With the successful ST45SF counting more than two years in production, it was about time for Silverstone to release its successor, the ST45SF-G. The latter is the strongest SFX PSU and on top of that is the only one in its category that features Gold efficiency and a fully modular cabling.
Akasa enriched their Venom Power PSU series with two new models, featuring Gold efficiency. Today we will take a detailed look at the Venom 850 W which utilizes semi-modular cable design and has a strong +12V rail that can deliver up to 70 A of current, making it suitable for systems equipped with two high-end VGAs.
Recently Enermax enriched their high-end MAXREVO series with the addition of a 1500 W unit. The new MAXREVO 1500 W uses almost the same platform as the Platimax 1500 W and LEPA 1600 W PSUs, so it easily achieves high efficiency throughout all load range along with tremendous power levels.
In this review we will utilize our shiny new Chroma loaders and the Seasonic G-550 will have the honor to be the first PSU tested on them. The G-550 offers Gold efficiency, a semi-modular design, long warranty and promises very good performance. The best part is that all above won't cost you a fortune.
In Win's GreenMe 650 Watt power supply comes with 80PLUS Bronze certifcation and a white paint job. That's about all it offers in unique features, but it provides solid clean power at an extremely competitive price.
EVGA's new SuperNOVA NEX1500 power supply packs a great deal of features with the most fascinating being its enormous capacity, reaching 1500 W and up to 1650 W, when overclock mode is enabled. Combined with software monitoring and control, the fully modular design and the sleeved cables this is a PSU enthusiast's dream come true.
The FSP AURUM 92+ series was first revealed at CeBIT 2012 and is an update to the successful AURUM series, with the most noteworthy upgrade being the Platinum efficiency. Today we have in our hands the strongest of the AURUM 92+ line, which has 650 W capacity and features a semi-modular design with low profile flat cables.
Today we will test the strongest PSU of the newly enriched LEPA G Series, which has 850 W capacity and offers 80 Plus Gold efficiency. The G850-MAS also comes with DC-DC converters for the minor rails generation and uses only Japanese-made caps for enhanced reliability.
We are testing PC Power & Cooling's new flagship PSU, which promises insane performance even up to 50°C ambient temperatures and also features Platinum efficiency along with a semi-modular design, which utilizes heavy-duty modular connectors. All above are combined with a hefty 7 year warranty.
Dark Power Pro is Be Quiet's flagship series and today we will review the second strongest member which has 1000 W capacity. With its nine PCIe and two EPS connectors it can support up to four high-end VGAs and server mainboards. Moreover it features silent operation thanks to its special fan design.
The Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 850 W is a well priced mid-range PSU with enough juice to power a triple-GPU system. Besides that, it packs enough interesting features like silent operation, modular cables, 80 Plus Silver efficiency and five year warranty. All that is offered at a very good price, resulting in great price/performance ratio.
Today we are going to take a detailed look at the 80 Plus Gold certified Thermaltake Toughpower XT 1375 W. Its massive capacity will easily power any system you can imagine and thanks to the semi-passive operation you won't hear any noise when you're not gaming.
The Corsair AX1200i was launched today. Based on its specifications and features, it will easily carry on the legacy of its predecessor, the legendary AX1200 and Corsair has very high expectations, so do we.
The Corsair HX850 has been in production for many years. Its successor has many improvements to show, including Gold efficiency and a new look similar to the HX1050 unit. Fan noise is also under control, the unit will go passive at low loads.
Rosewill decided to join the Platinum party with a brand new PSU series, called Fortress. All units of this line use a non-modular cabling system, probably in an effort to restrict production cost thus making them more appealing to budget oriented users.
According to Corsair their Game Series PSUs are ideal price-performance solutions for gamers that want style along with high performance. The updated GS units, which keep the same naming scheme, feature a renovated design and upgraded efficiency. Today we will test the strongest member of the series, the GS800 and see how it performs and if it is worth your money.
Be Quiet's Dark Power Pro P10 850 W is based on an excellent Seasonic platform, which features Platinum efficiency. Be Quiet has enhanced it with a quieter fan and the ability to combine all rails into a single powerful one by an easy switch.
Today we are going to test Lepa's new 1600W beast, the GA1600-MA, which is based on the Enermax Platimax platform. It is 80 PLUS Gold certified and with its huge power it can easily feed every PC system out there. It not only offers outstanding power, but also comes at very attractive pricing, cheaper than many competing products in this category.
FSP is one of the key players on the PSU market, so every new product they release is of great interest. Their most recent PSU releases are the two fanless Aurum Xilense units, which come in 400W and 500W versions with modular or non-modular cabling design.
In today's review we are going to test one of the latest Xigmatek Centauro PSUs. More specific the strongest Centauro with 1000W capacity will be our test subject and on the test bench it will prove if it is worthy of the mythical name it carries.
Among their many PSU offerings Thermaltake includes the SMART series which includes PSUs that are intended for those who just want a power supply that will get the work done without carrying any extra bells and whistles that increase its price.
Be Quiet's Dark Power Pro 10 550 W is built on a completely new platform from FSP. It promises low noise, 80PLUS Gold efficiency and high build quality. A unique feature is an overclocking mode which lets users combine all 12V rails into a single more powerful one.
In today's review we are going to evaluate Huntkey's latest notebook adapter which features a highly reduced footprint, compared to normal power bricks and can deliver up to 90W of power. Also it is compatible with most notebooks on the market and includes also a 5V-2A USB charging port.
Xilence decided that it was high time to refresh their PSU offerings, so lately they enriched their XQ series with three new members, two with Platinum efficiency and the last one with Gold. In this review we will fully test the 850W model which besides the highest possible efficiency rating features a fully modular cabling design and a unique look which differentiates it from all other PSUs.
Today we have the Golden King with 650W capacity on our test bench. Like all other Golden King PSUs this one has platinum efficiency and features a semi-modular design along with semi-fanless operation. In our testing we see excellent stability at 12V and very low noise emitted.