*smooch* (ldy) wrote,
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active PFC

So, Active PFC is apparenlty a useless marketing tool. Nice for the electric company, but not terribly useful for consumers (in the US, anyway-- the situation's a bit different in the UK, where Active is definitely the way to go).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor

It increases the price of a PS tremendously. It's also incompatible with simulated or stepped UPSs.

Good to know!

I think I'll get this one instead. It's the one my gut instinct said to go with before I even started researching the subject:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153028

Sometimes, it pays to go with your gut. Goodbye, thinking cap-- hello, feeling shoes!

I'll order after I get some nourishment.
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