The king of all PSU's

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    Does it have adjustable pots? I mean it looks very nice (although i can't see any REAL specs) but i need adjustable pots for overclocking.

    Screen is a plus, and modular is pretty kewl. It looks bulky though...
     
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    Well, it's almost all passive. It's going to be huge.

    MGE makes great shit, my Viper case is built like a tank, and the included 500w PSU powers my Dual 2600+/9700 Pro/1.12GB RAM/7200 RPM setup like a charm.

    Even under load, it doesn't even flinch. The fluctuations are less than 1%. It kicks the shit out of my bro's ThermalTake PurePower Butterfly 480w.
     
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    But where are the specs? Effiency rating? Amps per rail? i can't find any of that...i might be lind though lol. if you can tell me i might be able to better understand why you like it so much besides it's obvious advantages.
     
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    Price is TBA, it hasn't launched yet, silly!

    Judging by MGE's pricing, I'm guessing it should be about ~$150. The 500w should be cheaper.
     
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    Yeah, MGE makes amazing stuff. Their Viper case is the best deal on the market, IMO.
     
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    I fail to see how this is better than a sparkle...
     
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    Did anybody catch this image on their site?
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    They are talking about other power supply companies rating their power supplies at 25C to exaggerate the wattage supplied. If you look at the chart, the Magnum 600 only provides 600 watts at 25C and the Magnum 500 only provides 500 watts at 25C. If you look at where the numbers are for 50C, the power output is 495 and 405 respectively. It looks like they are doing the exact same thing they complain about other companies doing. They are rating their power supplies at 25C to exaggerate the wattage supplied.

    Edit: Also, this power supply is not the king of the PSUs. The PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 510 still looks like it is better.
     
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    :werd: and :werd: about the PC P&C 510

    how is a psu going to stay @ 25°C? I sure wouldn't buy it.
     
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    PLus its fanless so its always going to be 50 or above
     
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    Still, who he hell would need more than 500 watts of output?
     
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    i have built systems that require more... and your thread states the "king" of all PSUs, which it clearly is *NOT*.
     
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    if you've got SLi, water cooling, overclocked AMD/P4, lots of fans and lights, 3-4 optical drives...i would definetly want 500watts or more. actually i'd probably just get 2*PSU's and run one JUST for the water or peltier or w/e u have.
     
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    yes

    FYI watercooling pumps are usually AC, and the DC ones take like 10 watts :hs:
     
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    I have seven hard drives in my case, and 500W won't cut it.
     
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    When I meant "More than 500w" I was talking about a non-SLI setup...I forgot to post that, sorry.

    I need more sleep :wtc:.
     
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    omfg... omfg
     

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