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Cooling Options

02/17/2016 - 11:19

The Suppressor F31 case was designed with quiet operation and good air-flow in mind to keep all your high-end gaming hardware running cool and reliable. There are up to nine different case fan mounting locations along with support for liquid cooling. Air...

Installation of Components

02/17/2016 - 11:14

Power Supply [inline:files/review/2016-02-17/25a-PSU.jpg] The Suppressor F31 case is designed to mount a standard ATX power supply at the bottom. The PSU sits on four rubber pads. As a test, we installed a typical 750W PSU into the case. [inline:files/...

A Detailed Look – At the Inside

02/17/2016 - 11:08

Looking into the Suppressor F31 case from the left side reveals a typical ATX mid-tower layout with the power supply located at the bottom.   [inline:files/review/2016-02-17/21-Inside.jpg]

A Detailed Look from the Outside

02/17/2016 - 11:04

[inline:files/review/2016-02-17/13a-Front.jpg] The Thermaltake Suppressor F31 Window Mid-Tower case is made from a combination of steel, plastic, and rubber parts.  The overall fit and finish of the case is very good and the case is painted black...

Packaging and Specifications

02/17/2016 - 11:00

Packaging [inline:files/review/2016-02-17/7a-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2016-02-17/7b-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2016-02-17/7c-Box.jpg] The Suppressor F31 Window case arrived securely packed inside a standard retail box illustrating the enclosure...

EVGA 750W GQ Power Supply Review

02/09/2016 - 12:45

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-01-16/2-750-GQ-Banner.jpg] (Courtesy of EVGA) EVGA continues to expand their already huge PC power supply line with the introduction of the GQ series, which are aimed at price conscious consumers who want good value...

Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 Mid-Tower Case Review

01/18/2016 - 14:42

Introduction [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/2-Banner-1.jpg] Earlier this year we took a detailed look at the Silent Base 600 and found it to be a full-featured mid-tower enclosure that focuses on quiet, virtually silent operation, while at the same time...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

01/16/2016 - 18:36

[inline:files/review/2016-01-16/30-Box-PSU.jpg] The EVGA 750W GQ power supply exhibited very good voltage regulation on all of the DC outputs along with good AC ripple and noise suppression. The power supply features an excellent assortment of modular...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

01/16/2016 - 18:33

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

01/16/2016 - 18:30

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...