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Old December 9, 2008, 07:21 AM
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Default What's the deal with Rosewill?

I notice on Newegg.ca a number of Rosewill products.
Has anyone here ever used any of their stuff, or is it junk? ( I'm suspecting the prices reflect the quality, but you never know eh?)



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Old December 9, 2008, 07:48 AM
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AFAIK it's their storebrand (like NGear for NCIX).
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Old December 9, 2008, 08:27 AM
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Sometimes you get lucky with storebrands, sometimes you don't.
Never Tried one out, but Tigerdirects Storebrand PS is the one I've been using in this setup for a while and it's worked out fine (Ultra).
Personally speaking, sticking with a more major PS supplier has its benefits. OCZ for example makes some decent ones. However, if you're on a budget then perhaps giving one of them a shot wouldn't hurt. Just check all the ratings (output) the unit has to make sure it'll work for you.

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Just don't get a Rosewill PSU unless you want to have a bonfire under your desk.
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I say read reviews on it if you can find any, as well check out the customer reviews and comments on it.
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Here are a couple of reviews on JonnyGuru.

JonnyGURU.com - Power Supply Reviews and more! - Reviews - Rosewill Xtreme Series Power Supplies

JonnyGURU.com - Power Supply Reviews and more! - Reviews - Rosewill RP500-2 500W
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That was an interesting read on those 2 PSU's, thanks.
Anyone ever use one of their cases? I know there are reviews out there, but I find most people fill them out shortly after purchasing, it'd be nice to hear from someone who's lived with one.
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Here is a YouTube video form TJHarlow where he uses a Rosewill case in a budget build. This guys videos are interesting.

YouTube - Budget Build Under $500
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The rosewell cases + PSU does look pretty promising i too was about to get a case with psu at newegg. but the shipping made it unworthy of a cheap case for budget bulid.
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I notice on Newegg.ca a number of Rosewill products.
Has anyone here ever used any of their stuff, or is it junk? ( I'm suspecting the prices reflect the quality, but you never know eh?)


I have one of their external RAID enclosure it's actually a nice little unit, no frills mind you.

Great now that I said that it will probably spontaneously combust under my desk.
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