In this Holiday Buyer's Guide, we will be evaluating and recommending desktop PC power supply units. We should clarify that the selection of a PSU is based on parameters both objective (e.g. wattage, performance) and subjective (e.g. design, modular cables). That makes it very difficult to limit the selection of a PSU to just one per possible target class. We will be recommending at least two options for each market, based on objective parameters and our subjective opinion. Before we get to the power supplies, we want to dispell a common misconception among users – that a high wattage PSU will be better. That is not necessarily the case, because all switching PSUs are designed so as to deliver their maximum efficiency at about half-load...

Corsair Releases New PSU series: HX750i, HX850i and HX1000i

Corsair's HX PSU series is of special significance to the company, as it is the first PSU series that Corsair released back in 2006. Corsair today announced its upgraded...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/2/2014

Computex 2014: Be Quiet!’s New Case and Power Supplies

Our first meeting this week at Computex is with Be Quiet! and we were shown a new case aimed at low noise output, due for the market in September...

2 by Ian Cutress on 6/1/2014

How We Test PSUs - 2014

After a lengthy hiatus, we're back with a new PSU and case reviewer. As we kick off our revised power supply testing and reviews, we wanted to cover the...

49 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/28/2014

Corsair Releases RM Series Power Supplies

Corsair sell a lot of components for PCs: memory, cases, SSDs, cooling, peripherals and power supplies to name their current lineup. For that last element, Corsair have released...

40 by Ian Cutress on 9/14/2013

LEPA Launches New Line of High Efficiency Power Supplies

LEPA Technology (closely related to Enermax) is launching two 80 Plus certified power supply lines along with a non-80 Plus certified budget line. The GM-MaxGold power supplies are certified 80...

6 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/9/2013

Computex 2013: Galaxy Expanding into Motherboards, PSUs, SSDs

Galaxy is known more for their graphics cards, and in particular the HOF/SOC series of high end NVIDIA cards - some models of which have featured a white PCB...

5 by Ian Cutress on 6/8/2013

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