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    It was a good buy a month ago. Not sure if...

    It was a good buy a month ago.

    Not sure if it's going to keep going up.

    No interest to mine it yourself?
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    With a proper PWM controller and/or a high enough...

    With a proper PWM controller and/or a high enough voltage bulk cap, it shouldn't matter.

    Weren't we having this conversation in another thread? :D
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    It's KDM. Of course the label lies. Their...

    It's KDM. Of course the label lies.

    Their website even says that the lower wattage units don't have APFC and that you would need the KDM-P80-PATX6550 550W if you want APFC.
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    Two bulk caps in a Corsair PSU: ...

    Two bulk caps in a Corsair PSU:

    https://www.corsair.com/corsairmedia/sys_master/productcontent/blog_power-supply-capacitor-q-and-a.jpg


    Also, a KDM-M6480 does not have APFC.

    It's garbage. ...
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    Yeah. Using the same method as an ATE is out the...

    Yeah. Using the same method as an ATE is out the window since that takes the power is just converted to heat. Somehow the PSU is used to "charge" another system and then that power is converted to...
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    Yes.. and no. 1/50th of a second is longer,...

    Yes.. and no.

    1/50th of a second is longer, but over the years mains power quality has gotten better.

    And while the spec was written long ago, that doesn't mean it's required. Any PSU...
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    I have no idea. :D

    I have no idea. :D
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    Something not taken into consideration is that...

    Something not taken into consideration is that the burn in cabinets recycle the power produced by the PSUs.
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    The picture I took? That one is CWT. The...

    The picture I took? That one is CWT.

    The SilverStone video? That was Impervio's factory.
  10. Or the motherboard is dying.

    Or the motherboard is dying.
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    Seasonic.

    Seasonic.
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    The thicker the better.

    The thicker the better.
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    Here... let me provide the link again. ...

    Here... let me provide the link again.

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?16610-Corsair-CX-and-CX-M-quot-cheat-sheet-quot
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    CX is completely different than CX-M: ...

    CX is completely different than CX-M: http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?16610-Corsair-CX-and-CX-M-quot-cheat-sheet-quot

    OP asked about CX. Not CX-M.

    And whose wallet is ACRF...
  15. The PSU fan should spin. I definitely wouldn't...

    The PSU fan should spin.

    I definitely wouldn't leave a drive connected if you don't know if the drive still works or not. If you have another fan that plugs into the PSU using a Molex, use that...
  16. Make sure the PSU isn't plugged into anything...

    Make sure the PSU isn't plugged into anything else (drives, graphics card, etc.) when doing the paper clip test. A short on any peripheral is still a short and the PSU's short circuit detection will...
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    Given the CX is LLC and the BQ is ACRF, my vote...

    Given the CX is LLC and the BQ is ACRF, my vote is on the CX.
  18. Sticky: Yes, if cheaply implemented. Which is why it...

    Yes, if cheaply implemented. Which is why it tends to be a more expensive option.
  19. Sticky: In rush current bypass and to switch +5VSB to +5V...

    In rush current bypass and to switch +5VSB to +5V in some models.
  20. Sticky: HOLY SHIT!!! What relays don't make noise? ...

    HOLY SHIT!!! What relays don't make noise? LOLOLOL!!!!!
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    Not in China. :D (Also, not in Taiwan...

    Not in China. :D

    (Also, not in Taiwan anymore..... because: China)
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    3777

    3777
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    Depends on the manufacturer. Smaller companies...

    Depends on the manufacturer. Smaller companies like Seasonic, Andyson and Super Flower outsource PCBA assembly. Larger companies like CWT, Great Wall, etc. do everything in house.
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    I know nothing about this because nothing that is...

    I know nothing about this because nothing that is done in my market is made using automation.....

    Because: China.
  25. Is this essentially the fully modular version of...

    Is this essentially the fully modular version of the GX1?

    Got to admit I appreciate Thermaltake's new naming. So much better than just naminger everything "SMART" or "TOUGHPOWER".
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