PSUs

FSP this week has announced that its Hydro PTM+ 1200 W/1400 W power supply, featuring a liquid cooling block that was originally demonstrated at Computex 2017, would hit the market shortly. Priced at nearly $700, the PSU has a significant additional cost. To soften the blow for early adopters, the first 500 buyers will get a free Bitspower AIO LCS kit along with sleeved cables. The FSP Hydro PTM+ PSU is compliant with the ATX12V v2.4 as well as EPS12V v2.92 standards and is rated for a 100 A maximum load and 1200 W power. The power supply is certified for the 80Plus Platinum badge at 1200 W when it is cooled down using its built-in 135-mm fan, but once it is connected to a...

The BitFenix Whisper M 450W & 850W PSU Review

BitFenix recently released a new PSU series, the Whisper M, which is aimed towards advanced users that want a product balanced between price and performance. The series consists of...

15 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/15/2017

Eurocom Launches a 780 W External PSU for Laptops

The world is getting mobile and many things that used to come in full-tower desktop chassis are now available in mobile form-factors. For example, high-performance notebooks from companies like...

23 by Anton Shilov on 2/11/2017

The Silverstone ST30SF & ST45SF SFX Power Supply Review

In this review we are having a look at the SilverStone ST30SF and the ST45SF SFX PSUs. There are only a handful of good SFX PSU designs available and...

31 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/26/2017

Thermaltake Adds RGB Lighting to Toughpower Grand Gold PSUs

Thermaltake has introduced a new lineup of high-end PSUs featuring RGB lighting. The new Toughpower Grand RGB Gold power supplies are equipped with 256 colors 'Riing' RGB fan, featuring...

6 by Anton Shilov on 12/30/2016

Best PC Power Supplies: Holiday 2016

For today's holiday buyers' guide we are having a look at power supplies. Once again, I shall begin with discussing and clarifying a common misconception among users, that a...

63 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/30/2016

The Zalman ZM1200-EBT 1200W Power Supply Review

It has been many years since we last had a review of a PSU from Zalman, even though they currently are offering dozens of models. In this review we...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/10/2016

The SilverStone SX700-LPT SFX 700W PSU Review

In the interest of minimizing space and noise, living room gaming PCs often require compact, high performance PSUs. Today we are taking a look at the SX700-LPT from SilverStone...

47 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/30/2016

The SilverStone ST60F-TI Strider Titanium 600W PSU Review

SilverStone joined the 80Plus Titanium PSU bandwagon with three new units recently, all with reasonable outputs and interesting specifications. In this review we are having a look at the...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/29/2016

GIGABYTE Releases Xtreme Gaming XP1200M 80PLUS Platinum Power Supply

GIGABYTE has quietly released its new high-end power supply designed for expensive gaming PCs as well as workstations. The new PSU belongs to GIGABYTE’s Xtreme Gaming family of components...

8 by Anton Shilov on 7/7/2016

The Raidmax RX-700AT 700W 80Plus Titanium Power Supply Review

Raidmax, despite being that common a name in the west, is actually one of the oldest PC case and PSU manufacturers. Over recent years, they have focused on cost-effective...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/7/2016

FSP Announces Twins: 500W and 700W ATX PSU with Redundancy Capability

FSP this week announced its new series of redundant PSUs called the 'Twins'. The new power supplies are compatible with standard ATX and PS2 tower chassis, but provide redundancy...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/27/2016

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 FSP Hydro G 750W Power Supply Review

Today we are taking a look at the other premium PSU series from FSP, the Hydro G family. Unlike the Aurum PT that we reviewed some time ago, the...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/3/2016

CES 2016: Cooler Master’s MasterWatt Connected Digital PSU Almost Ready

As one gets older, or designs PCs for certain users in mind, how much power is being consumed is a key metric. The easiest piece of equipment to use...

4 by Ian Cutress on 1/15/2016

The Andyson N500 Titanium PSU Review: High Efficiency For The Common PC

80Plus Titanium certified PSUs are very rare and most are high output units that are not meant for normal PCs. Andyson is making a surprise move with the release...

46 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/8/2015

The SilverStone SX600-G SFX PSU Review

With the recent strong penetration of computers into the living room and other applications that often require small form factor cases, the demand for quality SFX PSUs is slowly...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/21/2015

The Cyonic AU-550x PSU Review

In this review, we are getting acquainted with a new PSU manufacturer, Cyonic. The newly founded brand offers just six units at this time, three of which are modular...

30 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/17/2015

The Rosewill Hive 850W PSU Review

Most of our US and Canada based readers are likely familiar with Rosewill. The company started as a subsidiary of Newegg and they were initially focused on producing simple...

24 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/28/2015

The Corsair CS450M PSU Review

Top tier PSUs certainly are technologically interesting, yet the mainstream products undoubtedly cover the vast bulk of the market. Today we are having a look at the Corsair CS450M...

46 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/10/2015

Update to PSU Testing 2015: A Minor Change

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...

18 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/4/2015

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