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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.

Interesting info thanks again guys. Last night I was able to get my PII x4 945 (125w) to 3.69 (from 3.0) So I'm lookin at about a 23 percent increase. I'm looking to squeeze out some more, but without the proper cooling I'm afraid this might have to do. I tweaked the voltage a bit. Playing DC Universe on maxed out setting got my computer to a max of 46c. I'll be sure to post my stats for my OC later.
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The Zalman PSU is made by FSP according to the UL #, which makes a lot of the OCZ GameXStream and ProXStream power supplies. Not the worst quality, but definitely not even close to the best.
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The Zalman PSU is made by FSP according to the UL #, which makes a lot of the OCZ GameXStream and ProXStream power supplies. Not the worst quality, but definitely not even close to the best.
But between the two the Zalman is definitely the better. Best of two evils IMO.
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But between the two the Zalman is definitely the better. Best of two evils IMO.
Well rest assured, both PSUs are going back and I got a corsair. I think I may have gotten a less efficient model though. It's 80+ certified, but not a bronze class. Dunno what I was thinkin when I ordered. It was late at night and I was noddin'.
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Well rest assured, both PSUs are going back and I got a corsair. I think I may have gotten a less efficient model though. It's 80+ certified, but not a bronze class. Dunno what I was thinkin when I ordered. It was late at night and I was noddin'.
Why didn't you consult the forum first?!?!?! Which one did you get?
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Why didn't you consult the forum first?!?!?! Which one did you get?
This one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
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It's not a bad power supply at all. Over priced but it is still a good power supply. Personally i would have gone with the XFX 650 with the green fan. It is based off of the SeaSonic platform and is modular for a cheaper price.
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Can't go wrong there.
It's so little!
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Can't go wrong there.
But you can go better for less
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But you can go better for less
The price actually jumped in the last 2 days. For me this was 89.99 with a mail in rebate of 20 bucks.
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