SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Modular Power Supply

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SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Modular Power Supply

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:53 pm

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Yves reviews the latest PSU from Sky Hawk and finds that the PSU is very decent. Here are some of his thoughts:

"One of the other features that the PowerONE came with is a third 12v rail and Audio Standby. SkyHawk accomplishes this with a secondary board attached to the bottom plate next to the 92mm intake fan. The three wires pictured on the left are the power leads for the secondary PCB. Just for fun I stuck my multimeter into the connector to see what kind of voltage/signal was powering the secondary PCB..."

Read his entire article here
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Postby Xerxes » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:17 pm

one mistake i noticed right off. the blue storm has a connector for pci-e video cards. one other thing if you are going to compare power supplies to each other take the time to find out all of the info, ie warranty length on the blue storm (if its like other fortron retails its 2 years not sure though) and if the blue storm is rated at peak or continuous (like most fortrons are)
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Postby infinitevalence » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:37 pm

I did try i had a very hard time finding some of the details out on the fortron. Any time you find errors dont hesitate to correct my i do my best to find everything but some times i just cant seem to.
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Postby LVCapo » Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:23 pm

When it comes to Fortron....communication is hard, to say the least. I tried contacting them to get Yves a sample for comparison and the conversation was very frustrating. their site also isn't the easiest to navigate..
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Postby Xerxes » Fri Mar 11, 2005 11:04 am

thats odd when i last emailed fortron i got a response within a day. though i wasnt asking for a sample just info :)
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Postby infinitevalence » Fri Mar 11, 2005 3:52 pm

I just made a few updates to the artical. I recived some emails from SkyHawk updating some of the info i reported.
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Postby infinitevalence » Sat Mar 26, 2005 6:11 pm

Here is an official update from the staff at Legit Reviews:

Upon futher investigation of the SkyHawk power supply that we feel that further investigation is needed on the unit. Legit Reviews has removed the power supply article till we get some details from SkyHawk on what we found. The article will be updated and re-posted once we get to the bottom of several things dealing with the following models:

ATX-GM 470PC
ATX-GM 520SC
ATX-GM 570PC
ATX-GM 620SC

Legit Reviews always has the consumer in mind when it comes to our articles and we strongly suggest waiting a few days for our update before purchasing the above models.

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I am also in the interest of full disclosure including a link to the Word document that SkyHawk sent me. This is the specification document that i used to write the review.

gm570pc specification.doc
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Postby Xerxes » Sat Mar 26, 2005 7:01 pm

you mean something other than the fact its a rebranded deer?
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Postby Apoptosis » Sun Mar 27, 2005 3:09 am

It's a little bit more complicated than that.... you'll see shortly. :x
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Postby Illuminati » Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:33 pm

Can you share the secret yet!?!
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Postby LVCapo » Mon Mar 28, 2005 1:27 pm

We have to wait until we hear back from Skyhawk....stay tuned, this is a hot story!!!!
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Postby Apoptosis » Mon Mar 28, 2005 1:28 pm

SkyHawk responded back to our comments and will give us an official answer tomorrow on what we found out. They stated that SkyHawk was not aware of what we brought up and are going to investigate it internally and give us an answer.

Our article is locked and ready to go though :)
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Postby Xerxes » Tue Mar 29, 2005 10:22 am

you're so mean making us wait in suspense like this :cry: please please tell us [-o<
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Postby Apoptosis » Tue Mar 29, 2005 10:24 am

Got their response.. Waiting for one more response... Takes a few days to get all the info when dealing internationally.
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Postby infinitevalence » Tue Mar 29, 2005 1:21 pm

Its no secret we just need to get all the fact straight before we publish.
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Postby zoomtm » Fri Apr 01, 2005 11:45 pm

so what was the secret?
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Postby LVCapo » Fri Apr 01, 2005 11:46 pm

check the main page.....the article has been posted for 3-4 days now, and it is something I strongly encourage yyou and everyone else to read

Legit Reviews - Skyhawk PSU ATX12V & EPS12V Compliance
http://www.legitreviews.com/article.php?aid=183
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