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    Below is a link to an article suggesting that most PSU testing methods are inadequate and why.


    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/410

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    And most of gabes points have been adressed in the methodology employed here and a couple of other places.

    Though why he is so hell bent on the Chroma is beyond me (well actually I could guess but I won't).

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    Not to take over, but didnt want to start a thread just to ask this

    In testing a psu by shorting the green to any black on the ATX connector and having no load at all on the psu. Will this blow it up or damage it in any way ?

    Thx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spectre View Post

    Though why he is so hell bent on the Chroma is beyond me (well actually I could guess but I won't).
    I could guess too Actually I dont need to guess.
    because poorboying a real automated test rig together will melt your brain and your bank account

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ice Czar View Post
    I could guess too Actually I dont need to guess.
    because poorboying a real automated test rig together will melt your brain and your bank account
    Well now there is someone I haven't seen in a while...holy crap I was just talking about you yesterday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spectre View Post
    Well now there is someone I haven't seen in a while...holy crap I was just talking about you yesterday!
    What were those names we were using to describe him?


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    No.

    Used to be the answer was yes, but not anymore.

    Just don't load up one rail without having anything on any of the others, like when some people use a second power supply to just power their pump, lights, fans, etc. That's not good for most power supplies.

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    ah ok thx

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    Welcome aboard Ice Czar - long time no see

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