PSUs

Today an agreement between MediaTek subsidiary Richtek and Intel has been made for Richtek to acquire Intel’s power management solutions and controller product line known as Enpirion. The agreement will enable the sale of the division, subject to regulatory approval, for $85 million, and is expected to close in Q4. Intel’s Enpirion business has been part of the company under the Programmable Solutions Group, formerly known as Altera, which was acquired by Intel in December 2015 for $16.7 billion. Altera had previously acquired Enpirion in May 2013 for $140 million, indicating a net loss over the seven years. The Enpirion PowerSoC product line has been a series of system-on-a-chip DC-to-DC power converters, enabling higher power density and lower electrical noise compared to discrete power converter equivalents...

The SilverStone FX500 Flex-ATX 500W PSU Review: Small Power Supply With a Big Bark

Today we are taking a look at the SilverStone FX500, one of the very few Flex-ATX PSUs in the market. It boasts a magnificent 500 Watt maximum output at...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/12/2020

The NZXT C650 650W PSU Review: Designed To Last

Today we are taking a look at NZXT’s latest PSU, the 650 Watt C-series C650. Aimed at advanced PC users and enthusiasts alike, its basic specs initially seem unimpressive...

37 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/11/2020

Corsair Issues Recall for Recent SF Series Power Supplies

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...

27 by Ryan Smith on 6/4/2020

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...

54 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...

27 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...

15 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

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