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Silent Base 800 vs the Silent Base 600

12/30/2015 - 19:37

Again, because the Silent Base 800 is so similar to the Silent Base 600 we reviewed earlier this year, we are not going to repeat all the details outlined in that review, but instead focus on the key differences. Be Quiet! Silent Base 600 Mid-Tower Case...

Packaging and Specifications

12/30/2015 - 19:32

Packaging and Parts [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/7a-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/7b-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/7c-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/7d-Box.jpg] The Silent Base 800 Window case arrived securely packed...

SilverStone Strider Platinum Series 750W PSU Review

12/29/2015 - 14:28

[inline:files/review/2015-12-04/2-Banner.jpg] SilverStone recently introduced a new line of Platinum certified PC power supplies, which they claim are the world’s smallest 80 Plus Platinum, full-modular ATX power supplies. The new Strider Platinum...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/21/2015 - 19:50

[inline:files/review/2015-12-21/31-Box-side.jpg] The Dark Power Pro 11 Series is currently be quiet!’s top offering and the 1,000W model we tested certainly did not disappoint. Along with delivering high-end performance the Dark Power Pro 11 was...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

12/21/2015 - 19:47


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

12/21/2015 - 19:44

PSU Testing Methodology Establishing an accurate load is critical to testing and evaluating a PC power supply.  PCPerspective’s power supply test bench can place a precise DC load on the PSU under test.  Each power supply is tested under...

A Detailed Look

12/21/2015 - 19:41

[inline:files/review/2015-12-21/10-Back.jpg] The be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 1000W CM power supply enclosure is painted matte black with white lettering and measures 180mm (7.1”) long. The back panel includes an On-Off switch, AC receptacle and a...

Specifications and Packaging

12/21/2015 - 19:33

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Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/04/2015 - 11:03

SilverStone’s new Strider Platinum Series currently includes three models ranging from 550W to 750W and is positioned near the top of their product offerings. One of the Platinum series most unique features is the compact chassis measuring only...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

12/04/2015 - 10:59