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    Default Recapping motherboards and psu's with solid caps.

    I don't know if this is true, but I read somewhere that the solid capacitors are far more effective at smoothing the ripple on psu lines, to the extent that you only need a value of around 1/10 a standard electrolytic capacitor.

    Has anyone else heard that?

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    Polymer caps have their benefits and drawbacks. In a computer PSU, cost is one of them assuming one can even find them in sizes able to filter a good size PSU. They make more sense used on a mainboard's VRM.

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    Interesting read http://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=3340

    gonzo is da man.
    Worth a good looking over. http://www.badcaps.net/

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