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In a bit of an unusual move, Seasonic is announcing in advance that they intend to increase the prices of most of their power supplies in the United States. Citing "recent market developments" - i.e. the tariffs imposed by the U.S. government on select components manufactured in China - the company will be increasing the recommended prices of its products to cover the higher costs. The new MSRPs will become effective on December 1st, 2018, Once the new prices go into effect, all Seasonic products made in China and sold in the U.S. will become $5 to $20 more expensive, depending on the product and its original price. It's worth noting that Seasonic is listing their manufacturer suggested retail prices here, and these are not...

The Be Quiet! Straight Power 11 750W PSU Review: Excellent Quality, But Not Quiet

In today's review we are taking a look at the latest Straight Power 11 series from Be Quiet!, a German manufacturer. The Straight Power 11 units are not the...

4 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/7/2018

AnandTech Community Giveaway: Antec Case & Power Supply Barebones Kits

Taking us through the rest of October and into November, the AnandTech Forums community team has paired up with Antec to offer a set of barebones kits for new...

17 by Ryan Smith on 10/25/2018

The Corsair SF450 Platinum SFX PSU Review: Corsair's Best SFF PSU Gets Even Better

Today we are having a look at the refreshed SF PSU series from Corsair. The company upgraded their popular SFX PSUs that now come with an 80Plus Platinum certification...

14 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/23/2018

EVGA Enters SFX Market with SuperNOVA GM SFX PSUs

High-performance gaming PCs do not have to be big, and the rising popularity of SFX systems among gamers proves that many people already know it. Along these lines, EVGA...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/5/2018

SilverStone Announces NightJar NJ600 Fanless PSU

SilverStone has introduced its latest fanless power supply. The NightJar NJ600 PSU is the company’s most powerful silent PSU yet. Furthermore, the unit is rated for 80 Plus Titanium...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/3/2018

The Corsair RM850x (2018) PSU Review: Exceptional Electrical Performance

In today's review we are taking a look at the new revision of Corsair's RM850x power supply. Corsair's RM series is renowned for delivering high performance and quiet operation...

14 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/22/2018

NZXT Enters PSU Market with E-Series ATX Power Supplies Featuring Built-In Monitoring

NZXT has been expanding at a quite rapid pace in the recent years. Back in 2017 the company introduced its first motherboard, but ceased to offer PSUs. This month...

14 by Anton Shilov on 7/17/2018

Lian Li’s Strimer RGB PSU Cable Now Available: $40 For A Limited Time

Lian Li has started to sell its new PSU cable featuring addressable RGB lighting. The cable is now available on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean at an introductory...

30 by Anton Shilov on 7/13/2018

A Rose By Any Other PR Name: Lian Li’s Strimer, or is it Streamer?

Part of our early Computex coverage involved Lian Li’s new RGB product, the Strimer, which integrates RGB strips along a 24-pin ATX cable. The idea here was that out...

8 by Ian Cutress on 6/19/2018

SilverStone Shows Off SST-ST2000-PT: 80Plus Platinum 2000 W PSU

SilverStone demonstrated the industry’s first 2000 W ATX power supply that carries the 80Plus Platinum badge at Computex this year. The Strider Platinum 2000 W PSU is aimed at...

9 by Anton Shilov on 6/15/2018

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 48: Computex 2018

Wrapping up Computex 2018 with discussions about AMD's Threadripper 2 with 32 cores, Intel's new limited edition Core i7-8086K, and that really odd 28-core 5 GHz demo where Intel...

12 by Ian Cutress on 6/15/2018

The BitFenix Formula Gold 650W PSU Review: Balanced

Today we are taking a look at the Formula Gold 650W power supply from BitFenix, a high-performance unit that trades modular cables for a lower retail price. The CWT-made...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/13/2018

Afox and Qdion Have 3kW PSUs for Cryptocurrency Miners

With GPU cryptocurrency mining apparently here to stay, over the last couple of years hardware vendors have begun developing mining-optmized (or at least branded) gear for miners. This of...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2018

GIGABYTE Expands Aorus Range to PSUs with AP750GM and AP850GM

After launching their high-end gaming-focused Aorus sub-brand a couple of years ago, GIGABYTE has continued to invest in the brands over the years with new products and branching into...

1 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2018

Lian Li Launches Strimer RGB PSU Cable

Modern enthusiast-grade PCs can have RGB LEDs in almost all components — from motherboard, to memory modules, to SSDs. Meanwhile, one of the things that is not RGB-lit in...

6 by Anton Shilov on 6/6/2018

Going BIG: EVGA’s SuperNova 2000W G+ Power Supply

For the systems that run many big PCIe accelerators, multiple processors, and also power a small heating system, EVGA is producing the power supply for you. Coming in at...

6 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

EVGA Next-Gen Power Supply for SFX: Supernova 650 GM

Also on EVGA’s Power Supply list was this little 80 PLUS-rated Gold unit. The aim here for a super small set of power supplies for 450W, 550W, 650W. Obviously...

1 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

FSP Readies Cheaper Hydro PTM+ Liquid-Cooled PSU: Up to 1000 W w/ RGB

Last year FSP introduced one of the world’s first commercial liquid-cooled PSUs for PCs, the Hydro PTM+ with the maximum output of 1400 W. Quite naturally, such a beast...

7 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2018

Be Quiet! Launches Inexpensive System Power U9 PSUs for System Builders

be quiet! is primarily known for its high-end silent power supplies, but in a bid to increase sales sometimes a company needs to address different market segments. This month...

3 by Anton Shilov on 5/30/2018

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