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are these voltages ok?

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i have my hiper 580W type R

voltages are measured at (multimeter)
12V: 11.96V - 12.09V
5V: 5.17V - 5.21V
3.3V: 3.24V - 3.26V

is it me, or does the 12V rail look like it's too much of a variance? and the 3.3V rail looks low to me.

or am i just retarded?

i have a corsair 750TX sitting here brand new in the box. but i don't want to use it unless i absolutely need to. i'd rather sell it or return it to get my money back.
 
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what the hell are you using a Hiper for when you have Jesus' own power supply 750tx can power a third world nation and still have room for your pc! The corsair has ridiculous amperage on the 12v rail, that will stabilize the voltages
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I'm assuming the range of voltages for each rail is an idle-load sort of thing. The 12V rail is spot on while the 5V is almost out of spec (5.25V max) and the 3.3V rail is a little on the low side. While the regulation isn't as good as one would hope for the type of load that you are putting on it, the voltages are within specs and about what you should be seeing as seen here in this review: http://jonnyguru.com/modules.php?nam...Story2&reid=16. The Corsair is a better PSU but I don't see much of a reason to switch em out.
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