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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By mdk777
he works with Corsair...so there is that. ...

he works with Corsair...so there is that.

But yeah, it is certainly one of the best.

Seems like they had a fair number of complaints on New-egg also. However that could be the Highest...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By mdk777
The OP was considering.

The OP was considering.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By mdk777
Well in comparison, Every Plat corsair is...

Well in comparison,

Every Plat corsair is $170 and more.

At 92% efficiency at 500 watts, THE EVGA is very similar to these Corsair plat in efficiency.

No corsair Gold model meets this...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By mdk777
Nothing the matter with going with a 1000 watt if...

Nothing the matter with going with a 1000 watt if it better priced than a 850.

If you want to play with the voltage and real-time PSU monitoring...the AXI is your only real choice.

The HXI,...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By mdk777
yeah, the 1000 is overkill...but still a great...

yeah, the 1000 is overkill...but still a great value compared to the other $170 and up Plat units.

The Seasonic is one generation older. and yeah, not as quiet.
A good unit, just not a #1...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By mdk777
yeah, as Macsteel said, you are right on the...

yeah, as Macsteel said, you are right on the money.

750 will work great. 850 if you find an insane good deal.

Today pricing is mostly following the quality curve, with some exceptions.
AT $60...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Value is all relative and transient. A few...

Value is all relative and transient.

A few years ago (almost exactly two years now) there was a huge over-supply in ddr3 memory. Well, the industry quickly transitioned to flash production...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
To close the circle of my participation in this...

To close the circle of my participation in this thread.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073

Capstone 750 on sale again. = $60

Yeah, not modular and not Corsair...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, but it seldom works that way. Sales tend...

Yeah, but it seldom works that way.
Sales tend to rotate through categories, gold rated PSU one week, Plat another, low end budget and bronze another.
Some weeks a sale on SS, some weeks a sale on...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
both are good units, the tachyon gets you a few...

both are good units, the tachyon gets you a few higher percent efficiency, and better idle efficiency.

The SS is a newer model, (costs $20 less);)

Both are way more than you need for a single...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Tachyon back on sale for $85 ...

Tachyon back on sale for $85

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182272
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,727
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, I understand mass markets and demand...

Yeah, I understand mass markets and demand functions.

Just not anything I can get excited about.

I hear TIDE is used as a substitute currency is some social situations (everyone needs to wash...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,727
Posted By mdk777
I think it is more a discussion of long term...

I think it is more a discussion of long term consequences vs. short term cost cutting.

Works today is not the same as works Tomorrow.

My $750 dell monitor worked great...until it didn't.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,727
Posted By mdk777
sorry... I have been following this for the...

sorry...
I have been following this for the last few years...

As can be seen by my participation here, on the FF, and on Evga forums, and on other forums (when I can tolerate the great-unwashed...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By mdk777
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_980_Gam...

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_980_Gaming/23.html

is the most accurate and comprehensive source for isolated GPU power consumption in my experience.

As mentioned by Quest for...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By mdk777
well, short answer is that the bus does limit the...

well, short answer is that the bus does limit the very highest speed SSD.
However, even the worst SSD is 4-6x faster than the best HDD on the same bus.

Today the standard SSD is becoming cheap. a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By mdk777
yes, we say it almost daily here. :D

yes, we say it almost daily here. :D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Yup, an excellent unit...one of the very best...

Yup, an excellent unit...one of the very best when it came out a few years ago.
complaints have been fan noise higher than some newer units and the possibility of coil whine as you mention.

Oh...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By mdk777
80 plus...passe?

Recently launched Rosewill PHOTON is not showing up.

Neither are many of the recent EVGA units.

Has the industry gone to claiming the results without bothering to register...or is there a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Ok, But be prepared to wait. Corsair sales...

Ok,

But be prepared to wait. Corsair sales are few and far between on their high end models.

You might find Black friday and after Christmas sales...but I don't expect the new Hx750i to go on...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438017&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL100914&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL100914-_-EMC-100914-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17438017-L03A

Ok, on sale now.:D

$80 AMIR
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438017&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL100914&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL100914-_-EMC-100914-Index-_-PowerSupplies-_-17438017-L03A

Ok, on sale now.:D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
WTF When I said the tyachyon 650 was an...

WTF

When I said the tyachyon 650 was an insane deal at 82 dollars, I meant it.:wall:

You are not going to find that quality Plat Modular for a lower price.

Today, there are no comparable...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
Today, plat 750 $73 AMIR ...

Today, plat 750

$73 AMIR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371074

Lowest priced plat 450 at $99

:lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 1,710
Posted By mdk777
There are about a dozen reason...they break down...

There are about a dozen reason...they break down into about 3 categories:

1. Historical considerations that don't apply to modern PSU

A. bell curve of efficiency used to be pronounced/steeply...
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