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Old September 8, 2009, 05:45 PM
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Just looking at the description for the cheapo PSU... why have an 800W PSU with four +12V rails, but only provide ONE PCI-E connector?
It also doesn't list the 4 pin P4 or 8 pin EPS12V connector so have fun plugging it into the slot beside your CPU

If you try to branch all that off molex to PCI-E adaptors you'll burn something (either the molex, the bad soldering, or the PSU). At least they lied enough about the amperage of each "rail" so it adds up to more than 800W...

EDIT: explicitly referred to the cheap PSU
Yh that cheepo's one I decided to get this Coolermaster 850W RealPower Modular PSU - Ebuyer Or The Corsair
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Old September 8, 2009, 05:48 PM
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Just looking at the description for the cheapo PSU... why have an 800W PSU with four +12V rails, but only provide ONE PCI-E connector?
It also doesn't list the 4 pin P4 or 8 pin EPS12V connector so have fun plugging it into the slot beside your CPU

If you try to branch all that off molex to PCI-E adaptors you'll burn something (either the molex, the bad soldering, or the PSU). At least they lied enough about the amperage of each "rail" so it adds up to more than 800W...

EDIT: explicitly referred to the cheap PSU
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Not only that, but the fact that its voltage range is switchable should mean that it doesn't have active power factor correction - something you really should be able to take for granted these days.

Keep in mind that if this thing fries and takes other components in your system with it, the best you can hope for is a replacement PSU of the same kind that just fried. All manufacturers include clauses stating that their warranty only covers the PSU itself. With those kind of warning signs, you're kind of rolling the dice. Nobody sells a new 800W PSU at that price, if they thought they had a hope in hell of getting the regular market price for one.
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Old September 8, 2009, 06:29 PM
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Do you ship to UK ?
Shouldn't be a problem...
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