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This review is from: CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI CrossFire 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply & New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready
Pros: it's corsair and they have a good reputation so i will replace this with another corsair power supply.
but NOT anything that brags about being SILENT or QUIET.
Cons: it's corsair and they have a good reputation so i was quite disappointed.
it seems that they are using customers to replace in house quality control.
this power supply blew out my motherboard and i am hoping that it did not blow out my new graphics card also.
the graphics card has 1152 cuda cores and 4 gigs of ddr5.
but i have to wait till i get a new mother board and power supply to find out since this old machine i am using now is certainly not going to support a graphics card like that for even a short test run.
so we will see.
i suppose it is too late to get an rma number, and even if i did i would not want another one of these, i would prefer to have the money applied to a corsair power supply that claims to be loud as hell but reliable.
and yes i am going to buy another corsair PSU.
Other Thoughts: i was quite disappointed with what happened and have spent several hours, 6 or more looking around at the negative comments on other products. mother boards, graphics cards and other components.
it seems that there is a trend towards shoddy quality control across all types of computer components, not just corsair.
so my idea is to look at the negative reports and see if the company is doing more than just making some sympathetic reply in the comments area to people.
many of the negative comments you will see include descriptions of long drawn out back and forth involving people who bought new parts getting used and damaged and even DOA parts in return for items that they paid full price for.
sometimes several times in a row.
so i have read the negative comments here and decided that even though i am expected to replace quality control for this company, i just might get treated with respect once i have found a faulty device.
so 2 eggs instead of one.
Pros: i wrote a review a while ago that mentioned that i did not get the perk that comes with this card.
after a chat with customer service the problem got solved and they sent me another copy, and i got it the next day in the mail.
i knew there was a good reason to like newegg, actually several but this is one of them.
Cons: the only con here was my attitude.
Other Thoughts: business's get things right sometimes, and some more often than others.
This review is from: NVIDIA Gift - ASSASSIN'S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG
Pros: i was quite out of sorts when i wrote another message here.
after a discussion with costumer service, i was of quite a different mind.
i knew there was a reason liked doing business with newegg.
good folks here.
Cons: the downside here was my attitude.
Other Thoughts: sometimes a business gets things right, and some business's get it right more often than others.