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Old 01-05-2018
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Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
PFC tends to be one of the least efficient parts of an SMPS (barring magnetics and capacitors, of course). It can also be one of the hottest parts of a PSU (other than the main transformer in many cases), so to use GaN to both increase efficiency AND reduce size is a win-win no matter how you look at it.
On the other side, I assume it significantly increased the BOM
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