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What power supply brands should be avoided
Feb 27, 2013, 2:47 AM
I've heard of a few bad brands but I want to know what brands are not something to buy. And by bad, I mean bad, or anything potentially explosive.
Feb 27, 2013
what power supply brands avoided
Feb 27, 2013, 2:52 AM
I don't know which ones to avoid, but I only go for Seasonic and Corsair PSU's anyway. The only 2 brands I trust in the field.
Feb 27, 2013, 2:53 AM
Those are what I would buy too. But I trust XFX. Not just because I have one and it's great but because there PSUs are actually made from SeaSonic.
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Feb 27, 2013, 3:04 AM
You can check those :
^for reviews of certain psu(if available)
Feb 27, 2013, 3:05 AM
It really depends on the model you get. Some companies contract out their various models to companies ranging from Seasonic to Hon Chu Industrial Corp to make their PSUs.
However, Seasonic makes all their own stuff and they are right at the top of the quality opinions. Corsair is highly rated too, as is XFX. Cooler Master is getting much better lately also.
Feb 27, 2013, 3:05 AM
used to be a while ago where whole brands were shunnned....but lately brands like rosewill and coolermaster have SOME good products...not all.
Feb 27, 2013, 3:16 AM
Personally I use Cooler Master. As everyone else has said, they are getting better. But before Cooler Master, I used Rosewell. Always remember to buy a major, popular brand for a PSU.
Feb 27, 2013, 3:26 AM
hardware secrets is a good website that tests psu's
i rmbr they did a test of apaevia psu's and they both blew up on them
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