How Important is Over Current Protection on a PSU?

Tagged: OCP, Power Supplies, Power Supply, psu, PSUs, Technology
Source: Antec - Read the full article
Posted: 6 years 45 weeks ago

See what happens when a Power Supply doesn't have Over Current Protection (OCP).




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I hate the smell of burnt electronics. By the way any news on when the forum will be back?

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You better protect your motherboard with a PSU that comes with OCP protection, regardless of the cost for the motherboard ($70 or whatever).

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