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    Default Why many PSU have capacitors in some cables?

    Hi, i notice in many PSU that have capacitors in some cable, but why they use capacitor in cable? maybe for have a better ripple?

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    Lower ripple indeed. For a higher score in reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -The_Mask- View Post
    Lower ripple indeed. For a higher score in reviews.
    Although that kinda backfires on them now with Jeremy/Tazz deducting points for in cable caps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by awesomegamer919 View Post
    Although that kinda backfires on them now with Jeremy/Tazz deducting points for in cable caps.
    And just in time, they are abandoning in-cable caps. What it looks like from the bleachers is that in-cable caps are something an OEM can do late, after the design of the main PSU has been frozen.
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    I've always wondered why they didn't do in-cable caps at the start of the cable, on the PSU side, instead of where it plugs into the motherboard, gpu, etc..
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    If they'd place them in this spot they could just put them into the PSU case instead of in the cables.
    The advantage of huge capacitance in the cables is the ability bring it as close to the load as possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by »broda« View Post
    If they'd place them in this spot they could just put them into the PSU case instead of in the cables.
    The advantage of huge capacitance in the cables is the ability bring it as close to the load as possible.
    ANd thus reducing also the effect load changes have. Possibly even lower EMV because a bit lower change in voltage on the cables...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TELVM View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Æther Tech View Post
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