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LEPA G Series G1600-MA 1600W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Power Supply
  • Verified Owner
  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

Pros: I've been running this PSU with 780's in SLI, overclocked 9590, Crosshair Formula Z mobo, 6 mechanical drives, 2 SSD's, 11 fans, and a D5 pump.

I've tripped the over current protection, and the short circuit protection due to stupidity.

This PSU has survived a motherboard fire.

This PSU is also still powering the rig used to write this review.

Cons: The modular connectors are a bit hard to connect, especially with the PSU already installed and not having a large work area.

But it does make a very secure connection due to that so that's a pro at the same time.

I've overloaded individual rails before. I don't fully understand the rail layout, and no documentation really helps me with that. I do not know which connectors share rails with others.

Other Thoughts: Due to how stupid I've been with this thing, it should be dead. But it isn't.

I don't understand the low rating overall for this PSU. It's been more than I ever expected throughout my ownership of it.

Antec KUHLER H2O 1250 Water/Liquid CPU Cooler 240MM
  • Verified Owner
  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Keeps a 5Ghz 1.6vcore FX9590 Prime stable at 75c, with two extra fans as a push/pull setup.

That should say enough about how good of a cooler this is.

Cons: What a pain to install. The locking mechanism on the waterblock is awful. Beyond awful. It would unlock while I would be positioning over the chip, with two screws in it. Have to unscrew it again, lock it back in place, and try again.
After doing that about 5 times the stars aligned and I got it on properly.

The Antec software has an ugly GUI that looks like they stole it from an early 2000's OEM overclock tool. But it's functional.

Other Thoughts: Besides the terrible bracket lock, this thing is amazing.

The only step up from this would be an open loop system.


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Display Name: John B.

Date Joined: 03/11/11

  • Reviews: 3
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 09/02/12
  • Last Review: 07/01/14
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