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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
What about OCPs for minor rails?

What about OCPs for minor rails?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 682
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
A reference to lowering idle power consumption,...

A reference to lowering idle power consumption, which may not play nice with many group regulated PSUs?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Actually, that means "acoustic noise". As in...

Actually, that means "acoustic noise". As in AX760 will be quieter, due to fanless operation.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
No, it's not. AX760 is Seasonic made, SP750M is...

No, it's not. AX760 is Seasonic made, SP750M is CWT (http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Thermaltake/Smart_M_750W/).

What do you get? Higher efficiency, lower noise, better build quality, longer...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Most of the power dissipation comes from...

Most of the power dissipation comes from semiconductors (bridge rectifier(s), primary switchers, secondary rectifiers, whether MOSFET-s or SBR-s), which is why they usually get their own heatsinks,...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
^Run-of-the-mill Enhance stuff.

^Run-of-the-mill Enhance stuff.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
You mean LC9650...

You mean LC9650 (http://www.crann.eu/podzespoly-pc,k200/zasilacze-komputerowe,l219/lc-power-zasilacz-600w-lc9650-v2-3-80-gold-135mm-6x-sata-2x-pata2x-pcie-eps-active-pfc-black,p112275.html)? It's...
Forum: General Hardware 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 1,464
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Rectified spirit (96% ethanol) works just fine as...

Rectified spirit (96% ethanol) works just fine as well. So does acetone, but that excludes most nail polish removers, as they contain other stuff, that might be problematic.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
It's a fire hazard, if you can, return it ASAP. ...

It's a fire hazard, if you can, return it ASAP.

Can't help but notice, how ratings don't even add up to 600W...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Antec is making moves in low-end with VPF though.

Antec is making moves in low-end with VPF though.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,839
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Because it's not overrated, just rated at...

Because it's not overrated, just rated at possibly unrealistic conditions? There is a difference.

We have a long way to go before having all units, even budget ones, rated at 40C or so, if that's...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-18-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
These are typical gaming results, and not an...

These are typical gaming results, and not an absolute max though (like Linpack + Furmark or OCCT:PSU test). It will be even higher, if you go for higher voltages.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-18-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Given that you plan to OC, don't go below 850W.

Given that you plan to OC, don't go below 850W.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-14-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Tacens Mars MP700@infobit.pl

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Actually did better than I thought....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-12-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Whether it's audible or not, heavily depends on...

Whether it's audible or not, heavily depends on ambient setting. If you live in metropolitan area, your background noise level may well exceed 30 dBA, and as such 30+ dBA fan may not be apparent over...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-08-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Well, we have that: ...

Well, we have that:

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/printpage/Thermaltake-Purepower-500-W-Power-Supply-Review/990

But it is "500W" one. It would be interesting to see this gutless wonder in...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-08-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,548
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
That's unwarranted assumption, stemming just from...

That's unwarranted assumption, stemming just from the fact those units aren't equipped with Japanese caps, ignoring every other factor relevant to capacitor's lifetime (like load, ambient temperature...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-08-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,548
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Out of those options, I'd pick either Corsair...

Out of those options, I'd pick either Corsair CS550, Thermaltake London, or Cooler Master G550M depending on price (as they have DC-DC conversion, Cooler Master has 5 year warranty too, but TT and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-05-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
One of the cheapest DC-DC units? (if it's the...

One of the cheapest DC-DC units? (if it's the same platform as higher models anyway)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-02-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Many single +12 V rail units do have OCP on minor...

Many single +12 V rail units do have OCP on minor rails.

On +12 V this isn't necessary in that case as it doesn't make much of a difference vs OPP, if +12 V capacity is close to total capacity (as...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 03-01-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
It's a linear power supply, isn't it?

It's a linear power supply, isn't it?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-28-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Could have had an impact. High ripple could have...

Could have had an impact. High ripple could have been dissipating as heat. Either that, or pins were coming loose.

Especially, if it was +5V-oriented mobo, then there were decent amps flowing...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-28-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
I'd say evaluation of this is "data deficient"....

I'd say evaluation of this is "data deficient". Much like impact of ripple on longevity. There are intuitive expectations, but not fully proven, let alone put into clearly defined ranges (as you may...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-28-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
By high-end standards it's a meh unit.

By high-end standards it's a meh unit.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-24-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Under extremely stringent test suite in high...

Under extremely stringent test suite in high ambient temperatures.

You get what you pay for, for $20 it's certainly not bad and you could do a whole lot worse.
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