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Seasonic X-Series XM2-1250 Power Supply Review

07/30/2014 - 10:41

[inline:files/review/2014-07-12/2-Banner.jpg] Seasonic is a well known and highly respected OEM that produces some of the best PC power supplies on the market today. In addition to supplying power supplies to many big-name companies who re-brand the...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/12/2014 - 16:38

[inline:files/review/2014-07-12/5-Nameplate_0.jpg] Seasonic has once again taken a very good power supply and made it even better. The enhancements made to the X-Series XM2-1250 translate to excellent performance, high efficiency and the ability to...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/12/2014 - 16:35


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

07/12/2014 - 16:32

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Seasonic X-Series XM2-1250 PSU was connected to the load testers and supplied with a constant 115 VAC.  In this test we are interested in seeing how well a PSU can...

A Detailed Look (Cont’d)

07/12/2014 - 16:30

[inline:files/review/2014-07-12/15a-Cables.jpg] [inline:files/review/2014-07-12/15b-Cables.jpg] The Seasonic XM2-1250 comes with a good assortment of all modular cables as outlined in the table below.  All of the cables except the 24-pin ATX power...

A Detailed Look

07/12/2014 - 16:25

[inline:files/review/2014-07-12/10-Side-fan.jpg] The Seasonic X-Series XM2-1250 power supply enclosure features a scratch-resistant black matte finish with gold trim/lettering and measures 190mm (7.5”) deep. [inline:files/review/2014-07-12/11-Top-...

Specifications and Packaging

07/12/2014 - 16:23

[inline:files/review/2014-07-12/5-Nameplate.jpg] The Seasonic X-Series XM2-1250 power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1250 watts (up to 50°C) and comes with all modular cables.  The PSU includes universal AC line...

Corsair Graphite 760T Full-Tower Windowed Case Review

07/10/2014 - 12:44

Introduction Corsair is on a roll in 2014 as they continue to expand their PC enclosure lineup. Today we are taking a detailed look at Corsair’s new Graphite Series 760T Arctic White Full-Tower Windowed case (the 760T is also available in black)....

SilverStone Nightjar 520W Fanless Power Supply Review

06/26/2014 - 12:31

[inline:files/review/2014-06-06/2-NJ-520-Banner.jpg] SilverStone was one of the first PC power supply manufacturers to design and market a fanless power supply for silent operation.  While many of their competitor’s fanless products have come...

Cooler Master Elite 110 mini-ITX Case Review

06/19/2014 - 11:27

Introduction As the popularity and availability of small form factor PC components continues to grow, more companies are coming out with new enclosures that support this expanding market.  Today, we are taking a detailed look at Cooler Master’...