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Does average voltage regulation at +12V and large amount of ripple noise on 3.3V rails effect you pc in any way and would it effect ocing CPU or GPU's?

I ask because I've been planning to get the Thermaltake Toughpower XT Platinum 1275 W for a while due to its cooling system ( I like the fact that is Silent to 40% load and its max fan speed is 1000rpm!)

Any way according to Techpowerup's review (the only one I can find) the +12V regulation and 3.3V rail noise are notable issue with this PSU which has left me wondering if it would be wise to buy. redface.gif

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Thermaltake/TPX-1275M/9.html
    
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I'm not a pro on this, but I don't think I see any high ripples on 3.3 V or problematic voltages on +12 V. 3.3 V does dip a bit low on voltage regulation but still within specification.
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What are you planning on powering with that PSU?
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eh..go for it! :thumb.gif:
 
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Thanks for the feedback I thought there would be Little impact since ( as far as i understand ) the MB filtered the current running to all components connected to it.

Quote:
Pentium-David - What are you planning on powering with that PSU?

Sorry should have stated that this is the plan bought most of the WC stuff require so now i'm just waiting for all the hardware to become available.

2x HD 7970 may have to get 2 x GTX 580 because - http://www.overclock.net/t/1189145/hd-7970-performance-in-autodesk-programmes#post_16018435
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And i intend to OC most of it..............



That's the plan smile.gif

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i'm a bit lost now................. so i should be fine with this psu even with its flaws??.............. then why is this an issue according to techpowerup - (average voltage regulation at +12V and large amount of ripple noise on 3.3V)
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 4514kaiser View Post

i'm a bit lost now................. so i should be fine with this psu even with its flaws??.............. then why is this an issue according to techpowerup - (average voltage regulation at +12V and large amount of ripple noise on 3.3V)

 

As long as they stay within ATX tolerated range, not the best but they should be fine.

 

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LL

 

 

 

 

 

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agreed with ken
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