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Test Methodology

Stress Test: Power Supplies Under Full Load
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Overview

  • Test Phase 1: Increase load from 20% to 100% of nominal power rating in several steps (appr. 5 hours)
  • Test Phase 2: Steady load at 100% of nominal power rating (appr. 19 hours)
  • Test Phase 3: Measurement of voltages on rails, ripple, noise level, temperatures, efficiency (live broadcast during the test, values at the end of phase 2 are being published)
The Details
Failed Or Passed?

We say that a PSU has failed our test battery if any of the following happen:

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    atis , August 11, 2008 11:52 PM
    Where's the end of article? There are actual test results missing for 7 PSU's.
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