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kidnova

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Newegg has a deal on a Coolermaster 600W PSU. It's FREE after $50 mail-in rebate through tomorrow. It has dual 12+V rails with 18A on each rail which should be more than enough power to run most configurations. There are some comments that it's a bit noisy, but Coolermaster is known for their quality products and I don't see how you can go wrong for the price...

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817171013
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...., but Coolermaster is known for their quality products and I don't see how you can go wrong for the price...

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817171013


This I don't think is the case when it comes to their power supplies. They have great cooling products though.

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Every review I've read of a Coolermaster PSU was extremely postive, here are a few examples of various PSUs:

http://www.hardocp.c...GhlbnRodXNpYXN0
http://www.hardocp.c...GhlbnRodXNpYXN0
http://www.anandtech...s...?i=3159&p=8
http://www.thinkcomp...=...=456&page=6
http://hi-techreview...Power600/P5.htm
http://www.extremeov...ter_550W_8.html

Edited by kidnova, 27 November 2007 - 12:33 PM.

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For one thing that PSU seems to be loud, and for that reason alone I personally wouldn't buy it (though they are giving it away for free). One thing that needs to be kept in mind, never generalize on a PSU. One model might be great from a manufacture, however the same manufacture could have one that burns up.

Overall CoolerMaster is a O.K. PSU manufacture, though there is much better out there for the price range which is why I don't typically recommend them (matter of a fact I can't remember ever recommending one). For a low end build this would be a fine PSU to use.
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I don't recommend Coolermaster for powersupplies either and that particular model does have some bad reviews on newegg but after the rebate it turns out free so its not a bad deal at all LOL, but if the psu you get burns out then dont blame us.

The lower end models do have a tendency to burn out as I have herd from friends that personally bought them and iv seen alot of reviews. The higher end models of coolermaster are not bad but there is better psu's for the money like others said. True that certain models of psu brands can be good and some can be bad, I think this is one of those bads with the heavy noise problem especially.


For free you really cant go wrong though. Its just if you want to take a gamble and put up with the noise.

This is a good find though and yes it would be fine for a lower end pc for a guy watching to save his pennies.
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