Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies

It wasn't until the past few years that people even cared about what kind of PSU powered their computer. Recently though, more attention has been given to the need for a quality PSU, and interest in how these devices work and how to mod them has also grown. If you're intrigued about how a PSU is built, than Hardware Secrets can help satisfy that curiosity with their latest article on PSU Anatomy.

"Power supplies used on the PC are based on a technology called "switching mode" and thus are also known as SMPS, Switching Mode Power Supplies. In this tutorial we will explain you how switching power supplies work and we will provide a journey into the PC power supply showing you its main components and what they do."


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