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Old 12-31-2004, 10:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Megadeth2 Needs a New Case!

I hope this works just like it did for Nubius.

Here is the link.

The stock power supply by Powmax seems very nice and the power supply is my main concern. My current system peaks at 250 Watts according to a Moderator on a different forum.

The stock Powmax power supply has the following specs:
+3.3V = 26A
+5V = 35A
+12V = 15A
-12V = 0.8A
-5V = 0.5A
+5VSB= 2A
Is this PSU any good? Max Wattage is 450W. How does the case look? Is it good for the money?

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Old 12-31-2004, 11:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks decent, but honestly for $37 I wouldn't expect much from the PSU. Generally the PSU's that come with cases are pretty crap and prone to wear out quickly and if they are throwing in a 450w power supply it's gotta be of really cheap quality youd think.

But ya never know, could wind up lasting for 5 years without a hitch. Sometimes could be luck of the draw. Other than that it looks cool

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Old 01-01-2005, 09:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, PSU's that come with cheap priced Towers like that are the worst I paid $105 for my case that came with a 420watt and I wish I hadn't and wanna replace it come next upgrade

I would recommend you replace the PSU on that case if you can't find one without a unit, because I do think that case is a great deal, although you'll need more cooling

Aslong as you like the case and your willing to change out the PSU shortly then I would say go for it

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thats what id go with
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I'm lovin' the case, man you have more amps on the +12v rail than I do (isn't hard to accomplish). Still it should be "ok" for just normal stuff and just a few (maybe 3 or 4 fans). It should hold you over until you get a new one... I would suggest this one (whatever color)-

It has plenty of watts and especially alot of +12v amps. 35 to be exact.
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Old 01-01-2005, 09:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Dont count on a cheap *** psu to get you buy, i tried that, and it blew a capacitor up, and i was lucky it didnt take anything with it. Be weary.

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