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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Are these good? I see many reports of (likely)...

Are these good? I see many reports of (likely) bearing noise in Antec Edges and XFX XTRs, which use those too.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Are you sure you aren't confusing 8-pin EPS with...

Are you sure you aren't confusing 8-pin EPS with 8-pin PCI-E? Count yellow wires to check it, EPS has 4, PCI-E has 3.

Besides, 8-pin EPS should actually be a 4 + 4-pin one, in that it can be split...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
M1 Gold is Astro Lite though, a bit different and...

M1 Gold is Astro Lite though, a bit different and cost down version.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
There were some PSUs reviewed @[H] that...

There were some PSUs reviewed @[H] that advertised out of spec ripple AND vreg:

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2007/05/23/450w500w_psu_battle_royal/2
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
What exactly is the problem? There are two Y caps...

What exactly is the problem? There are two Y caps before rectifier and 2 after - 4 in total, pretty standard I'd say. Would it really make that much of a difference, if they were all placed before...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Andyson actually (there is a Sirfa one as well,...

Andyson actually (there is a Sirfa one as well, according to RHTX, but linked one is Andyson). Pretty OK, but not much more above that. For a little over $40 it's not a bad buy, but such questions...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Funny, how CX750 is rated at 30C then...

Funny, how CX750 is rated at 30C then...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 972
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
The PSU itself is actually pretty decent looking...

The PSU itself is actually pretty decent looking with DC-DC secondary and NCC caps.

Whether it's overrated or not, hard to tell though.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 839
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
http://i.imgur.com/RQSYAdE.png

http://i.imgur.com/RQSYAdE.png
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
You are referring to TS Gold, OP has linked TS...

You are referring to TS Gold, OP has linked TS Bronze. Bronze one has group regulated 12V/5V with VRM for +3,3V IIRC. There's been a review from some Asian site posted on this forum a while ago, but...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
In that budget there are few non-group regulated...

In that budget there are few non-group regulated options. Antec VPF and Cooler Master GM being common ones. Maybe a few older Sirfa Bronze units here and there (like OCZ ZS leftovers or High Power...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
I have never witnessed anything destructive under...

I have never witnessed anything destructive under zero load, despite running 100+ PSUs in that condition. As for voltage measurement, it's honestly pointless when you have no receiving hardware on...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,368
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Eh, I've said it before and I'll say it again:...

Eh, I've said it before and I'll say it again: any scoring system in any review is inherently subjective and reviewer can adapt any criteria they see fit. Readers obviously don't have to agree with...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,125
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
LOL, 1200W for an Athlon XP and 3dfx Card :D...

LOL, 1200W for an Athlon XP and 3dfx Card :D Efficiency would be dismal.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
What about OCPs for minor rails?

What about OCPs for minor rails?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
A reference to lowering idle power consumption,...

A reference to lowering idle power consumption, which may not play nice with many group regulated PSUs?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Actually, that means "acoustic noise". As in...

Actually, that means "acoustic noise". As in AX760 will be quieter, due to fanless operation.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
No, it's not. AX760 is Seasonic made, SP750M is...

No, it's not. AX760 is Seasonic made, SP750M is CWT (http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Thermaltake/Smart_M_750W/).

What do you get? Higher efficiency, lower noise, better build quality, longer...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-09-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Most of the power dissipation comes from...

Most of the power dissipation comes from semiconductors (bridge rectifier(s), primary switchers, secondary rectifiers, whether MOSFET-s or SBR-s), which is why they usually get their own heatsinks,...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
^Run-of-the-mill Enhance stuff.

^Run-of-the-mill Enhance stuff.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 04-06-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
You mean LC9650...

You mean LC9650 (http://www.crann.eu/podzespoly-pc,k200/zasilacze-komputerowe,l219/lc-power-zasilacz-600w-lc9650-v2-3-80-gold-135mm-6x-sata-2x-pata2x-pcie-eps-active-pfc-black,p112275.html)? It's...
Forum: General Hardware 04-03-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 2,024
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Rectified spirit (96% ethanol) works just fine as...

Rectified spirit (96% ethanol) works just fine as well. So does acetone, but that excludes most nail polish removers, as they contain other stuff, that might be problematic.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-28-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
It's a fire hazard, if you can, return it ASAP. ...

It's a fire hazard, if you can, return it ASAP.

Can't help but notice, how ratings don't even add up to 600W...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-25-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Antec is making moves in low-end with VPF though.

Antec is making moves in low-end with VPF though.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-23-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 3,049
Posted By rafal_iB_PL
Because it's not overrated, just rated at...

Because it's not overrated, just rated at possibly unrealistic conditions? There is a difference.

We have a long way to go before having all units, even budget ones, rated at 40C or so, if that's...
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