NEOAethyr Posted March 29, 2006 Posted March 29, 2006 That transformer thingy, whatever you call them. It was sandwiched right between the 2 heatsinks. That can't be good, if that sucker heats up, it's gonna warp or melt the plastic that covers the wires on that transformer. And then the thin coating on the wires on that. Which in turn will make the transfor useless. Then since it's close enough, it might unwind and bam, 100v+ to ground... That's kinda spooky. Moduler's. The only issue I see with them in general, is that they are sorta cheap with the connectors. A good solid, soldered connection is the way to go... There was a guy in here once that plugged a pci-e cable into the psu backwards, just because he was able to and did'nt know the diffrence of the ends. I don't know what psu that was. But it killed his brand new video card :. That's why I'm iffy on those moduler's, before this it was only the connection I was worried about. As for the native 24 pins... Like RG said, wires are direct to the psu. It's like the gauge of the wires, thicker is better, even if it's thin wire but a bunch of it(which is even better in some cases). If you limit the thinkness of the wire all the way down to the mobo, and then split the wire at the end, it can cause problems. Normally you'd think, hey, what does it matter?, it's only 12v max. Well it does matter, it matters a great deal. You can overload those cables easy, and it'll cause you nothing but headaches trying to figuer out what the heck is going on with your rig. That psu also used a no name cap brand that I've never heard of. That's probably not good. I would defently not speak highly of that psu, even if it did work allright, the layout and pcb work looks like garbage, so does the case(yuck...), no name caps, very bad location for the transformer thingy, defently a psu to stay away from. Not even worth a try I think. Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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