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Old 06-25-2007, 11:27 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Xclio greatpower 650 a better choice than for someone on a budget?
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The Xclio PSU's have not had a bad unit yet. The Greatpower line is very good in terms of performance and value.
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It's not a "bad" idea to get OCZ as they are very good power supplies aside from the ripple...
just hope we are the lucky ones
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Old 06-25-2007, 01:44 PM   #24 (permalink)
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k back 2 the topic, is active PFC worth the money?
think its like extra $25-30
im looking for a 550w-600w with active PFC and SLI, $60-$70
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I've read that active PFC is more efficient, and preferred than passive. Also that active PFC is the most effective, as it can have 99% PFC.

PFC is a technique, to balance the loads of electricity, being given out.....and Active PFC controls that amount of power drawn by the load. Passive PFC, tries to correct the amount of power, instead of controlling it.
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just hope we are the lucky ones
There is no "lucky" ones The PSU's are all the same it's the fact that if you are running your PSU close to the 600w mark this is bad because it will deteriorate your parts overtime.
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