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Old 01-16-2006, 01:42 AM   #11
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1) PFC, what is it and do I want active or passive?
I have the same question too. For a power supply, what's the primary difference between active and passive PSU's?
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Old 01-16-2006, 02:08 AM   #12
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor_correction
read about it there. Usually you want Active as it is more modern and manufacturers promote it
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Old 01-16-2006, 02:52 AM   #13
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Active it is. Looks like cost is a bit higher with that feature. I see some really nice specs for PSU and from reputable manufacturers too without the Active/Passive deal. Must not be too important.
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Yes, i agree, either way, you still have PFC haha.
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