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Antec High Current Pro Platinum 1300W PSU Review

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Antec are using a high grade Delta fan, model number AFB1312M (12V, 0.38A). This fan is manufactured in China. We will measure noise on the next page.
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The High Current Pro Platinum 1,300W is manufactured by Delta, one of the most respected power supply OEM’s in the world. The HCP-1300 is built to the highest standards, using a full bridge topology and an LLC converter for lossless switching of the primary mosfets. The secondary side is using a synchronous rectification system and utilises a transformer to host the +12V fets.

Soldering on the main PCB is excellent.
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The first section of the transient filtering stage is behind the AC receptacle. It consists of two Y caps and a single X cap. The main PCB is home to the remainder of the transient filtering components, including four Y caps, a single X cap, an MOV and two CM chokes.

The three layered modular PCB contains a series of Chemi Con electrolytic capacitors to help with ripple filtering to the DC outputs. Two DC-DC converters which generate the minor rails are on a PCB which is placed close to the modular PCB.
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The design is using two ultra high grade Rubycon capacitors rated at 450V, 560μF each. These 105c rated capacitors will give a combined 1120μF delivery. The PFC controller is connected to a small PCB attached to the main PCB.

All in all, this is a fantastic design, using only the highest grade components throughout.

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