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At just $55, the Corsair VS650 is very affordable and performs well enough to be your next power supply if you are on a tight budget and your system is not all that power hungry. It aced our tough tests, and comes with 80 PLUS and Cybenetics ratings.
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Author:crmaris
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The new Leadex III unit with 850 W capacity has excellent performance and enough cables and connectors to power a potent gaming system. The cherry on top is the silent operation under even tough conditions. While Super Flower continues the good tradition of the Leadex name, it'll be hard to find their product in the US.
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Author:crmaris
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With 750 Watts, the Corsair SF750 is the strongest SFX power supply money can buy today. We saw great performance in almost all tests, and it operates quietly. Thanks to the included SFX-to-ATX adapter, you'll be able to pair it with a standard sized system, too.
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Author:crmaris
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At $240, the Corsair AX1000 is certainly not cheap, but it is the best PSU we ever tested. Being built on a Seasonic platform, only top-notch components are used, making this one of the most recommended 1000 W PSUs you can get today, if your system needs much power.
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Author:crmaris
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The FSP Hydro PTM 650 W is a power-efficient design that's reasonably priced and looks nice. However, competition in this segment is strong and includes the Corsair RM650x and Seasonic Focus Plus Platinum and Gold.
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Author:crmaris
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The Enermax RevoBron TGA 700 W features a rich bundle, but is spending 100 bucks on a 80 PLUS Bronze (and ETA-A-) power supply nowadays worth it?
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Author:crmaris
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The NZXT E Series 650 W is a modified and slightly more expensive version of the Seasonic SSR-650FX. It features digital monitoring and limited controls, as well as an interesting look. Read the review to figure out whether it is worth spending about $10 more on over Seasonic's offering.
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Author:crmaris
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The Mistel MX650 comes from a fairly unknown brand in the PSU market, but packs lots of interesting features, including passive design, RGB lighting, and super compact dimensions. Is it worthy of its high price tag, though?
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Author:crmaris
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We test the strongest member of Cougar's new GX-F line - the model with a capacity of 750 W. The GX-F750 is fully modular, uses a quality fan, and has good overall performance.
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Author:crmaris
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The AG-850M is made by Solytech and belongs to Apextechusa's new Apexgaming PSU line. It has a capacity of 850W, a fully modular cable design, and is backed by a ten-year warranty. On paper, everything looks good; however, in real life, things are not always at their best.
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Author:crmaris
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Simply put, the Corsair AX1600i is the best PSU money can buy today. Because of its huge capacity and price tag, it only addresses a small portion of users; those only satisfied with having the best of the best.
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Author:crmaris
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The FSP Hydro PTM 750 W is a high-end PSU featuring good overall performance, a silent operation, and a truckload of connectors, including a pair of EPS and six PCIe connectors. This makes it a prime choice for a strong gaming system equipped with an AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPU.
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Author:crmaris
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The BitFenix Formula Gold 750 W is one of the quietest PSUs in the sub-$100 category, and it performs very well in all other areas. Its fixed cables are the only compromise - you clearly cannot have it all at such an affordable price.
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Author:crmaris
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Aerocool collaborated with TPU in order to build an ultra-reliable high-performance PSU. The P7-650W Platinum is one of the best power supplies we ever tested, featuring full modularity, high efficiency, and a dead-silent operation even under tough conditions. It is also equipped with Japanese caps and a quality fan.
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Author:crmaris
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The Leadex II platform has been available for quite some time now, offering smaller dimensions and better performance than its predecessor. The SF-750F14EG will be our test subject today. Besides a fully modular cable design with LED-lit connectors, it offers amazing performance levels and a pretty quiet operation.
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Author:crmaris
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Kolink is Caseking's house brand and offers a variety of budget-oriented products. Its flagship PSU model is the Continuum 1200 W. This unit is based on an older Sirfa platform that is, however, capable of performing quite well, especially considering the attractive pricing.
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Author:crmaris
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The FSP Twins 500 W is a digital redundant server-type PSU that can be housed inside a normal ATX chassis. It offers the hot-swap and redundancy features, but comes at a very high price, and with increased output noise.
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Author:crmaris
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The Super Flower Platinum King is a highly efficient, very affordable mid-capacity PSU, priced at €89. This 80PLUS Platinum rated unit delivered good overall performance in our testing and features a single +12V rail and non-modular cable design.
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Author:crmaris
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Bitfenix has been working on its second PSU line, the Whisper series, for a while now. As the names implies, these PSUs promise to be very quiet, all while offering high performance and reliability. The flagship of the Whisper line with a capacity of 850 W will be put to the test today.
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Author:crmaris
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We evaluate Seasonic's Prime 750 unit, which boasts amazing performance, including 80 PLUS Titanium efficiency, a set of interesting features, and a unique look. Seasonic has an impressive Titanium entry on their hands that will make other OEMs feel uncomfortable because it raises the performance bar incredibly high.
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Author:crmaris
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The Cougar GX-S550 is an affordable PSU with decent performance, ultra-compact dimensions, and a silent operation under normal ambient temperatures. The only compromise is the lack of modular cables.
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The Cougar LX600 is a budget-centric PSU with some interesting features, including a fully modular cabling design, compact dimensions, and a HDB fan that promises to last for a very long time.
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Author:crmaris
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The Hydro X line consists of three members with capacities ranging from 450 W to 650 W. All feature Gold-certified efficiency and Japanese electrolytic caps, but aren't equipped with modular cables in an effort to reduce cost. The 550 W Hydro X model will be put to the test today.
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Author:crmaris
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The RM650i is a high-end PSU from Corsair with a digital interface, amazing performance, and silent operation. The cherry on top is the ten year warranty, which is now provided with all Corsair AXi, HXi, RMi, and RMx models.
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Author:crmaris
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SAMA is a Chinese PSU manufacturer which, for the moment at least, doesn't seem terribly interested in retail markets outside of Asia. However, this isn't the case for companies looking to find new OEMs for their products. Today, we will look at SAMA's flagship, the Forza Titanium, with a capacity of 800W.
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Author:crmaris
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