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Originally Posted by ablearcher;12410889 
Only part that rang with me was group regulated... so no DC-->DC stuff, here (I think...?)

Correct.

A DC-DC converter takes the 12v source (on ATX12v PSU's) and steps it down (through either a mag-amp or PWM method) to the needed voltage (3.3v & 5v in most cases.)

A buck converter on the other hand, uses two switches (usually a diode & transistor) to flip on and off to step the voltage down to the needed level; the inductor then stores power and discharges it as needed to maintain operations at it's given level.

Group Regulated vs Independent Regulation (Indy Regulation)

Indy Reg = 3 Coils for filter, one on each rail.
Group Reg = 2 or more voltage regulated on on coil; usually the 3.3v & 5v or 12v & 5v are regulated together. Depending on the design.
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Originally Posted by onoz;12410951 
onoz ---> confused.gif

This is why I didn't make it into EE.
I won't ever go into EE; to much math.
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Originally Posted by tx-jose;12411009 
soo can i join??? mine is modded stupid and the PSU is sitting outside (whats left) of my case lol...

watercooled Gigabyte H55N-USB3 with a i5 661 overclocked to 4GHz + (working on a stable 4.8GHz OC) GSkill ram 4gb ..GTX 460 OC to match a GTX480, ummm SSD idk im missing stuff i know
It sounds awesome, so may you pic some pics? biggrin.gif

Oh, and welcome to the teeny SFF WC subset smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12410570 
That is all 100% accurate lingo.

I didn't say anything that wasn't true.

Just ribbing ya.

I'm not a PSU boss, but I have read enough posted by Shin, Phae, and Oklahoma Wolf that spooky terms like "butt uploaded, phase shuffle topology" don't make me squeal.
    
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I would love to build an ITX rig, but i don't have the cash.
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Originally Posted by ablearcher;12411131 
It sounds awesome, so may you pic some pics? biggrin.gif

Oh, and welcome to the teeny SFF WC subset smile.gif

beforeee

000_0006.jpg

after liquid cooling.....lol its a mess i know but its gunna go in a Lan Li case soon and all nice and neat biggrin.gif

IMAG0002.jpg
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Originally Posted by tx-jose;12411448 
beforeee

000_0006.jpg

after liquid cooling.....lol its a mess i know but its gunna go in a Lan Li case soon and all nice and neat biggrin.gif

IMAG0002.jpg

Why do you have 2 360mm rads for just a cpu? That is kinda overkill. A single 360mm rad is overkill for just a cpu.
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if its worth doing its worth over doing......i live by this motto lol kinda like how i dont NEED a 80+ silver 750W PSU or the MCP 655 pump for the system but heyyyy why not tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice;12411237 
Just ribbing ya.

I'm not a PSU boss, but I have read enough posted by Shin, Phae, and Oklahoma Wolf that spooky terms like "butt uploaded, phase shuffle topology" don't make me squeal.
I think you mean Full Bridge Phase Shift Topology. tongue.gif
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haha nice

wait what case this going into? O.O
    
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Originally Posted by tx-jose;12411484 
if its worth doing its worth over doing......i live by this motto lol kinda like how i dont NEED a 80+ silver 750W PSU or the MCP 655 pump for the system but heyyyy why not tongue.gif

Because the 80+ silver PSU is saving you money by being more efficient and the pump is just a really high quality pump. The extra rad is giving you absolutely nothing unless you put a few GPU's in the loop.
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