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February 14, 2013 4:18:32 AM

Cooler Master did a good brand PSU for my computer or other brand?

Asrock G41C-GS, Intel Pentium E5700 3.0ghz, 4gb ddr2 400mhz (2 ram), Asus nvidia G210 gddr2 512 mb

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February 14, 2013 9:09:58 PM

What are the weaknesses PSU Cooler Master? My budget is in the $ 30 to $40
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February 14, 2013 9:23:45 PM

ahmad_98 said:
What are the weaknesses PSU Cooler Master? My budget is in the $ 30 to $40


Coolermaster PSU's weaknesses,
courtesy of johnnylucky.org:

Cooler Master
Model Watts Problems and Issues Reviews
Elite Power 350 Lousy efficiency. Does not have two +12volt rails as advertised. No Over Current Protection as advertised. No Over Power Protection as advertised. Hardware Secrets
Elite Power 400 Poor efficiency. Noise and ripple levels very high. Hardware Secrets
Elite Power 460 Not 460 watt as advertised. Identical to Elite Power 400 watt model. No over current protection as advertised. Hardware Secrets
Extreme 2 475 Not 475 watt as advertised. Voltages drop below minimum allowed. Ripple and noise increase above minimum allowed. Hardware Secrets
eXtreme Power Plus 400 Very Poor efficiency. Ripple and Noise above maximum allowed. Hardware Secrets
eXtreme Power Plus 460 Not a 460 watt power supply as advertised. Hardware Secrets
eXtreme Power Plus 500 Very Poor efficiency. Ripple and Noise above maximum allowed. Hardware Secrets
eXtreme Power Plus 550 Burned during load tests. Not 550 watt as advertised. Could only deliver 500 watts. Very Poor efficiency. Hardware Secrets
eXtreme Power Plus 600 Burned during load tests. Not 600 watt as advertised. Could only deliver 450 watts. Voltages regulation out of spec. Very Poor efficiency. Hardware Secrets
GX-650 650 Failed efficiency rating. Failed load testing. Medicore voltage regulation. Poor DC output quality on 3.3V rails. Outdated design. Hard OCP
GX-750 750 Cannot handle heat at 750 watts. Ripple issues on the 3.3V rail. Noise level on +3.3V and +5VSB above maximum allowed. Questionable capacitor quality. Poor Voltage Regulation. Efficiency lower than advertised. jonnyGURU, Hardware Secrets, Hardware Heaven

Def consider another brand, I think timarp suggested a good one.
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February 15, 2013 1:47:04 AM

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