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I am choosing a new LPS for NUC. Does anyone have the opportunity to compare Farad3 vs Paul Hynes SR4T? I know that there was an evaluation on the forum and there was a penchant for Farad Super3 compared to Paul Hynes SR4. Now, however, we have a version of the SR4T, which has a positive response (but compared to the original SR4, I do not remember the comparison with Farad). Farad is now also a cheaper option compared to the new SR4T (after the European price increase Hynes). However finances aside, the important thing is as it sounds... Alternatively, some other LPS tips for this particular use.

Now I'm using SR4 for NUC, which I would use for another purpose and get a new one.

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What model NUC are you using? Reason I'm asking is because the i7 models have higher wattage requirements. The Farad Super 3 does not supply enough current for models like nuc8i7beh. Mattijs does say he is in the midst of coming out with a high current model for use with these nucs. 

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Now I have NUC7PJYH. I would upgrade to the older NUC7i7DNBE if I got one - which should still be OK. I heard something about Farad Super19; 9A and a price similar to Nucleus...

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7 minutes ago, novaca said:

Now I have NUC7PJYH. I would upgrade to the older NUC7i7DNBE if I got one - which should still be OK. I heard something about Farad Super19; 9A and a price similar to Nucleus...


You sure do not need a 9A supply for those little NUCs. And most all NUCs run fine from 12V—just as indicated in Intel’s technical documents for those models (12-19V).  There are a couple hundred people powering NUCs and Roon Nucleus at 12V with our choke-filtered, dual-output 5~7.4A JS-2.  
Heck, I even have a small fanless/driveless/headless Pentium NUC (running Audilinux) being powered from a 1.1A UltraCap LPS-1.2–though that’s pushing it. 9_9

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Yes, now I also use 12v (SR4). I used to try LPS-1.2 and it was not stable - but I had 2x8GB RAM and a case with a fan. Now I'm running fanless and only 1x4GB RAM, so I think it would work, but I want to use LPS-1.2 for ISO REGEN which is waiting for power...
The JS-2 would be on the list if two rails were needed (after all, it costs twice as much as the above options).

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I use a Paul Hynes SR7 with a Nuc i7 and it works flawless. It is a mr2 so it works with a Sotm switch too. Very satisfied

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I have no doubt about SR7. In fact, I was ready to order the SR7T 12V + 19V. I wanted to use it to power NUC and later build a Xeon server: 19V for ATX (via HDPLEX 800W DC-ATX) and 12V for EPS. At the last minute, I noticed that it is now 20% more expensive (for the UK and the EU) and postponed the project... Now I am looking for a appropriate new power supply only for the NUC.

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