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Thread: Measured my PSU. Thoughts?
02-27-06, 06:41 PM #1
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Measured my PSU. Thoughts?
I just measured my Antec TruePower 550 with a DMM, so here are my measurements. I don't understand why my load 12+ would be higher than idle. 5v is pretty low too so I'm thinking of doing the mod listed here . What do you guys think about my numbers?
3.3 = 3.278 (-0.67%)
5 = 4.85 (-3%)
12 = 11.92 (-0.67%)
3.3 = 3.251 (-1.48%)
5 = 4.62 (-4.4%)
12 = 11.94 (-0.5%)
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02-27-06, 07:10 PM #2
That's kind of odd that the +5V is low like that. Otherwise, the 3.3V and 12V look fine, even if it is strange that the +12V raises a tiny bit under load.
02-28-06, 07:23 PM #3
Antec seem to be on a new (well i've just noticed it ) trend of undervolting 5v
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