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Old 11-28-2005, 01:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Let me know what you think about my PSU...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148002

I got it because I was on a budget about a year ago. Can I get a better one or do I need a better one? I do some heavy oc'ing and gaming if that makes a difference.

Please don't hold back, tell me the pros and cons.

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Old 11-28-2005, 01:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Static's quality guide , where you should check the psu guide. Your psu seems to hit a negative with each of his points

High maximum watt (kinda a market trick there; they list the maximum watts, not the continual watts) and rather....er... flambuoyant for 60 bucks? It seems a bit too cheap to be true, and the cheap shipping weight leads me to believe it can't be that great . Though if it's been working for you, idk what more I can say about that . I'd recommend updating to an antec or ocz, the high powered, if you plan to be overclockng hxc.

Only plus i can see is an average efficiency and that it looks cool
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It looks ok but isnt the fan on the underside a little small? I prefere one that covers the whole underside not a small grill. I havnt heard of that brand before so dont really no if its reliable. Although if you`ve had it for a year already and had no problems while ocing or gaming then why change a good thing.
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Although if you`ve had it for a year already and had no problems while ocing or gaming then why change a good thing.
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Yea, so should I upgrade my PSU or get a WD Raptor? I only have $110.... Could a get a PC&P PSU with that?
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Its an Aspire, not much to say, name says all.

heres a better one for same or less.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

though for like 10 bucks more you can get this one which is a ton better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937
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So there aren't any cool looking stable PSU's? I don't want an ugly grey thing in my case, ewww.
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So there aren't any cool looking stable PSU's? I don't want an ugly grey thing in my case, ewww.
Uhm, under ultraviolet light (I'm just assumin you have the whole light show. Lol.) It wouldn't be "an ugly grey thing" b/c uv light reflects off anythin. So the 'grey' would look like w/e color light you have in.
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Well it isn't an uber laser light show, I would just like to keep the blue theme. Plus my PSU right now has a bunch of blue led's on the fans, which is where most of the blue light inside my case originates.
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\I only have $110.... Could a get a PC&P PSU with that?
No. The cheapest power supply made by PCP&C that is worth considering is over $200. If you're on a budget, might I suggest an Antec TPII?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931
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