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Old 12-03-2012
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You call that PCB Burned? Try this. That was a Delta PSU I pulled from a customer's PC at work, after the fan quit. Still, though, the PCB shouldn't be discoloured at all after only an hour of use.

Nice review. I love seeing reviews on gutless wonders.
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Fan failures don't count - the fan from the Hercules was working right up to the end

Hardwired to the 12V, too.
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I don't know how you can't give them credit for their "eco-design"! Just think of all the waste and resources they saved by not including all that additional hardware you mentioned in their PSU, when the whole thing is just going to end up in the trash anyway.
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the soldering can put Andyson and Cwt to shame

only Hercules i think might be worth looking t is the rosewill Hercules
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I'm not convinced, I still think this is a 500W PSU, it's just that the underload protection kicked in and destroyed the PSU to prevent further damage (), you were supposed to run Test 5 only.
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It didn't power up going straight to test five
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Man, this thing is deadly... It could kill a hemophilia sufferer just by picking it up... and those cost cutting measures are making me faint from laughing too much.
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Should mention - I haven't been able to trace the OEM on this one. From the PCB markings, though, it seems it came out of the factory on September 14th of last year.
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It's Mary. How do I know? Look at the fan shot. It has a little Wam

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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You've been reading too many of my reviews
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