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    Default Diablotek EL 400W Review: A Look Inside (by me!)

    If anybody wants to see what this unit, the Diablotek EL Series 400W, is like inside (since there is no info on it online), I purchased it and broke it apart.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/...ew-inside.html

    Obviously I can't do reviews like you guys. I don't have testing equipment or the knowledge. But I do have a Philips head!

    There are no x or y capacitors. It absolutely sucks, which is no surprise. The OEM is Circle, I'm assuming, since it's the only text on the bottom of the PCB. It's a shame people buy these, there is a huge stack of like 25 at Microcenter and they buy out quickly. Let me know if I missed anything or said something erroneous.
    Last edited by turkey3_scratch; 05-01-2016 at 10:16 PM.

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    "403 - Unauthorized access"

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    Huh, I'm not getting that at all. The link works for me.

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    Found the problem, I guess I was posting it in a forum section restricted to certain members. This link should work http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/...ew-inside.html

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    Is it just me, or the soldering on this unit is really atrocious?

    P.S. @turkey3_scratch:Your 1st attempt as a reviewer is encouraging!! Certainly this is a much better review than i would have done
    CPU:Athlon 64 FX60 (2-cores) 2,6GHz
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    cpu cooler:ArcticFreezer13 CO
    RAM:4 GB DDR 400MHz
    GPU:Asus 750 Ti 2GB
    PSU:Seasonic Platinum 660
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    For this psu there is no test equipment needed. Your recommendation not to buy it in any case can be definately given just because of the electronics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sith'ari View Post
    Is it just me, or the soldering on this unit is really atrocious?

    P.S. @turkey3_scratch:Your 1st attempt as a reviewer is encouraging!! Certainly this is a much better review than i would have done
    Thanks! I plan to grab as many cheap turds as I can.

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