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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
Posted By mdk777
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073

$40 ...not plat, not modular...but heck of a price. :D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, this only works if the vast majority of...

Yeah, this only works if the vast majority of your customers automatically upgrade.

Re: Apple selling fragile product and assuming 99% will then buy a case or protective cover. Auto sales that...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By mdk777
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182261

yup. the 450 watt is perfect. Even modular.

At this price an absolute steal.

Buy it before it sells out.

$35 AMIR...while...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By mdk777
yeah, again, just trying to make a point...

yeah,

again, just trying to make a point with some level of levity.

But on the other hand, if you want to completely serious;

paying more in freight than an item is worth actually seems...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 686
Posted By mdk777
or UK, Canada, and Australia.... they all speak...

or UK, Canada, and Australia.... they all speak some version of English Right?:D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
Posted By mdk777
oh well, a communication thing I guess. My...

oh well, a communication thing I guess.

My point was that corsair didn't arbitrarily change the fans...they were different builds, different models from the start.
They didn't send out the 860 i...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
Posted By mdk777
regardless of issues / opinions...these were two...

regardless of issues / opinions...these were two different platforms/ OEM.

The 860i was Flextronics and allowed digital program control.
The 860 was Seasonic.

Comparing the fans, etc. is just...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
Posted By mdk777
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182264

This 750 watt modular Gold unit is on sale for $60 AMIR



So both have 7 year warranty. difference in efficiency is diff....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By mdk777
thanks for the information all. :) My...

thanks for the information all.
:)
My intended emphasis was on finding out if any detailed reviews might be coming.

:D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By mdk777
Second new GOLD rosewill series

Today Valens series showed up in addition to the recently launched PHOTON series of GOLD PSU at Rosewill.

Does anyone know the OEM?

Does anyone have any review samples coming in?

EDIT: of...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, I don't think he was disparaging the PSU...

Yeah, I don't think he was disparaging the PSU when new...just not sure he can trust it now with the use/possible abuse it has seen over the years.;)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 833
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By mdk777
The OP was considering.

The OP was considering.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 626
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 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 833
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 626
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 626
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 122
Views: 2,897
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 10-17-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 1,966
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 10-16-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 1,966
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 10-16-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 1,966
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...
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