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I know where your coming from, my ABS unit was "rated" at 700w, but had trouble pushing an E8400/4870. In terms of quality, more watts isn't better. Raidmax PSU's should be able to run a low-budget system, but I'd never use one on anything I really cared about. Sorry about the deaths, glad it didn't tow your other components to the grave And the Corsair should last through a few builds.
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Cheap PSU = Cheap results. Get a good one and you won't have to replace it again.. unless you have bad luck like me
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post #43 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Why?...
~400W PSUs were mentioned

I did not recommend the OP the Nexus (I would have addressed him first) I also noticed reading the thread that he had placed an order for a PSU.

If you would like to know...

The Nexus was for a budget build made for a student, he wanted it to be quiet and his budget did not allow for the fanless Seasonic he wanted, the Nexus was the second quietest PSU I could find and within his budget.

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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
I wouldn't touch one with someone else's ten foot pole and wouldn't dream of hooking one up to any computer I own.
As always when you build something there must be balance, sometimes you have to compromise, regarding pedigree and esteemed history that means squat when you have a PSU burn up taking your CPU, motherboard and RAM with it.

A friend of mine had his Corsair HX-1000W do just that, a unit I would deem to be of higher quality than this little Nexus. But I dare say that chances of the Nexus failing in such a manner is far less, seeing it will not be subjected to as much work load and thus stress to be...


I will call it a night now, dead tired and need some eye shut time.
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