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      10-31-2012, 12:57 AM   #315
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Originally Posted by Sal@Evolve View Post
All of the weaker parts
... and the special xylan finish on the plenum.
Thanks for the added detail. Many of us can appreciate the level of thought, detail and engineering here. However, you have completely avoided my real question. See below again in bold. All of the advantages you have pointed out are not at all translating into the two things that really matter - performance or longevity.

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At the end of the day, what real world performance or longevity advantages are you bringing to the table compared to lower priced kits? Do you have any quantitative comparisons? For example will your system exhibit less power loss under hard conditions in high ambient temperatures? If so, again some quantification or comparison would be great. Most folks have no problem spending more for more performance but personally what I look for is the ratio - the old bang for the buck point of view.