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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Tator Tot
@Crmaris, looks like your fan-link is out of...

@Crmaris, looks like your fan-link is out of date, this is the updated link to the PDF (http://www.powerlogic.tw/images/pdf/power_axial_fan_2012_06_05_75843.pdf).
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Tator Tot
It'd honestly be no worse than most of the...

It'd honestly be no worse than most of the competition, if they'd just drop the "EasyRail" nonsense.
If it wasn't for the spread of that misinformation, the rest of it is just the same buzz as...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Tator Tot
It can take a bit more work than the average user...

It can take a bit more work than the average user is comfortable with.
On many budget / low end units, it actually requires taking out the PCB and desoldering the old fan, and replacing it.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Tator Tot
Depends, I don't have many 135mm fans lying...

Depends, I don't have many 135mm fans lying around and not all of the fans or casings are spaced for 140mm holes (due to that patent for using a 140mm fan in a PSU.)

Generally speaking, many...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Tator Tot
Personally, it's when I feel the need to or if a...

Personally, it's when I feel the need to or if a unit shows any sign of possible failure (new whines/noises or fan stuttering.)

A prime example of units still in use are my from release Corsair...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Tator Tot
Three Sub 40 Euro PSUs Tested @ ComputerBase

http://www.computerbase.de/2015-06/40-euro-netzteile-500-550-watt-test/
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Tator Tot
Corsair CS450M Review @ Anandtech

http://www.anandtech.com/show/9343/the-corsair-cs450m-psu-review
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Tator Tot
Nice to see EVGA pushing the envelope more with...

Nice to see EVGA pushing the envelope more with another custom design.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Tator Tot
Digital is definitely the price factor. As Jon...

Digital is definitely the price factor. As Jon has pointed out in the past on here, many of the previous "digital" units from manufacturers just have an added form of monitoring to the unit, and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Tator Tot
Much of this is too costly to implement on lower...

Much of this is too costly to implement on lower wattage units right now.

If I had to hedge a bet though, I would probably say someone like FSP would be the first to give us (truly) digital PSUs...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Tator Tot
Well I'd rather my computer not gasp for air like...

Well I'd rather my computer not gasp for air like a fat guy running up hill.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Tator Tot
That's pretty bad, yeah. Those bars leading to...

That's pretty bad, yeah.
Those bars leading to the logo are not helping it's case and the logo itself looks to be larger than the hub of the fan.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Tator Tot
He's just referring to the Smart DPS G units...

He's just referring to the Smart DPS G units maybe being CWT CSC.

As for that second part, CWT is far from the largest. While they're a large (& strong) player in the consumer market, they easily...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Tator Tot
Is the honeycomb mesh tighter than your typical...

Is the honeycomb mesh tighter than your typical computer case?
It's hard to tell what the sizing is like from their photos.

In the photos it doesn't look worse than any computer case you'll buy...
Forum: General Hardware 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Tator Tot
I would see if you can find a used Fluke 115, in...

I would see if you can find a used Fluke 115, in the 0.001 V - 6.000 V range they have an accuracy of [ ([% of reading] + [counts]): 0.5% + 2 ]

Around ~$100, it's one of the most accurate DMMs...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-30-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Tator Tot
I had no idea, the review was bumped to the top...

I had no idea, the review was bumped to the top of an RSS Feed.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-30-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Tator Tot
Sentey SPD850-SS Review @ HardwareSecrets

http://www.hardwaremisteries.com/sentey-sdp850-ss-power-supply-review/

EDIT: Apparently the website borked itself, and the review itself is old.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Tator Tot
Shoulda given it bonus points for golden...

Shoulda given it bonus points for golden heatsinks.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Tator Tot
Would seem a bit early to announce the PSU then. ...

Would seem a bit early to announce the PSU then.

General conventions (in regards to marketing) would state that you want your complimenting product announcements to happen side by side, as to...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Tator Tot
I don't really see the point, as the cases that...

I don't really see the point, as the cases that require SFX PSUs only have room for MicroITX motherboards.

Like wise, if you went for a MicroATX case, you could just get the cheaper Strider GS...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-25-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Tator Tot
You probably treat your equipment better than the...

You probably treat your equipment better than the average consumer.
I can't state the number of times I've seen a power brick running way hot just sitting on the blankets of someone's bed.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-25-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Tator Tot
I'd say in general, I blame the TV &/or...

I'd say in general, I blame the TV &/or environment more than I would the cap. Most people don't bother to dust off the back of their TV causing vents to get clogged and the heat to really build up...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-25-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Tator Tot
Are they the consumer grade or business class...

Are they the consumer grade or business class Dell / Lenovo laptops? There's generally a bit of a difference there.
I've definitely seen a fair share of failed HP, Acer, Dell, & Toshiba. All coming...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-24-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tator Tot
If I remember right (obviously Jonny could...

If I remember right (obviously Jonny could correct me) but yes, it was a 6800 Ultra.
I remember when I built my first rig right before that, and I lusted after that card when it came out. It was...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-24-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Tator Tot
That's the only thing I could think of. I almost...

That's the only thing I could think of. I almost wish someone was crazy enough to make a water cooled power supply again. It's bonkers and silly but some of the systems built with them back in the...
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