80 PLUS Power Supply

by Rafael Hernandez on May 11, 2012 · 0 comments

Xigmatek’s Centauro 1000watt power supply isn’t big on fancy details; instead it approaches the challenges of providing a steady and efficient supply of power to your PC like a workhorse. Aside from its all black casing and massive fan to cool the PSU’s innards you’ll manage your system’s cabling quite nicely due to its modular […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on September 18, 2011 · 0 comments

The Corsair TX750M Power Supply doesn’t overplay its hand and go crazy with all manner of LED lighting system or overkill wattage ratings. Instead you’ll find a very solid 80Plus 750Watt PSU that will handle the vast majority of mid-range PC builds with ease and is designed, at least in part, to keep noise levels at […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 4, 2010 · 0 comments

The vast majority of desktop computers don’t draw much power at all but high end performance gear has pushed power requirements much higher leading to quite a few options at the top end of the power supply market but little in the way of quality and sensible models for the low end. Antec’s EarthWatts EA […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 4, 2010 · 0 comments

There was a time when 1000Watt power supplies were considered overkill given the rather weak components found in PCs at the time but with today’s much improved multi-GPU performance and energy hungry processors it’s not too far fetched to want a beefy PSU. The Sparkle Computer 1250Watt Gold Class 80+ Power Supply should handle your […]

Read more Sparkle Computer 1250Watt Gold Class 80+ Power Supply will just about handle everything in your insane PC

by Rafael Hernandez on April 21, 2010 · 0 comments

Power supplies aren’t exactly a hot topic at the forefront of everyone’s mind but they sure do come into play when you’re trying to get your beefy new multi-GPU, six-cored CPU, rig up and running. The Cooler Master GX 750W Power Supply provides ample amounts of power for your next system build and does so […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on April 19, 2010 · 0 comments

Getting a high-end system going is getting quite a bit more difficult given the extreme power needs that top end PC hardware requires and when you finally find a power supply that can reliably provide energy to your gear the thing makes more noise than you can imagine. The Cooler Master Silent Pro M 1000W […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on November 6, 2009 · 0 comments

While those 1kW power supplies sure are snazzy to look at the truth is most computer systems can work just fine with a PSU with a much lower wattage rating. The Zalman ZM500-RS sports a, by comparison, meager 500Watt rating but you do get 80 PLUS Bronze certification for energy efficiency and the whisper quiet […]

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