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    though I personally would prefer Straight Power...

    though I personally would prefer Straight Power 11 over the Dark Power 11...
    The only advantage is the Dark Power is Platinum and the "OC" Switch thingy + more connectors (especially on 550 and...
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTij7Juj5qE ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTij7Juj5qE

    Sadly one Vid per Post limit...
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEB0pl8a5C0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEB0pl8a5C0
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    one is integrated into the PSU, if the switch...

    one is integrated into the PSU, if the switch fails (and it will, when used this way), you have to throw away the PSU.

    The external is not integrated in the PSU and external, in another accessory....
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    You should switch to an external switch and not...

    You should switch to an external switch and not use the one on the PSU because they aren't to be designed to used constantly. They are more for emergencys. Like your PC is on fire, you can possibly...
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    Can also be due to dying or dead main capacitor...

    Can also be due to dying or dead main capacitor for example...
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    Smaller coil, less current on PFC Switchers, less...

    Smaller coil, less current on PFC Switchers, less current for PFC Diode.

    Either one of those parts.
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    Yes, those front vents increase venting and also...

    Yes, those front vents increase venting and also heat up the opt/5,25" Drives if mounted on the top...

    Thus its possible that those things reduce the temperature of the heatsink behind it.
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    Depends how you use them and how the protections...

    Depends how you use them and how the protections are implemented.

    In some cases you can use them but they blow up in other cases they shut down far before reaching max. load.
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    Depends on the design of the PSU. There are...

    Depends on the design of the PSU.

    There are "230VAC" PSU that work with less than that - but not at 100% Load or for more than a couple of seconds.
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    Question is: Are we talking about new units or...

    Question is: Are we talking about new units or used??

    And how long was the Straight Power in store??
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    because the be quiet System Power 9 (400W and up)...

    because the be quiet System Power 9 (400W and up) is way better because it has DC-DC.

    And for just a couple of bucks (~10) you can get something that is soo much better, have a decent quality...
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    it depends what we are talking about and what...

    it depends what we are talking about and what regions...

    On the lower end, if we compare Group Regulated to DC-DC, yes it matters.
    Especially if the voltage goes out of spec (well, wich is pretty...
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    Because the Controller for the DC-DC circuit...

    Because the Controller for the DC-DC circuit usually also comes with some form of protection.
    Well, if its implemented that is. There are some units from certain manufacturers that burn when...
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    That's not the reason for the S12II/M12II under...

    That's not the reason for the S12II/M12II under 750W to be rated that bad.
    The Reason is the high price with bad protections and high fan RPM.
    a group regulated unit, without OCP on 5V/3,3V is a...
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    YOu have two options: a) save on the PSU and get...

    YOu have two options:
    a) save on the PSU and get Problems/issues and lower expected lifetime
    b) save money and do not use the PSU until you can. We aren't talking about much, we're talking about...
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    It does not. You have only so many choices to do...

    It does not.
    You have only so many choices to do some things and that might look similar but its not. For example the position of the Standby Rail. You can either put it close to the PFC Section or...
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    I agree with the first part but not the second. ...

    I agree with the first part but not the second.

    With the EVGA G3 you might want a powermeter to keep an eye on the power consumption.
    Over here in Europe the Brennstuhl BM231E isn't the worst...
  19. You sure its worth it and you'd earn money in the...

    You sure its worth it and you'd earn money in the end??
    Best GPU for most mining stuff is VEGA64 a bit underclocked, good deals are still available (350 for a Sapphire at Mindfactory for example)...
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    So you can afford to have Prolems with the PSU,...

    So you can afford to have Prolems with the PSU, the PSU kill your Computer or you buy a new PSU every other year or so??
    That you can afford???
    And you waste(d) money on the way overpriced Intel...
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    Isn't G-Series said to come from RSY?? And only...

    Isn't G-Series said to come from RSY??
    And only X/P Series to be made by Seasonic?
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    Nope, attachment didn't work. You have to use an...

    Nope, attachment didn't work.
    You have to use an image provider...
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    Since this? Their older standard ATX Designs are...

    Since this?
    Their older standard ATX Designs are ancient.
    The last one that I know of in the 400-800W Range was the Cooler Master V-Semi Modular and the modified sucessor for that.
    That was end of...
  24. No, its not. Bitfenix was the first to use it...

    No, its not.
    Bitfenix was the first to use it for a while. Now you see more than that.
    I've seen at lest 3 versions: Whisper M, Deepcool and Enermax. And that's the fourth.
    Seems like a pretty...
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    I'd say its Enhance. I have a couple more pics: ...

    I'd say its Enhance. I have a couple more pics:

    https://img.tweakpc.de/images/2019/03/08/DSC_5398-Forums.md.jpg https://img.tweakpc.de/images/2019/03/08/DSC_5396-Forums.md.jpg...
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