80Plus Platinum

SilverStone this week introduced a duo of short-depth high-wattage PSUs. The founding members of the new Strider Platinum PTS family, the just-launched 1000W and 1200W power supplies are only 5.5 inches (140 mm) deep, which will allow system makers and DIY enthusiasts to build high-powered systems using more compact cases. While no-compromise high-end desktops continue to be formidably big (with some of them capable of integrating two motherboards), there are a lot of people who prefer smaller HEDTs. Motherboard makers release enthusiast-class Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX platforms supporting rather rich expansion capabilities, so there is demand for smaller high-end PSUs and chassis. SilverStone was among the first makers of power supplies to offer high-wattage Mini-ITX PSUs, and last year it released a relatively short 1.5...

Corsair Introduces New SF Series and Vengeance Series Power Supplies

Corsair unveiled two new additions to its line-up of computer power supplies. The SF Series of 80 PLUS Platinum lands with 450W and 650W models while the ATX size...

1 by Joe Shields on 6/5/2018

The SilverStone Strider Platinum ST1000-PT & ST1200-PT PSU Review: Tenured

In today's review we are taking a look at the SilverStone Strider Platinum 1000W and 1200W PSUs. Clearly designed for top-tier gaming and workstation systems with more than two...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/4/2018

The Corsair HX850 80Plus Platinum PSU Review

In this review we are having a look at the latest revision of Corsair’s HX PSU series. The main improvements of the new series revision are an improved certification...

27 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/24/2017

The SilverStone Strider Platinum 550W PSU Review

Today we are having a look at the “world’s smallest” 80Plus Platinum certified 550W ATX PSU, the SilverStone Strider Platinum. The company boasts that this fully modular, compact PSU...

27 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/8/2016

The Rosewill Quark Series Power Supply Review (750W, 850W, 1000W, 1200W)

Today we are having a look at the Quark PSU series from Rosewill. Rosewill is a North American manufacturer, most commonly known as being Newegg's in-house brand. Rosewill is...

34 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/13/2016

The Andyson Platinum R 1200W PSU Review

Back in the mid 2000s, a PSU company called Hiper used Andyson as its OEM. It has been a long while, mainly because Hiper shut down, that we have...

46 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/24/2015

Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 650W & 850W PSU Review

Today we're looking at the flagship PSU series from be quiet!, the Dark Power Pro 10. We received two of the models, the 650W and the 850W versions, but...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/2/2015

Seasonic Platinum SS-1050XP3 & SS-1200XP3 Power Supply Review

Very powerful PSUs may not be all that useful to most users, but they certainly are the pride of any company. Today we're looking at the new pinnacle of...

39 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/3/2014

Rosewill Fortress Platinum 450W

Rosewill is a familiar name here at AnandTech. It's Newegg's in-house brand, through which they sell products such as notebook accessories, peripheral equipment, cases and power supplies. Their stated...

26 by Martin Kaffei on 9/14/2012

Seasonic Platinum Series 860W - Platinum without the Fuss

In a short time we've seen quite a few companies come out with their first 80 Plus Platinum power supplies. A couple weeks ago we reviewed the Enermax Platimax...

69 by Martin Kaffei on 2/24/2012

Enermax Platimax 750W - 80 Plus Platinum Arrives

Since the introduction of the 80 Plus certifications, we've seen a slow but steady trickle down effect where labels that were once reserved for the highest of the high-end...

48 by Martin Kaffei on 2/10/2012

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