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The following table includes the ripple levels we measured on the HPT750M's rails. The limits, according to the ATX specification, are 120mV (+12V) and 50mV (5V, 3.3V and 5VSB).
Ripple suppression is great on every rail. It's only during the overload test, when we clearly push the PSU past its limits, that ripple gets out of control (especially on the minor rails). As stated, though, the PSU operates beyond its limits there, and at very high temperatures, so we don't include those results in our final rating.
Ripple Oscilloscope Screenshots
The following oscilloscope screenshots illustrate the AC ripple and noise registered on the main rails (+12V, 5V, 3.3V and 5VSB). The bigger the fluctuations on the screen, the bigger the ripple/noise. We set 0.01 V/Div (each vertical division/box equals 0.01V) as the standard for all measurements.
Ripple At Full Load
Ripple At 110-Percent Load
Ripple At Cross-Load 1
Ripple At Cross-Load 2
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