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Alright. I removed the power supply from my computer and packed it up. Now my computer isn't turning on. I'm probably going to need to get a new power supply to fix this problem. Am considering Raid-MEX Hybrid #2. 530w.
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post #32 of 41
It's halfway dead, toss it or get an RMA

Don't buy crappy powersupplies. Stick to Seasonic, Corsair, Antec, Silverstone, XFX, and anything OEM seasonic really.

Buy an XFX 650w:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-002-_-Product

EDIT: I hope this is not an april fools joke
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Good job for posting a thread then answering your own question....

Plus REP to you my friend!


NOT!!!
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
This is very terrible. It is a foul green PUS with twice the price of the Raidmax, whcih is a better performer for most ways. Where did you find this generic thing? Also Seasonic is a poor generic, much like Apevia, and Logysis.I have never met a successful entrepreneur who advocate for Seasonic.

Some members of this forum are unaware of power supplies. I use power supplies which provide me power in all ways.
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Originally Posted by aaronmonto View Post
This is very terrible. It is a foul green PUS with twice the price of the Raidmax, whcih is a better performer for most ways. Where did you find this generic thing? Also Seasonic is a poor generic, much like Apevia, and Logysis.I have never met a successful entrepreneur who advocate for Seasonic.

Some members of this forum are unaware of power supplies. I use power supplies which provide me power in all ways.
I smell a troll...That XFX PSU is much better than any Raidmax, and Seasonic is anything but generic. Seasonic makes some of the best PSU's.
    
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Originally Posted by aaronmonto View Post
This is very terrible. It is a foul green PUS with twice the price of the Raidmax, whcih is a better performer for most ways. Where did you find this generic thing? Also Seasonic is a poor generic, much like Apevia, and Logysis.I have never met a successful entrepreneur who advocate for Seasonic.

Some members of this forum are unaware of power supplies. I use power supplies which provide me power in all ways.
Troll.
 
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April Fools people!!! The OP and subsequent posts made me laugh!
     
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Wow, if I had any of that happen I'd definitely get a new power supply right away. Not worth the risk of damaging your other components.

I was a bit concerned when I saw the power supply in question was the same model as what I am currently using. OCZ sent this model to me as an RMA replacement after my old OCZ520ADJ stopped working. Luckily, this happened a few months before the 5-year warranty ran out.

When my 520w PSU was dying the main thing I noticed was my computer wouldn't always resume properly from sleep mode. Eventually it seemed to never resume from sleep. Then one day it just quit working all together. No smoke or anything, but my system wasn't even getting power.

Three months after I've installed the StealthXStream 700w replacement I received, both my ABIT IP35 Pro motherboard and my EVGA 9800GTX fail at the same time. At the time I thought it was just bad luck that my power supply, motherboard and video card all died within 3 months. However, it's possible that a failing power supply contributed to the early failure of these other components.
     
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post #40 of 41
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Originally Posted by aaronmonto View Post
This is very terrible. It is a foul green PUS with twice the price of the Raidmax, whcih is a better performer for most ways. Where did you find this generic thing? Also Seasonic is a poor generic, much like Apevia, and Logysis.I have never met a successful entrepreneur who advocate for Seasonic.

Some members of this forum are unaware of power supplies. I use power supplies which provide me power in all ways.
April Fools Trololololololo.
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