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.
Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the worldwide availability of the Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX Power, the World’s most advanced PC power supply unit (PSU) for PC gamers and enthusiasts.
The AX1200i Digital ATX Power Supply was first announced at Computex Taipei 2012, where it won a prestigious “Best of Computex 2012″ award from Tom’s Hardware. Other recent accolades include the HEXUS.net Wish List award, TechPowerUP! Editor’s Choice award, TweakTown Must Have award, Guru3D.com Best Hardware award, and many more. Maximum PC magazine in the US also selected the AX1200i for use in its Dream Machine 2012, a yearly feature that uses only highest-quality PC components to build the ultimate PC.
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!
SAN JOSE, CA – August 21, 2012 – OCZ Technology Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:OCZ) a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power management solutions for computing devices and systems, today unveiled the Silencer Mk III 1200W Power Supply from PC Power & Cooling. Offering industrial-grade performance and stability for demanding computing environments in a new maximum wattage option, the Silencer Mk III meets the highest rated efficiency and provides ultra-quiet operation in a modular design.
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.
OCZ has teamed with professional gamer Jonathan “Fatal1ty” Wendal to create a line of power supplies perfect for gamers. The Fatal1ty series of power supplies currently has 3 offerings a 550W unit, a 750W unit and a 1000W unit. Today we are taking a look at the 1000W unit, which features an 80PLUS Gold certification, individually sleeved cables, a large 140mm cooling fan, 5 year warranty and much more! Read on to learn more about the power supply and to check out our unboxing and overview video!
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!
Today we’re looking at NZXT’s latest power supply range; the HALE82N series. This series is aimed at PC builders who demand quality components, whilst sticking to a budget. It’s 80PLUS Bronze certified, non-modular, and has a standard ATX form factor that will accommodate cases where free space is at a premium.
Whilst many manufacturers are attempting to diversify their product ranges, in order for people to actually purchase these new lines the product needs to be of a certain quality. Does the NZXT HALE82N series hit the mark or fall short? Only one way to know; read on to find out!
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!