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    With the new Chromium based Edge, Windows 10 just...

    With the new Chromium based Edge, Windows 10 just got even better (and I used to be a Mac guy).

    Before someone jumps in, I know, I know, the browser and OS are two different things...
  2. A burnt connector cuts power with associated...

    A burnt connector cuts power with associated hardware damage.. (the connector itself)
  3. Yes, since it is heat based, and it takes time...

    Yes, since it is heat based, and it takes time for the fuse to heat up.
  4. Would it not be enough to just have a self...

    Would it not be enough to just have a self healing fuse (PTC resistor) behind each connector?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resettable_fuse
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    These devices are often used in computer power...
  5. Bit like the person that puts a barrage of power...

    Bit like the person that puts a barrage of power strips on a single outlet; but it is still important that the single outlet is correctly fused and does not burn out.
  6. That is my point, the OCP is not properly...

    That is my point, the OCP is not properly engineered.
  7. One might have hoped that Over Current Protection...

    One might have hoped that Over Current Protection (OCP) had kicked in rather than 3 connectors fail on one unit.
  8. http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/member.php?5727-Se...

    http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/member.php?5727-Seasonic-Rep
  9. 'should work' is a little different from 'it may...

    'should work' is a little different from 'it may or may not work...'


    https://knowledge.seasonic.com/article/7-what-type-of-ups-does-seasonic-recommend

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    Seasonic recommends a UPS with a pure...
  10. A resistive load is too gentle a test in my...

    A resistive load is too gentle a test in my opinion, but if Seasonic says a non sine-wave UPS is OK, I'd tend to believe them.

    What says Corsair? At some point the Guru was going to test the...
  11. The main peak looks to be a bit over 300V which...

    The main peak looks to be a bit over 300V which is not bad given that a 240V sine-wave peaks at 340V
  12. Thread: Molex plugs

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    Ah, you mean the extension idea?

    Ah, you mean the extension idea?
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    Good point.

    Good point.
  14. Thread: Molex plugs

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    Never! Maybe because I have none ;-) You have...

    Never! Maybe because I have none ;-)

    You have a good point; how about we just agree to disagree?
  15. Thread: Molex plugs

    by ashiekh
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    * More connectors to fail * Cables to lose

    * More connectors to fail

    * Cables to lose
  16. If you are willing to use LaTeX, circuitikz is a...

    If you are willing to use LaTeX, circuitikz is a free package that does a fine job with drawing circuits.

    The hard part is not just explaining how a circuit works but its relative strengths and...
  17. Thread: Molex plugs

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    I hate modular, but lets not get into that.

    I hate modular, but lets not get into that.
  18. Thread: Molex plugs

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    Molex plugs

    I hate the 4 pin molex plugs, but understand that power supplies still need to offer them. What would it take to have then as an extension to a SATA plug so people like me could just throw them out?
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    A company where sales make the technical...

    A company where sales make the technical decisions and not the engineers?
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    WD-40 is intended for water displacement, I would...

    WD-40 is intended for water displacement, I would not use it as a lubricant.

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/a6064/wd-40-vs-the-world-of-lubricants/
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    That is within the 5% ATX v2.2 tolerances.

    That is within the 5% ATX v2.2 tolerances.
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    Not sure that is the best lubricant; I use fully...

    Not sure that is the best lubricant; I use fully synthetic engine oil but am thinking about automatic transmission fluid/power steering fluid.

    Even domed tops are enough to indicate failure.
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    As far as I know nothing throttles on purpose due...

    As far as I know nothing throttles on purpose due to under-voltage.
  24. One reason I don't like modular... more...

    One reason I don't like modular... more connectors that might fail.
  25. Thread: RAM Questions

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    DDR3 1600MHz CL9 seems available ...

    DDR3 1600MHz CL9 seems available

    https://www.amazon.com/Patriot-1600MHz-Desktop-Memory-Heatsink/dp/B008LTJJJ0/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=DD3+ram+CL9+1600&qid=1578680908&sr=8-1
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