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Old May 19, 2010, 04:52 PM
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This is the only kind of "PSU tester" worth investing in: Hands-free Digital Multimeter | Canadian Tire

Much more useful, much more versatile, and much more accurate. You can follow this guide if you don't know how to use one: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgpower/troubleshooting.html
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This is the only kind of "PSU tester" worth investing in: Hands-free Digital Multimeter | Canadian Tire

Much more useful, much more versatile, and much more accurate. You can follow this guide if you don't know how to use one: http://www.bfgtech.com/bfgpower/troubleshooting.html
I have both....

But what I really want to do is use an old PSU case and build a 100 / 200 / 300 watt load into it. I've looked into it a bit but still haven't done anything about it

Right now I just load the PSU down with extra peripherals and the questionable PSU fails.

Worst one was a PSU that "worked" but when you added just one extra HD it would fail. It was one of those 500W specials that was only doing maybe 150W load at idle.
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I have both....
I do too, and I only use one of them. Guess which one ;).
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Well considering I've found that PSU testers have limited functionality I would say you went with whatever one that said "BING!"
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I got this one but I haven't even opened the box yet so don't no if its any good

NCIX.com - Buy Apevia PST-03 LCD Power Supply Tester III with Inidcators of ATX Voltages & Alarms On LOW/OVER/NO - PST-03 In Canada.
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