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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Then let me be a little more clear on my answer, as my reference to the FAQ would have provided.
I have done many of these for high end overclockers and corporate test benches for undisclosed hardware and they have all passed their own "measuring" of the impact from removing them. All returned with the same answer, "there was little to no impact or very little measurable difference"
Now of course you would have to use common sense with this as well - if you are pushing the psu to its very limits and putting very close to its max load (which you should try not to do anyhow by planning your PSU purchase better) then the removal of the caps might come into play a bit more. But even then all of the corporate testers and OCers didn't measure or notice much effect to the line even in the most extreme cases.
Likewise however, most people who are sleeving wont be running subzero cooling runs for the most part anyhow.
I hope that explains it a bit better.

Sounds reasonable enough- I could swear I'd seen a review where the ripple was terrible without them - as though the whole supply was designed around having them, but I can't find it. Otherwise I agree completely, although I'm sure it didn't come off that way.
 
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