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be quiet! Pure Power 9 600W Power Supply Review

04/25/2016 - 14:07

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-04-07/2-Banner.jpg] The German manufacturer be quiet! is best known for their attention to silence. They are currently introducing four new models in their entry-level Pure Power series, which includes the Pure...

Phanteks Eclipse P400S Silent Edition Mid-Tower Case

04/13/2016 - 14:34

Introduction Phanteks currently sells cases, CPU coolers, cooling fans, and PC accessories. They recently added the Eclipse Series to their case lineup, which includes two models, the Eclipse P400 and the Eclipse P400S (silent edition). Both the P400 and...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/07/2016 - 16:31

[inline:files/review/2016-04-07/11-Fan_0.jpg] First and foremost the new Pure Power 9 600W power supply is very quiet. This is in line with what we have come to expect from be quiet! and they have once again delivered. At low to mid power the fan spins...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/07/2016 - 16:27

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/07/2016 - 16:24

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

04/07/2016 - 16:18

[inline:files/review/2016-04-07/10-Back.jpg] The be quiet! Pure Power 9 600W power supply enclosure is painted with a satin black finish and is trimmed with an orange ring around the fan. The power supply measure 160mm (6.3”) deep.  The back...

EVGA 650W GQ Power Supply Review

03/30/2016 - 16:38

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-03-15/2-PCPer-BannerGQ.jpg] Earlier this year we reviewed the EVGA 750W GQ power supply and found it to be a worthy addition to EVGA’s already plentiful power supply lineup. Today we are taking a detailed look...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

03/24/2016 - 15:32

Overall the new Eclipse P400S proved to be a nice case and a worthy addition to Phanteks’ case lineup. It forgoes some features found in more expensive enclosures but provides all the basics. The main focus is quiet operation and the P400S delivers...

Cooling Options

03/24/2016 - 15:26

The Eclipse P400S 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 six different case fan mounting locations along with support for liquid cooling. Air...

Installation of Components

03/24/2016 - 15:20

Power Supply [inline:files/review/2016-03-24/24a-PSU.jpg] The Eclipse P400S 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/...