Posts Tagged: Power Supply

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 1200 W Power Supply Review

Today we have something interesting. We have the German version of Excess in Power Supply form. Previously we checked out the American version of Excess in the NEX1500. Today’s unit, the be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 1200 W is an entirely different sort of excess. It looks suspiciously like people at be quiet! are thinking about people’s needs. If this unit has performance to match its specifications I am going to be very happy indeed. Will I be happy? Will it function correctly? Will it come with a USA power cable? All that and more will be revealed! Read More

Logisys PS480X2 PSU Review

We’ve got a dubious one here today folks! Logisys wouldn’t dream of sending one of these things out for review, but Glorious Leader stepped up and threw down some cash to make it happen. This thing cost $14.50 shipped with tax, the big question is: Will it explode? If not, will it actually function well enough to run a computer safely? For answers to those questions and more, read the rest of the article! Read More

In Win Commander III "Desert Fox" 700 W Power Supply Review

We’ve got a military themed PSU here, the In Win Commander III Desert Fox 700 W. The full name is a bit of a mouthful, the Desert Fox nickname hails from WW2, and the box has digital cammo on it. A bit of an odd combination, but definitely unique. The real questions in my mind are, did In Win think about who the Desert Fox was? Will this unit emerge victorious or die trying? Is it really desert tan? Am I drawing this excerpt out too far? For answers to most of these questions, read the review! Read More

Enermax MAXREVO 1500 W 80+ Gold Fully Modular PSU Review

Enermax has been towards the top of the power supply manufacturer heap for quite a while, they were one of the first brands to push into the high power (for the time) and high efficiency (for the time) arena that we all take for granted now. Today’s unit is much higher wattage and much higher efficiency than those past units of course, but you can smell the history. Or possibly the solder fumes. In any case, let’s see how the MAXREVO performs! Read More

Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1500 W Power Supply Review

Is Cooler Master’s 1300 W unit not large enough? How does a 1500 W unit strike you? That’s enough to start your car if you drive a compact car (Note to self: Try this sometime). It’s also a touch more than most users need, you’d best have four top end GPUs and a serious CPU if you’re contemplating this PSU. Alternatively you could be a bencher running a couple GTX580s on LN2. In any case, 1500 W is a lot. Read More

NZXT HALE90 V2 1200 W Power Supply Review

Earlier this month at CES NZXT unveiled the successor to their excellent HALE90 series, the HALE90 V2. Not perhaps the worlds most creative name, but it does get the point across. In theory we can look forward to even better voltage regulation, tons of power, a bright white paintjob, and general awesomeness. How will it fare in reality? We’ll see soon enough. Read More

Thermaltake Smart-M 750 W Power Supply Review

Here we have Thermaltake’s entry into the mid wattage, modular, low price, PSU market. Will it succeed? Will it explode? Will it descend into a mire of mediocrity or rise to the pinnacle of superiority? You’ll see soon enough, if you keep reading. Read More

Cougar PowerX 550 W Power Supply Review

Today, we review a Cougar. Probably not the kind you initially thought of. This one is bright orange/red! It’s also a power supply. Cougar is one of HEC/Compucase’s house brands for power supplies and fans, their main claim to fame as far as I can tell are the lurid paint jobs. This unit is no exception! If the performance is as good as the paint is shiny, we’re in for a good unit here. Let’s check! Read More