The PSU Factor

Posted on Wednesday, April 19 2006 @ 7:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone looks at how the power supply affects the rest of the computer.

The PSU Factor, for some reason, wasn't necessarily discussed as much in the years before when creating computer systems for consumers. After all, consumers did not need such a reliable power system for their machines--or so it was thought. The question of why power current was not an issue several years ago, is still not answered. It could have been attributed to a basic lack of awareness, or possibly computer manufacturers didn't make it a priority in creating products for the consumer. What is potentially more revelating, is that many hard drive errors and operating system errors in the past could be attributed to a lack of a stable power supply and a lack of a more powerful power supply unit..

Read on over at The Tech Zone.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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