Most PCs don't require a massive power supply capable of 750W or more sustained output, and even the 500-550W models can be overkill for many users. Today we'll be looking at he Silverstone Nightjar 520W power supply, a PSU with a moderate power output but a very distinct feature: it's completely fanless. Fanless PSUs aren't a new idea, but advances in technology have taken them from expensive and rather esoteric devices to modern designs that are more reasonable. The Silverstone Nightjar 520W retails for $139.99 including shipping (after rebate), a steep price for a 520W unit even if it is 80Plus Platinum certified, but that's due in large part to its fanless nature. Does it perform well enough to justify such a price? We'll...

SilverStone GD04 HTPC Case: Cool, Not Quiet

The Silverstone "Grandia Series" GD04 comes as a well regarded, oft recommended media center case. It has an attractive, understated look and the choice of silver and black lets...

69 by Dustin Sklavos on 12/25/2010

1000W-1200W Roundup: Five High-End PSUs

Christmas time is coming and perhaps you want to give your significant other a new PSU. "Hey honey, check out this awesome new power supply I got you so...

45 by Martin Kaffei on 12/9/2010

Corsair AX750 80 Plus Gold: Putting Corsair's Best to the Test

With sales of around 150,000 PSUs each month, Corsair is one of the largest vendors for retail power supplies. They have a lot of experience even if they don't...

34 by Martin Kaffei on 11/30/2010

Corsair Graphite Series 600T: Cool and Quiet

Over the past couple of years, Corsair has been branching out from just producing system memory. They've moved into Solid State Disks, power supplies, enclosures, and even brought their...

69 by Dustin Sklavos on 11/26/2010

550W Roundup: Three PSUs at Different Prices

"You get what you pay for!" Is this maxim realy true? On the one hand there are more than enough expensive PSUs with high ripple and noise results with...

83 by Martin Kaffei on 10/28/2010

Seasonic X-Series SS-460FL: 460 Watts of Fanless Power

Seasonic has a well-deserved reputation for building quality power supplies, with semi-passive cooling models delivering near-silent operation. Now they're launching their first fanless series, the "X-series Fanless", for users...

39 by Martin Kaffei on 10/20/2010

Antec EarthWatts EA 380D Green 380W

Antec sent us their entry-level model EarthWatts Green PSU rated at 380W. Billed as an eco-friendly alternative to the usual budget PSUs, Antec boasts about the reduced energy costs...

64 by Martin Kaffei on 10/2/2010

Cooler Master Silent Pro M1000 1000W

The Silent Pro series is one of the best-known series power supplies from Cooler Master, previously covering range from 500 to 700 watts. The range has now extended to...

22 by Martin Kaffei on 9/5/2010

Corsair to release the H70

Water cooling is typically seen for an enthusiast, requiring pumps, reservoirs, tubing, know-how, and a cautious mind not to spill water all over your precious components. The benefits...

46 by Ian Cutress on 8/4/2010

Antec TruePower Quattro 1200W

Although many users are currently looking for smaller power supplies below 500W, there still is a demand for stronger ones, particularly if you are a gamer with Triple-SLI or...

34 by Jarred Walton on 7/7/2010

Seasonic X-Series 750W: Potent for the Price

Seasonic recently released their latest foray into the retail PSU market, the X-Series with 80 Plus Gold certification. As one of the highest efficiency power supplies on the market...

38 by Martin Kaffei on 4/13/2010

This Just In: Antec TruePower Quattro 1200W PSU

I'm trying my hands at a new feature here on AnandTech called This Just In.The idea is simple: when something that's not under NDA shows up at my doorstep...

30 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/25/2010

The Clarkdale Experiment

Loyd builds a small form factor, high performance, low power gaming system. Is it worth the effort and the cost?

81 by Loyd Case on 1/27/2010

Enermax Gold: Modu87+ and Pro87+

Enermax has launched two new PSU series, both with 80 Plus Gold certification. High efficiency and silence combine to create some of the best PSUs we've ever tested.

59 by Christoph Katzer on 1/19/2010

Home Servers, Network Storage and the Case House

In his first article on AnandTech, Loyd Case takes us through building his first Windows Home Server out of components he had laying around the Case House.

88 by Loyd Case on 12/2/2009

BFG Phobos Q&A

0 by Matt Campbell on 5/15/2009

500W to 550W: 12 Power Supplies Compared

We all know most users don't actually need the latest 1000W+ power supplies, and so we put together a roundup of twelve "sensible" PSUs. If you need a new...

62 by Christoph Katzer on 2/20/2009

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