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Old 06-26-2008, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What do you guys think of the Xigmatek PSU's? Anyone here have any experience with them? From the specs, they look pretty decent but i wanna see if anyone has any firsthand experience about their quality and such.
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Old 06-26-2008, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If they were good that'd be cool, i didn't even know they made psu's.
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Sora has one.. and they are good
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they are comitted to making the best thermal solutions. (took it off their website) i don't know if a PSU constitutes as a thermal solution. but they don't make a lot of other things, just hsf, fans and psu's so i would trust them.
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Are these on the recommend psu list?
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techPowerUp :: Xigmatek NRP-MC851 850W Review :: Page 6 / 6

quite a good review. gave that peticular PSU a 8.4/10 with the only draw back being price and its noisy.

Quick recap of the review for those to lazy to read it yourself.

85% efficiency, higher is better. out performed any psu that was included in the test, read the review, page 4 for this graph.

18A on the 12v1/2 and 30A on the 12v3/4 Rails.

Little fluctuation on the 3.3v/5v/12v.

quite noisy, 46dB idle/load. doesn't seem to lower fan speed while idle. could be a concern.

Modular, with nice cable configuration.

Also looks freaking sweet.


All in all based on this review i think we should add Xigmatek PSU's to our recommended parts list.
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if it was me i wouldn't buy one, for one i haven't really heard much about the psu's (usually if they're good you hear a lot).
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The latest issue of CustomPC i have did a test on tons of PSUs and the higher power Xigmateks flopped out completely when given lots of load....I can scan the article later.
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Ya Sora said the higher wattage ones like 1000w have a ripple issue, but the one he has (650w) doesn't
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the 650w is the one that i recapped.
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