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EVGA SuperNOVA 650 P2 Review
     Fri, Nov 06 2015 | 12:00P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
EVGA power supplies have been scoring well in our lab tests now for some time. Their partnership with design manufacturers Seasonic and SuperFlower is in no small part a factor to their continued success. EVGA sent us several of their new P2 models for analysis, and today we take a look at the 650 watt model which retails for around £100 inc vat in the UK.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Thermaltake ToughPower Grand Platinum 850W Power Supply
     Wed, Nov 04 2015 | 12:00P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Leaving out computers and gadgets studying about airplanes and more specifically jet fighters has always been one of my hobbies. I never did try to enter the air force of my country especially since even up until today it doesn't use any of the airplane models I’d love to learn how to fly with but that hasn't stopped me from visiting various joint exhibitions abroad to check them out up close and personal. Roughly two months ago i managed to attend one such show and although i didn't get the chance to approach the new models i went there for i did talk to some engineers about the long history of the those two legendary fighter lines that got updated recently. What surprised me and is also why I’m even mentioning this was the amount of research and weight engineers give to the engines used in those aircraft since they consider those to be their heart. Likewise I’ve always believed that the heart of a computer system is the power supply unit so as soon as i came back i started working on the latest model by Thermaltake the ToughPower Grand Platinum 850W.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Fractal Design Edison M 750 Watt
     Tue, Nov 03 2015 | 1:20P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
HardwareOverclock.com has just posted another review. Last week we have taken a look at the Fractal Design Edison M 750 Watt PSU.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREOVERCLOCK

Chieftec SFX 500GD-C 500w Power Supply Review
     Mon, Nov 02 2015 | 1:14P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Compact systems are becoming increasingly popular, with many chassis now being so small, that they no longer support the common ATX PSU standard. This is where smaller form factor power supplies, such as the Chieftec SFX 500GD-C we have on the test bench today, come into play. The smaller form factor makes them perfect for compact system builds and with 500W of power on offer, this tiny PSU still has more than enough juice to power a decent gaming system, making it a prime choice for those building a small LAN gaming system, HTPC style gaming system, or even just those who have limited room for a desktop rig/workstation.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Smart DPS G 600W/650W/700W/750W
     Fri, Oct 30 2015 | 4:03P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Thermaltake is expanding their Digital Power Supply (DPS) lineup with the introduction of the new Toughpower DPS G Series, which includes six models ranging from 450W up to 1050W. We will be taking a detailed look at the Toughpower DPS G 850W PSU in this review. Note: the new DPS G Series is a new line and is different than the Toughpower DPS 750W/850W/1050W models, which use the basic DPS App software. All DPS G Series power supplies support Thermaltakes new comprehensive suite of Smart Power Management (SPM) software. Thermaltake has also introduced four DPS G power supplies in their Smart Series, the Smart DPS G 600W/650W/700W/750W
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Antec HCP Platinum Continuous Power 1000W Power Supply Review
     Sun, Oct 11 2015 | 12:00P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Antec have produced some extremely popular power supplies over the years, such as their very reliable PGS series, many of which I’ve owned and used myself over the years. For those with demanding systems, such as test benches, rendering systems and gaming rigs, their HCP Continuous Power units are a popular choice, so we’ve been eager to get one onto our test bench and see how good they really are!
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2
     Wed, Oct 07 2015 | 5:01P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
EVGA recently added units featuring 550 W and 650 W capacities to their SuperNOVA G2 lineup. Today, we will take a detailed look at the 650 G2 promising high performance and silent operation; a highly desired combination of features for most users.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

 
RM Series of PC power supplies
     Tue, Oct 06 2015 | 12:03P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Overall, the new RM850x proved to be an excellent power supply (great performance, high efficiency, and quiet operation). And Corsair was able to lower the price $10 (as compared with the RMi Series) by eliminating the Corsair Link interface. It’s really hard to find anything to complain about; but when pushed I would prefer to see some dedicated PCI-E cables supplying a single connector instead of having two connectors on the end of each PCI-E cable."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Corsair RM1000x and RM750x Review
     Wed, Sep 30 2015 | 1:10P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are going to look at the Aerocool Strike-X Air which is a very innovative chassis, designed to appeal to those enthusiasts who spend a lot of time inside their PC and change hardware frequently. It uses an open design, similar to a test bench, which features a large mesh cover to hide the components .
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Corsair RM750x 750W Power Supply Review
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 1:42P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair has introduced their RMx series power supplies today. These power supplies offer 80PLUS Gold certified power efficiency, quality components included 100% Japanese 105C capacitors, a 135 mm cooling fan with a zero RPM mode, a fully modular design and more! The RMx series is engineered to deliver extremely tight voltage control and quiet operation. These power supplies are made for high performance PCs where reliability is essential. The RMx series is comprised of the RM550x, RM650x, RM750x, RM850x, and RM1000x. So no matter what you have in your system Corsair has a RMx series power supply for you! Today we are taking a look at the RM750x or 750W unit in the series."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

CoolerMaster V750W Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU
     Tue, Sep 29 2015 | 9:01A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When building a PC some will debate the PSU (Power supply) as the most essential component, warranting a thorough analysis of the available choices. Choosing a well built PSU with a high efficiency rating, good solid construction / internals, and enough power headroom to cover your future upgrade plans means you could potentially not have to think about spending money on a PSU for years, or even not have to spend money buying one on your next build. Still running that non modulated PSU from a few years back or that came with your pre-built PC? (If you were unfortunate enough to buy a pre-built PC that is) It’s most likely time for an upgrade.
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D

Treqkr50 Solar Charger 5000mah Portable Power Bank Review
     Mon, Sep 28 2015 | 1:53P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"I’ve reviewed a lot of portable power banks or portable batteries and most are the same, but some are different like the one I today which is solar powered, or it can be powered by the sun. There are many of these out there and this one works just like all the others. The Treqkr50 is a 5000mAh power bank with a secondary solar panel built-in so in an emergency you can power your phone by the sun. It works fine, read on to learn more… "
  FULL STORY @ TECHNOGOG

Cooler Master V750 Modular Power Supply Review
     Mon, Sep 28 2015 | 1:52P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Cooler Master is one of most recognisable and well-respected names in the PC component market. Over the years, Cooler Master has created some of the best power supplies, coolers and chassis around, not forgetting their gaming division CM Storm, which has delivered some very impressive headsets, keyboards, mice and much more too! With all that in mind, I am very excited to see another Cooler Master product in the office today, their brand new V750 power supply, which promises premium performance in a tidy and compact form factor.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Antec High Current Pro Platinum 850W PSU Review
     Sat, Sep 26 2015 | 12:00P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Antec High Current Pro Platinum 850W PSU Review Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Antec High Current Pro Platinum 850W PSU Review At the beginning of April we reviewed the incredible Antec High Current Pro Platinum 1300 W. This power supply ranked as one of the best we had ever reviewed, and today we look at the more cost effective 850W model. Can the HCP 850W power supply cement Antec’s standing in the high end power supply sector?
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 1000W Power Supply Unit Review
     Mon, Sep 21 2015 | 9:03A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The recent introduction of the new GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics cards by NVIDIA and the Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards by AMD has "pushed" enthusiasts and serious gamers all around the world to also upgrade other parts of their systems most notably their power supply units. True these two card models are not the most power hungry ones in the market currently but they do require a good amount of power especially at load (roughly 300W for the GTX 980 Ti and 400W for the R9 Fury) and let's face it if you have enough money to get one or more of these cards you should also invest in a good power supply unit just for your peace of mind (that is if you don't already own one). Be Quiet! recently also updated their product catalog with their flagship Dark Power Pro 11 line of power supply units and for the past 2 weeks we've been using the 1000W model with exemplary results.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Antec ISK 310-150 Mini-ITX Chassis With Built-in 150w PSU Review
     Sun, Sep 20 2015 | 12:02P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Just a few months ago, we took a look at the rather fantastic and affordable Antec ISK-110, which features a 90w built-in PSU and room for a mini-ITX motherboard. It was perfect for mounting on the back of your monitor, making it a very compact and space-saving desktop system that is ideal for offices; I should know, I’m using one for my spare workstation and it’s brilliant! Today we’ll be taking a look at something a little higher up the price and specification range, the Antec ISK 310-150, much like its little brother, it comes with support for a mini-ITX motherboard and it’s fairly small, although still bigger than the ISK110. It also features a built-in PSU, but the maximum power has been upped to 150w, giving you much more headroom for a high-end CPU or APU based system.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

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