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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By Stormchaser
Best Buy does that up here through a 3rd Party...

Best Buy does that up here through a 3rd Party company.

It was how in one year I managed to get laptops to all my cousins for just random gifts spending less than $400.

(most were bad RAM/HDD ,...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-10-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
It is not so much physical damage that I am...

It is not so much physical damage that I am discussing. It is Data. And of course that is subjective to the HDD/SSD 's your system has.

A sudden loss of power to your PC runs the risk of causing...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
Not always the Data though. Which is critical,...

Not always the Data though. Which is critical, for me especially.

But I agree on the Equipment.

-Storm
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
My Mother in Law had the same issues in...

My Mother in Law had the same issues in Hackettestown so when I was down visiting her, I stopped by a computer center (for the life of me I can't remember what's down that way now) and got a UPS unit...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-06-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
True enough there is a cost to having UPS units...

True enough there is a cost to having UPS units in your house in terms of power consumed, but in your counting of cost per watt , it's very minimal compared to replacing your expensive TV and or...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-06-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
That is why I suggested an Online Unit versus...

That is why I suggested an Online Unit versus Line Interactive. They are a lot less harsh on the Batteries (which equates to Longevity). As well, where I am to get SMT Replacement batteries per unit...
Forum: Off Topic 12-06-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 9,444
Posted By Stormchaser
As always Wolf , it has been a pleasure to have...

As always Wolf , it has been a pleasure to have watched you over the years.

If you ever make it to Ontario, i'll give you my co-ordinates and personally bake you that cake (I must have owned a...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 12-06-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
I will be completely honest here , and please...

I will be completely honest here , and please note that this is my own personal opinion. I would have spent the extra cash and got myself personally a SMT series of UPS from APC (or its online...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Stormchaser
It wasn't on battery, sorry when I say 'tripped'...

It wasn't on battery, sorry when I say 'tripped' I think I might be vauge on that.
Since you have these units as well, you know the sound it makes when the unit switches to Battery (that electrical...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Stormchaser
APC used to have a Consumer one (not sure if it's...

APC used to have a Consumer one (not sure if it's EOL or not) and they from my understanding have an enterprise level one.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Stormchaser
One thing to note, that I've discovered with...

One thing to note, that I've discovered with UPS's in my life using them, is pick a UPS that has a higher total W coverage than what your PSU's max capacity is, otherwise you trip the UPS every time...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-21-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Stormchaser
Personally speaking I would get the RM550X if...

Personally speaking I would get the RM550X if that is an option for you through a reseller.

My thoughts at least,

-Storm
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 11-21-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
It's a lot cheaper up here. And I have a...

It's a lot cheaper up here. And I have a corporate account so that helps as well.

Crazy what Amazon has it listed for, though not the first time I've seen that happen.

-Storm
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
I honestly thought the same thing when I saw it....

I honestly thought the same thing when I saw it. I do believe that the Hammond ones are made right here in Guelph, ON. But for all we know they copied some of the design (or maybe it was a joint...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 11-20-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 754
Posted By Stormchaser
There might be one more you may use, I've...

There might be one more you may use, I've actually never heard of the ISOBAR until now (which is helpful to me because I love finding new/quality products).

I have a Canadian Company I use for my...
Forum: The Gaming Forum 06-07-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 19,983
Posted By Stormchaser
Been working and playing now 2 years on my AW 17...

Been working and playing now 2 years on my AW 17 R4 and it is still performing almost on par with the titles I enjoy.
The only one that really can tax it is TW: Warhammer 2 when I Have 3 armies vs 3...
Forum: General PC Hardware 06-07-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By Stormchaser
If I had to take a Guess Tator, partnership with...

If I had to take a Guess Tator, partnership with ASUS on their co-name kit (TUF being ASUS's Branding). That alone should give them enough to get into it, at least in the interim while they find...
Forum: Off Topic 06-07-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 9,444
Posted By Stormchaser
If you write a book one of these days Wolf, you...

If you write a book one of these days Wolf, you can rest assured that I will find it and buy it.
I had to give up that aspiration a long time ago, but I do hope that you can pick up that torch and...
Forum: General PC Hardware 09-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By Stormchaser
At no point in my previous post did I say it was...

At no point in my previous post did I say it was silent. I stated it wasn't screaming i.e. I am unable to hear it over other ambient noises in its general area. I'm sure if I put my ear right up to...
Forum: The Gaming Forum 09-01-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 4,699
Posted By Stormchaser
If you want power performance at home. Get the...

If you want power performance at home. Get the Xbox One X (its actual name, Scorpio was its codename).

If you like portability options , the switch for sure.

Also depends on the games you like...
Forum: Off Topic 09-01-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,285
Posted By Stormchaser
I've seen stuff like this before, its pretty...

I've seen stuff like this before, its pretty crazy.

We've had one person on my home forum do this twice. Some of the members even flew out for its maiden test.

It's really just for bragging...
Forum: General PC Hardware 09-01-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,967
Posted By Stormchaser
Sorry about the very delayed response, as I had...

Sorry about the very delayed response, as I had to deal with some unexpected issues in life.

I don't unfortunately have many suggestions for personal networking testing. I will see if my...
Forum: General PC Hardware 09-01-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By Stormchaser
I have to be honest, you've had some bad luck if...

I have to be honest, you've had some bad luck if your UPS's have all made that noise when on AC Power.
Wonder if there is some underlying issue that might be the reason.

I've successfully run all...
Forum: General PC Hardware 08-16-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,967
Posted By Stormchaser
To me, personally. That sounds network driven...

To me, personally. That sounds network driven then if what you say above is true.

I would seriously consider doing some network diagnostics. This doesnt' sound power related (Unless of course your...
Forum: The Gaming Forum 08-15-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 54,949
Posted By Stormchaser
I don't even remember the type of MAC it was, but...

I don't even remember the type of MAC it was, but it was a game called B.C.

Circa mid-late 80's I believe.
Yeah, I've played games for a while now .


-Storm
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