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Nexus RX-8500 850W Power Supply

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Post by Monkeh16 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:42 pm

Interesting how the +12V line increased with load, imo a good thing rather than an oddity.

Any idea who actually makes it?

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Post by gb115b » Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:38 am

is there any chance of re-testing the Zalman?

it's a shame that its always mentioned in the reviews but we're unable to do a direct comparison (as much as that's possible with varying conditions)

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Post by RoGuE » Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:08 am

thanks for the review, Mike

One thing I was wondering, and this might be off topic..Why are there highlighted word ads in all the articles? Do they really pay you that much to throw them in there? Because they are super annoying when I am at work and my internet is slow. If I happen to mouse over one for a second, it bogs me down for a full minute while my computer loads the little ad popup.

I understand it's awesome to get money for ads like this, but if there's any other way, I'm sure we would all love to see them gone lol

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Post by MikeC » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:00 am

RoGuE wrote:thanks for the review, Mike

One thing I was wondering, and this might be off topic..Why are there highlighted word ads in all the articles? Do they really pay you that much to throw them in there? Because they are super annoying when I am at work and my internet is slow. If I happen to mouse over one for a second, it bogs me down for a full minute while my computer loads the little ad popup.

I understand it's awesome to get money for ads like this, but if there's any other way, I'm sure we would all love to see them gone lol
They've only been there for... years. Like 99% of tech web sites. Surely by now you know how to sidestep them if you wish? Or click ads like crazy to help a site you like? :lol:
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Post by RoGuE » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:45 am

Wow I feel stupid. I never knew you could shut those off. I just read up on it. Thanks for letting me know.

...but if I get bored one day I'll go on a clicking spree for you k?

Thanks again for the review.

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Post by Bakkone » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:34 pm

Still waiting for the CP850 review. Hope to see it soon!

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Post by burebista » Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:29 am

Monkeh16 wrote:Any idea who actually makes it?
Looks like ATNG.
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Re: Nexus RX-8500 850W Power Supply

Post by new2spcr » Fri Aug 28, 2009 2:41 am

Thanks for the review.
I'm not fond of the oversized fan... a fan swap seems almost impossible?
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Re: Nexus RX-8500 850W Power Supply

Post by lodestar » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:16 am

new2spcr wrote:I'm not fond of the oversized fan... a fan swap seems almost impossible?
Some of the 140mm fans come with adjustable fittings for 135mm & 130mm, or sets of holes that cover the other sizes.

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Re: Nexus RX-8500 850W Power Supply

Post by MikeC » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:05 am

lodestar wrote:
new2spcr wrote:I'm not fond of the oversized fan... a fan swap seems almost impossible?
Some of the 140mm fans come with adjustable fittings for 135mm & 130mm, or sets of holes that cover the other sizes.
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Post by EsaT » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:39 am

That tiny transformer is probably for 5VSB line which is completely separated from main transformer.
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article970-page3.html
Instead of one big and fat main transformer for main lines they just used two slimmer ones.

Monkeh16 wrote:Interesting how the +12V line increased with load, imo a good thing rather than an oddity.
Any idea who actually makes it?
At least load is disproportionally heavy in 3.3V and 5V which shows in slight drop of 12V in crossload test but that doesn't fulyl explain that rise.


But is there some extra not shown load in 12V?
12.47x(22+29.1)= ~637.2
4.88x18.66= ~91.1
3.19x19.12= ~61.3
Which is 60W short of 850W with 5VSB and -12V filling only dozen of that.
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Post by MikeC » Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:50 am

EsaT wrote:But is there some extra not shown load in 12V?
12.47x(22+29.1)= ~637.2
4.88x18.66= ~91.1
3.19x19.12= ~61.3
Which is 60W short of 850W with 5VSB and -12V filling only dozen of that.
Transcription error -- 22A for 12V1 should have been 24.91A. Corrected.
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