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Kingwin EZ-Clone USB 3.0 HDD/SSD Clone Adapter Review

10/17/2014 - 10:08

[inline:files/review/2014-10-05/2-Cloning.jpg] EZ-Clone in Standalone disk-cloning mode Kingwin’s new EZ-Clone (Model: USI-2535CLU3) is a HDD/SSD adapter that can be used as a standalone disk-cloning device or as an external hard drive adapter....

Corsair HXi Series Fully Modular 1000W Power Supply Review

10/10/2014 - 08:10

Corsair recently released three new HXi Series Fully Modular power supplies: the HX1000i, HX850i, and the HX750i. All three power supplies are 80 Plus Platinum certified and support the Corsair Link digital interface. Corsair continues to offer a full...

Details and Conclusions

10/05/2014 - 15:17

A Closer Look at the Kingwin EZ-Clone The EZ-Clone HDD/SSD adapter features three drive connectors, each one located on a different side of the device: two SATA and one IDE. •    IDE Source – for connecting a 3.5” IDE...

Specifications and Packaging

10/05/2014 - 15:13

Specifications [inline:files/review/2014-10-05/5-usi_2535clu3_1.jpg] The Kingwin EZ-Clone supports both 2.5” and 3.5” SATA and IDE drives (HDD or SSD). Connecting a drive to the EZ-Clone adapter is a snap – literally! [inline:files/...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/03/2014 - 15:24

Corsair continues to expand their PC power supply line with the introduction of three new HXi Series power supplies.  All three of the HXi power supplies incorporate an imbedded microcontroller (analog to digital bridge) to communicate vital...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/03/2014 - 15:19

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/03/2014 - 15:15

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Corsair HX1000i power supply 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...

Corsair Link Monitoring and Control Software

10/03/2014 - 15:11

The Corsair Link feature of the HX1000i allows for a full suite of telemetry to be communicated from the HX1000i to the PC over USB or a Corsair Link Commander Unit (sold separately). After downloading and installing the free Corsair Link software, you...

Under the Hood

10/03/2014 - 15:05

Here are a few pictures showing the layout and components inside the HX1000i power supply.  Corsair is once again using CWT as the OEM for the HXi Series. [inline:files/review/2014-10-03/16a-Inside.jpg] The following photo illustrates the main...

A Detailed Look

10/03/2014 - 15:01

[inline:files/review/2014-10-03/10-Back.jpg] The Corsair HX1000i power supply enclosure is painted matte black and measures 180mm (7.1”) long.  The back panel includes an On-Off switch and AC receptacle. [inline:files/review/2014-10-03/11-Top-...