Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, is proud to announce that the world’s first in power supply technologies, the high end Silent Pro Hybrid 1300W, has now been improved to offer even more value and quality. The warranty has been doubled to provide a full 10 years of coverage from date of purchase for the updated Silent Pro Hybrid 1300W in the United States. Also the PSU will include a full set of premium individually sleeved modular cables that will add that extra touch of professionalism to an otherwise flawless build.
Ever since multi-rail PSUs were introduced, we’ve seen enthusiasts adamantly claim that one or the other PSU type is better. Some claim single rail is better for overclocking. Some claim multi-rail is safer. Single rail is cleaner. Multi-rail more efficient. The list goes on and on, so who’s right? People on either side argue their points and pick up uninformed followers along the way, resulting in the same rehashed marketing over and over again from companies playing on this vehement fanboyism: A single strong 12v rail! Multi-rail for extra stability! Blah blah. Which is better? How does this apply to me? Keep reading, and I may just give you an answer.
If you been around the gaming scene in the past 5 years or so you should know the name Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendal. Known to many as the worlds first professional gamer he has created a gaming brand which its goal is to work with manufacturers to create the perfect components for your gaming system. Today we are taking a look at Fatal1ty’s take on a gaming power supply. The OCZ Fatal1ty Series 1000W Power Supply features an 80PLUS Gold certification, individually sleeved modular cables, 140mm red LED cooling fan and a 5 year warranty. Is this the next power supply for your gaming rig? Read on to find out!
Powering our test rig today is one of High Powers 80PLUS Platinum units, the Astro PT. The Astro PT is a semi-modular power supply rated at 700W, has an all-digital power delivery mechanism, flat ribbon-style modular cables, and a special LED bar on the rear of the unit that will display the units load and efficiency in real-time, which High Power have dubbed the “Eagle Eye.” You may recognize this particular model if you follow trade shows, as at this year’s Computex it took home the Design and Innovation Award.
The last few products we have taken a look at from FSP have been universal power adapters for notebooks so finally we get a chance to take a look at a product in their main product line, power supplies. FSP sure does know a lot about power supplies. They were established in 1993 and currently are the 5th largest power supply vendor in the world. Today we are checking out their Aurum Pro 850W Power Supply. This power supply features an 80PLUS Gold certification, a true single rail and dual transformer design, 135mm PWM cooling fan and a very cool rugged Granite-Touch finish. Is this the power supply for your next build? Read on to find out!
It actually has been quite some time since we have taken a look at a power supply from FSP. FSP is mainly known for power supplies and their latest one, the Aurum Pro has a lot of great features. These features include 80PLUS Gold certification, a single 12V rail, CrossFire and SLI ready, a 5 year warranty and much more. Today we get to open the Aurum Pro and see what it is all about. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
NZXT has recently released their HALE82N series of power supplies and were nice enough to send us two of them! The HALE82N series power supplies feature an 80PLUS Bronze certification, a 120mm cooling fan, and a strong single +12V rail. Besides all of that the HALE82N Series is the first among others to pioneer 2013 ErP Lot 6 Energy Star standard which will reduce vampire power by 50%, decreasing your energy consumption. Today we are going to check out the 550W and 750W models, read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
Today we’ll be looking at one of the first eco-friendly power supplies that we’ve ever reviewed. The In Win GreenMe series features a unique combination of eco-friendly packaging and product components to make any “green” fan rejoice. This white power supply also makes a nice change of pace to those standard black power supplies we’re used to. Read on further to take a look.
It seems lately many companies have been coming out with power supplies that are very efficient and are made to be installed and just forgot about. Well Antec has had a line of power supplies like this for a long time, the EarthWatts series. Today we are going to be taking a look at one of the newest power supplies in the EarthWatts line the Platinum 650W. This 650W power supply has an 80PLUS Platinum certification, the highest efficiency mark for power supplies. With this power supply you will ge 92% efficiency at 50% load and 89% efficiency at 100% load. Read on as we take it through the paces.
Spire, a company known for their cooling products, is branching off into alternative products. Today we’ll be looking at one of three new power supplies in their newly released BlackDragon series. This line of PSU’s is geared towards enthusiasts and PC gamers. A black coloring and blue LED fan are some of its visual features. Read on further to see if this is power supply is worth the price.