InterClaw Posted October 3, 2008 Share Posted October 3, 2008 Just bought the HX1000 because from what I've read it seems to be the best power supply on the market and proceeded with testing the power draw of the unit. Connected to power grid, main switch ON, not connected to computer: 37W Connected to power grid, main switch OFF, not connected to computer: 18W I cannot believe this is normal! 37 watts could power a laptop (one w/o dedicated graphics at least). What is this power supply doing while it's not even running? Now, compare this to the power supply I'm coming from, a Seasonic 650W Energy+. Same scenarios as above show 11W and 4W respectively. I was under the impression that Seasonic actually was the OEM of your power supplies. Please explain what's going on. I'm not happy about this. I'm running on 230VAC btw. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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