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A Detailed Look

01/31/2015 - 14:17

[inline:files/review/2015-01-31/9-Bottom-Fan.jpg] The Corsair CS850M power supply features a scratch-resistant black matte finish and measures 160mm (6.3”) deep. The unit incorporates a large 140mm fan for cooling and the cables are a combination...

Specifications and Packaging

01/31/2015 - 14:12

Specifications The Corsair CS850M power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts @40°C and includes universal AC line input and active PFC.  The power supply incorporates a single +12V rail, which can supply up...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

01/25/2015 - 16:13

SilverStone’s new ST1500-GS power supply is a welcome upgrade to the Strider Gold S series. The unit comes housed in a compact enclosure that measures only 180mm (7.1”) deep. It also features all-modular cabling, incorporates a quiet cooling...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

01/25/2015 - 16:06


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

01/25/2015 - 16:02

PSU 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...

Under the Hood

01/25/2015 - 15:59

Here are a few pictures showing the layout and components inside the ST1500-GS power supply.  SilverStone is once again using Enhance Electronics as the OEM for the ST1500-GS. The overall layout looks very clean with components neatly organized and...

A Detailed Look

01/25/2015 - 15:56

[inline:files/review/2015-01-25/10a-Bottom-fan.jpg] The SilverStone ST1500-GS power supply enclosure is painted a black, scratch resistant hammertone finish. The ST1500-GS uses a Young Lin Tech Co., Ltd. 135mm fan (DFB132512H) on the bottom for cooling...


01/25/2015 - 15:45

The SilverStone ST1500-GS power supply supports the ATX12V and EPS12V standards along with Intel Haswell CPU support.  The ST1500-GS is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1,500 watts at 40°C operating temperature with a peak...

Packaging and Parts

01/25/2015 - 15:41

[inline:files/review/2015-01-25/6a-Box.jpg] [inline:files/review/2015-01-25/6b-Box.jpg] The SilverStone ST1500-GS power supply arrived securely packed inside a large retail box showcasing the unit’s features and specifications.   [inline:files...

Corsair Carbide 330R Titanium Quiet Mid-Tower Case Review

01/13/2015 - 16:41

Introduction [inline:files/review/2015-01-05/2-330R-Banner.jpg] Corsair’s new Carbide Series 330R Titanium Edition case is an update to their popular 330R quiet mid-tower enclosure. The new 330R Titanium Edition features both cosmetic and...