Be Quiet! Power Zone 850W PSU Review Introduction Be Quiet! has been a very active player in the PSU market during the past few months. Not only have they released several new products and new series of units, the German company is currently on their way to “invade” the North American markets. We reviewed several …more
Corsair CS450M Power Supply Review Introduction Corsair has been a very active player in the PSU market the past year, announcing release after release, bringing several new power supply units into the market. A few weeks ago, the company has announced the release of the CS-M power supply series, a series designed for basic and …more
Fractal Design Integra R2 750W PSU Review Introduction A little while ago we had our first encounter with Fractal Design’s power supply units, in our review of the Tesla R2 650W. The 80Plus Gold certified Tesla R2 proved to be a formidable adversary for the competition; however, the retail price is placing it out of …more
Fractal Design Tesla R2 650W PSU Review Introduction Fractal Design is a Swedish company which started off as a computer case designer and manufacturer. Like most such companies, after they have established a foothold in their original segment of the market, they began diversifying into other segments as well. Naturally, Fractal Design began their diversification …more
NZXT Hale82 V2 550W – The White Power Supply NZXT is a well-known company which started off as a designer and manufacturer of cases. The company soon diversified into cooling and power related products. Today they offer two series of power supplies, the Hale82 and Hale90. As the name implies, each series has a different …more
Pure Power L8 700W PSU Review Introduction Be Quiet! is an European company which, despite the strange name, is a very well-known manufacturer amongst enthusiasts, mostly for their high quality (and notoriously expensive) power supply units. We had an encounter with their very impressive Dark Power Pro 10 series a few months ago; however, impressive …more
Cougar CMX v.3 850W Power Supply Review Introduction Nowadays, it seems that most manufacturers have a subsidiary company, which brings them direct access to the retail market. Today we will be having a look at the new v.3 revision of the CMX 850W power supply by Cougar, the sister company of HEC/Compucase, one of the …more
Antec HCP-850 Platinum PSU Review Introduction Antec has been an old and well-known player in the power supply market. The company currently offers a very wide range of products, trying to satisfy all users and budgets. We have tested a few of their products in the past, such as the gamer-oriented HCG-520M and the highly …more
Corsair RM650 Power Supply Review Introduction Corsair is perhaps the most active company in the PSU market this year, which may be slightly ironic, as they originally were a memory manufacturer that diversified into the PSU market just a few years ago. Apparently, the tens of products which they have been marketing via their six …more
EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review Introduction It appears that today every company wants a piece of the PSU market cake. Almost every large manufacturer of anything computer-related has been trying to diversify towards that segment of the market. EVGA, renowned as a GFX card maker, is no exception. Not too long ago they presented …more
Looking for a down-to-earth power supply for your everyday home or office PC? Today we are having a look at two 500W PSUs from Silverstone, designed for system builders and users on a budget.
Today we have our first look at an XFX power supply in a number of years, the Pro Series 850W Black Edition. This 80 Plus Gold certified power supply was designed for serious gamers and DIY professionals. How does the renowned graphics card maker fare in the PSU market? Read on to find out how the single 70 Amp 12V rail does when we put it to the test!
Today we bring you a roundup review of seven popular name brand power supplies, all within the most popular power range of the market but each targeting a different user group. We also test at 110% of each power supplies rating to show you how it performs when pushed beyond specifications. Read on to find out which power supply is the most appropriate for your system based on your individual needs!
Today we are having a look at another product from Be Quiet!, the German supplier of high end PC parts, the Dark Power Pro 10 850W power supply. Despite boasting excellent performance and unique features, it comes in a very competitive range of the market. Does it have what it takes to survive the relentless competition? We will find out in this review.