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A Detailed Look from the Outside

01/05/2015 - 11:50

[inline:files/review/2015-01-05/11a-Front.jpg] The Corsair Carbide 330R Titanium Edition Quiet Mid-Tower case is made from a combination of steel and plastic parts.  The overall fit and finish of the 330R Titanium case is good but understandably not...

Specifications and Packaging

01/05/2015 - 11:46

Specifications The Corsair Carbide 330R Titanium Edition Quiet Mid-Tower case is designed for gaming and enthusiast grade desktop PCs with a focus on usability, excellent cooling options and quiet operation. It features a hinged front door and comes with...

be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W Modular Power Supply Review

01/02/2015 - 13:54

[inline:files/review/2014-12-16/2-Banner.jpg] be quiet! claims to be Germany’s number one brand in PC power supplies and they are continuing to expand sales into North American markets. In this review we will be taking a detailed look at the new...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/16/2014 - 16:32

[inline:files/review/2014-12-16/31-Banner-2.jpg] On the good side, the new be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W CM power supply is very quiet, virtually silent while operating in the low to mid-power range thanks in large part to the high-quality...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

12/16/2014 - 16:29

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

12/16/2014 - 16:26

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W CM power supply was connected to the load testers and supplied with a constant 115 VAC.  In this test we are interested in seeing...

A Detailed Look

12/16/2014 - 16:23

[inline:files/review/2014-12-16/10-Back.jpg] The be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W CM power supply enclosure is painted matte black with white lettering and measures 160mm (6.3”) long. The back panel includes an On-Off switch, AC receptacle and a...

Specifications and Packaging

12/16/2014 - 16:19

[inline:files/review/2014-12-16/5a-Nameplate.jpg] [inline:files/review/2014-12-16/5b-Dimensions.jpg] The be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W CM power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 800 watts at 40°C operating...

SilverStone SX600-G SFX 600W Power Supply Review

12/16/2014 - 15:33

Introduction [inline:files/review/2014-12-03/2-SFX-600-Banner.jpg] SilverStone has a long-standing reputation for providing a full line of high quality enclosures, power supplies, cooling components, and accessories for PC enthusiasts. Today we are going...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/03/2014 - 11:47

SilverStone’s new SX600-G SFX is a very interesting little power supply that brings 600 watts of combined DC output to the small form factor market. Its most obvious feature is its small size, but the PSU also incorporates many of the features...