PSUs

Following an unexpected uptick in RMA requests, Corsair has initiated a limited recall for some of the manufacturer’s SF series of small form factor PSUs. The SFX power supplies, which were most recently revised in 2018 with the introduction of the SF Platinum series, have quickly become some of the most popular SFX power supplies on the market due to their high quality as well as Corsair’s reputation for support. The latter of which, as it turns out, is getting put to the test, as the company has discovered an issue in a recent run of the PSUs. As noted by the crew over at Tom’s Hardware, Corsair has posted a notice to its forums alerting users of the recall. According to the company, an...

The 1STPlayer Steampunk 80+ Gold 750W PSU Review: A New Challenger Emerges

Today we are taking a look at a fresh face in the PSU market, 1STPlayer and their Steampunk PSU series. The Steampunk 80+ Gold 750W that we are reviewing...

52 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/12/2020

EVGA Launches B5 Modular PSUs: 80Plus Bronze At Up to 850 W

EVGA this week has introduced a new family of entry-level, 80Plus power supplies. Promise to bring together strong performance, a rich feature set, and a relatively low price, EVGA’s...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/4/2020

NZXT Releases C-Series PSUs: 80Plus Gold and up to 850W, Built By Seasonic

NZXT has introduced its new lineup of essential power supplies for gaming systems that promise high quality at reasonable prices. NZXT’s modular C-series PSUs will be available in 650...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/23/2020

The Lian Li Strimer Plus, For When You Need an RGB 24-pin ATX Cable

During our tour of the Lian Li suite at CES 2020, we saw a variety of updated case designs, some impressive and others with minor tweaks. One of the...

26 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/15/2020

Best PC Power Supplies: Holiday 2019

Now that you've picked out your CPU, it's time to start picking out the rest of your system components. And perhaps the most humble but overlooked of these components...

36 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/28/2019

The SilverStone Strider Platinum ST1200-PTS 1200W PSU Review: Small in Size, Big on Compliance

Today we are taking a look at a special PSU from SilverStone, the ST1200-PTS. The latest addition to the Strider series appears like a typical 80Plus Platinum 1200W PSU...

24 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/11/2019

FSP Launches FlexGuru 250W & 300W Modular FlexATX PSUs

FSP has introduced its first FlexATX power supplies, which will be available through retail channels and value added resellers. The FlexGuru PSUs are fully modular and are rated at...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2019

The Fractal Design Ion+ 760P 80Plus Platinum PSU Review: A High-End PSU For the Mainstream Builder

Fractal Design is releasing their new high-end PSU series, the Ion+. The series consists of four units with power outputs ranging from 560 to 860 Watts, all with impressive...

27 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/6/2019

SilverStone’s 1000W SFX-L PSU: When Less Is More

Back in the day, 1 kW PSUs were a prerogative of rather extreme high-end desktops carrying an overclocked CPU, a couple of graphics cards, several hard drives, and loads...

25 by Anton Shilov on 6/17/2019

Seasonic Readies Fanless Prime 700 W 80Plus Titanium PSU

Seasonic demonstrated its upcoming Prime 700 W Titanium Fanless power supply at Computex. The PSU carries an 80Plus Titanium badge and will enable PC makers or enthusiasts to build...

14 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2019

Phanteks Unveils AMP: Inexpensive Modular PSUs up to 750W

Established in 2007 and aiming primarily PC hardware enthusiasts, Phanteks has been expanding in many directions in the recent years. On the one hand, the company started to make...

1 by Anton Shilov on 5/30/2019

Cooler Master Launches V Gold Series Power Supplies

Ahead of Computex proper, Cooler Master has unveiled its new V Gold series of power supplies. The 80PLUS Gold-rated PSUs come in in two capacities, 650 W and 750W...

3 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/26/2019

The Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750FX 750W PSU Review: SeaSonic Quality at Mainstream Prices

Today we are taking a look at one of SeaSonic’s mid-tier power supply units: the Focus Plus Gold 750FX. As the name suggests, it is an 80Plus Gold efficiency...

15 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/16/2019

The SilverStone Nightjar NJ450-SXL 450W SFX PSU Review: Passive Excellence

In today's review we are taking a look at a a rather unique SFX PSU, the passively cooled SilverStone Nightjar NJ450. Despite the lack of active cooling, both the...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/4/2019

The SeaSonic Focus Gold SGX-650 SFX Power Supply Review: Seasonic Starts off SFX With a Stunner

Today we are taking a look at SeaSonic’s new SFX PSU series, the Focus Gold SGX. The new PSUs boast some impressive electrical specifications and come with a 10-year...

38 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/7/2019

CES 2019: FSP's Cannon 2000 Watt Power Supply

When you build a cannon of a system, perhaps with dual processors and four graphics cards and lots of RGB, then something needs to power it. FSP has just...

12 by Ian Cutress on 1/10/2019

FSP Twin Redundant PSU: 900W Due Later This Year

The consumer market is not used to the idea of redundant power supplies. For the enterprise market, redundant PSUs give peace of mind by eliminating a single point of...

19 by Ian Cutress on 1/8/2019

SilverStone Shrinks Depth of Strider Platinum PTS PSUs: 1.2kW at 140mm

SilverStone this week introduced a duo of short-depth high-wattage PSUs. The founding members of the new Strider Platinum PTS family, the just-launched 1000W and 1200W power supplies are only...

3 by Anton Shilov on 12/7/2018

Seasonic To Increase Power Supply Prices In United States Next Month

In a bit of an unusual move, Seasonic is announcing in advance that they intend to increase the prices of most of their power supplies in the United States...

25 by Anton Shilov on 11/7/2018

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