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post #14 of (permalink) Old 06-15-2011, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by zyamak_zealot;13880011 
Longevity wise... Is it not better for a PSU to work at < 50% load, than > 50% ?
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13880023 
Originally Posted by ikcti;13880112 
PSUs are more efficient and effective at >50%.

...Should I punch that guy, which gave me that advice, in a face if I ever meet him? rolleyes.gif But I'm convinced that there is at least one advantage left - heat output. It must be considerably lower at < 50% load.

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