End users need to be aware of the performance of their current cooling solutions in order to reasonably assess the upgrade that will fit their needs. In this review we will showcase the thermal performance of some popular stock CPU coolers, including the controversial aftermarket Intel BXTS15A and the highly touted AMD Wraith, marketed as offering 125W of near-silent cooling and the equivalent of a $30 freebie. We also included one of the most popular mainstream coolers available, the Cooler Master EVO 212, as a baseline comparison against aftermarket solutions.
Enermax has now officially launched their Revolution 85+ power supplies, boasting some of the highest efficiency scores in the market. We are happy to report there's some substance behind...
Christoph Katzer on 11/6/2008
Corsair sent us their second-most powerful PSU, rated at 750W, and we see how it stacks up to the competition.
Christoph Katzer on 10/30/2008
Super Flower is a company that has been around a long time, manufacturing cases and power supplies under their own name as well as for others. We've got their...
Christoph Katzer on 10/16/2008
Antec sent us three of their Fusion cases, which target the HTPC market. Join us for a closer look.
Christoph Katzer on 10/9/2008
Join us as we review the little brother in Antec's Signature series and see how it compares to its older sibling and other power supplies.
Christoph Katzer on 10/1/2008
How big does your power supply really need to be for your new computer? We examine the real power requirements of modern components to provide answers; what we discover...
Christoph Katzer on 9/22/2008
Cooler Master officially launches its latest PSU series, but only in Europe for now. That's unfortunate as they have a lot going for them.
Christoph Katzer on 9/8/2008
Many users are more than happy using your standard computer cases - after all, it's easy to find everything from small SFF and mATX cases up through full-tower sizes...
Derek Wilson on 8/27/2008
Silverstone aims for silence with the ST45NF, and removing the fan will certainly achieve that goal. Can they also manage to provide clean and stable power? Find out as...
Christoph Katzer on 8/25/2008
One of the largest PSU ODMs in the business sent us their latest offering. You may not be familiar with FSP Group; the question is, are you missing out?
Christoph Katzer on 8/5/2008
Cooler Master looks to set new standards in power supply quality with their Ultimate Circuit Protection (UCP) power supplies, boasting 80Plus Silver certification and a 5-year warranty.
Christoph Katzer on 7/29/2008
There's a big difference between a power supply that runs your system "okay" and a high-quality unit that provides higher efficiency, lower noise, and more stable output. We have...
Christoph Katzer on 7/21/2008
Kingwin's low-end Revolution cooler takes a spin in our test bed, as we compare its performance with coolers that can cost three times as much. Unfortunately, sometimes you get...
Matt Campbell on 7/16/2008
Silverstone sent us their highest output PSU for testing. Capable of delivering up to 1200W, this is a unit for extreme users and systems.
Christoph Katzer on 7/7/2008