Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W Power Supply Review

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Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W Power Supply Review

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:23 pm

Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W Power Supply Review

The Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520MHCG is a modular power supply that is 80Plus Bronze certified and available for under $90 shipped. Antec says this PSU has heavy-duty connectors and cabling that supply high levels of power with efficiency. The High Current Gamer series also uses Japanese-brand capacitors, and a quiet 135 mm double ball bearing fan to complete the package. Read on to see how this power supply does when put to the test on our PSU tester.

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When it comes to performance, the HCG-520M leaves mixed feelings. Electrically, the HCG-520M excels over ripple suppression, displaying outstanding filtering and thus there is virtually no ripple at all, but the regulation on the minor lines is weak, allowing the lines to fluctuate by...


Article Title: Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W Power Supply Review
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Pricing At Time of Print: $86.59 shipped
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Re: Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W Power Supply Revi

Postby Major_A » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:57 pm

As we mentioned in the introductory page of this article, most adept PC users realize that they do not need monstrous units for their everyday or even for typical PCs.

Kudos! Everything in a PC is getting more power efficient. I was curious one day and the most my PC pulled at the wall was roughly 400 watts.
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