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Old December 22, 2009, 08:37 PM
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my guess is that it might be on the right side of the case (kind of like on the CM690)
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Old December 22, 2009, 10:13 PM
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Seems to have some good features. Need a full internal shot though, along with this 1/2" space behind the motherboard.

And yeah some PSU specs/reviews would be good too. Seems like a good case for a budget gaming rig though. I still think the Sonata 3 wins for home/office machines though.
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This is supose to be the PSU in the case...look at the amp on the 12V rail..that suck...Sonata 3 still have a better PSU.
eXtreme Power Plus 550W - Cooler Master
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Passive PFC. Ouch.
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Passive PFC. Ouch.
The other Extreme Power models are low-end and overrated AcBel units IIRC. I don't know about this one, but I wouldn't use it in anything but a low-end machine.

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Old December 23, 2009, 03:28 PM
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Personally I can't use any power supply that is not from a pro maker like seasonic CWT delta or other. That's why I never recomand OCZ CM TT Raidmax rosewill or other low priced one. Ho and Sky, what is PFC???sorry for my ignorence but...well
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Old December 23, 2009, 03:57 PM
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PFC = Power Factor Correction.

As for CM, they have several good products out there.
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That's why I never recomand OCZ CM TT Raidmax rosewill or other low priced one.
OCZ: ProXStream, EliteXStream, and gold-rated Z-series units are all very good, along with the 400W StealthXStream and ModXStream units.
Coolermaster: Silent Pro, Real Power Pro, and UCP lines range from decent to excellent.
Thermaltake: Toughpower models range from decent to excellent.
Raidmax: Mostly crap, but they have a handful of decent ATNG units.
Rosewill: Most of their newer units are pretty good ATNG-built PSUs.

You can't rule out a brand based only on their low-quality models, since many of the ones that have low-end units also have very good higher-end ones as well.
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You can't rule out a brand based only on their low-quality models, since many of the ones that have low-end units also have very good higher-end ones as well.
Personally I prefer to stay with only high end. PSU is THE part that should not break in a system. If a costumer ask for OCZ I will recommend PCPC. If he ask for antec basiq I will prefer to go with earthwatt or signature series you see the point? It's somewhat faster also to learn good brand instead of learning this PSU from this brand is made by X company that suck or that is good.
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Personally I prefer to stay with only high end.
Right. And did you see the part of my post where I pointed out that all of those brands have good higher-end units?

I think based on my post history and my own rigs, it's quite clear that I do not compromise when it comes to PSUs.
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