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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By Smirnoff
I live by the coast in southeastern Norway, and...

I live by the coast in southeastern Norway, and heck, even I've had that too. July is usually relatively sweltering here. The myth that Norway is an ice covered wasteland is usually broken when...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By Smirnoff
Yeah, came to mind. (I was editing my post as...

Yeah, came to mind. (I was editing my post as you replied, lol)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By Smirnoff
I always thought that was more on paper than in...

I always thought that was more on paper than in practice, since the CX430 survived testing at 46C at HWSecrets (http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Corsair-CX430-V2-Power-Supply-Review/1284/7). ...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Smirnoff
Lol, that Ultraview thing. 150 useable watts...

Lol, that Ultraview thing. 150 useable watts from a "750W" PSU. Absolutely disgusting. :p
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Smirnoff
If the PSU was fine on other rigs, but not the...

If the PSU was fine on other rigs, but not the new one, I'd check with another PSU too just to rule out the new equipment being faulty. (or maybe it just doesn't clock as high as you estimated it to...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Smirnoff
At 460C/860F, I'm not sure even LN is enough,...

At 460C/860F, I'm not sure even LN is enough, lol. Plus you need a sturdy case, with the atmospheric pressure being 92x that of Earth. (The corrosive atmosphere probably won't help either).
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By Smirnoff
Good to see they are getting their pricing right...

Good to see they are getting their pricing right now. Feeling the competition I guess.
Forum: Hot Deals 11-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Smirnoff
Wow, that's great value. o:

Wow, that's great value. o:
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Smirnoff
I had a couple of CNPS 7000-AlCu coolers, they...

I had a couple of CNPS 7000-AlCu coolers, they were excellent. But I also felt they kind of fell by the wayside in later years. There were just other brands which had much better products.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Smirnoff
http://obrazki.elektroda.pl/1988610200_1372273583....

http://obrazki.elektroda.pl/1988610200_1372273583.jpg

Is this how the label reads on your model? In that case, it should be good. You'll have the graphics card distributed over 3 rails, with...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Smirnoff
If csmaris tested at room temp, then maybe? ...

If csmaris tested at room temp, then maybe? Since he only does hot box.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-08-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By Smirnoff
Well... I have no preference, I'd take whatever...

Well... I have no preference, I'd take whatever extracts heat most efficiently and quietly. But as mentioned, as of now, we hardly have any choices. Then again, noise for me is not really a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-06-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Smirnoff
Woulda been awesome to see the exhaust hit 100C,...

Woulda been awesome to see the exhaust hit 100C, haha.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,610
Posted By Smirnoff
When the winter temperatures hit -15C here in...

When the winter temperatures hit -15C here in Norway, I'd crack the window open a bit and put the PC near it, lol. That oughtta do the trick. :p
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-15-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Smirnoff
That'll be just fine. You're nowhere near...

That'll be just fine. You're nowhere near 1000W. Probably more like somewhere between 600-650W. But it's hard to be specific, it all depends on the CPU&GPU overclocks/voltages. Still, there...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-11-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,752
Posted By Smirnoff
I guess they didn't really skip it, they review...

I guess they didn't really skip it, they review what Corsair decides to send them.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-28-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,172
Posted By Smirnoff
Wolf doesn't test noise, since his test lab is so...

Wolf doesn't test noise, since his test lab is so noisy that it's pointless. But Csmaris/TPU review will have that info.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-25-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,172
Posted By Smirnoff
The RM fan issue was fixed in a later revision. ...

The RM fan issue was fixed in a later revision. And as mentioned, this is a PSU in a very different league. The caps can take a beating.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-22-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By Smirnoff
Is $90 while the V650 is $90 after MIR @ Newegg,...

Is $90 while the V650 is $90 after MIR @ Newegg, modular and 80 Plus Gold.

Hello, I'm mass producing sense and selling it, do you need some?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-12-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 6,129
Posted By Smirnoff
Well, black tape looks way cooler than green, so...

Well, black tape looks way cooler than green, so obviously it's going to be super awesome. Goes without saying, really. :p
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-10-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Smirnoff
My HX750 has been working fine since December...

My HX750 has been working fine since December 2009. I also have a Seasonic M12-II 430W that sits in a file server and it's been running almost constantly since March 2009 (that computer was a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-28-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By Smirnoff
The AX1500i also got a 10/10.

The AX1500i also got a 10/10.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-21-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By Smirnoff
Probably a Thermaltake Polo 410W...

Probably a Thermaltake Polo 410W (http://www.modsynergy.com/review142.htm) I bought back in 2004. It was a real POS, lasted only about 4-5 months or so. Before it destroyed my Asus P4C800E Deluxe...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Smirnoff
FWIW, I have a file server (was serving as my...

FWIW, I have a file server (was serving as my previous folding/HTPC) with an M12-II 430W and it's been running solid since March of 2009. It's never let me down and no hardware that was or now is in...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-08-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 7,732
Posted By Smirnoff
This is the kinda stuff should go for $20 or...

This is the kinda stuff should go for $20 or thereabouts. Before rebate. Seriously... There are no good reasons to buy it.
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