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Old 22-02-07, 01:27 PM
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OC3D Review: NorthQ Giant Reactor 1kw ATX PSU

"1000w is a lot of power to squeeze into a standard ATX PSU casing, but somehow NorthQ - a relatively unheard of company, claim to have managed it. Today we take a look at their "Giant Reactor" PSU to see if it can deliver the goods."

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Old 22-02-07, 01:34 PM
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Ouch

Bit out of order rating an 850w as a 1kw
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Old 22-02-07, 01:35 PM
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do we really need that much power tho

i am chugging along with 580w
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Old 24-02-07, 08:03 AM
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Ripped 'em a new one But, it really is pretty poor form...Admittedly it's cheaper than other 1000 watters out there, but c'mon. Imagine how saggy the volts would be if you could get 1000W out of it.
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Old 24-02-07, 11:23 AM
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No one will ver buy from them now!

Very nice review but what the hell where they thinking?
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Old 24-02-07, 12:07 PM
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It`s a re-badge, I think that`s what it comes down to. As opposed to the regular `user` rating it @ an optimum 850w, they`ve chosen to label it as a "meh, we got 1kw out of it in the labs, 1kw will do".

I`d rate it as 0W tho coz u were lucky to have a spare kettle lead.
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Old 24-02-07, 12:29 PM
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Very shady this company is... I don't mind them rebadging, that's just good marketing really as it is a good PSU, just not as what it's advertised to be. The problem here is that they've stuck it with a higher price tag with the claim of it being a 1kw supply which makes the other 800+w supplies a better choice for the money.

Good review XMS, always nice to uncover the truth
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