0The perfect HTPC power supply 2020

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0The perfect HTPC power supply 2020.

Posted 20th Jul 2020 by filed under Misc Hardware

I recently got a new GPU for my HTPC which required a replace­men t power sup­ply as the old one was­n’t suit­able for power­ing a GPU with an 8 pin PCIe power cable.
The HTPC is in use for an aver­age of around 6 hours per day and with elec­tri­ci ty at 15p/kWh any reduc­tion in power at the wall works out at 33p a year per Watt.
This isn’t a big sav­ing, but if con­sump­tion is reduced by sev­er­al watts the sav­ing can add up.… Read Full Art­icle 80 plus, gold, , .

Pcie 0The search for a storage server PSU

Published 28th Nov 2019 by filed under Misc Hardware

Last updated 2 Dec, 2019.
I recently pos­ted abi­out my search for a new stor­age serv­er case.

My next search involves find­ing a suit­able PSU

It seems in recent years it has got much harder to find the type of hard­ware I like to use, prob­ably because the fash­ion has been to go smal­ler and sleeker which is gen­er­ally more pos­sible in this era of improved per­form­an ce-per-watt devices.
How­ever, if you have space and you want sys­tems to be cool, quiet.

And effi­cient then large is still the way to go.… Read Full Art­icle 80 plus

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