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My cheap psu that still rocks!

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#1
I just got a lot of these psu on ebay for 5$ each shipping included a while ago and they are able to give the rated wattage. Internal is almost naked and I don't even know that generic brand so I just wanted to share! :p
I changed the fan for a temperature auto-controlled one. Dead silent now!
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oh god please what ever you do with those PSU PLEASE CHANGE YOUR USER AVATAR
 
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OEM found : Dynapower USA
 

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#4
I bet it is under 75% efficient. I wouldn't use it one of my computers.
 

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Try not to burn your house ;)

And yes, please change your picture, people browse the forums at work occasionally. :toast:
 
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What people are doing here at work? They are supposed to work!
 
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#7
JunkBear you need to keep your JunkAvatar in your Trunk, it is worse than plumber's crack.

Undoubtably inefficient with unacceptable ripple, but if all grandma does is check her AOL email, then it'll do.
 
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#8
I've seen 200w SFX PSUs with more internals. I suppose they only have basic OV and OC protection, if any.
 

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#9
I bet it is under 75% efficient. I wouldn't use it one of my computers.
it'll be 60-65% efficient, tested a lot of these cheap shitty passive PFC units recently.
 
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What about dynapower? Did they ever made a noticable performance or good psu on their own name or for someone else?
 
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Did they throw in a fire extinguisher? Its goin to cause more problem than its worth. Been down that road
 
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What about dynapower? Did they ever made a noticable performance or good psu on their own name or for someone else?
i guess if you run standard system its on
motherboard, one hdd, one optical drive it will fine
 
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Just wanted to share that I mod these type of psu for testing fans / leds.

o_O
 

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#20
yep so it fits with what i said earlier - he's running a ~250W PSU on a <150W system, and it works 'great'

"Looks like the power rating (430W peak) was the AC input (424W sustained at time of death) rather than the DC output (272W at time of death)."

pity the pictures dont load in that review
 

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#22
I wouldn't use that.... at all... Hell I have a 350W 80+ bronze OEM PSU that has better internals than that one does. Why not spend some extra money and get a reliable PSU instead of rolling the dice with this.

Here is a nice mid-tier PSU that would work well in your pc and give room for expansion.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151094
 
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#23
I wouldn't use that.... at all... Hell I have a 350W 80+ bronze OEM PSU that has better internals than that one does. Why not spend some extra money and get a reliable PSU instead of rolling the dice with this.

Here is a nice mid-tier PSU that would work well in your pc and give room for expansion.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151094
yep, at least if you wanna buy better psu, take branded one or at least local brand that you know exactly.
 

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#25
not exactly a smps, looks like its using transformers for each of the voltages :p