The Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520MHCG is a modular power supply that is 80Plus Bronze certified and available for under $90 shipped. Antec says this PSU has heavy-duty connectors and cabling that supply high levels of power with efficiency. The High Current Gamer series also uses Japanese-brand capacitors, and a quiet 135 mm double ball bearing fan to complete the package. Read on to see how this power supply does when put to the test on our PSU tester.
Antec announced the EarthWatts Platinum power supplies back in February and they have quickly become one of the most popular power supplies on the market today. With 450W, 550W and 650W models in its desktop lineup, EarthWatts Platinum ensures that environmentally-conscious corporations and energy-savvy end users alike can take advantage of the benefits of 80 PLUS PLATINUM efficiency. LR takes a look at the Antec EA-650 Platinum today to see how this PSU performs!
The Corsair AX1200i is the first desktop PC power supply to use digital (DSP) control and Corsair Link to bring you an unprecedented level of monitoring and performance customization. The DSP in the AX1200i makes on-the-fly adjustments for incredibly tight voltage regulation, 80 PLUS Platinum Efficiency, and clean, stable power. It also features a price tag higher than pretty much any other power supply. Read on to see how this mighty power supply does when put to the test!
When it comes to high performance computer power supply units, Seasonic is one of the most reputable manufacturers. The company serves as the OEM of many other well-known brands, such as Corsair and NZXT, but they also have their own retail branch. Today we will be performing our very first review of a retail Seasonic product and we are starting with the very best their engineering department has ever designed to this date; the Platinum 1000W unit.
The IN WIN 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified GreenMe series is a high performance power supply series that is said deliver quality and efficiency at an affordable price. The In Win GreenMe 650W has four +12V rails that are each rated at 25 Amps and a single 120mm double ball-bearing fan to keep everything cool. Read on to see how this sub $70 power supply does on our test bench!
OCZ’s latest PSU was co-developed with Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel to meet the specific needs of gamers. The OCZ Fatal1ty 1000W PSU sports a gaming-ready look with a sleek design, clean connectors, and a glowing red LED fan. By using using 100% Japanese capacitors and a powerful single +12V rail, this PSU is capable of delivering 1000W of continuous power at 50°C, which should be plenty of power for multi-GPU gaming PCs.
Corsair usually makes a ton of noise when they launch new products, but for some reason the company silently launched a new product line on Facebook yesterday that went unnoticed by most tech sites. Corsair has announced individually sleeved modular cables! We bumped into Corsair at the FX GamExperience down in Dallas, Texas today and got a chance to check out the cables in person. Read on to check them out!
When a PC has gone bad, often one of the first components to check is the power supply. Thermaltake has released a quick, easy, and automated universal ATX power supply testing device that is designed to give users instant feedback on whether the PSU is working properly. Read on to see how it works and if it will help cut your overall troubleshooting time down when working on troublesome PCs.
Are you looking for a convenient way to link more than one power supply together in a single PC in order to handle all those new components? With the Add2PSU adapter you don’t have to spend money on new high wattage power supply or destroy your computer by cutting, soldering, taping wires wanting to make your on ‘DIY’ daisy chain PSU kit. The Add2Psu adapter is a simple device that installs in seconds that allows you to add another PSU to your system.
The Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF is manufactured by Seasonic for Arctic Cooling and it is internally identical to Corsair VX450W and Antec Earthwatts 500W power supplies. Read on to figure out how it can be rated 100W higher than the Corsair VX450W and to see how it does on an Intel Core i7 920 system!
PC Power & Cooling 1500VA UPS How many times have you been working on some critical paper, either for school or for work, when all of sudden the power goes out? Probably not too often, however losing any important data or something that you’ve spent hours on can be extremely frustrating. Even happening one time …more
The Silencer 750 Quad power supply series gives you legendary PC Power and Cooling performance and reliability along with a unique ultra-quiet cooling design and a price that seals the deal. The brilliant red exterior of this special edition Silencer 750 PSU will look amazing in your high-performance graphics system or gaming rig, but does it perform well? Read on as figure that out with two power hungry ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT video cards running in CrossFire.
Corsair has just launched new 450W and 550W power supplies in a brand new series of power supplies that make up the ‘VX’ family. Corsair designed these power supplies to have efficient power management and ultra-quiet design features for mainstream users. Read on as we take a look at the Corsair VX450W and put it to the test in our HTPC.
Last year we told you that Ultra had released two new power supplies. Today we will be looking at one of those power supplies, the Ultra X-Finity 2G power supply. The 600W Ultra X-Finity 2G supplies up to 37A on the single +12V rail, which is plenty for nearly any single GPU system. Read on to see how this power supply does in testing and to see if it’s time to upgrade!