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Old 05-26-2006, 01:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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anybody have any idea why this 550 watt psu is so cheap??

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Old 05-26-2006, 01:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Its cheaply made (will most likely die in a year) and and has a mountain of 5v.

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Old 05-26-2006, 01:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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This is a low quality PSU, probably with low AMP's in the +12v rail, and its brandless.... those are not recommended to any high - end computers / users.
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Old 05-26-2006, 02:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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never go cheap on a psu , most cheap psus will fry other part/s when they fail.. , imagine how youll feel if it will take down the hd with all of your important data.. or fry the mobo after the warranty ended.. , and as alredy said they cant handle high end pcs
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Old 05-26-2006, 05:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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dude, NEVER buy a cheap psu, the following are the most reliable brands in North America, and all over the world

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