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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Stefan Payne
The Revolution X't is a rather overpriced, not...

The Revolution X't is a rather overpriced, not really desireble unit...

You wanted japanese caps, the Revo X't doesn't have that, just the usual (in 230VAC areas) for marketing purposes used...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 937
Posted By Stefan Payne
The Problem is how do you know at witch...

The Problem is how do you know at witch roomtemperature the unit is rated?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Stefan Payne
I'd rather have a Power Logic FDB/HDB fan. They...

I'd rather have a Power Logic FDB/HDB fan. They seem to be pretty good (and quiet)...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 574
Posted By Stefan Payne
There were some PSUs with USB hubs. Though it's...

There were some PSUs with USB hubs. Though it's rather useless...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Stefan Payne
Corsair CS550 with mostly Elite Caps?

I sa this german review (http://extreme.pcgameshardware.de/netzteile-und-gehaeuse/372911-review-corsair-cs550m-kleines-netzteil-ganz-gross-post7110371.html#post7110371) and noticed that the reviewed...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,119
Posted By Stefan Payne
Here's the difference between Multi Rail and...

Here's the difference between Multi Rail and Single Rail.

2 Shunts and the not connected solder joints. That's (almost) all...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Stefan Payne
Peak Efficiency is about 50% load, but: With...

Peak Efficiency is about 50% load, but:

With GOld or even Platinum level PSUs the difference between peek effiency and minimal efficiciency can be 20-80% range about 1,5% and another percent point...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stefan Payne
Does it have 3 rails or all 4??

Does it have 3 rails or all 4??
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
You are too focused on the CFM. Again, that...

You are too focused on the CFM.
Again, that does not matter as you don't need any airflow for the cables.

I already told you many times that there are certain spots that get hot. You need the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
But you still need the airflow at specific...

But you still need the airflow at specific spots...

So a 120mm fan is better, most of the cases. A 135 or 140mm fan is in most cases just a Marketing/PR Thing, not used because it's better...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,119
Posted By Stefan Payne
Sirfa the low end cheap stuff, the 'better shit'...

Sirfa the low end cheap stuff, the 'better shit' is CWT.
And the fanless comes from Super Flower...
Chieftec uses Sirfa for a long time now. Like the good old 340W one...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By Stefan Payne
Isn't the housing pretty similar to some newer...

Isn't the housing pretty similar to some newer Aerocool units?
Linke this one (http://geizhals.at/de/aerocool-gt-500sg-500w-atx-2-3-a836473.html)...
But that seems a little bit EOL, is it?!
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
And why do you care about sizes that much?! ...

And why do you care about sizes that much?!
Take a look at the thermal images I linked!!

You need the airflow on specific parts of the PSU...

Even modern Silent PSUs don't move much more air...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
Have you seen my posting? There was a picture of...

Have you seen my posting? There was a picture of a 480W non 80plus PSU with two 80(x15mm) fans.


Why think about when there are already pictures of a good Design with 80mm fans...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 1,789
Posted By Stefan Payne
Depends on the layout of the PSU. TBH: I...

Depends on the layout of the PSU.

TBH: I prefer modular PSUs with Caps on the modular PCB for for the peripherials...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
The same applies to 'big fan' PSUs... There...

The same applies to 'big fan' PSUs...

There are not that much PSUs out there thar are really not that loud...

To say that a PSU with a bigger fan is better and less noisy is just bullshit.
It...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
You can. Centered 120mm fan...

You can.

Centered 120mm fan (https://geizhals.at/de/fsp-fortron-source-aurum-s-400w-atx-2-3-as-400-a1062207.html)
left alligned fan...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
Some capacitor Manufacturers state that 10K less...

Some capacitor Manufacturers state that 10K less doubles thelifetime...


No it does not. Please read what I've written.

pls click this, scroll down...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By Stefan Payne
Because fanless is not that big a plus. It also...

Because fanless is not that big a plus. It also has some disadvantages...
The price is one of them, the others is the expected head generated...

You don't really save the fan of the PSU as you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
Not really a plus... Because the fan doesn't...

Not really a plus...
Because the fan doesn't spin and the PSU gets hotter than with a 200-500rpm spinning fan...


That's indeed a plus...


That is not as the diametre of the fan does not...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By Stefan Payne
Denmark isn't far from here. I just need to...

Denmark isn't far from here.
I just need to drive to the nearest port (about 15km) and take a ship...

Besides that:
For THAT, a good 400W PSU like the Straight Power E10 is more than enough....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stefan Payne
If you have just the two of them, I'd go for the...

If you have just the two of them, I'd go for the CS...

But aren't there any other options? Like something from Seasonic?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stefan Payne
Looks like a standard High Wattage CWT product. ...

Looks like a standard High Wattage CWT product.

They didn't even bother to modify the modular PCB to use the 'old Enermax Style connectors'...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 671
Posted By Stefan Payne
500€ graphics card, 300€ CPU, why go for a 40-45€...

500€ graphics card, 300€ CPU, why go for a 40-45€ PSU?!

Put a decent PSU that fits to the rest!

Something like Straight Power E10, 500W, Seasonic G-Series 550W, Antec True Power Classic or...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stefan Payne
The German Series Version 1 were HEC built units....

The German Series Version 1 were HEC built units.
The German Series Version 2 comes from Sirfa, see this german review...
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