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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cooler Master V650 is a high-grade PSU with ultra compact dimensions and a fully modular cabling design. It uses nothing but Japanese caps and a quality fan, and CM backs it with a pretty long warranty. The only downside so far looks to be its price.
The Dark Power Pro 11 line is be quiet!'s high-end PSU line with six Platinum-certified members that offer great, silent performance. Today we will test the second-strongest member of the line with a capacity of 1 kW.
We have on our test bench today EVGA's flagship PSU with an enormous capacity and Titanium efficiency. We expect it to preform incredibly well because it uses Super Flower's high-end Leadex platform and comes with some formidable specs.
FSP recently released a new line dubbed Hydro G for gamers and modders who are after a nice-looking PSU. The features of this line include a fully modular design, semi-passive operation, and a set of exchangeable side stickers.
Cooler Master added three low-capacity members featuring a fully modular cabling design and Silencio fan to their V series. Today, we will take a look at the smallest V model with 550 W capacity, which is among the most efficient PSUs at light loads.
Corsair adds to its portfolio with yet another PSU line, the RMx series - the RMi line without the digital interface or an FDB fan in order to reduce cost. Today, we will test and compare the RM1000x to the competition in its category.
Zalman just released a new PSU series with 80 PLUS Gold certified models. The ZM1000-EBT we test today is based on a Sirfa platform and promises good performance, along with reliable operation.
EVGA recently added units featuring 550 W and 650 W capacities to their SuperNOVA G2 lineup. Today, we will take a detailed look at the 650 G2 promising high performance and silent operation; a highly desired combination of features for most users.
EVGA's SuperNOVA 650 GS unit is made by Seasonic and features 80 PLUS Gold efficiency and a fully modular cabling design. This model looks to be ideal for anyone who wants a well-performing mid-capacity PSU.
Seasonic recently released another Snow Silent unit, this time with less capacity to address a wider range of users. The Snow Silent 750 W is smaller than its big brother, but comes with many of its features like low noise and high quality capacitors.
Corsair introduced the RMi series at Computex 2015, and it offers some major upgrades compared to the previous RM line. Today, we will evaluate the strongest RMi unit with 1 kW capacity in order to figure out how it does against its predecessor and all other competing offers in its category.
Today, we will evaluate LEPA's flagship PSU with a capacity of 1.7 kW and efficiency levels that its official specs say to surpass 80 PLUS Platinum requirements. This unit is only compatible with 230 VAC mains, so you won't find it in the United States.
Super Flower meant to rock the boat and has without a doubt done so with the Leadex Platinum 2 kW that is only compatible with 230 VAC mains since a normal 115 VAC socket cannot deliver the amperes the unit requires at full load.
After the release of the 1200 Platinum unit, Andyson has now also put a Titanium unit with four models into their portfolio. We will take a look at the N700 today: It features a semi-modular cabling design to keep its price down and promises to perform incredibly well.
Xigmatek released the Maverick S line consisting of three rather compact, Bronze-certified PSUs a while ago. We will evaluate the line's 500 W member today; it features a semi-modular design and interesting looks. This unit's strongest point is its incredibly low price; however, you currently won't find it anywhere in the US.
Seasonic released a special version of their Platinum offering with 1050 W capacity; it comes with a while paint job and is equipped with an FDB fan and a relaxed fan profile for less noise output, which will thrill users looking for a quiet high-performance PSU.