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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-03-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By solomonshv
check out my post to see what i think about...

check out my post to see what i think about seasonic's "prime ultra" junk: http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15874
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By solomonshv
Is Seasonic slipping or am I REALLY unlucky? 4 bad Prime Ultra Titanium units ina row

like many computer geeks out there, i use to swear by Seasonic, but lately i'm just not sure what to think.

1st unit: i bought a 850W Prime Ultra Titanium on release day. it seemed OK at first...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-15-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,688
Posted By solomonshv
hello guys. i just picked up this unit and was...

hello guys. i just picked up this unit and was looking for sleeved cables for it. i called corsair's tech support and now i'm confused more than before.

tech support said that the main 24 pin...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-09-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By solomonshv
thanks for clearing that up! i was not sure what...

thanks for clearing that up! i was not sure what i was looking at when i saw that test, and couldn't figure out why that was bad. having blown many circuit breakers at the office, i understand what...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-04-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By solomonshv
who make's G.Skill new PSUs? specifically the platinum units.

hello,

i stumbled on to this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07B9S7M77/

i looks like it make be a Channel Well Technology CST platform variant? same as TT's 1250W DSP-G titanium minus the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-17-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,688
Posted By solomonshv
considering the competition (or lack thereof)...

considering the competition (or lack thereof) this unit is actually priced very reasonably. i expected it to be $100 higher. i like to customize my cables and build in smaller cases, so personally i...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-15-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 31,379
Posted By solomonshv
i know it doesn't automatically make it good. but...

i know it doesn't automatically make it good. but i do know it wasn't designed by monkeys and engineering school rejects. at the very least i know it's not a fire hazard and can deliver at least 80%...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-15-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 31,379
Posted By solomonshv
i think this thing is a god send for cheap repair...

i think this thing is a god send for cheap repair jobs. they are $22 a pop on amazon right now. i used these to bring a couple of 15+ year old SONY desktop computers back to life for a client....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 5,049
Posted By solomonshv
i would have got one of these if it was an HXi or...

i would have got one of these if it was an HXi or AXi
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-16-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 15,643
Posted By solomonshv
if this PSU doesn't get a perfect 10 then no PSU...

if this PSU doesn't get a perfect 10 then no PSU should get a perfect 10.
-it achieves amazing ripple suppression and voltage regulation WITHOUT using a DSP or in-cable capacitors. this greatly...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-09-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By solomonshv
i did a test run with the two molex cable...

i did a test run with the two molex cable arrangement, but in the interest of reducing cable clutter i decided to ditch the back plate (until i can get a saw capable of cutting aluminum) and run the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-04-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By solomonshv
i actually can plug two modular molex cables into...

i actually can plug two modular molex cables into the PSU. it's the PCI-E modular connector that happens to be under the GPU.

the PSU is fine. at 300-350W load, it's only a 2-3% lower efficiency...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-04-2016
Replies: 138
Views: 26,465
Posted By solomonshv
how did the first review end up with 30+ mV...

how did the first review end up with 30+ mV ripple on ther 12V rail while the second showed 15 mV??? im thinking hardwareluxx may have gotten a lemon. or maybe their instruments were off.

the fan...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-04-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By solomonshv
is it safe to use a molex cable (with adapter) to power an RX 480?

hello. i tried researching this but got mostly conflicting answers. i figured this is the best place for this question since the people here actually know what they are talking about. and won't refer...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-03-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 5,378
Posted By solomonshv
for starters, 4 way SLI or Cross Fire. 90% of the...

for starters, 4 way SLI or Cross Fire. 90% of the power draw will come from the 12V rail(s)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-03-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,059
Posted By solomonshv
i just built an mITX computer with a 6600K...

i just built an mITX computer with a 6600K (4.6GHz), GTX 1070 (2.1GHz), 2x8GB 3000MHz RAM, 250GB M.2 SSD, 2TB laptop HDD, an ML140 Pro fan, and a zalman all in one CPU watercooler. powered using a...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-06-2016
Replies: 138
Views: 26,465
Posted By solomonshv
had the same issue with a friend's computer. the...

had the same issue with a friend's computer. the noise was extremely annoying. we sent it to antec to be replaced, they just sent the unit the right back. ended up buying a 135mm scythe kama flex...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-06-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 8,214
Posted By solomonshv
are you referring to the fans that didn't turn on...

are you referring to the fans that didn't turn on and caused the PSU to overheat and shut down? i don't think that was particularly bad. it only happened under extreme load and i'm pretty sure...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-01-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 8,214
Posted By solomonshv
i actually laughed out loud as i was reading this...

i actually laughed out loud as i was reading this responses.

but more on topic, why would anyone go into such ridiculously deep analysis of a $50 PSU? i'm not sure what you people are expecting...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,809
Posted By solomonshv
800W Titanium PSU with individually sleeved...

800W Titanium PSU with individually sleeved cables for $190 is an amazing value. with other brands you have to blow an extra $100 or more just for sleeved cables. and i love that there are no heat...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-16-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 13,901
Posted By solomonshv
i do not envy PC enthusiasts in Europe. the...

i do not envy PC enthusiasts in Europe. the prices they pay on everything, even before VAT, is pretty bad. they don't really get rebates either. i paid $80 for an RM850x a month ago on newegg after...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-16-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 6,377
Posted By solomonshv
i missed that part. thanks. which begs the...

i missed that part. thanks.

which begs the question, why would they build the PSU this way in the first place? why not just wire the unit and cables in a way that everything is interchangeable....
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-15-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 6,377
Posted By solomonshv
the gerbil that power's the wheel in my brain...

the gerbil that power's the wheel in my brain can't quiet grasp the issue with the interchangeable cables.

i have some seasonic XP3 units and corsair AXi units. you can plug the EPS and PCI E...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-09-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,306
Posted By solomonshv
i did open up a ticket about it and it was going...

i did open up a ticket about it and it was going unanswered for a few days. CS is probably backed up. i was caving in and decided to just buy it, but as i was checking out and looking for coupon...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-09-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,786
Posted By solomonshv
if i was a typical user, i'd be more worried...

if i was a typical user, i'd be more worried about test 1 than test 5. 83.6% efficiency is not so good. i know that gold doesn't have a 10% efficiency requirement, but i don't think I've seen...
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