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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tator Tot
Well there's your first mistake. Should have gone...

Well there's your first mistake. Should have gone to Costco or Sam's Club and gotten that 5lb bag.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Tator Tot
If you're comfortable opening electronics and...

If you're comfortable opening electronics and looking at them you could consider replacing capacitors, re-lubricating the fan, etc. If not, I would just send your old unit to your local e-cycler...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Tator Tot
IF you're using an NZXT Z370 then they can...

IF you're using an NZXT Z370 then they can account for that in software as CAM does know about which fan headers have what on them. A PCIe slot should only be 6.25A max. So they could also assume...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tator Tot
It's an option, doesn't mean it's great :p ...

It's an option, doesn't mean it's great :p



Though personally, I have basically no experience with Fry's. I went in one once when I needed to buy some thermal paste in your neck of the woods.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Tator Tot
It can make some assumptions based on how much...

It can make some assumptions based on how much current is being pulled through the 24pin cable as not much else on the board is gonna use the 12v.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Tator Tot
I wonder how well tuned their DSP & CAM is? It...

I wonder how well tuned their DSP & CAM is? It would be rather interesting to see the results of that, especially for those consumers who don't realize just how little most of their PCs use as it...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By Tator Tot
So the question stands: @Aris, did you buy all 4...

So the question stands: @Aris, did you buy all 4 B3 models at the same time, or did you buy this unit at a later point?

Have you contacted EVGA again to see if they acknowledged a fix?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Tator Tot
The cables that come from manufacturers like...

The cables that come from manufacturers like Corsair and EVGA do. The after market cables like CableMod usually don't.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Tator Tot
No digital RGB? 2/10 would not recommend.

No digital RGB? 2/10 would not recommend.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By Tator Tot
You're also comparing a top of the line product...

You're also comparing a top of the line product to a heavily discounted budget product. Not exactly apples to apples in that regard.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By Tator Tot
If you're really looking to adjust frequency to...

If you're really looking to adjust frequency to avoid causing the human ear to perceive something as noisy then you either move into the route that Noctua has with it's dimples, notches, etc.

The...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By Tator Tot
While blade count can be important; being a prime...

While blade count can be important; being a prime number is irrelevant. Blade count in relation to the design of the fan is important. If pressure is your focus you want fewer larger blades, while if...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Tator Tot
Those Basiq v2 units are "new"ish. They came out...

Those Basiq v2 units are "new"ish. They came out within the last year. Likewise, if the old Earthwatts units are anything to go by, I almost would rather have Delta's build quality and reliability on...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Tator Tot
On the budget end, like the VP500P v2 & VP550P v2...

On the budget end, like the VP500P v2 & VP550P v2 as well as on the high end with the whole High Current Pro Platinum line.



They used to use them in the mid-range with their High Current...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Tator Tot
For XOC you need to worry about more than just...

For XOC you need to worry about more than just Vreg.



Transient response & Ripple/Noise control are just as important.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Tator Tot
Ah, my mistake. Interesting though, as they first...

Ah, my mistake. Interesting though, as they first launched with just the 550/650/750 I was sure. Never remembered seeing any hubub about 850 or 1000w models.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Tator Tot
Same platform, so most likely it will have the...

Same platform, so most likely it will have the same issues on a higher wattage variant.






Seasonic doesn't make a 1000w unit. I would also say that this unit is "authentic" considering...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Tator Tot
Not if you value your options. Even the best...

Not if you value your options. Even the best routers available (Netgear's, Cisco, Linksys, Asus, D-Link, etc) don't have nearly the number of options a custom built unit has.

If you also go with...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Tator Tot
I actually like the look of that housing. It's at...

I actually like the look of that housing. It's at least unique but could give to a very creative build theme if you wanted to.



Also really surprised to see the Focus Plus go up that high in...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Tator Tot
It wasn't though. As Raf pointed out, years back...

It wasn't though. As Raf pointed out, years back fake PFC coils that were literally made of concrete added a ton of weight to junk designs.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Tator Tot
80plus only measures efficiency, not the overall...

80plus only measures efficiency, not the overall design / performance of the unit.



A clear example to your question is the Corsair HX750 (80+ Silver version) versus the FSP Aurum 700w. The...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tator Tot
You can bring in your PC to a Fry's and have them...

You can bring in your PC to a Fry's and have them diagnose / repair it for you, even if the parts are not from Fry's.

It's possible that the Tech the OP is referring to is having to replace...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Tator Tot
Yes, the military does use computers built to...

Yes, the military does use computers built to their specifications. Specific hardware, especially in their networking and telecommunications divisions are built for the customer and most of the...
Forum: Off Topic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Tator Tot
That too, but it's not technically needed. As...

That too, but it's not technically needed. As long as you're deaf.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By Tator Tot
Having the SATA/Molex power split off from the...

Having the SATA/Molex power split off from the board works for an OEM like HP that controls the whole system but that's a huge bag of worms for those that play in the consumer DIY space. All of a...
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