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post #31 of 89
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Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post
So you asked OCN for advice and then turned it down anyways? and your psu still works and now youve got some kind of e-peen because of it.

The one thing that annoys me the most is when people ask for advice and then not like what they hear, and thus go on to ask another until they hear what they want to hear.

Im sorry previous members of our community couldnt justify your purchase for you
So you don't like 90% of the threads on OCN? Got it.
post #32 of 89
Enough bashing...I had to purchase a cheap no name PSU before and had it last me for a while..(Okia) but it served the purpose longer than I thought it would.(Folding 24/7 on a couple rigs) The whole point here is it has lasted and may continue to last..but the OP has stated he can afford the better PSU if needed ..now.

Take to note..not everyone can afford the new better parts but make due with what they have. I have asked and recieved helpful info from members on OCN for yrs. Take into the old addage of if you can afford to..do so...if not save up for it.

Chuck D
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post #33 of 89
You guys who buy cheap psus fail to realize when a cheap PSU goes boom. Everything goes with it usually.
post #34 of 89
I think I've been misquoted.

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It will run ok, it's a average-ish-bordering-on-mediocre ATNG unit with poor performance... but it should do what the label says. You may find overclocking somewhat limited; higher voltage needed, etc. But it should run the system.

Get a better PSU next time you build an enthusiast system.
post #35 of 89
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
I think I've been misquoted.
Indeed. I take back what I said. Sorry.

Should have made sure I have my facts straight before I pointed fingers. This thread will make sure of it for the future.
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post #36 of 89
I've had this PSU running for about 5 years non-stop. That doesn't mean it is a good model (it isn't); it just means that mine has lasted for 5 years. Even though mine is still running and hasn't killed any components, it doesn't mean that everyone will see the same results.

I also catch flack regularly for recommending CM PSU's, even though I've used roughly 200 in various builds for myself, my family, and customers. Some people give me grief because CM isn't in the holy trinity of PSU manufacturers (or relabelers as the case may be), but others do it because they know that CM uses cheaper parts and older designs than some of the better manufacturers. I simply ignore the first, respect and consider the opinions of the second, and use what I decide to use either way.
 
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post #37 of 89
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Originally Posted by KBcobra View Post
You guys who buy cheap psus fail to realize when a cheap PSU goes boom. Everything goes with it usually.
Not really...The Okia went poof as would be 1 and a half yrs. later. But when I placed the Hyper in I have now she fired up and went to work as usual.

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I've had this PSU running for about 5 years non-stop. That doesn't mean it is a good model (it isn't); it just means that mine has lasted for 5 years. Even though mine is still running and hasn't killed any components, it doesn't mean that everyone will see the same results.

I also catch flack regularly for recommending CM PSU's, even though I've used roughly 200 in various builds for myself, my family, and customers. Some people give me grief because CM isn't in the holy trinity of PSU manufacturers (or relabelers as the case may be), but others do it because they know that CM uses cheaper parts and older designs than some of the better manufacturers. I simply ignore the first, respect and consider the opinions of the second, and use what I decide to use either way.
Well... Damn. Well said.
 
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post #39 of 89
I've had a rosewill last me 4+ years now, my apevia has lasted me 7+.

But then again, I actually have good conversations with my components which is probably why most of them have treated me well...
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post #40 of 89
Glad to hear it. You still haven't convinced me in the least to buy a Rosewill PSU, ever. My rig and data is worth far too much to me. I have seen far too many weak PSUs cause complete hard drive failures. I don't know exactly how or why, but they seem to go hand in hand. I'm not saying Rosewill per se, but cheap PSUs in general.
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