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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post




Over soon though, I think.



Anyway, you say that you read what other people wrote, learned it, then spread it to other people? That's what I did. I was the PSU guru for years before I learned much of the EE stuff. And when it comes right down to it, it's not all that difficult, not the level of stuff we need to know. Start by learning about topologies. Research Buck and Boost regulators, look at how they work. Look at the circuits for the Half Bridge and Two Transistor Forward topologies, those being the most common. Find Youtube videos about it. Read Texas Instruments white papers. Read entry-level EE textbooks. You'll get the hang of it.

And in the meantime, knowing OEMs and models and performance of various units is 95% of the job, so you're most of the way there.

Thats good and all but i tried understanding electrical stuff and i did try but never really could

On the other hand i can understand some nuclear physics so why not electrical stuff?

And computers and hardware is not the area i know most there is only one area where i claim to be an expert

But thats off topic
Edited by shilka - 5/19/13 at 3:38pm
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

There's still a few people who know the in's and out's of power supplies. Phaedrus posts occasionally, Tator Tot is often around and mikeaj really seems to know his stuff.
Hmm, i guess OCN is not the place for PSU in-talk tongue.gif I guess i screwed up redface.gif
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Thanks!.. it means a lot. smile.gif
There are plenty of people around who know easily as much, or more, than I do on the topic (design/engineering), just don't expect them to accidentally drop on your thread/s. wink.gif... PM people if you need advice/info... also sight up at JonnyGURU forums, we're all there as well. smile.gif
I haven't joined johnnyguru yet but of course it's the place for all PSU talk tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post

Anyway, you say that you read what other people wrote, learned it, then spread it to other people? That's what I did. I was the PSU guru for years before I learned much of the EE stuff. And when it comes right down to it, it's not all that difficult, not the level of stuff we need to know. Start by learning about topologies. Research Buck and Boost regulators, look at how they work. Look at the circuits for the Half Bridge and Two Transistor Forward topologies, those being the most common. Find Youtube videos about it. Read Texas Instruments white papers. Read entry-level EE textbooks. You'll get the hang of it.

And in the meantime, knowing OEMs and models and performance of various units is 95% of the job, so you're most of the way there.
It really is simple as that, not too many topologies on computer PSUs wink.gif
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Hmm, i guess OCN is not the place for PSU in-talk tongue.gif I guess i screwed up redface.gif
What do you mean?

OCN is probably the second best forum for PSU talk after JonnyGuru. If you go on Tom's Hardware or some other sites people just say "Get teh Corsairz, the platinum 1 is best cuz its shiny".

Sorry I missed you out of the list, I'm sure there's other people too that I've forgotten thumb.gif
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What do you mean?

OCN is probably the second best forum for PSU talk after JonnyGuru. If you go on Tom's Hardware or some other sites people just say "Get teh Corsairz, the platinum 1 is best cuz its shiny".

Sorry I missed you out of the list, I'm sure there's other people too that I've forgotten thumb.gif
Lol tongue.gif I know i know, going in-depth here is ... a bit not where it belongs tongue.gif
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