View Single Post
  #10  
Old 07-31-2013
Oklahoma Wolf's Avatar
Oklahoma Wolf Oklahoma Wolf is online now
Bake him away, toys.
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Moderator
Posts: 6,480
Thanks: 127
Thanked 1,293 Times in 364 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tao View Post
Well here are the links to the reviews for the PSUs (I used exploding for lack of a better way to convey what the reviews were describing simply)

AX860i: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139041

Either died first run, or 5 months later
"Chuckster" and the "N/A" below him are the same person, I'm completely sure of it. He appears to have installed the unit using incompatible Thermaltake modular cables. Of course that's going to cause problems... modular cables aren't universal. Once in a blue moon it may work, but it's never a good idea. More often than not, the pinouts are totally incompatible, leading to fried hard drives and other fun things. He found out the hard way.

This is what you're dealing with when you read Newegg reviews. You can't rely on them, because you have no idea what the user's level of troubleshooting ability is.
Reply With Quote