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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
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Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Problem is it's a low end (group regulated)...

Problem is it's a low end (group regulated) design that doesn't like crossloading, and modern computers favor +12V load. That means voltage regulation in real world cases will probably be pretty...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
No, not this one. It has 2 SATA connectors...

No, not this one. It has 2 SATA connectors whereas mine made a big deal of having one :D And I think mine had punched grill. But don't remember it entirely as I got rid of it some 6 years ago.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Actually, many APFC PSUs work just fine on UPSes,...

Actually, many APFC PSUs work just fine on UPSes, whether "true" or "simulated"/"stepped" sine wave. It's specific APFC circuits that are problematic, like some older entry level Deltas (GPS)....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Colorsit "450W", which couldn't handle Athlon XP...

Colorsit "450W", which couldn't handle Athlon XP 2000+ and Ti4200. But hey, it had shiny gold finish and a SATA connector. One.

There was also a 250W no-name POS, which came in a machine with...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
If you have some background, these two papers...

If you have some background, these two papers explain it quite nicely:

http://www.fairchildsemi.com/an/AN/AN-4151.pdf
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Completely wrong. If a PSU advertises it can...

Completely wrong.

If a PSU advertises it can do 550W, it is supposed to mean it can do 550W continuously at its rated temperature, and if it's honestly good PSU, it is supposed to be designed and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Decent low-end Xilence, what a nice change of...

Decent low-end Xilence, what a nice change of pace.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,392
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Now somebody better make these in ATX version....

Now somebody better make these in ATX version. For the asking price this is insane...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Size of this Delta might be problematic in this...

Size of this Delta might be problematic in this case:
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
It's dishonest to call it "a past" when product...

It's dishonest to call it "a past" when product is still available on shelves to buy.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Not THAT impressive today, but it's still a solid...

Not THAT impressive today, but it's still a solid mid-range offering, especially given the price and the fact that improvements in electrical performance for the likes of Leadex and top end Seasonics...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
What exactly do you mean by "short circuit"? Do...

What exactly do you mean by "short circuit"? Do they refuse to start? Or do they explode in shower of sparks? Maybe you have problem elsewhere?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Depends on how you define "budget". For me,...

Depends on how you define "budget".

For me, "budget" starts with FSPxxx-60APN, CWT GPA and such (including older units with similar characteristics like FSP Epsilon or Delta GPS xxx AB-A)....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
What's the actual 12V capacity? Total rating is...

What's the actual 12V capacity? Total rating is not very relevant if much of it is on minor rails.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
EVGA at least has 80+ cert backed up by results...

EVGA at least has 80+ cert backed up by results and almost 100 watts more on 12V rail.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,341
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
G550M is low mid-range at most and solid too. But...

G550M is low mid-range at most and solid too. But this... Eh.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Actually, according to TPU, 295x2 alone can hit...

Actually, according to TPU, 295x2 alone can hit 650W under max load.

290 would add at least 250W under heavy load, closer to 300W with OC.

Keeping in mind rest of the components, 1300W unit...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Seasonic G-450 will be enough, should you find...

Seasonic G-450 will be enough, should you find it, and it's superior to all mentioned units.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Looks like a potential competitor vs Corsair CS...

Looks like a potential competitor vs Corsair CS series.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
This is excellent PSU, very nearly on par with X...

This is excellent PSU, very nearly on par with X series and better in some regards, it's only so loaded, because you run SLI on it.

For the record, we don't have any solid proofs as for GTX 880's...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
The point is Raider is still group regulated...

The point is Raider is still group regulated design, and therefore susceptible to similar behavior you see in your Seasonic, depending on load distribution.

Your best bet would be indy/DC-DC...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Where do you live and what other options are...

Where do you live and what other options are available? Or where do you plan to shop?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Good to hear you're happy with your purchase.

Good to hear you're happy with your purchase.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
And you base this on what? Did you go through...

And you base this on what? Did you go through thousands of units to say that?

For the record, I had pretty much the polar opposite experience, with at least half of FSPs whining under various...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
It also can't do its rated power, according to...

It also can't do its rated power, according to HWS:

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Huntkey-Green-Star-550-W-LW-6550SG-Power-Supply-Review/668/8...
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