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New 250 Watt TFX Replacement Power Supply HP 504966-001 TFX0220D5WA
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  • Owned For: less than 1 day

2 out of 5 eggs Right PSU But Arrived Broken 05/07/2015

This review is from: New 250 Watt TFX Replacement Power Supply HP 504966-001 TFX0220D5WA

Pros: This was a perfect fit replacement for an HP s5310f Slim Line PC.
Wide Range of connectors and fit the mounting rail in the PC.

Cons: Worst packaging job on any computer part I have ever received from newegg. One of the SATA connectors were smashed beyond repair and had to be replaced. Luckily I happened to know how to do just that and had the spare parts on hand to do so. The only protection the unit had was a thin sheet of bubble wrap around the core of the PSU everything else was exposed in the box.

Speaking of the box who in there right mind ships a fragile piece of electronic hardware in a brown box and inside of a "If it fits it ships" post office envelope. That's just like throwing away money as a company. Despite whatever markup you would make you'll just end up spending it back on returns.

Other Thoughts: If you intend to order request better shipping so you don't end up with post office damage. Leave it to snail mail to break stuff.

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GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990X + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: There's a reason this motherboards one of the very best for the AM3 socket, the things a complete beast!
Tons of features solid construction, very few drivers needed for a windows install, and solid overclocking via bios. One thing I did hit that I didn't expect was the width of this board for an ATX it's rather beefy 3 screws across and 3 from top to bottom total of 9 screws. Compared to my older core 2 duo gigabyte it was an inch wider if not more. Despite that its a killer motherboard

Cons: None what so ever, Gigabyte motherboard though and thought its completely rock solid. Only every had 1 problem with there boards and they went out of there way to get me a new one with in 2 days when that occoured.

Other Thoughts: Case: Antec 900
CPU: AMD 1090t Thuban
MB: Gigabyte 990XA-UD3
Mem: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB
Vid: BFG 9800gt 1GB

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AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 6-Core 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W HDT90ZFBGRBOX Desktop Processor
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Was a little nervous about this CPU, was really torn between the AMD 1100 and this 1090t in the end I picked this due to the price and wow am I glad I did. First off it runs so cool on the Cooler Master 212 plus that If I decide to overclock I have no doubt what so ever it would hit 4.0GHz with out breaking a sweat. After 3 hours of intensive benchmark using prime95 it didn't even break a sweat, and that was after a 100GB fresh reinstall of Windows 7. Between this CPU and my old core 2 duo, this CPU simply blows it out of the water. Worth every penny especially if your trying to stay to a budget.

Cons: The factory heat sink. Frankly its a decent looking heat sink that comes with it. Solid base with heat pipes and nice spacing on the fins of the aluminum. Everything looks good right until you look and the fan and automatically say to your self that's insanely too small for this generation CPU. Needless to say get your self a better cooler unless your really worried about your warranty.

Other Thoughts: Case: Antec 900
CPU: AMD 1090t Thuban
MB: Gigabyte 990XA-UD3
Mem: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB
Vid: BFG 9800gt 1GB

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Display Name: David W.

Date Joined: 08/24/05

  • Reviews: 9
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  • First Review: 01/08/08
  • Last Review: 05/25/15
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