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Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

I can vouch for the NZXT HALE90/v2, they're absolutely incredible units. The lowest amount of ripple I've ever seen from a PSU, even when pulling 200W over load capacity.

Regarding extension cables... I have a bunch of the BitFenix Alchemy individual sleeved extensions, and the Silverstone 1-to-4x SATA with capacitors and the perfect spacing. I have a quite nice and very accurate Fluke DMM, and I've tested multiple times but never seen so much as a singlemA of ddifference between the extension cables and not. So long as you get good quality, you have nothing to worry about.

And the V1 can do 80 plus platinum despite it says 80 plus gold on the box
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That's because Gold was the highest rating at the time, and you can't resubmit for a retroactive increase in rating.
   
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post #23 of 24
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

And the V1 can do 80 plus platinum despite it says 80 plus gold on the box
Yeah I actually placed the order with the egg for the v 850 their promo plus MIR makes it a truly awesome deal. I saw that the V1 did plat till it got heated up good then it couldn't quite stretch it great for a gold psu but not great for plat rating. Then again I don't expect my unit to truly hit high enough temps for it to leave that efficiency thumb.gif
post #24 of 24
You need a oscilloscope to measure ripple on a switching power supply.
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