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    EZcool PSU for old rig

    I've managed to kill my old psu on my old rig, so i need a new one, budget is £10, i know not much, but dont want to spend anything over that for an old rig!

    anyway was thinking of this: http://scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=136446

    Wondering how good the compnay is?

    dont expect much for £10 but hoping it wouldnt die straightaway or blowup!

    old spec of rig is on that drop down menu on the left.

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    !NO!

    Have a search on the forum for EZcool and read whats been said in the past few days or so...

    Agents trying to get some to test just how bad they are...
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    I'd personally avoid the EZ-cool and get the new FSP 350w for £9.95 delivered HERE
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    oh

    any recommendations for any psu then?

    edit: the old psu is working again but making funny noises

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    I'd personally avoid the EZ-cool and get the new FSP 350w for £9.95 delivered HERE
    cheers, i was actually look at an fsp on novatech, this one: http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?FSP-350ATX

    but are they the same??

    also theres no specs for it listed, and i need a four pin for my mobo too

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    They look the same to me. Not sure about the specs though, but it's cheaper on their site rather than from ebay. Choose the £1.99 delivery option and it comes to £7.0x
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    Quote Originally Posted by looney View Post
    cheers, i was actually look at an fsp on novatech, this one: http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?FSP-350ATX

    but are they the same??

    also theres no specs for it listed, and i need a four pin for my mobo too
    you could email novatech? or ring them in the morning? or post on their forum?
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    Not sure if this is the same, but I reckon it'll be closest match


    FSP FSP350-60THA-P 350W ATX PSU

    PSU has the following connectors

    1 x 24-pin ATX Connector
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    I would get a hamster to run in a mill and power your PC, probably will run more stable than the EZCool PSU
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    How about an antec basiq
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/114928

    cheap and cheerful.

    Earthwatts are nice though
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/120375

    What you really want is that 700W FSP for £27 on scan. try a request to themanwhocan@scan.co.uk

    same fsp?
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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    ^ too expensive to be honest to spend on an old rig which isnt used much , i think i might i go for that fsp

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    You should be able to get something pretty decent for about £15-20 second hand

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    is the rig this psu will be powering the one in your My System?

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    ^ yeh its in that drop down menu thing on the lefh hand side panel

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    I suppose it's worth the risk on a rig that old (no offense). But it depends on how you rely on it. If you're gonna buy replacement parts if it does go boom then best invest a bit more to make sure you won't need to.

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    Re: EZcool PSU for old rig

    incase you havent sorted this yet... http://forums.hexus.net/current-barg...n-29-32-a.html
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