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Danik0226
12-28-06, 11:53 PM
I recently bought a lot of new components for a new PC, along with this PSU.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817152026

My concern is that it doesn't have enough amps on the 12v rails. Anyone have any input?

Roadhog
12-28-06, 11:55 PM
it has enough amps.. But no guarantee that it wont go up in flames and take your whole system with it. Raidmax is horrible.

SH0DAN
12-28-06, 11:56 PM
'Raidmax arent exactly the best :D ,and would you mind listing all the parts you plan on hooking up the that '630' watt psu ??


Go here ....


http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103

http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=282

http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=271


Good luck.... :)

Roadhog
12-28-06, 11:58 PM
I wouldn't even hook my dell up to that PSU.. lol

SLippe
12-29-06, 12:00 AM
I'm sure it does, but RAIDMAX isn't the best PSU in the world. My advice, go with something from Antec or another top brand. However, like I said, I'm sure you'll be fine with this one.

Danik0226
12-29-06, 12:00 AM
Thanks that is all I need to know. My system will be nothing too fancy. Core 2 duo 6600, Geforce 8800 GTX, 1 Sata HD, 1 sound card, 1 network card, 1 dvd drive, and that is it.

How about this one?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153034

SH0DAN
12-29-06, 12:01 AM
Danik..... Check this out.... (xmasgrin)


http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=974240&highlight=raidmax

SH0DAN
12-29-06, 12:03 AM
Danik..... Check this out.... (xmasgrin)


http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=974240&highlight=raidmax



I would not grab the Thermaltake,great cases,so so power supplies... For that much $$ grab the HX620 from Corsair,great warranty,great reviews,
great caps,built by Seasonic and rated to 50c....

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:04 AM
yeah the corsair one is nice.. But why not just get a seasonic? lol

SLippe
12-29-06, 12:04 AM
Thanks that is all I need to know. My system will be nothing too fancy. Core 2 duo 6600, Geforce 8800 GTX, 1 Sata HD, 1 sound card, 1 network card, 1 dvd drive, and that is it.

How about this one?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153034
Much better. I'd trust Thermaltake way more than Raidmax.

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:08 AM
Gawd.. Just get this and be happy. :D

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817341002

SLippe
12-29-06, 12:09 AM
Danik..... Check this out.... (xmasgrin)


http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=974240&highlight=raidmax
Well, glad to see Okia on that frickin' list. I used to have one, which lasted about a year, then it went kablewy on me and fried my new NForce4 motherboard in the first day. Biggest piece of sh*t PSU ever. Of course, what do you expect for a $12 PSU off eBay. LOL

With PSUs, the heavier usually the better and you certainly get what you pay for, like most PC hardware.

SH0DAN
12-29-06, 12:10 AM
yeah the corsair one is nice.. But why not just get a seasonic? lol


Simple,Corsair has a way better warranty. (xmastong) And that OCZ runs outside of ATX spec,not good...

SLippe
12-29-06, 12:11 AM
Gawd.. Just get this and be happy. :D

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817341002
Only thing I don't like about that one is that you can't pick and choose which cables you want to use, unlike the ones where you can plug in only the ones you need. Still, great PSU. Just my 2 cents. :D

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:13 AM
Only thing I don't like about that one is that you can't pick and choose which cables you want to use, unlike the ones where you can plug in only the ones you need. Still, great PSU. Just my 2 cents. :D


you mean a modular Power supply?? ;)

Danik0226
12-29-06, 12:15 AM
Gawd.. Just get this and be happy. :D

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817341002

Thanks looks like enough amps on the 12 v rails and a good price. I looked at the corsair, but for that money I'd expect a little more watts.

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:16 AM
Thanks looks like enough amps on the 12 v rails and a good price. I looked at the corsair, but for that money I'd expect a little more watts.

yeah that OCZ will be perfect for you, and a nice price. :D

SH0DAN
12-29-06, 12:16 AM
The tests below indicate why I wouldnt buy that OCZ....


http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=35&page_num=2


Danik 'watts' arent the be all end all of power supplies.... Do more research :)

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:17 AM
The tests below indicate why I wouldnt buy that OCZ....


http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=35&page_num=2

Eeek, I thought it was only the 600W one that had the ripple?

EDIT: In that case, Get one of these...

http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=28

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817139001

Danik0226
12-29-06, 12:22 AM
The tests below indicate why I wouldnt buy that OCZ....


http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=35&page_num=2


Danik 'watts' arent the be all end all of power supplies.... Do more research :)

I'm well ware of that hence my worry about the amps on the 12 v rail, or have you been reading my posts at all? .... do more reading before posting.

After doing a little more research I see that on the nvidia sli site they do recommend some of the toughpower thermaltake psu's, so now I"m leaning towards buying one of the higher quality ones.

Roadhog
12-29-06, 12:23 AM
I'm well ware of that hence my worry about the amps on the 12 v rail, or have you been reading my posts at all? .... do more reading before posting.


Look at my edit above.

Blacklash
12-29-06, 12:26 AM
Pick your poison:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.asp?DEPA=0&type=&Description=Seasonic&Submit=ENE&N=0&Ntk=all

The Corsairs are indeed made by Seasonic. One of the "silent" PSUs by PC P&C might also be a good option.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817703006

Fortrons have a lot of power plus decent prices, and I didn't realize how much ripple they had under extreme load. For the record OCZ gamers are rebadged Fortrons.

I haven't had problems with my PSU and I am still thinking about changing it. I don't put enough pull on my system to equal extreme load and ripple can put needless stress on a system.

If you want stupid power for much less than the PC P&C 1k unit( Yes I know it's still a stupid price):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817256010

SH0DAN
12-29-06, 12:30 AM
I'm well ware of that hence my worry about the amps on the 12 v rail, or have you been reading my posts at all? .... do more reading before posting.

After doing a little more research I see that on the nvidia sli site they do recommend some of the toughpower thermaltake psu's, so now I"m leaning towards buying one of the higher quality ones.



I hear planes flying over your head (xmasgrin) Buy whatever you feel like buying,you obviously know whats best.I just wouldnt be too quick to trust
whats on Nvidias site as to what ps to buy,allot of it is marketing bs.I mean common,SLI certified cases now ?? (xmasgrin)

Danik0226
12-29-06, 12:37 AM
Pick your poison:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.asp?DEPA=0&type=&Description=Seasonic&Submit=ENE&N=0&Ntk=all

The Corsairs are indeed made by Seasonic. One of the "silent" PSUs by PC P&C might also be a good option.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817703006

Fortrons have a lot of power plus decent prices, and I didn't realize how much ripple they had under extreme load. For the record OCZ gamers are rebadged Fortrons.

I haven't had problems with my PSU and I am still thinking about changing it. I don't put enough pull on my system to equal extreme load and ripple can put needless stress on a system.

If you want stupid power for much less than the PC P&C 1k unit( Yes I know it's still a stupid price):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817256010

The pcpower is definitely an option. Probably the most suitable for if I choose to SLI 8800 GTX's in the future. In fact I think I finally have my mind set on getting this. It leaves me room for a SLI setup in the future.

Danik0226
12-29-06, 12:40 AM
I hear planes flying over your head (xmasgrin) Buy whatever you feel like buying,you obviously know whats best.I just wouldnt be too quick to trust
whats on Nvidias site as to what ps to buy,allot of it is marketing bs.I mean common,SLI certified cases now ?? (xmasgrin)

I'm not claiming I know everything about power supplies, however your earlier comment was uncalled for considering I was asking about the amps on the 12 v rail. Power supplies are what I know least about which is why I was asking, and because I jumped the gun on my purchase today and needed to make a quick decision on whether to cancel or not. I discounted the corsair simply because similar power supplies in that area offered the same quality with more wattage for a similar price. I wasn't placing all my emphasis on the watts. Anyway I think you'll agree that the pc power and cooling will do just fine.