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Old 04-04-2006, 12:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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If after i've built my provided everything is installed 100% right, it will be, if say the powersupply decides to fry everything for the **** of it when I first turn the thing on, is there any sort of manufacturers insurance for all my components effected?

I've heard stories of peoples psu's just craspping themselves straight away.

I dunno. I guess i'm just paranoid cause it's my first build and I've spent the money so I want it to run smoothly. Anyways I'll appreciate any explanations on how likely some things are to happen after building a new PC.

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Old 04-04-2006, 12:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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why taking unnessary risks? , just get a quality psu believe me its worth it , this one will handle your system without issues (i assume your talking on the one in your sig)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103928

edit just noticed from your australia , ill try to find some good online store
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Yeah i've bought a 500W Superflower PSU after reading reviews on it... Most people had no problems but one person said that it fried everything when he first installed it. I guess nothing should go wrong.
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Is Super Flower a reliable brand PSU? I've heard they are quiet and efficient from some people.

I'm not going to be going nuts with my computer. Not overclocking and such. Just basic gaming and media stuff.
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it may turn out to be okay, but personally I wouldn't trust a Super Flower in my PC.
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Well have you heard of any other people saying that they are actually alright or turned out to work perfectly?
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Some of the known reliable brands of PSUs, are Enermax, FSP, Antec, PC Power & Cooling...
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As I said, I have already purchased a Super Flower. thats all they had besides generic. Some people said they are good.
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