ThinkComputers liked BFG’s 800W and 680W units reviewed several months ago. These non-modular units were well-received by the enthusiast community and retailers. BFG is back with the EX series, in 1000W and 1200W variations. The EX series features modular connectors, a lifetime warranty, and a technique for drastically improving efficiency called Frequency Conversion. ThinkComputers has the review.
ThinkComputers really liked Corsair’s TX 750W unit when we reviewed it a while ago. The TX series was a consumer level power supply, but this new HX series is a different animal. It’s a professional and enthusiast line of power supplies meant for overclockers and other folks who needs rock-solid stability and modularity. Among other things, the HX 750W has 12 SATA connectors-more than enough for that ultimate file server you’ve been wanting to build. ThinkComputers has the review.
Is your mother complaining to you about her computer being too loud? I bet she also doesn’t like all the bells and whistles of a lot of gaming cases, but I have an answer to your problem. The Cooler Master Sileo 500 is a plain, yet sturdy case jam packed with sound insulation material. You probably want to check this out even if your mother isn’t complaining to you because the Sileo 500 also comes with a 500 watt power supply for an affordable silent case & power supply solution. Read on further to see how easy it is to install.
Today we have a chance to take a look at the Thermaltake Litepower 450W Power Supply, a stable and highly efficient power supply. Awarded an 80PLUS Bronze Certificate the Litepower 450W is a powerful device for its class. It automatically detects the voltage (100~240V) to make sure it’s getting the right voltage no matter what country you’re in. It’s even compatible with the latest PCI-Express and Dual/Quad Core CPU configurations. Read on further to get a better look.
Cooler Master’s power supplies are stable, intelligently designed, and efficient, and now Cooler Master adds silent to the mix with its Silent Pro M line. The 500, 600, and 700 watt units are designed to provide stable power as quietly as possible, while still maintaining the 80% efficiency required for the 80PLUS certification. Today we are taking a look at the 500W version in this review. Read on to check it out!
Today we are taking a look at the Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W Modular Power Supply. The Toughpower XT series power supplies incorporate five Thermaltake cutting-edge innovations: FanDelayCool for thorough cooling and extended lifetime, S.P.T. Indicator for real-time monitoring, S.F.C. Quiet for the quietest operation, 12Vin1 for the best computability, and High Quality Japanese Capacitors for superb performance and reliability. This is many steps above the original Toughpower series power supplies. The XT series are even 80Plus Bronze certified!
Suburban Los Angeles-based NZXT is well-known for its stunning chassis designs. NZXT recently entered the power supply market as well. The company sent to ThinkComputers its Performance Power 800W unit, a contender in the mid-range market. However, even though it lacks the de facto standard 80% efficiency and any semblance of a warranty, will the PP800 still prove its worth? Find out in this review.
A while ago, Corsair wowed ThinkComputers with its 750 Watt TX750 power supply unit, one of the most stable units we’ve ever seen. Corsair is most well known for its memory, but its power supplies-among the top in the industry-are often overlooked. This review checks out the 850W version of the same line. Will the […]
FSP Group is a little known name to most enthusiasts, primarily because the company has only recently put its own name on its products. Founded in 1993 in Taiwan, FSP has been operating for years as an ODM, supplying OEMs with units for consumer computers or supplying more well-known companies with units to be rebadged and sold, including power supplies from Antec, Sparkle Power, OCZ, Nexus and Zalman. Its own line of Fortron Source was popular, as well. Notably, FSP designed the first fanless power supply and was one of the first to have an 80% efficient model. ThinkComputers received the 700W version of the Power Mod series.
Antec has been relatively quiet over the past year, just a few releases. This year at CES they invited us up to their suite to check out some of their new products and even to take a look at a prototype case that looks nothing like anything that is out right now! Let’s see what Antec will be releasing this year!
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