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Old 03-16-2005, 12:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I may need to upgrade my powersupply, but I really cant spend ~$100 on a new unit. The local computer store has some Kingwin ATX2.0 units for a fair price. 450w, 28a I believe. Are they decent, though?
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Never heard of them
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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They may not sell products in Canada.
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That could explain why I've never heard of them either.
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I would not buy from them. I have never heard of them and I know alot of company names.
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It puts out the power I need. It cant be all that bad. I only run 1 optical drive and one sata drive.
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I really can't tell you, a few things you should ask before you buy though.

Get the store to hook one up for you and use motherboard monitor 5 to check out the rails, if they are 5% over or under where they should be or are bouncing around like crazy you shouldn't bother with such a power supply.

Also, just pick it up. Any solid power supply will have good weight to it.
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Maybe i'll give it a go, then take it back if it doesn't work. Im just really pressed to get something affordable to use until I can afford a good Fortron, etc.
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how much is it?
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40 bucks.
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