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Regardless, I think the two most important aspects of a PSU to the average consumer are (1) "is this enough power?", and (2) "will it blow up?" IMO, answering those two questions would be more valuable to the average consumer than the actual task of taking voltage measurements, irrespective of how those results may be mutually dependant.
I think this nailed it for the average consumer. I can already hear the gnashing of enthusiast teeth from over here.
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I guess it's not a terrible idea, but I foresee some huuuuge problems. Ecos/80plus was started by a company that was already a major player in the eco/green movement. So with the support of the entire green lobby they had enough reputation to get Seasonic and the other early adopters to have their PSUs certified. If you were to start up a semi-competing certification you would also have to have some major backers to give you the credibility to be able to get some prominent PSU companies to play along.
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