SFX

Back in the day, 1 kW PSUs were a prerogative of rather extreme high-end desktops carrying an overclocked CPU, a couple of graphics cards, several hard drives, and loads of other parts. Although there is a trend towards miniaturization of high-performance PCs, there is also a trend towards increasing their performance. Trying to strike a balance between smaller dimensions and higher power delivery, SilverStone has developed a 1 kW SFX-L PSU. SilverStone’s SST-SX1000-LPT is the world’s first SFX-L power supply that's rated for 1000 W. This is a fully modular PSU featuring compliant with the ATX 2.4 as well as EPS (presumably v2.92) specifications, and features a full suite of power connectors, ranging from ATX and EPS (for HEDT systems) to multiple power plugs for...

The SilverStone Nightjar NJ450-SXL 450W SFX PSU Review: Passive Excellence

In today's review we are taking a look at a a rather unique SFX PSU, the passively cooled SilverStone Nightjar NJ450. Despite the lack of active cooling, both the...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/4/2019

The SeaSonic Focus Gold SGX-650 SFX Power Supply Review: Seasonic Starts off SFX With a Stunner

Today we are taking a look at SeaSonic’s new SFX PSU series, the Focus Gold SGX. The new PSUs boast some impressive electrical specifications and come with a 10-year...

37 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/7/2019

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

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 SX800-LTI SFX-L 800W PSU Review: Big PSU, Small Niche

Small form factor and living room gaming systems are becoming more and more popular, with ever-increasing capabilities – and power requirements. SilverStone’s latest SFX-L PSU, the SX800-LTI, brings 80Plus...

24 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/18/2018

The Be Quiet! SFX-L Power 500W PSU Review: Powerful, Small, & Still Quiet?

In today's review we are taking a look at the latest SFX PSU from Be Quiet!, the SFX-L Power 500W. As its name suggests, it is a slightly elongated...

12 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/13/2017

Silverstone Announces Two New SFX Power Supplies: SX500-G & SX650-G

Small Form Factor (SFF) sized PCs have been around for many years and its popularity seems to be growing. Consumers have more choices today than just a few years...

4 by Joe Shields on 8/29/2017

The Enermax Revolution SFX 650W PSU Review: Compact & Capable

High performance SFX PSUs are gaining ground on the market and Enermax joins the train with the Revolution SFX series. The Revolution SFX units are modular, 80Plus Gold certified...

11 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/30/2017

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 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

SilverStone Launches SX800-LTI: SFX-L, 800 W, 80 Plus Titanium

SilverStone has quietly published specifications of its new SFX-L power supply with 800 W output on its website. The SX800-LTI is designed for small form-factor gaming PCs that use...

8 by Anton Shilov on 12/16/2016

Enermax Enters SFX Game with Revolution SFX PSUs

As small form-factor gaming PCs gain traction, more companies enter the scene with small form factor power supplies. Enermax this week introduced its first power supplies in SFX form-factor...

7 by Anton Shilov on 12/2/2016

Lian Li PC-Q37 Announced: Two-Stage Mini-ITX Chassis with Tempered Glass

On Tuesday Lian Li introduced its PC-Q37 mini-ITX chassis designed for performance and modding enthusiasts based around small-form factor systems. The miniature PC case can accommodate high-end hardware and...

20 by Anton Shilov on 11/2/2016

Enermax SteelWing Small Form Factor PC Chassis: Aluminum and Glass, $160

Enermax has started shipments of its new SteelWing chassis this week, designed specifically for small form-factor desktop PCs. The new PC case is made of aluminum and tempered glass...

26 by Anton Shilov on 11/1/2016

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

Thermaltake Releases New SFX PSUs: 450W and 600W, rated at 80 PLUS Gold

Thermaltake has introduced its first SFX power supplies designed for gaming PCs. The new Toughpower SFX series of PSUs will have two models, both of which are 80 Plus...

17 by Anton Shilov on 8/2/2016

FSP Enters the Market of High-Wattage SFX PSUs with Dagger

FSP has introduced its first power supplies in SFX form-factor designed for high-performance gaming PCs. The new Dagger family of PSUs will contain 500 W and 600 W models...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2016

MSI Rolls-Out CUBI 2 Plus SFF PCs Featuring Intel’s Mini-STX Platform

MSI this week introduced its all-new CUBI 2 Plus and CUBI 2 Plus vPro miniature personal computers based on Intel’s mini-STX motherboard form-factor. The new PCs are slightly larger...

10 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2016

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