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    Question: Is the site supposed to be running...

    Question: Is the site supposed to be running right now?
  2. Thread: Hi

    by Magic Smoke
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    I thought this site had died. Glad it did not die...

    I thought this site had died. Glad it did not die as that would be pretty sad :(.
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    I have an FSP made PSU that has the Powerman name...

    I have an FSP made PSU that has the Powerman name on it.
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    Thank you for the explanation Travis :) (i'm not...

    Thank you for the explanation Travis :) (i'm not sure what else to write down here).
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    How Does APFC Work?

    A bit of a stupid question but i've always wondered how an APFC circuit works and since the only devices i have that have APFC are either potted or are under a warranty (so if i was to open it up it...
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    Poll: I feel like a "hall of shame" would be a fun...

    I feel like a "hall of shame" would be a fun idea, not sure about the "hall of fame" because some (or maybe a lot of) power supplies can become 'outdated' and so would not be recommended for newer...
  7. I feel like i caused a bit of confusion with this...

    I feel like i caused a bit of confusion with this comment so here is what i was trying to say...

    The connector on the motherboard is 24 pin while the connector on the PSU was a 20 pin, so to get...
  8. Because it's obviously the capacitors and fans...

    Because it's obviously the capacitors and fans faults the Mosfet failed so by replacing the capacitors and fan and leaving the unit alone for 6 to 12 weeks, the Mosfet will heal and start working...
  9. It was a 20 pin but they used an adaptor to make...

    It was a 20 pin but they used an adaptor to make it 24 pin (the adaptor came with the PSU).
  10. I'm pretty sure this PC is made by Acer under the...

    I'm pretty sure this PC is made by Acer under the Gateway name as is not way too old. (sorry for not specifying)
  11. So i guess that means it may have fried the...

    So i guess that means it may have fried the motherboard.
  12. I think this unit might be an FSP235-60GT.

    I think this unit might be an FSP235-60GT.
  13. I think the PSU is a older model FSP unit that...

    I think the PSU is a older model FSP unit that might not have any of these features.
  14. Can a Underrated Power Supply Kill a Motherboard?

    So my parents bought a cheap power supply online about a year ago when the power supply in their gateway PC failed about 3 or 4 years ago.

    This power supply was a replacement for the previous...
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    Everything seems to be working for me now.

    Everything seems to be working for me now.
  16. Yes and it still does not work.

    Yes and it still does not work.
  17. ^^ I have the same issue.

    ^^ I have the same issue.
  18. If someones that bad at building a PC where they...

    If someones that bad at building a PC where they can screw up something that is designed so it cannot be screwed up, then maybe they should go with a prebuilt PC.
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    I think those are Asia'x TMX capacitors which...

    I think those are Asia'x TMX capacitors which appear to be made by JunFu.
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    That might be one of the reasons some power...

    That might be one of the reasons some power supplies (and other electronics) have 2 ceramic Y class capacitors across live and neutral going straight to ground. But i'm not 100% sure about it as they...
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    Maybe it could stop a small surge but i think a...

    Maybe it could stop a small surge but i think a varistor would do a better job.
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    Side note; The reason some power supplies don't...

    Side note; The reason some power supplies don't have common mode chokes is because they wanted to make the unit as cheap as possible.
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    That does appear to be a common mode choke but it...

    That does appear to be a common mode choke but it may only be there to reduce noise. (they don't mention anywhere about it reflecting pulses)
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    That's just something dumb i came up with when i...

    That's just something dumb i came up with when i first joined.
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    It's hard to tell if any of them are common mode...

    It's hard to tell if any of them are common mode chokes, maybe those 'toroidal balanced chokes' could be common mode chokes but like i said, it's hard to tell.
    It looks like (based off of the image)...
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