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In Win Commander III 700 W Power Supply Review
Author: Gabriel Torres
Type: Reviews Last Updated: February 7, 2013
Page: 3 of 13
Transient Filtering Stage
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As we have mentioned in other articles and reviews, the first place we look when opening a power supply for a hint about its quality, is its filtering stage. The recommended components for this stage are two ferrite coils, two ceramic capacitors (Y capacitors, usually blue), one metalized polyester capacitor (X capacitor), and one MOV (Metal-Oxide Varistor). Very low-end power supplies use fewer components, usually removing the MOV and the first coil.

In the transient filtering stage, this power supply is “flawless.”

In Win Commander III 700w
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Figure 9: Transient filtering stage (part 1)

In Win Commander III 700w
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Figure 10: Transient filtering stage (part 2)

On the next page, we will have a more detailed discussion of the components used in the In Win Commander III 700 W.
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