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Old June 8, 2011, 09:58 AM
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Question OCZ EliteXstream 1000W

This one is a few years old but I'm wondering if it is still good in comparison to newer PSUs?

HardOCP reviewed it in 2008 and stated 82% efficiency hxxp://enthusiast.hardocp.com/article/2008/04/07/ocz_elitexstream_1000w/9

so that is 80+ Bronze nowadays right?

There is one locally refurb for under $90, so I was wondering if there was a better way to get 820 watts?
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Old June 8, 2011, 12:13 PM
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If you ask around you will find that OCZ doesn't have the best rep. Refurbs of OCZ are even less popular.

What are you powering that is going to pull 822w?
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Old June 8, 2011, 12:57 PM
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i would not get it..id rather near max out a seasonic 850 than that one lol.

more expensive,but chances that she'll suck,i mean,blow are a bit less,i reckon
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Old June 9, 2011, 11:34 AM
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Power Supplies should also be one of the most important choices you make think of it as a marriage (to a woman), if she leaves or dies she's taking a bunch of s**t with her!

So the better woman you have the less chance of any of this happening! Er Power Supply I mean! :)

GL!

I personally never had issues with OCZ PSU's had 4 of them, but now I always buy corsair!
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