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    There are different types of PCB substrate...

    There are different types of PCB substrate materials. Phenolic/Paper, CEM-1, CEM-3, FR-4 and so-on. Single layer boards often use fire-resistant Phenolic/Paper (often referred to as "94V0" which is...
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    Another 80plus Gold budget platform on...

    Another 80plus Gold budget platform on single-layer PCB.
  3. https://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-sata-power-d...

    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-sata-power-disable-feature,36146.html

    Removing the 3.3V rail from the SATA cables make the PSU compatible with SATA 3.3 HDDs supporting PWDIS feature.
  4. I think capacity matters more.

    I think capacity matters more.
  5. Old MWE Gold is manufactured by XHY and New MWE...

    Old MWE Gold is manufactured by XHY and New MWE Gold/Bronze/White are manufactured by Gospower which outclasses XHY.
  6. That platform is an overkill for MWE white. The...

    That platform is an overkill for MWE white. The cheapest version should be 80+ bronze/silver-capable.
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    The maximum rated wattage for the entire Focus...

    The maximum rated wattage for the entire Focus series is 1000W. Assuming Focus GX-1000 is using the same platform as other Focus models, Seasonic should have some possible ways to make other Focus...
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    The SR MOSFETs might have failed as well, since...

    The SR MOSFETs might have failed as well, since the drive circuit is burnt.
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    If the peak load lasts ~10ms, the PSU will...

    If the peak load lasts ~10ms, the PSU will deliver that much power. The capacitors and inductors can't absorb the spike for so long. You need a PSU which can handle that peak load for some seconds...
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    Aren't there tooooooo many 80plus Gold modular...

    Aren't there tooooooo many 80plus Gold modular models in production?
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    And there used to be some TX models with...

    And there used to be some TX models with hardwired cables, 80plus regular to bronze and probably silver efficiency.
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    How do they calculate system efficiency?

    How do they calculate system efficiency?
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    Does failing to meet that requirement means...

    Does failing to meet that requirement means anything other than a couple more watts on the electricity bill?
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    What about part numbers which begin with 75? ...

    What about part numbers which begin with 75?

    https://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/corsair_cx600m_psu_review,5.html
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    How can you tell the difference between a...

    How can you tell the difference between a CWT-built VS and an HEC-built one, from the look and sticker?
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    Incorrect. The major rail (+12V) and one minor...

    Incorrect. The major rail (+12V) and one minor rail (+5V) aren't independently regulated, but the other minor rail (+3.3V) is.


    They ARE correct nowadays.

    As long as it handles a...
  17. If the PSU is 230V non-PFC model, it can have...

    If the PSU is 230V non-PFC model, it can have only 1 bulk cap with ~400V rated voltage, and the resistors in parallel with the bulk caps (which are necessary with 2 bulk caps in series) can be...
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    There are two major problems with a rather old...

    There are two major problems with a rather old but high end power supply.
    First of all, its bulk capacitor and secondary capacitors have aged. Aged capacitors have lower capacity and higher ESR, so...
  19. DETONATOR Magnum.

    DETONATOR Magnum.
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    The authority claimed that by the end of 2018 all...

    The authority claimed that by the end of 2018 all taxis would be battery EVs.

    Edit: In January 2019 they said 99% of the taxis are BEV.
    Asked a few folks in ShenZhen and they say most taxis on...
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    Buick in China is kind of like Chevy in other...

    Buick in China is kind of like Chevy in other countries. We have cars cheaper than Cruze and Trax sold under Buick badge. It's not a premium brand on par with Lexus/Infi, but a mainstream brand on...
  22. Have you tested SF600 Platinum on Vega 56/64 with...

    Have you tested SF600 Platinum on Vega 56/64 with Destiny 2 or PUBG?
  23. Don't try popular "power virus" programs like...

    Don't try popular "power virus" programs like Furmark/AIDA64/3DMark/OCCT, since the video drivers deal with them too well.
  24. Interesting... Maybe we should play with Vega...

    Interesting... Maybe we should play with Vega enabling Radeon Chill and see whether the peak current rises or not.
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    According to a reviewer here, Focus Platinum...

    According to a reviewer here, Focus Platinum produces excessive ripple if it's overloaded to a certain point. As far as I know, RX Vega and RTX2080Ti has the ability to overload a PSU because their...
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