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RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

Pros: It worked fine for three years.

Cons: There was a wire that short circuited and caused a fire. The wire that shorted was in a cluster of other wires and they are all melted/burn, so I can tell exactly which wire short. I don't think it was one of the wire directly form the PSU, however that is not the problem. There was a good 2-3 minutes that when by in between Jimmy coming down from is room to tell us he smelled smoke and us figuring out it was coming from the PC. During that time the PSU never turned off and kept dumping power in to the shorted wire. That is what caused it to go from a simple shorted wire in to a fire that I had to use a fire extinguisher on. After the wire shorted, the PSU definitely should have kick off.

A few years back, I a voltage regulator blow and my Corsair PSU turned off immediately. The MB was obviously dead and the were some burn marks around the voltage regulator, but that was it. There was no fire and if I was not around at the time, the house would not have burned down. The Corsair PSU even still worked after that and I am still using it to this day.

Other Thoughts: If Jimmy was not around went his PC caught on fire, we could have lost the house. This PSU need better fuses that blow when they should.

DIYPC Adventurer-9601R Black/Red Steel Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with 5 x 120mm Red Fan and 1 x USB 3.0
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: It is a somewhat functional paper weight.

Cons: This is the smallest "full sized case" I have ever seen. I have bought a couple of the cheap $20 DIY mid-sized cases before and they where pretty good for what they where. This case is the same as those mid size case with a two holes cut in the top for two 120mm fans and maybe an inch longer. For something that costs 4 times more I expect more then that. This case is way too small. There is just enough room for the PSU and a normal ATX MB. There is no clearance on the top between the MB and the top of the case. I tried to sick a 120x240 mm water cooler on top, but there was not enough room for it. I have built lots of PCs before with the water cooler before and this is the only "full sized case" with two 120mm fans on top that I could not sick the water cooler in it. I had to cut the bottom front plastic and the bottom of the 5 in drive bay to fit the water cooler on it. For the amount of work I put into this case I could have bought a mid size case and saved a bunch of cash.

Other Thoughts: If I knew how small this case is, I would have just spent the extra $20 and bought any other full size case.

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Makes a good paper weight.

Cons: The first SSD would not show up in any bois, so I sent it back to Newegg for a replacement. According to Newegg the SATA connector was cracked. When the second one came, it appeared to be in working order. So, I installed Windows 7 and everything was working fine. Then the next day the computer started crashing and I got S.M.A.R.T. errors form the drive. I tried DBANing the drive, but it did not help. I ended up sending that drive back for refund.

Other Thoughts: This was the first time I bought something made by Mushkin. One DOA is forgivable, but two in a row is unacceptable. I will not be ordering anything else made by Mushkin anytime soon.


Suzanne d.'s Profile

Display Name: Suzanne d.

Date Joined: 02/01/10

  • Reviews: 4
  • Helpfulness: 4
  • First Review: 09/21/10
  • Last Review: 05/16/15
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