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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/...

A Detailed Look – At the Inside

03/24/2016 - 15:16

[inline:files/review/2016-03-24/19-Inside.jpg] Looking into the Eclipse P400S case from the left side reveals a typical ATX mid-tower layout with the addition of a large sheet metal baffle in the bottom. Behind this baffle is the power supply at the rear...

A Detailed Look from the Outside

03/24/2016 - 15:12

[inline:files/review/2016-03-24/13a-Front.jpg] The Phanteks Eclipse P400S case is made from a combination of steel, plastic, and rubber parts.  The overall fit and finish of the case is good and our review sample is painted black inside and out. The...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

03/15/2016 - 10:41

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Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

03/15/2016 - 10:36

Efficiency