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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Gerow View Post
    This is more like a product for system integrators that need to meet the new requirements but also need to have a lower-cost.
    Does failing to meet that requirement means anything other than a couple more watts on the electricity bill?
    It's been a hard day's night and I've been working like a dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis View Post
    Does failing to meet that requirement means anything other than a couple more watts on the electricity bill?
    It means not shipping units into CA if you're a system integrator without risking a fine. CEC laws go into effect this year requiring minimum system efficiency to be 60%, next year 70%. (IIRC)

    You still have power loss in the rest of the system but RM helps make it so the PSU isn't the major culprit at 2% load.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shocksim View Post
    It means not shipping units into CA if you're a system integrator without risking a fine. CEC laws go into effect this year requiring minimum system efficiency to be 60%, next year 70%. (IIRC)

    You still have power loss in the rest of the system but RM helps make it so the PSU isn't the major culprit at 2% load.
    How do they calculate system efficiency?
    It's been a hard day's night and I've been working like a dog.

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    Semi passive mode with fan facing downwards is not recommended? Didn't know that, then should I face it upwards?

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    Is there any plans for a 550W model or do they not make sense price wise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis View Post
    How do they calculate system efficiency?
    There's a whole XLS that SI's need to fill out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheStoka View Post
    Is there any plans for a 550W model or do they not make sense price wise?
    Didn't make much sense. Plus this is a weird SKU given how similar it is in price and feature to RMx so that made it even harder to fit another 550W into the stack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis View Post
    How do they calculate system efficiency?
    As Jon said, excel calculator they have to fill out. SIs self-certify and CEC does spot checkups on system level efficiency. Send out a fine if they find you violate. Supposedly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stefan Payne View Post
    Oh, not many Japanese caps!!11
    It can't be good!!1111

    /s
    What kills me is that Aris thinks that if it had Teapo caps in it, it would be better.

    #ifheonlyknew

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Gerow View Post
    What kills me is that Aris thinks that if it had Teapo caps in it, it would be better.

    #ifheonlyknew
    Serious question, now (no 's' or '/s'): have you tried the same PSU with JapCaps (TM) and without? Has your company done A/B testing? Or A/B/C?
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