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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Yes, and not being overrated does not mean that a product is underrated. It's a rating, a description of the unit's approximate capabilities under worst case scenarios. If it can deliver more than that in an optimum scenario, that does not mean that it should have been rated higher.
I understand this completely.

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Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post
From your previous post you seem to be implying that even if Corsair rated it at 1000w, it would still be just as good. This is not the case, it is not underrated, it's an 850w PSU. Just like the HX1000 is a 1000w.
My whole point behind what I said was simply stating that the hx850 is better then most of those in the same class, as far as efficiency, ripple, and amperage.

You see plenty of "bargain" brand psu's that claim 850w capabilities when in reality they should have been rated more like 700w.

And Phaedrus2129, I don't want to argue with you because I've learned a lot from your posts/rants/articles and I think we are just having a misunderstanding of what I was getting at.
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