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The following table includes the ripple levels we measured on the PSX 850GFM’s rails. The limits, according to the ATX specification, are 120mV (+12V) and 50mV (5V, 3.3V, and 5VSB).
Ripple suppression was very good on every rail. High Power did a pretty good job in this department, although still it needs a little more effort to reach Super Flower's levels. Just remember that Super Flower's implementations are also more expensive.
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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Aris Mpitziopoulos is a Contributing Editor at Tom's Hardware US, covering PSUs.
In the video, you should have turned on the PSU and shown all the RGB lighting choices.Reply
So what low Tier-2, High Tier-3?Reply
I wouldn't consider this even if it's cheap. for non enthusiasts it's far from idiot proof enough to recommend. for power users they'd obviously want something better. meh.Reply
Low quality sleeve bearing fan without Over Temperature Protection or Fan Failure Protection? No thanks.Reply