PSUs

When you build a cannon of a system, perhaps with dual processors and four graphics cards and lots of RGB, then something needs to power it. FSP has just the product for you: the Cannon 2000W power supply. We've seen power supplies this high in the consumer market before, and this is FSP's take. They originally built it for the mining market, and since that market has essentially dried up in recent months, the company is pitching it further afield. The unit is built on a single rail design, and adheres to ATX spec (210mm long), and has passed certification for 80 PLUS Gold, which guarantees 87% efficiency at 20% load, 90% efficiency at 50% load, and 87% efficiency at 100%. That last figure means...

FSP Demonstrates Hydro PTM+ 1200 W: a Liquid-Cooled PSU with RGB LEDs

FSP has demonstrated an ATX power supply unit with liquid cooling at Computex. The manufacturer claims that liquid cooling ensures that the PSU stays quiet even under high loads...

15 by Anton Shilov on 6/2/2017

Be Quiet! Reveals Straight Power 11, SFX-L PSUs

Be quiet! revealed its upcoming Straight Power 11 PSU line at Computex 2017. The lineup is based on a modern FSP platform that doesn’t use any power-transfer cables internally...

10 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

The Seasonic PRIME Titanium PSU (650W, 750W, 850W) Review: Mythical Performance

In this review we are having a look at Seasonic’s new flagship series, the PRIME Titanium 650W, 750W and 850W PSUs. These three units are 80Plus Titanium certified, come...

84 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/7/2017

FSP Dagger 500W and 600W SFX PSUs Come To Market: From $99 with 80Plus Gold

FSP introduced its Dagger family of SFX PSUs for gaming systems at Computex 2016, about nine months ago. However, sometimes it takes several quarters for products to reach the...

14 by Anton Shilov on 4/1/2017

The Riotoro Onyx Power Supply Review: 650W & 750W Tested

In this review we are having a look at Riotoro’s first attempt to enter the PSU market - the Onyx 650W and Onyx 750W PSUs. The Onyx are subtle...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/23/2017

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

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