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Originally Posted by CP2;12053248 
Um......I don't think so. I'd have to call newegg and see what their policy is on returning a non defective unit. Why? what are you recommending?

Newegg is pretty good. If you call them up and explain its not suiting the needs of your system (and it is within the standard 30 day time period or something like that) they will usually take it back.

I have had a few instances with ram not playing well with specific motherboards and their customer service has always helped me out in exchanging/refunding so i can buy local
    
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Originally Posted by rmp459;12053388 
Newegg is pretty good. If you call them up and explain its not suiting the needs of your system (and it is within the standard 30 day time period or something like that) they will usually take it back.

I have had a few instances with ram not playing well with specific motherboards and their customer service has always helped me out in exchanging/refunding so i can buy local

I have not one but TWO PSU units from them. I wonder if I can turn in both with a good excuse. I'll have to do some research and querying. I'll have to look into the PSUs that VW was recommending.
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Originally Posted by CP2;12053416 
I have not one but TWO PSU units from them. I wonder if I can turn in both with a good excuse. I'll have to do some research and querying. I'll have to look into the PSUs that VW was recommending.
Just call two separate times and talk two separate people.
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Originally Posted by KingFrizzy;12053836 
Just call two separate times and talk two separate people.

Fortunately for me I didn't have to do that. I called and the lady on the phone gladly processed my return for the refund which will take 2-5 days to process and then 3-5 days for the money to get to my account. SOOOOO, I am on newegg right now hunting down the next PSU. 3rd times a charm right???
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I have another question concerning PSUs. What exactly would a good PSU and a bad PSU affect when it comes to overclocking?
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Everything gets effected by bad really stability of system safety of system...a really bad one might catch fire O_o have seen one go up in smoke before, have had one shut off my system when I put load it before stuff like this. Worst case a bad one frys components, I always go with a quality one for my pc's or families even if I pay more for the safety and reliability they give
    
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Originally Posted by martyr187;12064354 
Everything gets effected by bad really stability of system safety of system...a really bad one might catch fire O_o have seen one go up in smoke before, have had one shut off my system when I put load it before stuff like this. Worst case a bad one frys components, I always go with a quality one for my pc's or families even if I pay more for the safety and reliability they give

Yeah, I was wondering if it had anything to do with voltage stability or something when tweaking for an OC.
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post #18 of 39
Antec TruePower New 650 or XFX are definitely the best price/performance at that wattage.

A bad PSU might not deliver clean power to your system and would degrade all of your components simultaneously
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Your psu basically has nothing to do with how well you can overclock.It's in the motherboard and cpu abilities.
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Your psu basically has nothing to do with how well you can overclock.It's in the motherboard and cpu abilities.

Actually in most cases this is true but if you get a poor power supply that has high ripple and not enough power it can effect how stable your overclock is.
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