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Looking at our measurements, we see that this is a very well-regulated PSU with moderate ripple and noise results and a strong (but noisy) fan. Comparing the ratings on the label with reality, we have to mention the wrong documentation for the +12V rail; this is in fact a multi-rail design. There are two different solder points and there is no direct connection between those rails. Sometimes there is a big wire on the back of the PCB to create a single-rail where multi-rails was planned, but we can find nothing to suggest that is present. Thus, Corsair has two rails with OCP, just like the original S12D design that serves as the basis for this PSU.

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Hmmm, two rails advertised as one ? Corsair has been doing some strange things lately. But the PSU seems to be very well made (based on a Seasonic design), and with good results, except for a loud fan.
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/16/11 at 4:15pm
 
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Interesting to say the least.

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That would be odd if true... I have been looking for a new power supply (my current one is old and I want to have more stable power/ripple)
    
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What do you think, Phaedrus?
    
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Interesting to say the least.

I don't know much about PSUs so this may seem kinda noobish but...

What is all that white gunk? And i hope it doesn't belong to the photographer!
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Originally Posted by amurph0 View Post
I don't know much about PSUs so this may seem kinda noobish but...

What is all that white gunk? And i hope it doesn't belong to the photographer!
It is likely for reducing noise and vibration when the PSU is under load.
post #7 of 14
Its to keep metal from touching metal so no electric spark is made.
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Originally Posted by Anandtech

Corsair uses a 120mm fan from Young Lin with a ball bearing.
Why did they say it was a Young Lin fan when it says Yate Loon Electronics on the sticker?
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Why did they say it was a Young Lin fan when it says Yate Loon Electronics on the sticker?
Because they have no idea what they are talking about? lol
Who knows.

Anyway, The v2s have been out for a while now, anand just got in a sample?
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Why did they say it was a Young Lin fan when it says Yate Loon Electronics on the sticker?
Probably just a slip up on AT's part.
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