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FSP Hydro G 850W Gold Power Supply Review

09/23/2016 - 11:01

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-09-10/2-Banner-1.jpg] FSP Group Inc. has been designing and building PC power supplies under their own brand since 2003. Not only do they market power supplies under their own FSP name but they are the OEM for many...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

09/10/2016 - 10:52

[inline:files/review/2016-09-10/31-Banner.jpg] This is the first FSP branded power supply we have reviewed in many years and the Hydro G 850W did not disappoint. It proved to be a solid unit that delivered very good performance with minimal noise and an...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

09/10/2016 - 10:47

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

09/10/2016 - 10:44

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...

A Detailed Look

09/10/2016 - 10:41

[inline:files/review/2016-09-10/10-Labels.jpg] The FSP Hydro G 850W power supply enclosure is painted satin black with light gray lettering. It features color coordinated labels for the side panels to suit your particular builds color scheme. The PSU...

Specifications and Packaging

09/10/2016 - 10:34

Specifications [inline:files/review/2016-09-10/5-Nameplate.jpg] The FSP Hydro G 850W power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail, which can...

SilverStone Strider Platinum 850W Power Supply Review

09/08/2016 - 16:51

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-08-18/2-Banner.jpg] SilverStone Technology Inc. continues to focus attention on providing compact power supply solutions. Earlier this year we looked at the SilverStone SX700-LPT, which packed 700 watts into an...

Seasonic PRIME 750W Titanium Power Supply Review

08/19/2016 - 17:56

Introduction and Features          [inline:files/review/2016-08-11/2-Banner-3.jpg] The new Seasonic PRIME 750W Titanium PSU is simply the best power supply we have tested to date. Sea Sonic Electronics Co., Ltd has been...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

08/18/2016 - 11:32

The ST85F-PT power supply is a worthy addition to SilverStone’s Strider Platinum Series lineup, which currently includes four compact models ranging from 550W to 850W and is positioned near the top of their product offerings. One of the Platinum...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

08/18/2016 - 11:30

Efficiency