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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By Stefan Payne
E6 is something like 2007-2008 or 9. So we are...

E6 is something like 2007-2008 or 9.
So we are talking about a good 10 years.

Its still based on a Plattform that People call "Epsilon", wich is pretty bad because of the use of 8mm Caps wich...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By Stefan Payne
hm, the magic happens on the PCB. The drive is...

hm, the magic happens on the PCB.
The drive is the same, with and without NAND Cache.


And didn't change Seagate the label just recently?
From the normal black and white like the left one to...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stefan Payne
No, it sees that the +5VSB Controller also tends...

No, it sees that the +5VSB Controller also tends to die.
And in some designs its more likely than caps and fan.

With cheapish units, yes, the fan might be the first to go but on mid range units...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Stefan Payne
Yes, I meant someone with a bit more knowledge...

Yes, I meant someone with a bit more knowledge than the average human being...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stefan Payne
That's just bullshit. EVERYTHING degrades over...

That's just bullshit.
EVERYTHING degrades over time in a PSU, not just the electrolytics.

Even resistors can go bad, the ICs can electromigrate, though it takes a bit of time, so does every...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By Stefan Payne
They have two RGBish Connectors. Interesting...

They have two RGBish Connectors. Interesting...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Stefan Payne
why think about the Seasonic at all? And who in...

why think about the Seasonic at all?
And who in their right mind would choose the Seasonic over the Bitfenix??
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Stefan Payne
There isn't necessarily a correlation between...

There isn't necessarily a correlation between weight and quality.

For example a Bitfenix Formula is pretty light, AFAIR lighter than most Bronze PSU but also better...


No, not even then......
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Stefan Payne
Based on doesn't mean they are the same... That...

Based on doesn't mean they are the same...
That might be true but from what I see there are some major parts completely different.


While A Leadex (II) is also based on the Golden Green Series...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Stefan Payne
Ah, thats somthing I missed. What happens in a...

Ah, thats somthing I missed.
What happens in a fault situation?
In that case you have to disconnect the Transformer somehow...
Or have some kind of discharge circuit that gets activated in a fault...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Stefan Payne
G3 is NOT Leadex II. Leadex II is slightly...

G3 is NOT Leadex II.
Leadex II is slightly modified Leadex.


G3 is custom version, shorter than Leadex.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Stefan Payne
Its not feasable as it would make ATX PSU...

Its not feasable as it would make ATX PSU considerabely larger and expensive.

A 330F/400V (for 450-550W) 400V Cap is at around 3,64 (single Price, 2,50 at 100 and 1,89 at 1k)...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Stefan Payne
Well, that doesn't change that there still might...

Well, that doesn't change that there still might be people coming to the store with Seasonic PSU in their System.
They just bought it elsewhere...

But have you talked with other people working in...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Stefan Payne
Because they died or had issues. Or people...

Because they died or had issues. Or people weren't satisfied with them no more -> bad fan.

A review doesn't say anything about reliability. It just says how good the PSU is in this review.

That...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Stefan Payne
If that was the case, it would either melt or...

If that was the case, it would either melt or require some serious cooling.
There are some modules that require that much power, but they also have some serious heatsink - RDRAM in the mid 90s and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Stefan Payne
Yeah but in this case, why bother with the old...

Yeah but in this case, why bother with the old 6950X at all?
1200€ or more is just not worth this old thing....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Stefan Payne
W/O OC 550W is more than enough. With OC, I...

W/O OC 550W is more than enough.

With OC, I don't know.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Stefan Payne
Get the TX, its better...

Get the TX, its better...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Stefan Payne
....have you changed the fan or motor of the fan...

....have you changed the fan or motor of the fan used in your Prime PSU since it was released?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Stefan Payne
Just take a look at all those OEM Boards out...

Just take a look at all those OEM Boards out there.
There are some designed to allow for both, depending on what you need.
You see that on Fujitsu boards from time to time. Like this one:...
Forum: Electronic Theory and Principle 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Stefan Payne
You can't do that where SCHUKO connectors are...

You can't do that where SCHUKO connectors are used because they are not polarized connectors like your US or the UK Connectors.

So its very likely that you switch Neutral and Live around for...
Forum: Electronic Theory and Principle 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Stefan Payne
Used, phased out/used ones from eBay??

Used, phased out/used ones from eBay??
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Stefan Payne
Ah, you mean the MAC Toaster... They had to...

Ah, you mean the MAC Toaster...

They had to go for 28V because they needed 25V for the Screen (ADC) and boost converter were rather uncommon at the time.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Stefan Payne
Well, its the sucessor to ATX that Intel won't...

Well, its the sucessor to ATX that Intel won't adopt for whatever reasons.
So the big PC Builders made their own "Standard" and kicked out both minor rails and went full +12V...
Because that makes...
Forum: Electronic Theory and Principle 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Stefan Payne
Buy a Medical PSU, tear it down and post pics of...

Buy a Medical PSU, tear it down and post pics of it here?

Maybe they don't use Y Caps.
Maybe they do use Y-Caps but "special ones"...
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