Cases/Cooling/PSUs

Today I want to discuss a minor change in our PSU testing procedures, and how they have evolved since our 2014 - How We Test PSUs pipeline post. To date, all of our testing was being done in accordance with Intel's Power Supply Design Guide for Desktop Form Factors and with the Generalized Test Protocol for Calculating the Energy Efficiency of Internal AC-DC and DC-DC Power Supplies. These two documents describe in detail how the equipment should be interconnected, how loading should be performed (as the power lines should not just be loaded randomly), and the basic methodology for the acquisition of each data set. However, not all of our testing can be covered and/or endorsed by these guidelines. Even though these documents are just a few...

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

Antec Nine Hundred Two: Second Generation Gamer Case

Antec sent us the successor to the well regarded Nine Hundred chassis. As one of the largest case manufacturers in the world, many are interested in seeing how...

56 by Christoph Katzer on 2/13/2009

Silverstone Raven: A New Concept in Case Cooling

If you're looking for something unusual in terms of case aesthetics and design, Silverstone's Raven might be the type of bird you'd like to find tapping on your chamber door.

49 by Christoph Katzer on 2/6/2009

PC Power & Cooling - Visiting a Legend

PC Power & Cooling is one of the oldest names in the power supply business, and one of the major innovators. What goes into making quality power supplies? Our...

35 by Christoph Katzer on 1/23/2009

Thermaltake Spedo Advanced Chassis

Thermaltake has launched a new high-end chassis with more features than you can shake a memory stick at... but is less sometimes more?

14 by Christoph Katzer on 1/5/2009

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