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Would you trust this PSU?

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  • Feb 10th, 2021 7:27 pm
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Poll: Would you trust this PSU?

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NO
 
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Would you trust this PSU?

Building a headless server out of a Ryzen 2600.

Had this PSU lying around (likely came from a Dell Dimension 5150). It can support 14A on the 12V (168W) which should be enough for the CPU.

Don't see an 80+ Bronze certification... wondering if this would be safe to use long term.

This Dell unit has seen 2-3 years at most.
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Don't see an 80+ Bronze certification... wondering if this would be safe to use long term.
millions and millions of dell workstations are using dell psus....
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sexyj wrote: millions and millions of dell workstations are using dell psus....
Never thought of it like that.
I always hear people complaining about crappy Dell PSUs so I wasn't sure.
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You're both right. Millions and millions of Dell workstations are using crappy Dell PSUs...
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I'd buy a new power supply, they are not expensive on a decent sale.
Hello- wrote: You're both right. Millions and millions of Dell workstations are using crappy Dell PSUs...
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