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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By strumf666
Corsair sleeved cables come with sense wires and...

Corsair sleeved cables come with sense wires and caps.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
Routing only, yes, they mostly deliver, when you...

Routing only, yes, they mostly deliver, when you add VPN, NAS, torrenting, AV,... all the gimmicks they feature, this isn't the case anymore. Not that I need or use all of that, but I did expect a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
Found it, but it costs almost the same as another...

Found it, but it costs almost the same as another psu :crazy:
http://www.phanteks.com/PH-PWSPR.html
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
Probably a silly question, but still, since...

Probably a silly question, but still, since people at SNB forums are adamant, router box should be separate from NAS&torrent, is it possible to use one PSU for two low power builds (10-20W per...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By strumf666
Gaming at what resoulution? Because intel has an...

Gaming at what resoulution? Because intel has an advantage only in CPU limited situations and even then not particularly much.
128GB of ram will probably limit your OC and the ram speed, because of...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
It was recapped a year or two ago and it's...

It was recapped a year or two ago and it's running 24/7 in my current HTPC which idles around 35W. I had better efficiency running a DC-DC unit (which was only capable of around 120W max) and a power...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
How bad is Silverstone EFN-300 in todays terms?

How bad is Silverstone EFN-300 in todays terms?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
Probably won't be in a chasis or will be a diy...

Probably won't be in a chasis or will be a diy open air "chasis". I have a 300W(I think) fanless silverstone recapped unit, I suppose I could use that as well considering there are no quality low...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By strumf666
Low power build

I am considering building a router+torrent+nas build around this: https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/J3455M/index.asp
PSU recommendations? I'll connect a few HDDs and network cards, add ram, perhaps a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 989
Posted By strumf666
Point taken, but for choosing the right PSU that...

Point taken, but for choosing the right PSU that isn't as relevant as hw imposed power draw I believe.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 989
Posted By strumf666
Max and min power draw should be hw imposed...

Max and min power draw should be hw imposed unless there are compatibility issues. Power management on other hand can be very much OS dependent, but this generally isn't too much of a concern in a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By strumf666
I can't answer the first question from technical...

I can't answer the first question from technical perspective, but I would rather use a semi-passive psu with higher output.

Well 8k monitor with a laptop and eGPU/thunderbolt, you are pushing the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By strumf666
Why would you want a vega64 just for office use...

Why would you want a vega64 just for office use and video?
Also if you have decided for vega64 why the fanless and relatively low power psu since the graphics card isn't exactly quiet and exhibits...
Forum: Off Topic 05-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By strumf666
He did admit, he screwed up: ...

He did admit, he screwed up:
https://youtu.be/0JRY0Ri2VoM?t=246
Forum: General PC Hardware 05-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By strumf666
Warranty sticker

Ok, this isn't limited to PSU, but still interesting, I think:
https://www.techpowerup.com/243839/ftc-gives-manufacturers-30-days-to-remove-warranty-void-stickers
Forum: Off Topic 04-20-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By strumf666
Bad QA/QC or bad publicity?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj_k-eEWw20
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-18-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 4,598
Posted By strumf666
I actually agree with bigger is not always better...

I actually agree with bigger is not always better for PSU, but an average efficiency difference of 0,25% is a totally useless argument; that's 1.625W in case of the 650W PSU at max load :D and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-18-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 4,598
Posted By strumf666
Well, I am pretty sure AMD's recommendation is...

Well, I am pretty sure AMD's recommendation is wiser than using 550W PSU with vega64... I hope Jonny will provide some more info regarding the power draw readings he got.
Depends on what you will be...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-18-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 4,598
Posted By strumf666
AMD recommends a kW PSU for liquid cooled VEGA...

AMD recommends a kW PSU for liquid cooled VEGA 64, so its quite possible he measured correctly.

BTW, how do caps in cables cope with such extreme transients? Can they help or hurt or don't effect...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By strumf666
Apologies for misunderstanding; seems we are in...

Apologies for misunderstanding; seems we are in agreement, then :)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By strumf666
Slowing down the response time would probably...

Slowing down the response time would probably lead to instability/crashes or worse; PSU need to supply power when it's needed not sometimes soon.
In my opinion if protection is the cause of Seasonic...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-24-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By strumf666
My last few systems didn't boot without the...

My last few systems didn't boot without the battery, also if the battery voltage was too low. Ok, so you have eliminated this as well.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-24-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By strumf666
Try measuring CMOS battery voltage.

Try measuring CMOS battery voltage.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-14-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 4,615
Posted By strumf666
I think this is called a FID switch around here....

I think this is called a FID switch around here. Suppose to save life if somebody drops a working hair drier into the tub when bathing. It's been in use for some time, but in old buildings like mine...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-13-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 4,615
Posted By strumf666
Hm, in case of a short to ground the load on...

Hm, in case of a short to ground the load on neutral is effectively zero. So if the polarity of the cable would be switched then the overload would avoid the psu built-in fuse since it is wired just...
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