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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
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Posted By ashiekh
And to think I was the one who brought up the...

And to think I was the one who brought up the topic of sintering.






Actually I can see an issue with sintering; it deflates the hydrodynamic pressure that would normally support the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
Sorry, that one went right over my head.

Sorry, that one went right over my head.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-lubricating_cha...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-lubricating_chain

"
sintered-bush technology since the 1950s
"

The starter motor on the original Mini (1959) had sintered bushes


My bedroom fan runs 8...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
Then return it on the grounds of false...

Then return it on the grounds of false advertising; although one drop of oil will probably solve the issue.

Strange that Antec didn't put their sticker on the fan
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
That link says " ...a 120mm double ball...

That link says

"
...a 120mm double ball bearing fan...
"
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
Wait till you try Cockney trouble and strife...

Wait till you try Cockney

trouble and strife – wife
dustbin lids - kids
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
Is there a reason you are not sending it back...

Is there a reason you are not sending it back under warrantee?




Now I am confused; the Antec EA-430 does not seem to use a 120mm fan...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
I've been working on my American; first time I...

I've been working on my American; first time I came out here (Austin, Texas) I went into a shop and asked for a 10mm spanner... that didn't go down well.


But Dan does have another interesting...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
http://www.dansdata.com/fanmaint.htm (2001) ...

http://www.dansdata.com/fanmaint.htm (2001)

"
The most common, and cheapest, kind of fan bearing is the "sleeve" type. It's a simple design; the steel shaft just sits in a solid bushing. The...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
http://www.technoslide.com/articles/sintered-beari...

http://www.technoslide.com/articles/sintered-bearing.html

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=sintered+bearings&FORM=HDRSC2


A sintered bearing is porous and so does not need rifling

I...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By ashiekh
Is this bearing sintered?

Is this bearing sintered?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By ashiekh
What is the little blue wire in the review...

What is the little blue wire in the review pictures?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By ashiekh
I'd open it up and look at the physical condition...

I'd open it up and look at the physical condition of the secondary capacitors (which are high quality in this unit) and that the fan is still rotating freely; if all is fine, keep using it.

Or...
Forum: General PC Hardware 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By ashiekh
How about a fanless Seasonic? ...

How about a fanless Seasonic?

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151097&cm_re=SeaSonic_SS-400FL2-_-17-151-097-_-Product
Forum: General PC Hardware 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By ashiekh
In a case like this I think using multiple power...

In a case like this I think using multiple power supplies would be an issue.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
I'd oil the fan and use Japanese secondary...

I'd oil the fan and use Japanese secondary capacitors.

I know that many here would not agree, and I'm fine with that;
it's just that this approach works well for me.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By ashiekh
Quite the deal on the EVGA 500 BR (500W for $20...

Quite the deal on the EVGA 500 BR (500W for $20 with shipping; $55 on Amazon); mentioned on other threads, but thought it worth mentioning again
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
A whole power supply for the price of a fan......

A whole power supply for the price of a fan... the world has gone crazy.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
Or get an EVGA 500 BR supply with postage for $20...

Or get an EVGA 500 BR supply with postage for $20 (as pointed out by mazeroth)

https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=100-BR-0500-K1

I have had sleeve fans fail when new, but never after...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By ashiekh
EVGA 500 BR link for others ...

EVGA 500 BR link for others
https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=100-BR-0500-K1

Specs
https://www.evga.com/products/Specs/PSU.aspx?pn=da1b9615-b0a9-4a11-a94d-da64dad7270c
500W at 30C...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By ashiekh
If the supply is 80% efficient then the computer...

If the supply is 80% efficient then the computer is consuming 285W




I run mine maybe 8 hours a day and in the Summer heat, so I'd say a generous derating was justified even there.

My point...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By ashiekh
Which suggests the power supply calculators are...

Which suggests the power supply calculators are conservative by a factor of 2, which leaves one running the supply at half full load; probably a good spot to be at.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By ashiekh
A most excellent point, and made better than I...

A most excellent point, and made better than I could; one just doesn't want to accidently connect two power supplies in parallel.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
Fascinating how there are 3 different blade...

Fascinating how there are 3 different blade types; so the repetition is still prime, namely 3 (9/3)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By ashiekh
I thought the Noctua NF-S12B is 7 bladed? ...

I thought the Noctua NF-S12B is 7 bladed?
...
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