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    You're not the only one with leftover stuff....

    You're not the only one with leftover stuff. :cool:

    Which PSU was it that failed?
  2. I'd say go for a nice 450W non-modular. That's...

    I'd say go for a nice 450W non-modular. That's how much power you need, plus the reason PSUs have a ton of unused cabling is because people buy way too much wattage for their needs. Higher wattage...
  3. Your system doesn't always run at a static power...

    Your system doesn't always run at a static power draw. What to note is that a PSU has the WORST efficiency when at lower than 20%, which is any time you are not gaming.



    First thing is to...
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    What are you powering? The "rating" will vary...

    What are you powering? The "rating" will vary depending on your power draw. Do you have a power meter to measure actual draw?
  5. XFX 550W $26 shipped after coupon/rebate until 11/28

    XFX Core Edition PRO550W
    $60.99
    $10 off w/ promo code EMCWWVV45, ends 11/28
    $25 rebate ends 11/28
    FREE shipping
    =$25.99
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    It has a 6 and 8 pin PCIe plugs. I'd say it is...

    It has a 6 and 8 pin PCIe plugs. I'd say it is safe to go with any graphics card which doesn't require more.

    BTW it is also sold as the Silverstone ST45SF. Choose the one you can get for less...
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    550W Gold modular $47 until 11/17

    Rosewill Capstone 550M power supply
    $84.99
    $20 rebate exp.11/22
    $18 off w/ promo code EMCYTZT4842, ends 11/17
    free shipping
    =$46.99 shipped

    550W
    semi modular cabling
    80Plus Gold efficiency
  8. Thread: melted PCI-E wire

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    You connected a ground to a pin that expects...

    You connected a ground to a pin that expects +12v.

    I personally think it fine to run without the second 8-pin plugged in. I think the PSU has an extra 3-pin which you can stick in half of the...
  9. With LCD monitors there is less need to "save...

    With LCD monitors there is less need to "save space" that way. Also, if not building a gaming rig, no need for a big case.

    600W SFX? Really? I'm running a high end gaming rig (overclocked 3570k...
  10. Doesn't it have a 5 year warranty?

    Doesn't it have a 5 year warranty?
  11. My takeaway from this is "crappy fans are bad"...

    My takeaway from this is "crappy fans are bad" and not "sleeve bearing fans are bad." However, it is an uphill battle against "conventional wisdom."
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    #1 Excellence Awar For Graphics Car #281...

    #1 Excellence Awar For Graphics Car

    #281 Excellence Award For Proofreading (bar is set low in the internet age)

    I guess their motherboards have a lot of interesting features. Too bad they...
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    The box clearly states 5 year warranty. Newegg...

    The box clearly states 5 year warranty. Newegg has been wrong before with their listed information, so I expect the "1 year" to be wrong. Newegg is usually pretty clear on whether a unit is...
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    Fixed! :eek: Why not? There is no...

    Fixed! :eek:



    Why not?

    There is no amount of money that could unconditionally guarantee zero failures (for any reason, internal or external causes). The sooner you realize that, the sooner...
  15. Thread: SolidGear 850W PSU

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    I know. Just like all the people worshiping...

    I know. Just like all the people worshiping Newegg because they returned something and Newegg picked up the return shipping tab (by giving a printable return label). Basically the vendor went above...
  16. Thread: SolidGear 850W PSU

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    Don't forget the freshly launched "Newegg Flash"...

    Don't forget the freshly launched "Newegg Flash" which seems a knockoff of Amazon Lightning Deals.

    Also, some of these "beloved" companies do stuff like acquiring other companies and ruining them...
  17. Thread: SolidGear 850W PSU

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    I still don't see where Newegg is taking the high...

    I still don't see where Newegg is taking the high ground.

    BOTH Newegg and Tiger have the intention of making more sales.

    Since Newegg has better product filters that you take full advantage of,...
  18. Thread: SolidGear 850W PSU

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    SolidGear 850W PSU

    SolidGear 850W Power Supply

    Notable "features" that I spotted:
    - No fussy 80Plus certification for people to complain about their testing procedures
    - Cost added voltage selector switch in red...
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    Price drop on the 850W unit, AFAIK today only...

    Price drop on the 850W unit, AFAIK today only (8/12/13). Now $29.99 after rebate and free shipping as well.

    FWIW last Tiger Direct rebate I did took 17 days on standard service. Totally not worth...
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    350W Gold PSU for $32? Very nice! I just looked...

    350W Gold PSU for $32? Very nice! I just looked and couldn't find it. Too bad. Only vendor with them in stock wants $106!
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    Funny. I have a Chicony branded keyboard in the...

    Funny. I have a Chicony branded keyboard in the living room right now.

    Thanks for the review. Hopefully this will put to rest the FUD that such OEM PSUs are Diablotek level motherboard killers.
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    Yeah, the really hot deals only comes around once...

    Yeah, the really hot deals only comes around once a year or so.



    Depends on which Sparkle brand. :crazy:

    For instance this Sparkle is not the same company as this Sparkle.

    Well, guess the...
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    :lol: Philosophical questions indeed. ...

    :lol:



    Philosophical questions indeed.

    What if Corsair (to use the example above) decided for whatever reasons (meet quarterly numbers, new model coming out, etc.) it needed to close out...
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    Day late, dollar short....

    Day late, dollar short.

    Newegg has label shots

    +3.3V@21A, +5V@15A, +12V1@14A, +12V2@14A, -12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2.5A

    276W/23A combined +12v
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    No kidding. Just saw an email ad for Micro...

    No kidding. Just saw an email ad for Micro Center. They have new Dell Inspiron 15 for $299. Pretty basic with crappy (but only enthusiasts like us will notice) 15.6" screen and 5400RPM drive, but the...
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