Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday April 18, 2012

Hantol PSU Contain Fake PFC Made of Cement

Heads up, it looks like fake components are making the rounds again. This time around the folks at Hardware Secrets found cement in a PSU purchased for review. Hit the link for the full details.

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This was done to deceive users in two ways. First, people may assume that this unit has a passive PFC circuit, which is not the case. Second, with a piece of cement inside the unit, it is heavier, and a lot of users when buying entry-level power supplies tend to assume that heavier models are better, as they have more components and bigger heatsinks.

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