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Is the Mushkin Joule 1000w power supply reliable and good, I don't see it on newegg to see any reviews but its cheap from the special's bin on the mushkin site.
post #2 of 19
I wouldn't do it.
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It's not really that good of a powersupply, but it's reliable.

At load it only has around 75% efficiency.
The temps aren't horrible, but it could run cooler.

For the price you can't beat it, but I prefer not to buy items that don't have at least a 1 year warranty.
    
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@Jaguar, efficiency follow a high curve of 82, 86, 80 for 20/50/100% load pattern. It's not that inefficient.

Yeah it's a solid build. It's made by Topower, on the Powerbird Platform.
It's biggest "weakness" is the 5vSB ripple is at 45mv, but that's still within spec (50mv is the maximum)
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I've never really heard of Mushkin's power supplies. I've only seen their RAM. I don't know if I would take the cheap way out, as that can lead to ALOT of problems in the long run. Especially 1000w, I would go with something really well-reviewed. Try this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-056-_-Product
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post #6 of 19
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I've never really heard of Mushkin's power supplies. I've only seen their RAM. I don't know if I would take the cheap way out, as that can lead to ALOT of problems in the long run. Especially 1000w, I would go with something really well-reviewed. Try this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-056-_-Product
I understand your point but 75$ vs 200$
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I understand your point but 75$ vs 200$
$75 for something that is gonna crap out on you pretty fast, and also has bad efficiency. That $200 will get you value, and I'm pretty sure that PSU is gold rated.
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$75 for something that is gonna crap out on you pretty fast, and also has bad efficiency. That $200 will get you value, and I'm pretty sure that PSU is gold rated.
The Mushkin unit is built on a good platform that has good efficiency numbers.

You're spreading lies and garbage.
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I think for my next build i'll try the mushkin joule 1000w but only if mushkin rma is decent, do you know anything about their costumer service?
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I think for my next build i'll try the mushkin joule 1000w but only if mushkin rma is decent, do you know anything about their costumer service?
I've not had a PSU to RMA, but Mushkin has two support personnel on these forums. (MushkinSean & MushkinNick)

I've personally only had to do 1 RMA of RAM with them and it went very smoothly. Mushkin is a great company.
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