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September 15, 2010 2:02:33 AM
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a b ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 3:58:48 AM

Randomacts said:
This is not the place for that post this.

So when a single PSU makes your WHOLE computer seem like it sucks, isn't it horrible huh?
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a b ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 4:07:32 AM

Timop said:
So when a single PSU makes your WHOLE computer seem like it sucks, isn't it horrible huh?
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That PSU is good wtf are you smoking.

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a c 88 ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 9:57:51 AM

Anything made by Deer?

I'd like to link that Diablotek 1050W unit that jonnyguru blew up. A 1kW unit that can actually do just past 500W. What a ripoff.

BTW shovenose, that unit isn't horrible. At least it doesn't have that red switch in the back:p 
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a c 125 ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 10:08:02 AM

4745454b said:
...Anything made by Deer?

I'd like to link that Diablotek 1050W unit that jonnyguru blew up. A 1kW unit that can actually do just past 500W. What a ripoff.

BTW shovenose, that unit isn't horrible. At least it doesn't have that red switch in the back:p 

How about the Bestec jg tested that appeared to output its label, but also provided a mobo-killing spike every time it was turned on? There's a pernicious one for you.
And for blowups, there's the string of assorted Huntkey units that hardwaresecrets smoked, or the chokemax that starred in Corsair cinema: http://www.corsair.com/cinema/movie.aspx?id=622747
And, on the one shovenose linked, the little switch is black, but quite visible in the pic.
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a b ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 10:06:20 PM

and a coolmax cu-500b :) 
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a c 714 ) Power supply
September 15, 2010 10:56:02 PM

You have them in a display case or are you using them?
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:02:08 AM

sitting around - will use em eventually of course :) 
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a c 125 ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:03:43 AM

Sure you'll use them, just not as PSUs in a computer...
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:16:49 AM

as what then? toilet papaer :)  of course ill use them in computers. repairs or new builds of mine of friends. i just wont run anthing needing lots of power.
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a c 125 ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:33:09 AM

Use them to power bug zappers; they may kill even more when they flame out.
Even if you operate them in a comfortable part of their range as to quantity of power, the quality of the waveforms may still be poor, and transient and other protections will likely be missing too. They could die themselves, and/or preside over the death of other components, when hit by inevitable power line anomalies.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:35:09 AM

are you sure? ok yes im one of the first people to tell someone to throw away their raidmax and buy a corsair, but if im running a core2duo with integrated graphics surely an okia 500w psu would be fine???
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:40:27 AM

Randomacts said:
That PSU is good wtf are you smoking.

You missed the joke.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:42:11 AM

shovenose said:
i own both that one and the aformentioned linkworld. i also own the pixxo 500w, logisys 480w, and a couple other real shits

Hmm.... here is your Community Reporter assignment: LOAD test all those said PSUs :) 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:45:02 AM

shovenose said:
as what then? toilet papaer :)  of course ill use them in computers. repairs or new builds of mine of friends. i just wont run anthing needing lots of power.

No. I use cr@ppy PSUs for lighting LED strings in Christmas.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:52:01 AM

Shadow703793 said:
Hmm.... here is your Community Reporter assignment: LOAD test all those said PSUs :) 

how?
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:53:27 AM

how bout i keep them until i own a computer store, have a load tester, wirte psu reviews, and recap people's motherboards, sell/repair computers, etc. then i can do that. right now. no. i cant do that. im more in the state of depression and wanting to kill myself...
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:56:58 AM

^ Blowing stuff up should make you happy :D 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:58:24 AM

well is wasnt joking. point being theres nothing i can do. besides why would i blow it up? i just bought them :) 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 12:59:57 AM

^ You BOUGHT cr@ppy PSUs?!?!?!? Lay off the beer man! ;) 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 1:02:57 AM

im 15. i dont drink
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 1:22:32 AM

shovenose said:
im 15. i dont drink

Not an excuse I've ever used! [:mousemonkey] :lol: 
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a c 125 ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 1:23:34 AM

At 15, maybe he's a student of physics who has been applying the right-hand rule incorrectly. It has to do with the flow direction of electrical and magnetic forces, but nothing at all to do with friction.

Anyway, read the tutorials at HardwareSecrets.com, and some of their reviews. They explain what makes a PSU crappy, or rather how a crappy PSU is made vs. how a good one is made. Jonnyguru has good reviews too; not quite as technical (although both do dissections), but often more humorous, especially when they blow one up.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 1:41:46 AM

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/catego...

Don't just go by the reviews. Sure they are decent quality, but there is a reason you buy from the top brands. Their support. I recently misplaced half the cables to my Ultra X3 1000w and contacted them for replacements and was told that they don't supply the cables separately, not even under WARRANTY.

Yeah, F- you too Ultra, and Tigerdirect in extension.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 1:44:54 AM

shovenose said:
im 15. i dont drink

I'm 14 and I do. Lol jk.

But honestly, setting PSUs on fire seems like a fun process, heck its cheaper than buying fireworks and way more entertaining IMO.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 2:45:33 AM

i dont intend them to catch on fire. in fact, when i sell computers that i build of (mostly) used parts, i do a very thorough burn-in and testing phase. and dell, hp, acer, and all the other oems use lousy psus. i can do it too. (and yes i supply a 60 day warranty on most things is sell.)...
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 3:10:29 AM

shovenose said:
i dont intend them to catch on fire. in fact, when i sell computers that i build of (mostly) used parts, i do a very thorough burn-in and testing phase. and dell, hp, acer, and all the other oems use lousy psus. i can do it too. (and yes i supply a 60 day warranty on most things is sell.)...


You sure your 15?
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 3:26:06 AM

Randomacts said:
You sure your 15?


I was buildings PCs for people at 16, so 15 is pretty reasonable to me.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 3:58:17 AM

AMW1011 said:
I was buildings PCs for people at 16, so 15 is pretty reasonable to me.



But your a robot......
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 4:00:08 AM

AMW1011 said:
I was buildings PCs for people at 16, so 15 is pretty reasonable to me.

Didn't have PC's when I was 15. :( 
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a c 88 ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 4:07:36 AM

Would like to point out the this thread needs changes still. How can you tell from the link that its a bad PSU? What would be better is finding a review where the PSU explodes, then linking the newegg page right after. That way we can laugh at all those people who bought the PSU and gave it 5 eggs.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 4:37:41 AM

Thats a good idea. And i gave the coolmax cu-500b. A 5star review less than a year ago. :)  but now i know more about s****y psus so i would give it 2 stars for not being doa
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 4:41:40 AM

shovenose said:
Thats a good idea. And i gave the coolmax cu-500b. A 5star review less than a year ago. :)  but now i know more about s****y psus so i would give it 2 stars for not being doa

Watch your language mate, your title brings certain responsibilities.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:06:55 AM

Mousemonkey said:
Watch your language mate, your title brings certain responsibilities.

Just becuase I realsed you from your cage... monkey....


does not mean you are allowed to attack my robots.... :non: 










:whistle:  *don't ban me :( * :whistle: 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:09:04 AM

Ha, PSUs that are on sale on big shops and even have a brand name AND warranty?

Luxury.

Don't get me started on this, I might sound like these guys.

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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:10:15 AM

mosox said:
Ha, PSUs that are on sale on big shops and even have a brand name AND warranty?

Luxury.

Don't get me started on this, I might sound like these guys.




Soooo you don't want to make a mod laugh? There is a contest for that you know...
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:28:31 AM

Randomacts said:
Just becuase I realsed you from your cage... monkey....


does not mean you are allowed to attack my robots.... :non: 










:whistle:  *don't ban me :( * :whistle: 

Released me? you must have caged a different simian mate, I've always been free. :D 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:35:53 AM

Mousemonkey said:
Released me? you must have caged a different simian mate, I've always been free. :D 


I guess I have no other choice but to tell you..


You are in a dream, and someone is trying to steal your memories.


I was sent here to protect you, just remember your training.


Do as I do....


Come on now follow me.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:41:23 AM

Randomacts said:
I guess I have no other choice but to tell you..


You are in a dream, and someone is trying to steal your memories.


I was sent here to protect you, just remember your training.


Do as I do....


Come on now follow me.

They better have a strong constitution then as most of my memories are beyond an "R" rating! :lol: 
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:43:30 AM

Mousemonkey said:
They better have a strong constitution then as most of my memories are beyond an "R" rating! :lol: 


Please say the first 8 numbers that come into your head.


This is the difference between Rice and Dice.
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a b ) Power supply
September 16, 2010 5:43:45 AM

Mousemonkey said:
They better have a strong constitution then as most of my memories are beyond an "R" rating! :lol: 


No need to brag. :pfff: 

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