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Sentey SDP850-SS Power Supply Review Sentey SDP850-SS Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 31, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 850 W power supply from Sentey, which comes with the standard 80 Plus certification, but uses resonant configuration in its primary and DC-DC and synchronous designs in its secondary, features only found on high-efficiency power supplies.
Fractal Design Newton R3 800 W Power Supply Review
Fractal Design Newton R3 800 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 22, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
The Newton R3 is the new 80 Plus Platinum power supply series from Fractal Design, featuring a modular cabling system and a single +12 V rail. Let’s see how the 800 W model fared on our tests.

SilverStone Strider Plus 600 W (ST60F-PS) Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider Plus 600 W (ST60F-PS) Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 21, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 600 W power supply with the 80 Plus Silver certification and a fully modular cabling system from SilverStone, the ST60F-PS.

NZXT HALE90 V2 850 W Power Supply Review NZXT HALE90 V2 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 19, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the second version of NZXT’s HALE90 850 W power supply, which comes with a fully modular cabling system and the 80 Plus Gold certification.
Enermax Triathlor FC 650 W Power Supply Review Enermax Triathlor FC 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 15, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at a member of the latest 80 Plus Bronze power supply series from Enermax, the Triathlor FC 650 W, which comes with a modular cabling system.
In Win Commander III 700 W Power Supply Review In Win Commander III 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 7, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
In Win has just released its power supply series with the 80 Plus Gold certification and modular cabling system, the Commander III. Let’s see if the 700 W model deserves our recommendation.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 1, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
The PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III power supply series has models ranging from 400 W to 1,200 W. Let’s test the 750 W model, which comes with the 80 Plus Gold certification.
XFX PRO 850 W Black Edition Full Modular Power Supply Review XFX PRO 850 W Black Edition Full Modular Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 23, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
XFX released a new version of its PRO Black Edition series, now with the 80 Plus Gold certification and a fully modular cabling system. Let’s see how the 850 W model fared on our tests.
Fractal Design Tesla R2 650 W Power Supply Review Fractal Design Tesla R2 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 17, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 650 W power supply with the 80 Plus Gold certification and a very nice price tag.
Cougar GX-S 500 W Power Supply Review Cougar GX-S 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 14, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 500 W power supply with the 80 Plus Gold certification is a good buy.
Corsair HX650 Gold Power Supply Review Corsair HX650 Gold Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 9, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at the 650 W version of Corsair’s HX power supply series with the 80 Plus Gold certification.
SilverStone Strider Gold 650 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider Gold 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 8, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this power supply with the 80 Plus Gold certification, a fully modular cabling system, and a single +12 V rail is a good option.
XFX PRO 750 W Black Edition Full Modular Power Supply Review XFX PRO 750 W Black Edition Full Modular Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 21, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
XFX released a new version of its PRO Black Edition series, now with the 80 Plus Gold certification and a fully modular cabling system. Let’s see how the 750 W model fared on our tests.
Rosewill Tachyon 750 W Power Supply Review Rosewill Tachyon 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 13, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see how this 750 W model with the 80 Plus Platinum certification, modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail from Rosewill fared in our tests.
Seasonic X-Series KM3 650 W Power Supply Review Seasonic X-Series KM3 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 12, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic is releasing the third generation of their power supplies with the 80 Plus Gold certification, dubbed the X-Series KM3. Let’s take an in-depth look at the 650 W version of this new generation, which comes with a fully modular cabling system and a single +12 V rail.
Fractal Design Integra R2 750 W Power Supply Review Fractal Design Integra R2 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 10, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 750 W power supply with the 80 Plus Bronze certification and a very nice price tag.
Corsair AX760 Power Supply Review Corsair AX760 Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 7, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at the Corsair AX760 power supply, which comes with a fully modular cabling system, single +12 V rail, and the coveted 80 Plus Platinum certification.
Cougar CMX V2 700 W Power Supply Review Cougar CMX V2 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 6, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the revised version of this 700 W power supply with a modular cabling system and 80 Plus Bronze certification from Cougar.
FSP Aurum 92+ 650 W Power Supply Review FSP Aurum 92+ 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 4, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Aurum 92+ is the new 80 Plus Platinum power supply series from FSP, featuring a modular cabling system and four +12 V rails. Let’s see how the 650 W model fared on our tests.
Seasonic G-550 Power Supply Review Seasonic G-550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 3, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test the Seasonic G-550, a 550 W power supply with modular cabling system, single +12 V rail, and the 80 Plus Gold certification.
Rosewill SilentNight 500 W Power Supply Review Rosewill SilentNight 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 9, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Rosewill has just released a 500 W fanless power supply with the 80 Plus Platinum certification and modular cabling system. Let’s see how this new release fared on our tests.
Kingwin Power Force 850 W Power Supply Review Kingwin Power Force 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 8, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Kingwin has just released a new power supply series with the 80 Plus Bronze certification and modular cabling, dubbed the Power Force. Let’s see how this 850 W model fared on our tests.
Corsair AX760i Power Supply Review Corsair AX760i Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 6, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the 760 W version of Corsair’s unique power supply series with a digital signal processor (DSP), which promises extremely tight voltage regulation and ultra-low noise and ripple levels.
Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520 W Power Supply Review Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 5, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic has just released a 520 W fanless power supply with the 80 Plus Platinum certification and a fully modular cabling system. Let’s check it out.
SilverStone ST45SF-G Power Supply Review SilverStone ST45SF-G Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 2, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The SilverStone ST45SF-G is a 450 W SFX12V power supply with the 80 Plus Gold certification and a fully modular cabling system. Let’s see if it is a good buy.
Antec High Current Pro 750 W Power Supply Review Antec High Current Pro 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 14, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see how this 750 W model with the 80 Plus Gold certification, modular cabling system, and four +12 V rail from Antec fared in our tests.
Spire BlackDragon 400 W Power Supply Review Spire BlackDragon 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 13, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this entry-level 400 W model from Spire is worth buying.
Seasonic G-360 Power Supply Review Seasonic G-360 Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 10, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The new Seasonic G-360 comes with the 80 Plus Gold certification, and it is targeted to users who want a low-wattage, high-quality power supply. Let’s see if it is a good buy.
FSP Aurum Xilenser 500FLD Power Supply Review FSP Aurum Xilenser 500FLD Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 31, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Aurum Xilenser is the latest power supply series from FSP, using a fanless design and featuring the 80 Plus Gold certification. Let’s see how the 500 W model with fixed cabling fared in our tests.
Super Flower Golden King 650 W Power Supply Review Super Flower Golden King 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 28, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see how this 650 W model with the 80 Plus Platinum certification, modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail from Super Flower fared in our tests.
Corsair GS700 Bronze Power Supply Review Corsair GS700 Bronze Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 17, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the new Corsair GS700 power supply, which comes with the 80 Plus Bronze certification.
LEPA G850-MAS Power Supply Review LEPA G850-MAS Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 9, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this new 850 W power supply with modular cabling system, 80 Plus Gold certification, and a very attractive price tag.
FSP Raider 650 W Power Supply Review FSP Raider 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 8, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Raider is the latest power supply series from FSP, featuring the 80 Plus Bronze certification and models from 450 W to 750 W. Let’s see how the 650 W version fared on our tests.
AZZA Platinum 750 W Power Supply Review AZZA Platinum 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 1, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see how this 750 W model with the 80 Plus Platinum certification, modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail from AZZA fared in our tests.
Corsair HX850 Gold Power Supply Review Corsair HX850 Gold Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 30, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Corsair is releasing today the new version of its HX 850 power supply, which has the 80 Plus Gold certification. Let’s see what is new.
XFX PRO 650 W XXX Edition Power Supply Review XFX PRO 650 W XXX Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 27, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The PRO ”XXX Edition“ is a new power supply series from XFX with a modular cabling system and the 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s see how the 650 W model fared on our tests.
Rosewill FORTRESS-650 Power Supply Review Rosewill FORTRESS-650 Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 24, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The FORTRESS is the new power supply series from Rosewill, with the coveted 80 Plus Platinum certification. Let’s see if the 650 W model is worthwhile buying.
In Win GreenMe 650 W Power Supply Review In Win GreenMe 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 19, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the In Win GreenMe 650 W power supply, which comes with the 80 Plus Bronze certification, DC-DC design in its secondary, and four +12 V rails.
Xigmatek Tauro 700 W Power Supply Review Xigmatek Tauro 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 17, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Thunderbolt is a power supply series with 80 Plus Gold certification from Thortech, featuring a modular cabling system. Let’s see if the 850 W version survives our tests.
be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850 W Power Supply Review be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 16, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
We tested the 850 W model from the be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 power supply series, which comes with the 80 Plus Platinum certification.
Seasonic X-Series 750 W Power Supply Review Seasonic X-Series 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 11, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Our in-depth analysis of the 750 W model of the X-Series power supply from Seasonic, with a fully modular cabling system and the 80 Plus Gold certification.
Seasonic S12II Bronze 430 W Power Supply  Review Seasonic S12II Bronze 430 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 5, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the 430 W model of Seasonic’s most entry-level power supply series, the S12II Bronze.
Rosewill CAPSTONE-550M Power Supply Review Rosewill CAPSTONE-550M Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 27, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the 550 W version of the latest power supply series from Rosewill, the CAPSTONE M, which comes with the 80 Plus Gold certification and now with a modular cabling system.
Corsair GS500 Power Supply Review Corsair GS500 Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 11, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the most entry-level model within the Corsair GS power supply series, which comes with the standard 80 Plus certification.
NZXT HALE82 N 650 W Power Supply Review NZXT HALE82 N 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 5, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the latest 650 W power supply with the 80 Plus Bronze certification from NZXT.
be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 650 W Power Supply Review be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 30, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The German brand be quiet! is releasing today a new high-end power supply series, the Dark Power Pro 10. Let’s see if the 650 W version, which comes with the 80 Plus Gold certification, is a good choice.
LEPA B650 Power Supply Review LEPA B650 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 17, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 650 W power supply with the 80 Plus Bronze certification and very affordable price.
Cooler Master Extreme 2 475 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Extreme 2 475 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 11, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this new entry-level power supply from Cooler Master, also known as RS-475-PCAR.
In Win GreenMe 750 W Power Supply Review In Win GreenMe 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 4, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the forthcoming In Win GreenMe 750 W power supply, which comes with the 80 Plus Bronze certification, DC-DC design in its secondary, and four +12 V rails.
Nexus Value 430 Power Supply Review Nexus Value 430 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 2, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this entry-level power supply from the Dutch company, Nexus, with the manufacturer promising efficiency above 80% even though this unit doesn’t have the 80 Plus certification.
Kingwin Lazer Platinum 850 W Power Supply Review Kingwin Lazer Platinum 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 12, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see how this 850 W model with the 80 Plus Platinum certification, modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail from Kingwin fared in our tests.
3R System AK6-600M Power Supply Review 3R System AK6-600M Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 27, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s now test the 600 W version of the new AK6 power supply series from the South-Korean 3R System, which comes with a modular cabling system and the 80 Plus Bronze certification.
FSP Aurum Pro 850 W Power Supply Review FSP Aurum Pro 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 26, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Aurum Pro is the latest 80 Plus Gold power supply series from FSP, with a completely new design, featuring a modular cabling system and single +12 V rail. Let’s see how the 850 W model fared on our tests.
3R System AK6-500M Power Supply Review 3R System AK6-500M Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 23, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this 500 W unit from the South-Korean 3R System, which comes with a modular cabling system and the 80 Plus Bronze certification.
Huntkey Win7 6600 Power Supply Review Huntkey Win7 6600 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 22, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test the Huntkey Win7 6600 that, despite its name, is a 500 W power supply. Check it out.
Antec VP350 Power Supply Review Antec VP350 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 1, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this 350 W power supply from Antec that doesn’t have a PFC circuit or 80 Plus certification and costs less than USD 40.
Thermaltake Smart 730 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Smart 730 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 24, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Smart Series is a new entry-level power supply series from Thermaltake, with the standard 80 Plus certification. Let’s see if the 730 W model is a good choice.
Huntkey Jumper 600B Power Supply Review Huntkey Jumper 600B Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 23, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test the Jumper 600B, a power supply with the 80 Plus Bronze certification from Huntkey.
Antec High Current Gamer M 620 W Power Supply Review Antec High Current Gamer M 620 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 22, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The new High Current Gamer M is a version of Antec’s High Current Gamer power supply series with a modular cabling system. Let’s take an in-depth look at the 620 W model.
Enermax Platimax 850 W Power Supply Review Enermax Platimax 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 16, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test the 850 W version of the Enermax Platimax, which comes with the coveted 80 Plus Platinum certification and modular cabling system.
Antec VP450 Power Supply Review Antec VP450 Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 10, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Is it worth buying this USD 40 power supply from Antec that doesn’t have a PFC circuit or 80 Plus certification? Let’s check it out.
Athena Power AP-MFATX40P8 400 W Power Supply Review Athena Power AP-MFATX40P8 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 9, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Athena Power AP-MFATX40P8 400 W is a tiny FlexATX power supply targeted to small form factor (SFF) computers with Mini-ITX motherboards, coming with the 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s check it out.
Thermaltake Smart 630 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Smart 630 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 1, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The Smart Series is a new entry-level power supply series from Thermaltake, with the standard 80 Plus certification. Let’s see if the 630 W model is a good choice.
Antec EarthWatts Platinum 650 W Power Supply Review Antec EarthWatts Platinum 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 20, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
The EarthWatts Platinum is the latest power supply series from Antec, featuring the coveted 80 Plus Platinum certification. Let’s see if the 650 W model is a good pick.
Rosewill HIVE 650 W Power Supply Review Rosewill HIVE 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 26, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The HIVE is the latest power supply series from Rosewill, featuring a partial modular cabling system and coming with the 80 Plus Bronze certification.
SilverStone Strider Gold Evolution 750 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider Gold Evolution 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 15, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 80 Plus Gold power supply from SilverStone, which has a full modular cabling system.
Huntkey X7 900 W Power Supply Review Huntkey X7 900 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 7, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 80 Plus Silver power supply from Huntkey, featuring a modular cabling system and a unique design in its primary.
bequiet! Straight Power E9 CM 680 W Power Supply Review bequiet! Straight Power E9 CM 680 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 2, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 80 Plus Gold power supply from the Germany-based bequiet!, featuring a modular cabling system.
NZXT HALE82 850 W Power Supply Review NZXT HALE82 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 29, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The HALE82 is the latest power supply series from NZXT, with modular cabling system, DC-DC design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s see if the 850 W model is a good buy.
TiVECO TVPS450 Power Supply Review TiVECO TVPS450 Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 22, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Can we trust a 450 W power supply that costs USD 20? Let’s check it out.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 600 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 17, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Silencer Mk III is the first power supply series from PC Power & Cooling with a modular cabling system. Let’s see if the 600 W model is a good pick.
Enermax NAXN 82+ 550 W Power Supply Review Enermax NAXN 82+ 550 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 11, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this new entry-level 550 W power supply with the 80 Plus Bronze certification from Enermax.
Thermaltake TR2 700 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake TR2 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 9, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The TR2 Bronze is the latest mainstream power supply series from Thermaltake, with the 80 Plus Bronze certification and available in 380 W to 800 W versions. Let’s disassemble the 700 W model.
SilverStone Nightjar 500 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Nightjar 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 8, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Nightjar is a series of fanless power supplies from SilverStone, with the 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s see if the new 500 W model is a good option.
OCZ ZT Series 650 W Power Supply Review OCZ ZT Series 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 3, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The ZT Series is the latest power supply series from OCZ, with a full modular cabling system and 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s dissect the 650 W version.
Enermax Platimax 600 W Power Supply Review Enermax Platimax 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 27, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Enermax Platimax is one of the first power supply series carrying the 80 Plus Platinum certification to reach the market. Let’s see how the 600 W model fared in our tests.
Corsair TX550M Power Supply Review Corsair TX550M Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 26, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the 550 W version of the new TX M power supply series from Corsair, with 80 Plus Bronze certification, modular cabling system, and DC-DC design is a good option.
High Power Direct12 BR 850 W Power Supply Review High Power Direct12 BR 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 24, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The traditional OEM is entering the retail market. Let’s see if their 850 W offering with 80 Plus Bronze certification and modular cabling system is a good pick.
3R System AK 500 Power Supply Review 3R System AK 500 Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 19, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this entry-level 500 W power supply from the South Korean 3R System, featuring the standard 80 Plus certification.
Antec High Current Gamer 520 W Power Supply Review Antec High Current Gamer 520 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 11, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the 520 W model of the Antec High Current Gamer power supply, with single +12 V rail and 80 Plus Bronze certification.
Corsair TX750M Power Supply Review Corsair TX750M Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 7, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the third incarnation of Corsair’s TX power supply series, with a modular cabling system, DC-DC design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification.
Thortech Thunderbolt 850 W Power Supply Review Thortech Thunderbolt 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 31, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Thunderbolt is a power supply series with 80 Plus Gold certification from Thortech, featuring a modular cabling system. Let’s see if the 850 W version survives our tests.
SilverStone Strider Plus 500 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider Plus 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 29, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this power supply from SilverStone, also known as SST-ST50F-P, with 80 Plus Bronze certification and a full modular cabling system.
Coolmax V-500 Power Supply Review Coolmax V-500 Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 22, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
How bad can a USD 20 power supply with fake wattage be? Let’s check it out.
Huntkey Jumper 300G Planet3dnow.de Edition Power Supply Review Huntkey Jumper 300G Planet3dnow.de Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 16, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Jumper 300G ”Planet3dnow.de Edition“ is a modified version of the Huntkey Jumper 300G power supply suggested by this hardware-reviewing German website, and it is the first high-end, low-wattage power supply to arrive on the market.
OCZ ZS Series 650 W Power Supply Review OCZ ZS Series 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 15, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The ZS Series is the latest mainstream power supply series from OCZ, with 80 Plus Bronze certification and models ranging from 550 W to 750 W. Let’s see if the 650 W version is a good buy.
Cougar A-Series 560 W Power Supply Review Cougar A-Series 560 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 8, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
We tested this 560 W power supply with 80 Plus Bronze certification from Cougar. Let’s see if it is a good product.
Cougar RS 650 W Power Supply Review Cougar RS 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 27, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 650 W power supply with standard 80 Plus certification from Cougar.
Cougar CMX 700 W Power Supply Review Cougar CMX 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 21, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this 700 W power supply with modular cabling system and 80 Plus Bronze certification from Cougar.
In Win Commander II 850 W Power Supply Review In Win Commander II 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 20, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
We tested the new In Win Commander II 850 W power supply, which received the 80 Plus Silver certification, but In Win decided to downgrade it to 80 Plus Bronze.
FSP Aurum CM Gold 750 W Power Supply Review FSP Aurum CM Gold 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 16, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
FSP is launching a new 80 Plus Gold series, the Aurum CM Gold, featuring a modular cabling system. Let’s see if the 750 W model is a good pick.
Corsair TX850 V2 Power Supply Review Corsair TX850 V2 Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 15, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the revamped Corsair TX850 power supply, dubbed TX850 V2, now featuring a DC-DC design and 80 Plus Bronze certification. Updated with new overload tests.
Enermax NAXN 80+ 600 W Power Supply Review Enermax NAXN 80+ 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 14, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The NAXN is the latest power supply series from Enermax, and the 600 W model comes with the standard 80 Plus certification. Let’s see if it is a good pick.
Logisys PS350MA Power Supply Review Logisys PS350MA Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 25, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Logisys PS350MA is an SFX12V power supply for small form factor (SFF) computers. Let’s see if this USD 20 unit is a good option.
Sentey Golden Steel Power 850 W Power Supply Review Sentey Golden Steel Power 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 24, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Sentey Golden Steel Power 850 W (a.k.a. GSP850-SM) is an 80 Plus Gold unit with modular cabling system and a terrific price tag. Let’s see if it is worthwhile to buy this unit.
Corsair CX430 V2 Power Supply Review Corsair CX430 V2 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 19, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The CX430 V2 is an updated version of the most entry-level power supply offered by Corsair, the CX430, now with a longer warranty (three years instead of two) and the 80 Plus certification.
LEPA G700-MA Power Supply Review LEPA G700-MA Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 19, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The LEPA G700-MA is a rebranded Enermax MODU87+ 700 W, with the 80 Plus Gold certification. Let’s check it out.
Athena Power AP-MFATX35 350 W Power Supply Review Athena Power AP-MFATX35 350 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 18, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Athena Power AP-MFATX35 is a small 350 W FlexATX power supply for small form factor (SFF) computers. Let’s see if it is a good choice.
Enermax NAXN 82+ 750 W Power Supply Review Enermax NAXN 82+ 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 13, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The NAXN is the latest power supply series from Enermax, and the 750 W model comes with 80 Plus Bronze certification and modular cabling system. Let’s see if it is a good pick.
ADATA BN-550 Power Supply Review ADATA BN-550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 9, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
ADATA, a traditional memory manufacturer, is entering the power supply market. Let’s see if its 550 W model is a good product.
Andyson Nuclear 850 Power Supply Review Andyson Nuclear 850 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 31, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The Andyson Nuclear 850 (AD-E750AE-A5) is officially a 750 W unit, with synchronous design, DC-DC conversion and modular cabling system. Let’s check its performance.
Cooler Master GX 450 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master GX 450 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 29, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the latest addition to the Cooler Master GX series is a good buy.
FSP Aurum Gold 700 Power Supply Review FSP Aurum Gold 700 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 23, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the FSP Aurum Gold 700, a power supply with 80 Plus Gold certification and an incredible price tag.
Corsair TX750 V2 Power Supply Review Corsair TX750 V2 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 22, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the revamped Corsair TX750 power supply, dubbed TX750 V2, now featuring a DC-DC design and 80 Plus Bronze certification.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 760 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer 760 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 16, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
PC Power & Cooling has just added a new wattage to their Silencer line, 760 W, with 80 Plus Silver certification. Let’s see if this unit is a good pick.
Apevia Turbolink ATX-TL450W-BK Power Supply Review Apevia Turbolink ATX-TL450W-BK Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 7, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth analysis of this cheap 450 W power supply with fake wattage that is being sold in the USA.
Logisys PS600A12 Power Supply Review Logisys PS600A12 Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 2, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth analysis of a power supply with fake wattage and fake 80 Plus logo that is being sold in the USA.
XFX PRO 850 W Power Supply Review XFX PRO 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 23, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the XFX PRO 850 W power supply, which has a single +12 V rail, DC-DC secondary design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification, is a good option.
OCZ  ZX Series 850 W Power Supply Review OCZ ZX Series 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 22, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
The new OCZ ZX power supplies come with a full modular cabling system, 80 Plus Gold certification, and single +12 V rail. Let’s see if the 850 W version is worthwhile buying.
Corsair CX430 Power Supply Review Corsair CX430 Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 11, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s check the features and performance of the most entry-level power supply currently offered by Corsair, the CX430.
LEPA G 500 W Power Supply Review LEPA G 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 10, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
LEPA is a newcomer in the power supply market. Let’s see if their 500 W model with 80 Plus Gold certification fared in our tests.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 500 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 9, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the 500 W version of the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II power supply series is a good buy.
Seventeam ST-650PWL Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-650PWL Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 4, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this entry-level 650 W power supply from Seventeam that carries the 80 Plus Bronze certification.
Akasa Essential Power 300 W Power Supply Review Akasa Essential Power 300 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 3, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this entry-level 300 W power supply from Akasa, a.k.a. AK-PD030FG, which has active PFC circuit and 80 Plus certification.
Cooler Master Elite Power 350 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Elite Power 350 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 27, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
How good can a low-end power supply that costs USD 25 be? Let’s take an in-depth look at this 350 W model from Cooler Master, a.k.a. RS-350-PSAR-I3.
XFX PRO 750 W Power Supply Review XFX PRO 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 26, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the XFX PRO 750 W power supply, which has a single +12 V rail, DC-DC secondary design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification, is a good option.
Zalman ZM850-HP Plus Power Supply Review Zalman ZM850-HP Plus Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 14, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Zalman has just released a new power supply line, the HP Plus, featuring two internal heatpipes and modular cabling system. Is the 850 W model a good choice?
Seasonic X-Series 850 W Power Supply Review Seasonic X-Series 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 13, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the highest-wattage model within the 80 Plus Gold X-Series power supply series from Seasonic is a good option.
XFX PRO 650 W Core Edition Power Supply Review XFX PRO 650 W Core Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 11, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
XFX is releasing their PRO series of power supplies, with single +12 V rail, DC-DC secondary design, and 80 Plus Bronze certification. Let’s see how the 650 W model fared in our tests.
Ultra LSX 750 Power Supply Review Ultra LSX 750 Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 28, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the latest 750 W power supply from Ultra, the LSX 750, which comes with a synchronous design with DC-DC modules for the +5 V and +3.3 V outputs in its secondary.
Power Supplies With Fake 80 Plus Badges Power Supplies With Fake 80 Plus Badges
Articles - December 3, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Get smart! There are some power supplies in the market carrying fake 80 Plus badges. Updated.
Antec High Current Gamer 750 W Power Supply Review Antec High Current Gamer 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 30, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Antec has recently released a new power supply series, called High Current Gamer. Let’s see if the 750 W model is a good pick.
PowerColor Extreme 850 W Power Supply Review PowerColor Extreme 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 18, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The traditional video card manufacturer PowerColor decided to enter the power supply market. Let’s see if their 850 W unit is a good product.
How to Discover Your Power Supply’s Real Manufacturer How to Discover Your Power Supply’s Real Manufacturer
Tutorials - November 15, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Several famous PC power supply brands don’t really manufacture their products. Learn how to discover who is the real manufacturer of your power supply. Updated to include a new powerful trick.
Can We Trust the 80 Plus Certification? Can We Trust the 80 Plus Certification?
Articles - November 10, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Can we really trust the 80 Plus certification of a power supply? Updated to include the fact that rebranded power supplies aren’t tested.
Understanding the 80 Plus Certification Understanding the 80 Plus Certification
Tutorials - November 4, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about the 80 Plus certification, their methodology, and the different certification levels (Standard, Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum). Updated to include the new Platinum certification for 115 V units.
Aerocool E80-600 Power Supply Review Aerocool E80-600 Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 4, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 600 W entry-level power supply from Aerocool is a good buy.
Thortech Thunderbolt Plus 800 W Power Supply Review Thortech Thunderbolt Plus 800 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 26, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Thortech is one of the latest power supply brands to arrive in the market. Let’s see if their 800 W, single-rail, 80 Plus Gold-certified unit that comes with a digital power meter is a good product.
Seasonic X-Series 560 W Power Supply Review Seasonic X-Series 560 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 25, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic expanded their X-Series of 80 Plus Gold power supplies to include new wattages. Let’s see if the new 560 W model is a good buy.
IN WIN Power Man IP-P600CQ3-2 Power Supply Review IN WIN Power Man IP-P600CQ3-2 Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 8, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 600 W power supply from IN WIN is a good buy.
Corsair GS800 Power Supply Review Corsair GS800 Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 7, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The Gaming Series (GS) is the new entry-level power supply series from Corsair. Let’s see if the 800 W model is a good pick for the average user.
Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 750 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 28, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The new Toughpower Grand power supply series have 80 Plus Gold certification, modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail. Let’s see if the 750 W model is a good buy.
Enermax PRO87+ 500 W Power Supply Review Enermax PRO87+ 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 10, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Is this 500 W power supply with 80 Plus Gold certification from Enermax a good product? Let’s check it out.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 650 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 7, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if the 650 W version of the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II is a good buy.
Corsair AX850W Power Supply Review Corsair AX850W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 3, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The new Corsair AX power supply series have 80 Plus Gold certification, full modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail. Let’s see if the 850 W model is a good buy.
Seasonic X-400 Fanless Power Supply Review Seasonic X-400 Fanless Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 19, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic has just released a series of fanless power supplies with the 80 Plus Gold certification, full modular cabling system, and single +12 V rail. Let’s check it out.
iMicro PS-IM400WH Power Supply Review iMicro PS-IM400WH Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 18, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s check out the performance of a ultra low-end USD 12 power supply and see why you should not buy this kind of power supply.
NZXT HALE90-850-M Power Supply Review NZXT HALE90-850-M Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 17, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
NZXT has just released an 80 Plus Gold power supply series, called the HALE90. Let’s see how their 850 W model fared in our tests.
OCZ StealthXStream 2 600 W Power Supply Review OCZ StealthXStream 2 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 28, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ has just released a new incarnation of their mainstream StealthXStream series, dubbed the StealthXStream 2. Let’s see if the 600 W model is a good pick.
Rosewill Libertas 800 W Power Supply Review Rosewill Libertas 800 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 26, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this affordable 800 W power supply featuring a full modular cabling system, and DC-DC and synchronous designs is a good pick.
Aerocool E85M-550 Power Supply Review Aerocool E85M-550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 20, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The Aerocool E85M-550 is a 550 W power supply with a modular cabling system, and the manufacturer promises 85% efficiency. Let’s see if this is a good product.
Cougar GX 700 W Power Supply Review Cougar GX 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 14, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The Cougar GX is another 80 Plus Gold power supply series to arrive in the market. Does the 700 W model deliver the efficiency promised by the manufacturer? Let’s check it out.
Amacrox Free Earth 88PLUS 600 W Power Supply Review Amacrox Free Earth 88PLUS 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 8, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 80 Plus Silver unit from Amacrox is a good product.
Aerocool V12XT-600 Power Supply Review Aerocool V12XT-600 Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 6, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
The V12XT-600 is an 80 Plus Bronze-certified 600 W unit with a modular cabling system, from Aerocool. Let’s see if it is a good pick.
Enermax REVOLUTION85+ 920 W Power Supply Review Enermax REVOLUTION85+ 920 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 24, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
REVOLUTION85+ is an 80 Plus Silver power supply series from Enermax featuring modular cabling system. Let’s see how the new 920 W model fared in our tests.
ASUS Atlas A-45GA 450 W Power Supply Review ASUS Atlas A-45GA 450 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 23, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this discontinued low-end 450 W power supply from ASUS just for the fun of it.
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 600 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 23, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this low-end 600 W power supply from Cooler Master, a.k.a. RS-600-PCAR-E3. Will it survive? Let’s see.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 750 W Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 18, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Silencer Mk II is the latest power supply series from PC Power & Cooling. Let’s see if the 750 W model is a good option.
Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 800 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 800 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 16, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Silent Pro Gold is the 80 Plus Gold-certified power supply family that Cooler Master is releasing this month. Let’s see if the 800 W model will live up to the expectation.
Seasonic SS-300TFX Power Supply Review Seasonic SS-300TFX Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 9, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s review this small 300 W TFX12V power supply from Seasonic targeted to small computers.
OCZ Fatal1ty 750 W Power Supply Review OCZ Fatal1ty 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 8, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth test with this 750 W power supply from OCZ with modular cabling, 80 Plus Bronze certification and labeled at 45º C.
Gigabyte Odin Plus 700 W Power Supply Review Gigabyte Odin Plus 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 27, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 700 W power supply model from Gigabyte is a good option.
Aerocool HorsePower 750 W Power Supply Review Aerocool HorsePower 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 24, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Aerocool HorsePower series feature a modular cabling system and standard 80 Plus certification. Let’s see if their 750 W model is a good option.
Cooler Master Elite Power 460 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Elite Power 460 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 21, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
How good can a USD 40 power supply be? Let’s take an in-depth look at this 460 W model from Cooler Master, a.k.a. RS-460-PSAR-J3.
Huntkey Balance King 5000 500 W Power Supply Review Huntkey Balance King 5000 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 21, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to test this 500 W power supply from Huntkey. Let’s see if it will survive.
Thermaltake Purepower 500 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Purepower 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 4, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this entry-level 500 W power supply from Thermaltake, a.k.a. W0100RU, and see if it is a good pick.
Huntkey Jumper 550 Power Supply Review Huntkey Jumper 550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 3, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see this 550 W model from Huntkey featuring modular cabling system can really deliver its labeled power.
Zalman ZM600-ST Power Supply Review Zalman ZM600-ST Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 21, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this 600 W power supply from Zalman and see if it is a good product or not.
Why 99% of Power Supply Reviews Are Wrong Why 99% of Power Supply Reviews Are Wrong
Articles - April 19, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn why the vast majority of power supply reviews published on the web are wrong. Updated.
Coolmax CUL-750B 750 W Power Supply Review Coolmax CUL-750B 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 16, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Is this inexpensive 750 W model from Coolmax a good option? Can it really deliver its labeled wattage? Let’s see.
Cooler Master Elite Power 400 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Elite Power 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 15, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
How good can a USD 30 power supply be? Let’s take an in-depth look at this 400 W model from Cooler Master, a.k.a. RS-400-PSAR-J3.
OCZ ModXStream Pro 500 W Power Supply Review OCZ ModXStream Pro 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 13, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this very affordable 500 W power supply from OCZ that comes with a modular cabling system.
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 550 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 550 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 8, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this low-end 550 W power supply from Cooler Master, a.k.a. RS-550-PCAR-E3. Will it survive? Let’s see.
Gigabyte Superb 550P Power Supply Review Gigabyte Superb 550P Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 7, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this power supply from the traditional motherboard manufacturer. Is it a good buy? Let’s see.
Amacrox Free Earth 85PLUS 650 W Power Supply Review Amacrox Free Earth 85PLUS 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 29, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at Free Earth 85PLUS 650 W from the newcomer Amacrox and see if it is a good product. Re-tested!
Akasa Essential Power 350 W Power Supply Review Akasa Essential Power 350 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 29, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this low-end 350 W power supply from Akasa, also known as AK-P350G BK.
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 400 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 29, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at this low-end 400 W power supply from Cooler Master, also known as RS-400-PCAR-A3.
Tuniq Potency 750 W Power Supply Review Tuniq Potency 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 26, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at this cost-effective 750 W power supply from Tuniq.
Seasonic S12II Bronze 520 W Power Supply Review Seasonic S12II Bronze 520 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 26, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic revamped their S12II power supply series, adding 80 Plus Bronze certification and promising higher efficiency. Let’s see if the 520 W model is a good pick.
OCZ Z Series 850 W Power Supply Review OCZ Z Series 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 12, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ Z Series is the 80 Plus Gold-certified power supply family from OCZ. Let’s see if the 850 W model will live up to the expectation.
OCZ Z Series 1000 W Power Supply Review OCZ Z Series 1000 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 4, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ Z Series is the 80 Plus Gold-certified power supply family from OCZ. Let’s take an in-depth look at their kilowatt beast.
Huntkey Balance King 4500 450 W Power Supply Review Huntkey Balance King 4500 450 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 26, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to test this 450 W power supply from Huntkey. Will it be a bad product like other units from this brand we reviewed?
OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 W Power Supply Review OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 25, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s test this very affordable 600 W power supply from OCZ that comes with a modular cabling system.
XFX 750 W Black Edition Power Supply Review XFX 750 W Black Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 23, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s dissect the newest power supply from XFX, 750 W Black Edition.
3R System iCEAGE IA500HP80 500 W Power Supply Review 3R System iCEAGE IA500HP80 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 19, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s see if this 500 W unit from the South Korean 3R System is as good as the 450 W version.
Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 18, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s make in-depth review of this 600 W power supply from Cooler Master that comes with a modular cabling system and single +12 V rail.
Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 16, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Thermaltake is adding four new models to their Toughpower XT series, 575 W, 675 W, 775 W and 875 W, featuring a DC-DC design. Let’s see if the 775 W version is a good buy.
Enermax Tomahawk 500 W Power Supply Review Enermax Tomahawk 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 15, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Tomahawk is an entry-level power supply series from Enermax. Let’s see if the 500 W version is a good buy.
Cooler Master GX 750 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master GX 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 2, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
GX is the new mainstream power supply series from Cooler Master that is arriving on the market today. Let’s see if the 750 W model is worthwhile buying.
SilverStone Strider Plus 750 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider Plus 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 25, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
SilverStone released a new power supply series with full modular cabling system, 80 Plus Silver certification and single +12 V rail, called Strider Plus. Let’s test the 750 W model.
Mushkin Volta 600 W Power Supply Review Mushkin Volta 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 22, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Mushkin, a traditional memory manufacturer, decided to also enter on the power supply market. Let’s test their forthcoming Volta 600 W model.
3R System iCEAGE IA450HP80 450 W Power Supply Review 3R System iCEAGE IA450HP80 450 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 19, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at what the South Korean 3R System is doing on the other side of the world. Is their 450 W unit a good product? Let’s see.
Everything You Need to Know About Power Supply Protections Everything You Need to Know About Power Supply Protections
Tutorials - January 18, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
In this tutorial we are going to present an in-depth explanation on how all the main power supply protections really work.
Thermaltake TR2 RX 750 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake TR2 RX 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 14, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
TR2 series from Thermaltake is targeted to users on budget. Let’s see if the 750 W model from this series is a good option.
Enermax MODU87+ 700 W Power Supply Review Enermax MODU87+ 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 12, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Enermax MODU87+ is the 80 Plus Gold certified series from Enermax, meaning efficiency of at least 90% at typical load and 87% at light and full loads. Let’s dissect the 700 W model from this new series.
XFX 650 W XXX Edition Power Supply Review XFX 650 W XXX Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 11, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the second power supply being offered by the traditional video card manufacturer XFX, a 650 W model dubbed XXX Edition.
Everything You Need to Know About Batteries Everything You Need to Know About Batteries
Tutorials - December 22, 2009 - By Sandy Berger
Everything consumers need to know about batteries.
Zalman ZM600-RS Power Supply Review Zalman ZM600-RS Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 17, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to dissect the 600 W model from Zalman’s RS power supply series, which is based on a resonant switching (RS) design. Is it a good buy?
Zalman ZM770-XT Power Supply Review Zalman ZM770-XT Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 15, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Zalman ZM770-ZT is a 770 W power supply featuring modular cabling system and a heatpipe to cool down the components from the secondary. Let’s see if this is a good unit.
Zalman ZM500-RS Power Supply Review Zalman ZM500-RS Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 10, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Zalman has recently released a power supply series based on a resonant switching (RS) design. Let’s see if the 500 W model from this series is a good buy.
Rosewill Green Series 630 W (RG630-S12) Power Supply Review Rosewill Green Series 630 W (RG630-S12) Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 9, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Rosewill Green Series 630 W (RG630-S12) is an inexpensive power supply, costing only USD 70. But is it a good product? Let’s check it out.
Seventeam ST-650P-AF Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-650P-AF Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 4, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to dissect Seventeam ST-650P-AF. Is it a good product? Can it deliver its labeled power? Check it out.
Amacrox Free Style 85PLUS 650 W Power Supply Review Amacrox Free Style 85PLUS 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 1, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Amacrox is a new player on the power supply market, with its products being manufactured by FSP. Will their Free Style 650 W unit survive our tests?
Nexus RX-8500 850 W Power Supply Review Nexus RX-8500 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 25, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take on this 850 W from Nexus, featuring a modular cabling system, a dual-transformer design and an ultra low noise fan.
SilverStone Nightjar 400 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Nightjar 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 24, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
SilverStone has released a completely fanless 400 W power supply, thus producing absolutely no noise, with a high-end design. Can it survive our tests? Let’s see.
Ultra X4 500 W Power Supply Review Ultra X4 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 20, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
This time we are going to review the 500 W from the new X4 power supply series from Ultra, which features a fully modular cabling system and single-rail design.
Nexus RX-6300 630 W Power Supply Review Nexus RX-6300 630 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 10, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take on this 630 W from Nexus, featuring a modular cabling system, a single-rail design and an ultra low noise fan.
ASUS U-75HA 750 W Power Supply Review ASUS U-75HA 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 30, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we tested the 750 W power supply from ASUS, which isn’t sold in the US. Is it a good pick? Let’s see.
Corsair TX950W Power Supply Review Corsair TX950W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 23, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the latest power supply from Corsair, a 950 W beast that promises good efficiency.
Ultra X4 850 W Power Supply Review Ultra X4 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 19, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Ultra is launching today their new X4 fully modular power supply series comprised of seven models. Let’s see how their 850 W model performs.
SilverStone Element ST75EF 750 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Element ST75EF 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 16, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
SilverStone Element ST75EF 750 W is a Seventeam ST-750P-AF with a different cable configuration. Is it worthwhile buying it? Let’s check it out.
Seasonic X-Series 650 W Power Supply Review Seasonic X-Series 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 15, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic has just released their 80Plus Gold power supply line-up, X-Series, which promises 90% efficiency. Let’s take a look at the 650 W model.
Thermaltake Toughpower 800 W (W0296RU) Power Supply Review Thermaltake Toughpower 800 W (W0296RU) Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 2, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
The new 800 W model from Thermaltake Toughpower series is 80Plus Silver certified, promising high efficiency. Let’s see if this new model is really a good product.
ASUS U-65GA 650 W Power Supply Review ASUS U-65GA 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 30, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
This time we are going to review this 650 W power supply from ASUS. Is it a good unit? Let’s see.
Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 16, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Silent Pro M is the latest power supply series from Cooler Master, featuring modular cabling system and single-rail design. Let’s see if the 850 W model is a good buy.
XFX 850 W Black Edition Power Supply Review XFX 850 W Black Edition Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 14, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
XFX, the traditional video card manufacturer, is now entering the power supply arena. Let’s take a look at their first release, a high-end 850 W model.
Seasonic S12D 750 W Power Supply Review Seasonic S12D 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 3, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Seasonic S12D is based on the award-winning M12D, but costing less. Let’s compare the two.
OCZ StealthXStream 500 W Power Supply Review OCZ StealthXStream 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 2, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Now it is time to test this 500 W mainstream power supply from OCZ. Is it a good product? Check it out.
PC TrickleSaver Review PC TrickleSaver Review
Reviews - September 2, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
PC TrickleSaver is a device that automatically shuts down all external peripherals like printers, monitors and speakers when your PC is off in order to save energy.
OCZ StealthXStream 400 W Power Supply Review OCZ StealthXStream 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 28, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we decided to review an inexpensive entry-level 400 W power supply from OCZ’s StealthXStream series. Is it worthwhile buying this product? Check it out.
Antec Basiq BP500U Power Supply Review Antec Basiq BP500U Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 25, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we decided to review a mainstream 500 W power supply from Antec, Basiq BP500W. Will it survive our tests? Check it out.
SilverStone Element ST50EF-Plus 500 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Element ST50EF-Plus 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 19, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We reviewed this mainstream 500 W power supply from SilverStone, which is around for a while. Is it a good buy? Check it out.
ASUS P-50GA 500 W Power Supply Review ASUS P-50GA 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 6, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Yes, ASUS also sells power supplies. Let’s see if their 500 W model is a good buy.
BFG LS-550 (New) Power Supply Review BFG LS-550 (New) Power Supply Review
Reviews - August 4, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We reviewed this entry-level 550 W power supply from BFG, which uses a different internal design than the previous BFG LS-550 unit available on the market.
Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 30, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Toughpower XT is an updated version of the famous Toughpower series from Thermaltake. Let’s see if their 750 W model is a good buy.
Corsair HX750W Power Supply Review Corsair HX750W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 29, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to test the 750 W model from Corsair HX power supply series, which is based on a DC-DC converter, promising high efficiency.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 910 Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer 910 Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 24, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Silencer 910 is the latest power supply from PC Power & Cooling, based on Seasonic M12D design. Let’s see if it is a good power supply.
Antec TruePower New 750 W (TP-750) Power Supply Review Antec TruePower New 750 W (TP-750) Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 21, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
The new TruePower (TP) series from Antec is based on a DC-DC converter on the secondary, featuring a half modular cabling system. Will the 750 W model survive our tests?
Seventeam ST-620PAF Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-620PAF Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 20, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We reviewed the most powerful model in the Seventeam PAF power supply series. Can it really deliver its labeled power? Let’s see.
Scythe Kamariki 4 550 W Power Supply Review Scythe Kamariki 4 550 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 17, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Scythe, a Japanese manufacturer known for its high-end CPU coolers, has also power supplies. Today we are going to review their latest release, Kamariki 4.
BFG MX-680 Power Supply Review BFG MX-680 Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 15, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
BFG MX-680 features a modular cabling system, one 120-mm fan and one 80-mm fan that only kicks in when internal temperature is above 50º C. Let’s see if this is a good product.
Cooler Master UCP 700W Power Supply Review Cooler Master UCP 700W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 14, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Cooler Master has also released a high-quality power supply series called UCP with an internal design similar to Seasonic M12D, Antec Signature and Corsair HX units but costing far less. Is it a good product?
FSP300-60GHS Power Supply Review FSP300-60GHS Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 10, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
FSP300-60GHS is a small 300 W SFX power supply from FSP targeted to small form factor (SFF) PCs, coming in the SilverStone Sugo SG05 SFF case. Let’s see whether this is a good power supply or not.
Enermax ECO80+ 620 W Power Supply Review Enermax ECO80+ 620 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 9, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Enermax ECO80+ 620 W features a magnetic bearing fan with batwing blades for ultra low noise and promises up to 86% efficiency. Let’s see if it is really a good product.
Huntkey V-Power 550 W Power Supply Review Huntkey V-Power 550 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 8, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at Huntkey V-Power 550 W. Is it a Green Star 550 W with a different label? Will it explode? Check it out.
Corsair CX400W Power Supply Review Corsair CX400W Power Supply Review
Reviews - July 1, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
CX400W is the simplest power supply offered by Corsair. Is it a good product? Let’s see.
Seventeam ST-750P-AF Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-750P-AF Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 30, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Seventeam is slowly entering the US market and ST-750P-AF is one of the few products from them available around here. Is it a good product? Can it deliver its labeled power? Check it out.
Rocketfish 550 W Power Supply Review Rocketfish 550 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 30, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Rocketfish is one of the house brands from Best Buy and recently they released a new 550 W power supply. Let’s see if this unit will survive our tests.
BFG ES-800 Power Supply Review BFG ES-800 Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 26, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
ES-800 is a power supply using a different internal design called ”frequency conversion“, with BFG claiming it provides higher efficiency. Is that so? Let’s check this out.
Hardware Secrets Power Supply Test Methodology Hardware Secrets Power Supply Test Methodology
Articles - June 23, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
A complete description of the methodology used in our power supply reviews. Updated.
Corsair HX850W Power Supply Review Corsair HX850W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 19, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Corsair HX850W is a power supply with modular cabling system and high-end components promising up to 90% efficiency, launched to compete with Antec Signature series and Seasonic M12D series.
Seasonic M12D 750 W Power Supply Review Seasonic M12D 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 19, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we tested Seasonic M12D 750 W, a power supply with modular cabling system and high-end components. Let’s see if it survives our tests.
Topower PowerBird 900 W Power Supply Review Topower PowerBird 900 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 17, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We tested Topower PowerBird 900 W, a fully modularized power supply with two-transformer design. Let’s see if this is a good unit.
Antec CP-850 Power Supply Review Antec CP-850 Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 15, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
CP-850 is a custom-sized power supply that only fits a few cases from Antec. Is it a better solution that regular-sized units? Let’s see.
Seventeam ST-380PAS Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-380PAS Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 12, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
ST-380PAS is the latest entry-level power supply from Seventeam. Is it a good product? Can it deliver its labeled power? Check it out.
BFG LS-450 Power Supply Review BFG LS-450 Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 10, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We reviewed this entry-level 450 W power supply from BFG. Let’s see whether it is a good product or not.
Akasa Paxpower 500 W Power Supply Review Akasa Paxpower 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 9, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
This was the first power supply from Akasa we reviewed – also known as AK-P050FG7 – and we were very curious to see if it could really deliver 500 W.
Thermaltake Litepower 450 W Power Supply Review Thermaltake Litepower 450 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 8, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
We tested the 450 W version of Thermaltake’s latest entry-level power supply line, Litepower, which promises 85% efficiency. Is that true? Let’s see.
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 4, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Can a 500 W power supply that is sold for only USD 40 really deliver its labeled power? Let’s check it out.
Seventeam ST-550P-AM ASM Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-550P-AM ASM Power Supply Review
Reviews - June 3, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
ST-550P-AM is a 550 W power supply from Seventeam where you can manually control the fan speed – and can even disable it. Let’s see if this unit can really deliver 550 W.
Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF Power Supply Review Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 6, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF is a 500 W continuous / 550 W peak power supply with an external 80-mm fluid dynamic bearing fan. Let’s see if this unit survives our tests.
GlacialPower GP-AL650AA 650 W Power Supply Review GlacialPower GP-AL650AA 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 13, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
GlacialPower GP-AL650AA is a 650 W power supply with Spartan looks. Is it a good product? Can it really deliver 650 W? Check it out.
OCZ Fatal1ty 700 W Power Supply Review OCZ Fatal1ty 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 6, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ launched this 700 W power supply licensing Fatal1ty’s name, promising to be a high-end gamer product. Will it live up to our expectations?
Rosewill Performance 650 W Power Supply Review Rosewill Performance 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 19, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Performance 650 W (also called RP650-2) is a new power supply from Rosewill. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver 650 W? Let’s see.
Enermax Liberty ECO 500 W Power Supply Review Enermax Liberty ECO 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 28, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
The new Liberty ECO series from Enermax comes to replace their popular Liberty DXX series. Is Liberty ECO 500 W a good product? Check it out.
In Win Commander 650 W Power Supply Review In Win Commander 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - January 23, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Commander 650 W is power supply from In Win that comes with an army-inspired looks. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled power?
Zalman ZM460B-APS 460 W Power Supply Review Zalman ZM460B-APS 460 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 19, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to test this mainstream 460 W power supply from Zalman. Is it a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled power?
Huntkey Green Star 350 W (LW-6350HG) Power Supply Review Huntkey Green Star 350 W (LW-6350HG) Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 17, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at the 350 W version from Huntkey Green Star (a.k.a. LW-6350HG). Will it explode like its sisters? Check it out.
Huntkey Green Star 550 W (LW-6550SG) Power Supply Review Huntkey Green Star 550 W (LW-6550SG) Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 9, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at the 550 W version from Huntkey Green Star series. Will it explode like other members from Green Star series? Check it out.
MSI Turbostream 600 W Power Supply Review MSI Turbostream 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 4, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
MSI Turbostream power supplies are manufactured by Solytech. We reviewed one of their 600 W models featuring active PFC and 120-mm fan. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled power?
BFG MX-550 Power Supply Review BFG MX-550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - December 3, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
The new MX series of power supplies from BFG features a modular cabling system, one 120-mm fan and one 80-mm fan that only kicks in when temperature is above 50º C. Let’s see if the 550 W model is a good product.
Zalman ZM750-HP Power Supply Review Zalman ZM750-HP Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 26, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
ZM750-HP is a 750 W power supply from Zalman featuring a modular cabling system and a heat-pipe-based heatsink to cool down the secondary rectifiers. Let’s see if this unit survives our tests.
SilverStone Decathlon 700 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Decathlon 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 25, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Decathlon 700 W is a power supply from SilverStone where all cables – including the main motherboard one – uses a modular system. Is this a good power supply? Let’s see.
Antec Signature 650 Power Supply Review Antec Signature 650 Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 21, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
The new Signature Series from Antec is a premium power supply line. But what does exactly ”Premium“ mean besides a higher price? Can it really deliver 650 W? Let’s see.
Seventeam ST-550P-AG Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-550P-AG Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 21, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
ST-550P-AG is an entry-level 550 W power supply from Seventeam. Let’s see if this unit can really deliver 550 W and whether it is a good product or not.
Topower TOP-1100P10 Power Supply Review Topower TOP-1100P10 Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 18, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
TOP-1100P10 is a 1,100 W power supply from Topower supporting ESA technology that was never released, however it can be found in the market without ESA function as Tagan ITZ 1100. Check it out.
OCZ EliteXStream 1000 W Power Supply Review OCZ EliteXStream 1000 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 13, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ EliteXStream 1000 W is one of the most affordable 1,000 W power supplies available in the market today. Is it a good power supply? Let’s see if it survives our load tests.
Corsair HX1000W Power Supply Review Corsair HX1000W Power Supply Review
Reviews - November 11, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Corsair HX1000W is a 1,000 W power supply with six 6/8-pin auxiliary cables for video cards, modular cabling system, solid aluminum capacitors, dual-transformer design and labeled at 50º C. Let’s see if this is a good power supply.
CWT 750VH 750 W Power Supply Review CWT 750VH 750 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 23, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Our review of CWT-750VH power supply, a 750 W unit that internally is identical to Corsair TX750W and almost identical to Thermaltake Toughpower 750 W
Kingwin Mach 1 ABT-700MA1S 700 W Power Supply Review Kingwin Mach 1 ABT-700MA1S 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - October 2, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Our review of this power supply with a modular cabling system with rounded sockets that glow blue when cables are connected and that is sold under several other names like Hiper Type R, Super Flower Aurora, XION Supernova, etc.
Zalman ZM600-HP 600 W Power Supply Review Zalman ZM600-HP 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - September 19, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
ZM600-HP is a 600 W power supply from Zalman with a heat-pipe to cool down the secondary rectifiers and a modular cabling system. Internally identical to OCZ GameXstream 700 W, could this unit be a disguised 700 W unit? Check this out!
Thermaltake Toughpower 1500 W Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower 1500 W Power Supply
First Look - July 30, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Thermaltake Toughpower 1500 W is one of the most powerful PC power supply in the world – so powerful that it can’t be sold in the USA. We took an in-depth look at this monster.
Everything You Need to Know About Power Supplies Everything You Need to Know About Power Supplies
Tutorials - May 29, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about power supplies, including cables, connectors, efficiency, PFC, protections, form factors, ripple & noise, voltage stability, maximum power, virtual rails and much more.
Rosewill RD600N-2SB-SL-BK Power Supply Review Rosewill RD600N-2SB-SL-BK Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 20, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Rosewill is a popular brand in the US and their power supplies are manufactured by Solytech. We reviewed one of their 600 W models featuring active PFC and 120-mm fan. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled power?
Dynex 400 W Power Supply Review Dynex 400 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 20, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth review of Dynex 400 W power supply, a relabeled Huntkey Green Star 400 W that can be found on any Best Buy. Let’s see if this is a good product and can deliver its labeled power.
Rocketfish 700 W Power Supply Review Rocketfish 700 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 16, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth review of Rocketfish 700 W power supply, a relabeled Huntkey Titan 650 W that can be found on any Best Buy. Let’s see if this is a good product and can deliver its labeled power.
Antec TruePower Quattro 850 W Power Supply Review Antec TruePower Quattro 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 15, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
TruePower Quattro 850 W is a high-end power supply from Antec with modular cabling system that the manufacturer claims it can deliver its rated power at 50º C. Is this true? Is this a good power supply? We will see.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 14, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Our review of PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad, a 750 W power supply featuring four auxiliary power cables for video cards, labeled at 40º C and promising to deliver up to 825 W during peaks. Let’s see if it survives to our tests.
AcBel Polytech iPower 660 Power Supply Review AcBel Polytech iPower 660 Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 13, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
AcBel Polytech, a traditional OEM manufacturer, is trying to enter the retail market. We made an in-depth review on their iPower 660 model. Is it a good product? Let’s see.
Enermax PRO82+ 525 W Power Supply Review Enermax PRO82+ 525 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 8, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at Enermax PRO82+ 525 W power supply, which the manufacturer claims to have 84% efficiency. Can it really deliver 525 W with 84% efficiency? We will see.
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 460 W (RS-460-PMSR-A3) Power Supply Review Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 460 W (RS-460-PMSR-A3) Power Supply Review
Reviews - May 7, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 460 W (RS-460-PMSR-A3) is the latest release from this manufacturer for the mainstream market. Is it a good product? Can it really deliver 460 W? Let’s take a look.
SilverStone Strider ST50F 500 W Power Supply Review SilverStone Strider ST50F 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 25, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we dissected Strider ST50F, a 500 W power supply from Silverstone. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled 500 W? Check it out.
Enermax Liberty DXX 500W Power Supply Review Enermax Liberty DXX 500W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 13, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Liberty DXX 500 W is one of the most popular power supplies from Enermax, featuring a modular cabling system and a 120-mm fan. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled 500 W? Check it out.
OCZ StealthXStream 600 W Power Supply Review OCZ StealthXStream 600 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - April 4, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We completely disassembled OCZ StealthXStream 600 W (OCZ600SXS) and tested to see if it can really deliver its rated power. Check it out!
Corsair VX450W Power Supply Review Corsair VX450W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 26, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at the simplest and most inexpensive power supply from Corsair, VX450W. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled 450 W? Check it out.
Zalman ZM360B-APS Power Supply Review Zalman ZM360B-APS Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 26, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we dissected the simplest power supply from Zalman, ZM360B-APS. Is this a good product? Can it really deliver its labeled 360 W? Check it out.
Huntkey Green Star 450 W (LW-6450SG) Power Supply Review Huntkey Green Star 450 W (LW-6450SG) Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 24, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at an entry-level power supply from Huntkey, Green Star 450 W (LW-6450SG), and tested to see if it can really deliver 450 W. Re-tested.
Cooler Master Real Power Pro 850 W Power Supply Review Cooler Master Real Power Pro 850 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 21, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We dissected this high-end 850 W power supply from Cooler Master targeted to systems with more than two video cards and tested to see if it can really deliver 850 W. Check it out.
How Much Power Can a Generic 500 W Power Supply Really Deliver? How Much Power Can a Generic 500 W Power Supply Really Deliver?
Reviews - March 15, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
See the internals of a generic 500 W power supply, how much power it can really deliver, and the differences between a good and a bad power supply.
Thermaltake Purepower 430W NP Power Supply Review Thermaltake Purepower 430W NP Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 14, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at this cheap low-end power supply from Thermaltake, Purepower 430 W NP, and tested to see if it can really deliver 430 W.
Kingwin ABT-450MM Power Supply Review Kingwin ABT-450MM Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 13, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at this cheap low-end power supply from Kingwin, ABT-450MM, and tested to see if it can really deliver 450 W.
StarTech.com WattSmart 650 W Power Supply Review StarTech.com WattSmart 650 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 8, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at this big 650 W power supply from StarTech.com that uses a dual-transformer design, feature that we’ve seen only on very high-end units. Let’s see If it survives our tests.
Seventeam ST-420BKV 420 W Power Supply Review Seventeam ST-420BKV 420 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - March 6, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We completely disassembled Seventeam ST-420BKV, a low-end 420 W power supply, to take a look at its design. Updated to include load tests.
Corsair HX620W Power Supply Review Corsair HX620W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 19, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
HX620W is a very famous power supply from Corsair and 18 months after we posted our original article on it we decided to re-evaluate this unit to include minor changes Corsair made to it and also to include our load tests.
Antec EarthWatts 500 W Power Supply Review Antec EarthWatts 500 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 18, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at one of the most simple power supplies from Antec, EarthWatts 500 W. Does it really deliver 500 W? Read on.
BFG 800 W Power Supply Review BFG 800 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 17, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
BFG, the traditional video card manufacturer, has recently entered into the Power Supply business. We completely disassembled their 800 W model and tested to see if it could really deliver 800 W. Check it out!
Corsair TX750W Power Supply Review Corsair TX750W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 12, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We completely disassembled the latest power supply from Corsair, TX750W (CMPSU-750TX) – which features a single +12V rail, 140-mm fan and four 6/8-pin power connectors for video cards –, and also tested to see if it can truly deliver 750 W. Updated to include load tests.
OCZ ProXStream 1000 W Power Supply Review OCZ ProXStream 1000 W Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 9, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We have completely dissected this kilowatt baby from OCZ and tested to see if it can really deliver 1,000 W. Updated to include load tests.
Antec NeoPower 550 Power Supply Review Antec NeoPower 550 Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 8, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Our review of NeoPower 550 (a.k.a. Neo HE550), a 550 W power supply with modular cabling system from Antec, where we completely disassembled it and tested it to see if it can really deliver its labeled power. Updated to include load tests.
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 EPS12V Power Supply Review PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610 EPS12V Power Supply Review
Reviews - February 7, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We completely disassembled Silencer 610 EPS12V, a 610 W power supply without any fancy feature from PC Power & Cooling and also tested it to see if it can truly deliver 610 W. Check it out! Updated to include load tests.
How Much Power Do Electronic Equipment Consume When in Standby Mode? How Much Power Do Electronic Equipment Consume When in Standby Mode?
Articles - January 22, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Do electronic equipment consume a lot of power when they are on their standby mode and presumably turned off? We measured several equipment and came to very interesting conclusions. Check it out.
Anatomy of Surge Suppressors Anatomy of Surge Suppressors
Tutorials - October 9, 2007 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about surge suppressors, how they look like inside, the components they use and some buying tips.
GlacialPower GP-PS550BP Power Supply GlacialPower GP-PS550BP Power Supply
First Look - August 27, 2007 - By Gabriel Torres
We completely disassembled GP-PS550BP, a 550 W power supply with passive PFC manufactured by GlacialPower and sold by GlacialTech. Check it out!
Young Year YP-AB Transparent Power Supply Young Year YP-AB Transparent Power Supply
First Look - January 15, 2007 - By Gabriel Torres
We took an in-depth look at a transparent power supply manufactured by Young Year and also sold under other brands, like Aspire/Apevia and Levicom and found out that inside it is a trashy low-end ”generic“ unit.
HEC AcePower 480 W Power Supply HEC AcePower 480 W Power Supply
First Look - January 10, 2007 - By Gabriel Torres
HEC, also known as Compucase, has a series of high-quality power supplies without active PFC, promising to deliver a high power at a low-end cost. We completely disassembled one of their models, AcePower 480 W. Does it live up to expectations? Read on.
Tagan TurboJet TG1100-U95 1,100 W Power Supply Tagan TurboJet TG1100-U95 1,100 W Power Supply
First Look - December 2, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
TurboJet TG1100-U95 is a 1,100 W power supply from Tagan targeted for users with quad-SLI systems, with a terrific aesthetics. We completely disassembled this unit. Check it out.
OCZ GameXstream 700 W Power Supply OCZ GameXstream 700 W Power Supply
First Look - November 8, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
OCZ has launched a new power supply series, called GameXstream. We completely disassembled their 700 W model to take a look. Check it out.
HEC WinPower 480 W Power Supply HEC WinPower 480 W Power Supply
First Look - November 7, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
HEC, also known as Compucase, has a series of high-quality power supplies without active PFC, promising to deliver a high power at a low-end cost. We completely disassembled one of their models, WinPower 480 W. Does it live up to expectations? Read on.
Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies
Tutorials - October 25, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to learn about the power supply internals: how it works, what are its main components and how to identify them. Including block diagrams, schematics and lots of pictures from inside the power supply. Completely updated.
Thermaltake Toughpower 750 W (W0116RU) Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower 750 W (W0116RU) Power Supply
First Look - August 29, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Toughpower 750 W is a high-end power supply from Thermaltake. We completely disassembled this product to take a look. Check it out.
Enermax Galaxy 1000 W Power Supply Enermax Galaxy 1000 W Power Supply
First Look - August 21, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Galaxy 1000 W from Enermax is one of the most powerful power supplies on the market today, delivering an astonishing 1,000 W and designed for the most high-end quad-SLI systems and quad-CPU servers. We completely disassembled this PSU to take a look. Check it out.
How To Replace Your Power Supply How To Replace Your Power Supply
Tutorials - August 8, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Step-by-step fully illustrated guide on how to replace your PC power supply with a new one.
Cooler Master iGreen Power 430 W (RS-430-ASAA) Power Supply Cooler Master iGreen Power 430 W (RS-430-ASAA) Power Supply
First Look - August 2, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
We took a look at iGreen Power 430 W, the simplest power supply on the new iGreen power supply series from Cooler Master.
XG Magnum 600 External Power Supply XG Magnum 600 External Power Supply
First Look - March 19, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Our first look at XG Magnum 600 External, an external fanless true 600 W power supply for the PC.
The Truth About NiCd Batteries The Truth About NiCd Batteries
Articles - March 6, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Evertything you need to know about Nickel-Cadmium (NiCd) batteries, including the infamous "memory effect" and how to prevent it.
OCZ ModStream 520 W Power Supply OCZ ModStream 520 W Power Supply
First Look - September 29, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
We took a look at OCZ’s ModStream 520 W power supply.
OCZ 1,100 Watts Power Supply Prototype OCZ 1,100 Watts Power Supply Prototype
First Look - August 26, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
We took a look at OCZ’s 1,100-watt power supply prototype. Really amazing.
Grounding Grounding
Tutorials - October 6, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about grounding and how to correctly setup a grounding system for your PC.
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Tutorials - August 23, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
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041N04N (IPP041N04N G)
060N03L (IPD060N03L G)
13007 (KSH13007, D13007, D13007K, STD13007, etc.)
13009 (D13009, KSH13009, etc.)
1587, 1587A (NCP1587, NCP1587A)
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