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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
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Posted By Per Hansson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G081hD0nwWE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G081hD0nwWE
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By Per Hansson
^^Exactly. I'm also not sure about connecting...

^^Exactly.
I'm also not sure about connecting the heatsinks together any longer, even though the readings are within the limits I mentioned.

The reason is that it looks to me like the primary...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By Per Hansson
As you did not specify what meter you had I said...

As you did not specify what meter you had I said that, some meters have a scale for voltage ranges aswell, yours is auto-ranging so no worries.

With the PSU running measure each heatsink to ground...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By Per Hansson
Saying something like this on a public forum is...

Saying something like this on a public forum is extremely dangerous, you could get someone killed if they listened to your fantastic "advice" based on your "experience"
The primary side heatsink...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-21-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By Per Hansson
Yes: "Featuring Online Double...

Yes: "Featuring Online Double Conversion"
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-21-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By Per Hansson
Select a lower sensitivity level, a moden PSU is...

Select a lower sensitivity level, a moden PSU is full range, meaning it can run on anything from 90v up to 240VAC.
So there is no need for the PSU to intervene when there is just a small voltage...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-15-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By Per Hansson
I would suspect that the wiring in your house is...

I would suspect that the wiring in your house is not optimal if you see this behavior.
What happens if you move the computer to another electrical outlet.
An outlet that is either on another...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-08-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,196
Posted By Per Hansson
It looks like a very decent PSU, might be worth...

It looks like a very decent PSU, might be worth it to repair.
Depends entirely on the cost of a new PSU with similar or better specs of course.

But I can't make out the model of the Capxon...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-05-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,196
Posted By Per Hansson
Yes but you need to select appropriate...

Yes but you need to select appropriate capacitors.
The powersupply's Pi-filter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor-input_filter) is adjusted according to the ESR...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-02-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 7,958
Posted By Per Hansson
I was curious about this as I built a new rig for...

I was curious about this as I built a new rig for my brother this past week:

Intel Core i5 4690K Haswell
Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 BIOS: F4
SAPPHIRE TOXIC HD 5850 1GB
Kingston HyperX Beast 8GB...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-31-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,639
Posted By Per Hansson
AMD FX6300 = 95w TDP:...

AMD FX6300 = 95w TDP: http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-FX-Series%20FX-6300.html

Amd Radeon R9 270 = 150W TDP: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/R9_270_Direct_Cu_II_OC/24.html
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Per Hansson
Whatever you do measure the heatsinks first. ...

Whatever you do measure the heatsinks first.
It's common to have ca 160VDC on the primary sides heatsink!
Granted if it's bolted to the chassis that is not the case, but just make sure it's really...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Per Hansson
As said use a multimeter. If you don't have one...

As said use a multimeter.
If you don't have one atleast look at the voltages from the PC's BIOS instead.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Per Hansson
Is it this one you mean?...

Is it this one you mean? http://www.fsp-group.com.tw/index.php?do=proinfo&id=1590
Well, what kind of connectors does it have then?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 8,328
Posted By Per Hansson
It's the same story as for audio equipment. ...

It's the same story as for audio equipment.
Cheap shit is rated for peak wattage.
Good equipment is rated for RMS wattage.
Excellent equipment is rated for RMS wattage at a high temperature point,...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 8,328
Posted By Per Hansson
This reminds me of an emergency message on the...

This reminds me of an emergency message on the radio:
Radio Warning: "Warning, a driver is driving on the wrong side of the highway, towards oncoming traffic"

Driver: "ONE driver?! There are...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-12-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Per Hansson
While I agree with this the problem is that many...

While I agree with this the problem is that many cheap watt meters show incorrect results when connected to AFPC PSU's.

You would be better served in that case to connected a multimeter in-line...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-31-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 2,290
Posted By Per Hansson
+5v x 24A = 120w +3.3v x 20A = 66w The...

+5v x 24A = 120w
+3.3v x 20A = 66w
The total here is: 186w
But this is limited by the text below saying "The combined power of +5v & +3.3v is 130w max"
What this means is that you can pull...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Per Hansson
You are sure you don't measure a short between...

You are sure you don't measure a short between live & neutral in the PSU?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-25-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Per Hansson
Could you send me this PSU? I've always wanted...

Could you send me this PSU?
I've always wanted a patent for a perpetual motion (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perpetual_motion) device.
Hell I'd even pay for shipping :p
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-07-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Per Hansson
Yes it's pretty common, well common is maybe the...

Yes it's pretty common, well common is maybe the wrong way to put it but I've seen several APC UPS's with this kind of failure...

I buy batteries from Elfa in Sweden instead, they have fitting...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-22-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Per Hansson
Where to get Sleeved SATA harness for Corsair PSU?

Hi, so I've had a Corsair TX650W PSU for over 6 years that I recently replaced with a Corsair AX760.
The old PSU has an issue I never fully realized was caused by just a bad SATA power cable, as...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-06-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Per Hansson
Yup they are quite common, fixed one a while ago:...

Yup they are quite common, fixed one a while ago:
http://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=26117
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-22-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Per Hansson
Yes I read your post, and the PSU I linked I...

Yes I read your post, and the PSU I linked I don't recommend based upon the fact that it lacks the +12.8v rail.
Now the need of such a rail might be debated, the 12v line has a tolerance of +/- 5%...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-21-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Per Hansson
http://www.atxpowersupplies.com/300-Watt-Compaq-27...

http://www.atxpowersupplies.com/300-Watt-Compaq-277979-001-power-supply.php

PSU calculators are bullshit, they don't even come close.
Especially on a low-end system as yours.
And no, the PC does...
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