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Old 07-14-2005, 04:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default psu brands to buy and ones to stay away from

so lets see em...

post em up
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Old 07-14-2005, 04:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Buy:
PCP&C
OCZ
Silverstone
Antec
Thermaltake

Not buy:
Anything else
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Raidmax is a good brand too. I don't care what anyone else says.
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What's the deal with all of the PSU threads this week. I'm sure if you search the forum you'lll find about 10 of them from just this week.

TSXmike - If you want a certified answer to your question, then I suggest that you visit this website where they are conducting a heavy stress test on several of the major players in the PSU market. The results of their test will give you the answer your looking for,
HERE: http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/200507111/index.html
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um just because a brand of PSU works for you doesn't mean it's good

i say raidmax sucks b/c i have one and it's making this hugeass noise like it's about to break
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i say raidmax sucks b/c i have one and it's making this hugeass noise like it's about to break
lol - It's when it doesn't make any noise at all, you know you have a problem.

I only trust one name in PSU's - Do I need to say it?
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Raidmax is a good brand too. I don't care what anyone else says.
HAHA. Raidmax sucks. Their cases are decent, but their PSUs suck.
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um just because a brand of PSU works for you doesn't mean it's good

i say raidmax sucks b/c i have one and it's making this hugeass noise like it's about to break
Just because it's making that sound doesn't mean that all of them are like that...you could have done something to make that noise, it could just be a bad one...just because that one makes noise doesn't necessarily mean that all will. I would go Antec or Thermaltake.
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Buy:
PCP&C
OCZ
Silverstone
Antec
Thermaltake

Not buy:
Anything else
OCZ also make some very good PSU'S
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Just because it's making that sound doesn't mean that all of them are like that...you could have done something to make that noise, it could just be a bad one...just because that one makes noise doesn't necessarily mean that all will. I would go Antec or Thermaltake.
My PCP&P Turbo-Cool 510 sounds like an f-15 about to take off at full load. It's not very quiet but it's solid as a rock.
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