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People here are just trying to help out. They aren't trying to get you to buy something that is more than what you need. I've bought plenty of rosewill stuff myself, all of it has been good. I've never bought a PSU however. People here like to tout the enthusiast brands, not to say a cheaper lower quality unit won't get the job done, people just like to err on the side of caution.
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post #42 of 89
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Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post
Rosewill is seen as a low quality PSU, because its a rebrand.
Aren't most PSUs essentially rebrands?
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post #43 of 89
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Originally Posted by strap624 View Post
People here are just trying to help out. They aren't trying to get you to buy something that is more than what you need. I've bought plenty of rosewill stuff myself, all of it has been good. I've never bought a PSU however. People here like to tout the enthusiast brands, not to say a cheaper lower quality unit won't get the job done, people just like to err on the side of caution.
Exactly.
 
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post #44 of 89
Why do you come here if you don't take advice from people. Sure your unit might be ok, as I'm sure not every single PSU they make die prematurely while taking down other components with it. The idea is that there are better out there, some with significantly reduced risk of a puck up. They might cost a few bucks more, but the PSU is basically the heart of the rig. Skimp out and risk losing everything, although you could go years without a problem...your choice.

What you do with advice given is up to you.
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post #45 of 89
I'm using a generic 350 watt on my backup rig. It's like a gamble and whether you are willing to take the risk. That generic power supply Is now getting louder and louder. I'm not sure if I should replace it...
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As said in Armageddon " It's all made in China!"

Gotta love China...

Chuck D
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post #47 of 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by strap624 View Post
People here are just trying to help out. They aren't trying to get you to buy something that is more than what you need. I've bought plenty of rosewill stuff myself, all of it has been good. I've never bought a PSU however. People here like to tout the enthusiast brands, not to say a cheaper lower quality unit won't get the job done, people just like to err on the side of caution.
Some of the people actually do lots of research and have alot of info that is good that backs up the recommendations. It isn't just touting enthusiast brands.... And i agree, for the most part people just try to help out. I know when i ask questions, i want to know more information.... so i take what i get on here and google the brands and models to get even more info before making a choice. I don't even have an expensive rig....
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Lol, you cant say a PSU is great and will last after only owning it for 5 MONTHS!!
post #49 of 89
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Lol, you cant say a PSU is great and will last after only owning it for 5 MONTHS!!
Especially when he's only had it for 2 months. A lot of cheap junk PSU's would last that long before going belly up.
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post #50 of 89
This thread is kind of pointless.
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