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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-23-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 6,925
Posted By Hunter315
Well since this review went straight to the...

Well since this review went straight to the hotbox results i just wanted to make sure we weren't judging this unit for failing at 45C or more as that wouldn't be fair. Jonny said it was at ambient...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-23-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 6,925
Posted By Hunter315
When you replicated the 80+ testing of the unit...

When you replicated the 80+ testing of the unit was that done at ambient or at high temperature? Im surprised that it fell that far from 80+ gold at full load, do you guys have a Seasonic 1250 W...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-14-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hunter315
Well it was a theory, guess we won't know what...

Well it was a theory, guess we won't know what caused the drop in efficiency then. PSUs don't usually vary that much from unit to unit do they?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Hunter315
DC-DC converter efficiency

I know that the shift towards a single main 12V source with DC-DC converters for the 3.3V and 5V lines helped make units more efficient, but just how efficient are the DC-DC converters used in full...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hunter315
Did you happen to check if the power draw was...

Did you happen to check if the power draw was notably different with and without the iPower meter connected? Im not sure how much power it was using and if it would be enough to affect the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-13-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,401
Posted By Hunter315
Yeah i had the same thought when i hit the tear...

Yeah i had the same thought when i hit the tear down page Proximon. With so many different platforms floating around for them in that range its getting a bit confusing. Which CWT platform was it?
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-02-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 4,655
Posted By Hunter315
By now i really should know better than to read...

By now i really should know better than to read one of your reviews before lunch...

Think Corsair will ever remember to crack open their CWT review samples and thread lock them before they ship...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-01-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By Hunter315
Any chance we will be seeing the rotated board...

Any chance we will be seeing the rotated board with other OEMs soon or is it just not a big enough advantage to justify a massive redesign?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-25-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By Hunter315
Its a bit disappointing that you cant get their...

Its a bit disappointing that you cant get their units under the super flower name here but at least they tend to show up under other brands and still be good units.

The row of polymers on the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-19-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,260
Posted By Hunter315
I was expecting pretty abysmal ripple suppression...

I was expecting pretty abysmal ripple suppression on this one like the others so when i hit test 5 and the waveform went to hell i laughed a bit, then i realized they finally figured out how to keep...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-17-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 12,874
Posted By Hunter315
Im very confused by this little unit, it seems...

Im very confused by this little unit, it seems like they listened to you guys on some things and just threw some other common ideas out the window. They gave 2 CPU power connectors and shortened up...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By Hunter315
Wow, thats a super helpful white paper im saving...

Wow, thats a super helpful white paper im saving that for the future it will be a nice reference guide for me when you guys start referring to various topologies. First couple years of EE classes...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Hunter315
Help with topologies

I tend to get a bit lost when you guys discuss topologies especially with some of the larger and higher efficiency ones, like with the Kingwin 550W review. Wolf wrote, "Topology appears to be LLC...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-16-2011
Replies: 111
Views: 12,609
Posted By Hunter315
I liked seeing the little 430CX get reviewed,...

I liked seeing the little 430CX get reviewed, gave me some confidence that there was still a little unit i can replace the POS unit in my mom's HP unit with now that the 400CX was gone, considering...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-16-2011
Replies: 111
Views: 12,609
Posted By Hunter315
So now XFX and Corsair have identical units in...

So now XFX and Corsair have identical units in their high range when you compare the Core series to the TX V2? Very interesting.


Could the ripple reduction have been a variation between units...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-01-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 5,655
Posted By Hunter315
Thats a nice little Christmas surprise! I have...

Thats a nice little Christmas surprise! I have been wondering how they fare, and soon we shall know.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-30-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By Hunter315
Tom's is at it again.....unfortunately

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-psu-efficiency,2796.html

Take a look through there and see how many issues you see with their technique, i saw on at least two occasions they had units...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-28-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,966
Posted By Hunter315
25mV of ripple at 100% load is pretty sweet, i...

25mV of ripple at 100% load is pretty sweet, i wonder what the price on these units will be, the current line up already provides a pretty good value against stuff like the truepower and HX lines, i...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Hunter315
One advantage of APFC is that it will accept a...

One advantage of APFC is that it will accept a wide range of voltages, normally from about 100V to 240V and anything in between. You shouldnt need a voltage regulator, its got filters to take care...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-14-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,484
Posted By Hunter315
Im right there with you, i love watching cheap...

Im right there with you, i love watching cheap crap blow up, the videos of it always make my day so i hope you have time to get it on video wolf!
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By Hunter315
Is the yellow goo in the third picture...

Is the yellow goo in the third picture electrolyte or did someone go to town on the top of those caps with a hot glue gun?

Its amazing the crap some sales men can talk people into buying.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Hunter315
The power factor has no bearing on the user, or...

The power factor has no bearing on the user, or the power draw of the system that you pay for, it only really affects the power companies and the difference between a PF of .95 and .99 is certainly...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,680
Posted By Hunter315
Wow that is one bright PSU, im not sure how i...

Wow that is one bright PSU, im not sure how i would feel about a rainbow in my case, i feel like that many LEDs would just make a weird color when mixed together. Those are some pretty expensive...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-12-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 9,209
Posted By Hunter315
Done, nice set of questions, i like the wording...

Done, nice set of questions, i like the wording on some of them especially the last one.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 09-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By Hunter315
Did captain planet show up to celebrate the...

Did captain planet show up to celebrate the efficiency readings with his captain friends?

You guys seem to be going a bit light on voltage regulation recently, that is one of the looser units i...
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