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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By FALC0N
Count me as one who isn't a fan of the Corsair CX...

Count me as one who isn't a fan of the Corsair CX series. Too many corners cut. Makes a good OEM PSU, but I wouldn't use it unless other options are out of the question.

Its tough to beat...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,137
Posted By FALC0N
Has anybody ever tested or simulated PSU's with...

Has anybody ever tested or simulated PSU's with different levels of Ripple and voltage regulation and come up with numbers that might allow you to predict how it will effect the lifespan of...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,958
Posted By FALC0N
Somewhere, a former PC Power & Cooling engineer...

Somewhere, a former PC Power & Cooling engineer nods his silent approval.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,139
Posted By FALC0N
You could have tested this without the new psu. ...

You could have tested this without the new psu. Just Underclock the cpu to 2.4 Ghz and drop the voltage to 1.2v. That would have reduced CPU draw by over 100 watts. That would have told you if...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,139
Posted By FALC0N
That's not correct. Phenom II OC'ed to 4GHz can...

That's not correct. Phenom II OC'ed to 4GHz can break 200 watts all by itself.
Forum: General Hardware 12-13-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By FALC0N
I'm my experience, a clicking drive has always...

I'm my experience, a clicking drive has always failed inside of 6 months. I would definitely RMA
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By FALC0N
All valid points and I'm not trying to be too...

All valid points and I'm not trying to be too hard on corsair. The CX is a quality line and the 430 in particular is very competative in it's price range. But the 500W and up CX variants often go...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By FALC0N
I said there were only a few. You listed a few. ...

I said there were only a few. You listed a few.




You should know better. Seasonic really is that good and you know it.

But Corsair made the difference here. CWT has models like that...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-09-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By FALC0N
So true. Imagine going to a car lot and seeing a...

So true. Imagine going to a car lot and seeing a sticker on a hummer that lists its in city fuel economy as 65 MPG. That is just about what some of these companies do. I can live with a little...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By FALC0N
The capstones are all Super Flowers, correct? ...

The capstones are all Super Flowers, correct?

And where are you guys getting $50 and $60 for it? That's looks like the sale price to me.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By FALC0N
On the contrary, the S12 II was arguably the best...

On the contrary, the S12 II was arguably the best 500 watt and under PSU line ever made at the time of it's release. It sold for as much as $110, and it along with it's rebranded cousins received...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By FALC0N
I'm a little surprised to see two posters claim...

I'm a little surprised to see two posters claim those two units are comparable. I respectfully disagree.

Age might be a consideration here, but the VX450 is a far superior unit in most respects....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-29-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,489
Posted By FALC0N
That one mistake I think we can live with.

That one mistake I think we can live with.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-29-2010
Replies: 157
Views: 17,546
Posted By FALC0N
I'm the same FALC0N from Toms hardware forums. I...

I'm the same FALC0N from Toms hardware forums. I notice your get a MUCH friendlier reception here!

Speaking of which, how many of you guys work in this field professionally and for whom? ...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 7,340
Posted By FALC0N
What is the advantage of caps on the connector...

What is the advantage of caps on the connector like that?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By FALC0N
Thats not even remotely close to sleazy. Delta...

Thats not even remotely close to sleazy. Delta is a quality PSU.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,004
Posted By FALC0N
YOU MEAN THERE ARE MORE THAN 2? THAT'S AWESOME!!!

YOU MEAN THERE ARE MORE THAN 2? THAT'S AWESOME!!!
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By FALC0N
Rebates don't count Tator Tot! Yes,...

Rebates don't count Tator Tot!

Yes, Priximon. Corsairs reputation is through the roof. If they go any higher, they will need an Oxygen mask. They may well have passed antec.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 157
Views: 17,546
Posted By FALC0N
You are/were working for Enermax? I...

You are/were working for Enermax?

I remember the Liberty. Raising the rails to 22A was a great idea. I know I took notice. 18 was painfully low, but 22 I could live with. If that was your...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By FALC0N
Thanks everybody.

Thanks everybody.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By FALC0N
For starters, where does the CX400 sell for...

For starters, where does the CX400 sell for $30-$40? I see it for $50-$60.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By FALC0N
The boards that I worked with were emachines if I...

The boards that I worked with were emachines if I remember correctly that were released at about the time of the transition. They had integrated graphics, empty PCI Express slots, and 20 pin bestec...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,926
Posted By FALC0N
I just now noticed it was a year and a half old. ...

I just now noticed it was a year and a half old. I though I yanked this off the first page. Sorry, I wasn't paying attention.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By FALC0N
20/24 pin power distribution

How is the extra 4 pins on the MB connector distributed. The ATX spec says it was added to provide additional power for PCI express and I have run into a few boards that would not run discrete...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,926
Posted By FALC0N
Basically the same as the 450VX, but it outputs...

Basically the same as the 450VX, but it outputs about 75 watts less than the 450 and it does not include Japanese capacitors like the 450 does. I think the extra output and Japanese caps is worth...
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