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Cyonic AU-450x Fully Modular 450W Power Supply Review

07/31/2015 - 16:02

Introduction [inline:files/review/2015-07-28/2-Banner.jpg] Introducing Cyonic, a new player in the global PC power supply arena. Founded in 2013, Cyonic’s goal is to become a global brand of high performance computer parts and accessories. The...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/28/2015 - 16:24

Cyonic is a new player in an already crowded PC power supply market. Cyonic has partnered with Seasonic to produce the AUx Series, which includes three models, ranging in output capacities of 450W, 550W and 650W. All of the AUx Series power supplies...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/28/2015 - 16:21


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

07/28/2015 - 16:18

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Cyonic AU-450x 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...

Under the Hood

07/28/2015 - 16:14

As we mentioned earlier, Cyonic selected Seasonic to be their OEM partner, one of the best in the business. It appears the Cyonic AU/AUx 450W, 550W and 650W power supplies are slightly modified Seasonic G-Series units (latest version) re-designed to fit...

A Detailed Look

07/28/2015 - 16:12

[inline:files/review/2015-07-28/10-Back.jpg] The Cyonic AU-450x power supply enclosure is painted matte black with purple lettering and measures only 140mm (5.5”) deep. The back panel includes an On-Off switch and AC receptacle along with an open...

Specifications and Packaging

07/28/2015 - 16:08

The Cyonic AU-450x power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 450 watts at 40°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V output which can deliver up to 37A (444W) on the +12V rail. The PSU includes...

Corsair RM850i Fully Modular 850W Power Supply Review

07/14/2015 - 17:19

Introduction Corsair offers a large selection of PC power supplies and today we will be taking a detailed look at their new RM850i PSU. The RMi Series includes four models: the RM650i, RM750i, RM850i, and RM1000i. As you can see in the diagram below, the...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/01/2015 - 12:46

The Corsair RM850i power supply exhibited excellent voltage regulation with excellent AC ripple suppression, even at full load. The power supply features a good assortment of all modular cables and delivers very good efficiency, easily meeting the 80Plus...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/01/2015 - 12:42