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Old 14-12-06, 12:23 PM
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OC3D Review: Enermax Galaxy 1000w Quad-SLI ATX PSU

"Having already reviewed a couple of 1000w+ units on the market, it seemed necessary to get hold of one of Enermax's Quad-SLI beasts to put through its paces. Does the Galaxy deserve all the attention it's been getting recently, we find out."

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Old 14-12-06, 12:32 PM
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nice review and a pretty hefty psu. i see you point about the pre-fixed cables making it half modular but what 1000W pc wouldn't use all those cables anyway lol
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Old 14-12-06, 12:38 PM
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nice review and a pretty hefty psu. i see you point about the pre-fixed cables making it half modular but what 1000W pc wouldn't use all those cables anyway lol
Yeah exactly. It would have been near impossible to impliment a sturdy modular system with all of those cables and remain 100% modular.
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Old 14-12-06, 12:53 PM
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That thing is huge....
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Old 14-12-06, 02:02 PM
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Looks nice but I'd still buy a PCP&C
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Old 14-12-06, 02:52 PM
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now thats a Power Supply!!!!

no no no get out of my head I've spent far too much already

Great review as always guys.
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Old 14-12-06, 02:53 PM
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will that thing fit in a normal case lol

wheres NickS? somebody told me he liked enermax
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Old 14-12-06, 03:00 PM
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It's impressive... But To big?
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Old 14-12-06, 03:23 PM
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1000w?! humph

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Old 14-12-06, 05:52 PM
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Its nice having a 1KW PSU, amazingly enough hardware is coming out that can actually make use of its wattage. The size is kind of a downer, takes some finagling to get it into most cases, maybe a little Dremeling... but once its in, power problems become a thing of the past.

I had an Enermax Liberty 620W PSU, and after 3 months it popped, no rhyme or reason. Thankfully nothing else in my setup got damaged, bought a PC P&C 610W for my backup pc.

You can go cheap with some hardware, especially if reviews are favorable... but for a component that can destroy all your other hardware should something go wrong, I prefer to spend a bit more for piece of mind.

Also, I've read that modular is good, but not as good (yet) as non-modular(?) PSU's. Yes, the Galaxy is only half modular, and it is nice to be able to disconnect unused cables to keep clutter down in a case, but it's still modular. The upshot is that its less expensive than a PC P&C while still being a respectable brand name.

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