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post #21 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12336577 
Did you read the review of that TT I posted a link to in a previous post? If you did you wouldn't "blindly" recommend that piece of junk. It can barely do 300 watts without going out of spec.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermaltake-Purepower-500-W-Power-Supply-Review/990

Of course, but if I picked the TT I wouldn't plan on drawing anywhere near 500w from it.

Don't accuse me of recommending the TT because I didn't. I simply said if I was forced to choose it'd probably be the TT. It doesn't really matter either way because I'd rather have neither.
Edited by GameBoy - 2/10/11 at 1:18pm
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double post.
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post #23 of 25
That isn't what they asked. They wanted to know if either of the two would be an upgrade from what they now have. Since neither of them is any better than the CM they now have (or so marginally better that it would be a waste of money to do so) the correct answer is neither. They should save their money and get something that would be an actual upgrade instead of wasting it on another basically junk PSU.
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post #24 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12337492 
That isn't what they asked. They wanted to know if either of the two would be an upgrade from what they now have.

I must have missed that. Reading comprehension fail on my part. smile.gif
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post #25 of 25
It happens. I did it myself yesterday in another thread.
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