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Final Thoughts and Conclusions

06/06/2014 - 12:31

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

06/06/2014 - 12:23

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

06/06/2014 - 12:22

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Nightjar NJ520 PSU 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 maintain the...

A Detailed Look

06/06/2014 - 12:18

[inline:files/review/2014-06-06/10-Back.jpg] [inline:files/review/2014-06-06/11-Side.jpg] The SilverStone Nightjar 520W fanless power supply enclosure features a bright silver finish and measures 160mm (6.3”) deep. The back panel includes a power...

Specifications and Packaging

06/06/2014 - 12:15

[inline:files/review/2014-06-06/5-Nameplate.jpg] The SilverStone NJ520 520W fanless power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 520 watts at 40°C operating temperature.  The PSU includes universal AC line input (...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

05/31/2014 - 09:06

Cooler Master’s new Elite 110 mini-ITX case is a welcome addition to the expanding small form factor market. Small size and good looks meet the primary objectives for this type of enclosure while still providing numerous options for incorporating...

Case Cooling

05/31/2014 - 08:48

Air Cooling The Cooler Master Elite 110 mini-ITX case comes with one 120mm intake fan installed behind the front grill and offers several options for increased cooling if you need it. [inline:files/review/2014-05-31/42-Airflow.jpg] (Courtesy of Cooler...

Installation: Power Supply

05/31/2014 - 08:43

Power Supply (ATX)

Installation: Internal HDDs and SSDs

05/31/2014 - 08:40

The Cooler Master Elite 110 case is designed to mount up to three 3.5” HDDs or four 2.5” SSDs (two on the left side panel and two on the top), which gives very good flexibility for all your storage needs. For the typical user who might have...

Installation: Motherboard and Graphics Adapter

05/31/2014 - 08:35

[inline:files/review/2014-05-31/25-Install.jpg] Mini-ITX Motherboard Currently there are a number of very good mini-ITX motherboards available on the market to choose from. For this installation we used a MSI Z87I Gaming motherboard. [inline:files/review...