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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...

A Detailed Look – At the Inside

05/31/2014 - 08:32

Gripping the front bezel by the slot opening under the front edge and pulling forward releases the bezel. All of the I/O cables are neatly labeled and should be plenty long. [inline:files/review/2014-05-31/19-In-bezel.jpg] Next, removing the case cover (...

A Detailed Look – From the Outside

05/31/2014 - 08:27

[inline:files/review/2014-05-31/11-Front.jpg] The Cooler Master Elite 110 mini-ITX case features a scratch resistant, black matte finish inside and out, which gives the case a simple but very attractive look. The Cooler Master logo at the bottom of the...

Packaging and Parts

05/31/2014 - 08:22

The Cooler Master Elite 110 mini-ITX case arrived securely packed inside a standard brown shipping cartoon that highlights the case’s main features and specifications. [inline:files/review/2014-05-31/5-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2014-05-31/6-Box...

Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 1500W Power Supply Review

04/30/2014 - 07:47

Corsair announced their latest flagship power supply, the 1,500 watt AX1500i Digital ATX PSU earlier this year at CES. We recently received a retail unit to review and have spent the past week putting it through our suite of tests. The new AX1500i...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/29/2014 - 21:45

[inline:files/review/2014-04-29/32-AX1500i-Banner-2.jpg] To say we were impressed is an understatement – the Corsair AX1500i Digital has proven itself to be an outstanding power supply! Here are a few of the reasons why:

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/29/2014 - 21:41

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/29/2014 - 21:38

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Corsair AX1500i 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...