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High Power Astro GD 1200W Fully Modular Power Supply Review

11/17/2014 - 10:04

Introduction In this review we will be taking a detailed look at High Power’s new Astro GD 1200W power supply. All of the power supplies in the Astro GD Series are fully modular, have a single +12V output, and are 80 Plus Gold certified for high...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

11/06/2014 - 15:45

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Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

11/06/2014 - 15:41

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

11/06/2014 - 15:38

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Astro GD 1200W power supply 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...

A Detailed Look

11/06/2014 - 15:35

[inline:files/review/2014-11-06/10-Back.jpg] The High Power Astro GD-1200W power supply enclosure is painted a very dark brown color, almost a matte black with gold trim and measures 180mm (7.1”) long. The gold lettering isn’t my favorite but...

Specifications and Packaging

11/06/2014 - 15:32

[inline:files/review/2014-11-06/5-Nameplate.jpg] The High Power Astro GD 1200W power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1,200 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail, which can...

Kingwin EZ-Clone USB 3.0 HDD/SSD Clone Adapter Review

10/17/2014 - 10:08

[inline:files/review/2014-10-05/2-Cloning.jpg] EZ-Clone in Standalone disk-cloning mode Kingwin’s new EZ-Clone (Model: USI-2535CLU3) is a HDD/SSD adapter that can be used as a standalone disk-cloning device or as an external hard drive adapter....

Corsair HXi Series Fully Modular 1000W Power Supply Review

10/10/2014 - 08:10

Corsair recently released three new HXi Series Fully Modular power supplies: the HX1000i, HX850i, and the HX750i. All three power supplies are 80 Plus Platinum certified and support the Corsair Link digital interface. Corsair continues to offer a full...

Details and Conclusions

10/05/2014 - 15:17

A Closer Look at the Kingwin EZ-Clone The EZ-Clone HDD/SSD adapter features three drive connectors, each one located on a different side of the device: two SATA and one IDE. •    IDE Source – for connecting a 3.5” IDE...

Specifications and Packaging

10/05/2014 - 15:13

Specifications [inline:files/review/2014-10-05/5-usi_2535clu3_1.jpg] The Kingwin EZ-Clone supports both 2.5” and 3.5” SATA and IDE drives (HDD or SSD). Connecting a drive to the EZ-Clone adapter is a snap – literally! [inline:files/...