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post #181 of 230
If you want to buy a CX then by all means go for it. It took me two dead 290s to understand a difference between a low end PSU and high end psu. Sometimes you'll have to see for yourself to believe.
post #182 of 230
Can you explain the graph again, I don't get why the blue line was jumping so much and then straightens out, can you explain this in further detail. I had a hard time reading the graph and understanding it based on what you were saying.
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post #183 of 230
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Originally Posted by Jedson3614 View Post

Can you explain the graph again, I don't get why the blue line was jumping so much and then straightens out, can you explain this in further detail. I had a hard time reading the graph and understanding it based on what you were saying.



This one?
Blue sine wave line is AC power. The white vertical line indicates when power was cut from the power supply.
The yellow line horizontal is power produced from PSU, and the yellow vertical line indicates when power stopped being produced.

He's saying it should continue producing power "good" for 16ms by ATX spec, but it only does for 6.8ms.

The Blue line goes up and down because its AC, Alternating current, It will look like a sine wave on an o-scope. 50-60Hz on average is normal range.

This is horribly worded and will probably be ripped to shreds but idc im tired.
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post #184 of 230
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This one?
Blue sine wave line is AC power. The white vertical line indicates when power was cut from the power supply.
The yellow line horizontal is power produced from PSU, and the yellow vertical line indicates when power stopped being produced.

He's saying it should continue producing power "good" for 16ms by ATX spec, but it only does for 6.8ms.

The Blue line goes up and down because its AC, Alternating current, It will look like a sine wave on an o-scope. 50-60Hz on average is normal range.

This is horribly worded and will probably be ripped to shreds but idc im tired.

No. You did fine. thumb.gif
post #185 of 230
No that makes more sense to me after explaining it a bit more, the only question I had left was then well the 6.90 ms is that the delta between the white and yellow line and where the delay comes from, so the shorter the delay the better the psu handles power?
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post #186 of 230
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No. You did fine. thumb.gif

OT:
I got some power supplies I'd like to send you one day.. Maybe in a few months. They're the kind that go pop.

BOT:
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post #187 of 230
Aha JonnyGuru is here! I get to see what's in his rig... tongue.gif


I use the CX430 all the time in my friends builds... They're often in the $600 range meaning I get them an i3 + 6870/5850/7950 something of the sorts. Haven't built one recently but it'd be an i3 + a 280x or 770 or something...
post #188 of 230
Late to the party but I want to say I have a cx 600 in a system going strong for 5 years thumb.gif
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No that makes more sense to me after explaining it a bit more, the only question I had left was then well the 6.90 ms is that the delta between the white and yellow line and where the delay comes from, so the shorter the delay the better the psu handles power?
No. It took 6.9ms for the power delivery to drop to 0. If your house or apartment get a quick power issue like when a truck hit power lines on the main street, this PSU will not be able to keep the computer running for the current to kick back in. My Rosewill Capstone held up during that time, but my friend's computer did not. He has some cheap PSU and now it is experiencing freezes and hang-ups.(It's not a CX).
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post #190 of 230
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post



This one?
Blue sine wave line is AC power. The white vertical line indicates when power was cut from the power supply.
The yellow line horizontal is power produced from PSU, and the yellow vertical line indicates when power stopped being produced.

He's saying it should continue producing power "good" for 16ms by ATX spec, but it only does for 6.8ms.

The Blue line goes up and down because its AC, Alternating current, It will look like a sine wave on an o-scope. 50-60Hz on average is normal range.

This is horribly worded and will probably be ripped to shreds but idc im tired.

I understood that beautifully.
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Originally Posted by AcEsSalvation View Post

No. It took 6.9ms for the power delivery to drop to 0. If your house or apartment get a quick power issue like when a truck hit power lines on the main street, this PSU will not be able to keep the computer running for the current to kick back in. My Rosewill Capstone held up during that time, but my friend's computer did not. He has some cheap PSU and now it is experiencing freezes and hang-ups.(It's not a CX).

Always, always, always plug your PSU into a surge protector and not directly into the wall.
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