boys?
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