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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By mdk777
yeah, you are narrowing things down to the top...

yeah, you are narrowing things down to the top 10% of retail PSU.

So, very little to discuss eh?

Most of the units you list are actually just Sea-sonic platforms of various age and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By mdk777
first, the actual current retail prices in...

first,

the actual current retail prices in the US are lower.

EVGA SuperNova 1000W G2 $155
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438010
EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 $180...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
Ironically, it was my first "custom" gaming rig...

Ironically, it was my first "custom" gaming rig purchase, with its loud, inefficient, hot air blowing PSU that convinced me that I could build my own myself better.:D

While I don't doubt that such...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By mdk777
http://www.amazon.it/EVGA-220-G2-0750-XR-alimentat...

http://www.amazon.it/EVGA-220-G2-0750-XR-alimentatore-per-computer/dp/B00J01K3E8/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1406512004&sr=1-1&keywords=evga+g2

Yeah, at 109, the EVGA is much, much better.:D
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By mdk777
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/asus_geforce_...

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/asus_geforce_gtx_780_strix_6_gb_graphics_card_review,7.html

770 sli = 400 watts

200 watts (generous) for the rest puts you at 600 watts.

So, you are good...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
Yeah this thread covers a wide range of issues. ...

Yeah this thread covers a wide range of issues.

My points were not directed at the absolute performance of this particular PSU, but rather at how the wide range of issues makes the consumers life...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, a little stronger than that. Do you...

Yeah, a little stronger than that.
Do you consider bait and switch a legitimate sales tool?(though illegal across US)
Do you accept fraud as inevitable when buying a used car?(roll back mileage,...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
and once people are trained...it is just so hard...

and once people are trained...it is just so hard for them to let go...

see very recent thread for example:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11690

For a single card rig, a 650...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By mdk777
yeah, like everyone, newegg/rosewill is most...

yeah, like everyone, newegg/rosewill is most competitive in the highest unit sales models.

Their 450,550, and 750 units are often on sale and are often the lowest price units in the gold category....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
No, I think he read the tone(connotation) very...

No, I think he read the tone(connotation) very well.



The concern is how long this process takes.
If you simply introduce better products, but continue to sell the old at the same time, you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 5,300
Posted By mdk777
well, in the past, I expressed disdain for a...

well, in the past, I expressed disdain for a company that didn't sell only high quality products...

But I have given up and just gone with recommending specific models.

I often see the Rosewill...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By mdk777
Rosewill CAPSTONE-750 $70 AMIR and discounts:D ...

Rosewill CAPSTONE-750
$70 AMIR and discounts:D



Sorry, but you need to do the $20 rebate to get down to the $70 level for a quality unit.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By mdk777
yeah closer to 750 watt for very heavy gaming...

yeah closer to 750 watt for very heavy gaming load.

Only 100 watts for the rest is just cutting it too close.

If there were a huge saving, you could certainly look at a 1200 watt and even a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By mdk777
As I've mentioned before, I've spent a couple of...

As I've mentioned before, I've spent a couple of months in Germany.
It is easy to develop and maintain infrastructure in an area the size of one small US State. And of course, the rest of the world...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-24-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By mdk777
yeah, you just need to assume the best about...

yeah, you just need to assume the best about people until proven otherwise I guess...No one writes in the most articulate and complete sentences on the internet. While your OP might have been...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-24-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By mdk777
SeaSonic Platinum Series SS-400FL2 Active PFC F3...

SeaSonic Platinum Series SS-400FL2 Active PFC F3 400W ATX12V Fanless 80

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151097

$110.

Don't know why I bothered to look for you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-24-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By mdk777
sounds like after you solve the cat hair problem...

sounds like after you solve the cat hair problem you just need "a PSU"

Hence the options are legion.

Price will be very dependent on what is on sale the day you make your choice.

Today $40...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, I am a huge defender of freedom in general...

Yeah, I am a huge defender of freedom in general and the second amendment in specific.

I was just heading off a protracted political discussion by acknowledging there are downsides, there are...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, that second amendment thing is unique to...

Yeah, that second amendment thing is unique to the USA.

I will give you the gang violence and random crazy person shootings are annoying.

But whenever I see several million good people forced...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By mdk777
good to know. I've gone to solid copper...

good to know.

I've gone to solid copper Barret bullets when I can get them. :D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By mdk777
while I both enjoy shooting, and mechanical...

while I both enjoy shooting, and mechanical destruction...I have to say I would be concerned about releasing toxins.

I know for sure transformers used to contain some serious ones.

I dont know...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By mdk777
ps of course it is unlikely you actually...

ps

of course it is unlikely you actually need a 750 watt.

250 watt card and 150 watts for all else and you are only at 400 watts.

This is very generous...but without concern you could use a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By mdk777
The risk is that the old PSU might be wildly out...

The risk is that the old PSU might be wildly out of specification...that will damage any new CPU :D (Haswell might be a little more susceptible,but huge ripple is bad for any)

edit, sorry thought...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-19-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By mdk777
yeah, too bad the OP only graphed a handful of...

yeah, too bad the OP only graphed a handful of responses...still looks like the peak of the distribution is at 70-90 watts with a long tail outward.

The first values up to and including 25 watts...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-19-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By mdk777
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/how-much...

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/how-much-power-does-your-pc-use.196173/

wide range of user results.

much more 65-100 watt range...only a couple bellow 50 watts.

25 watts does seem...
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