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EVGA 750W GQ Power Supply Review

02/09/2016 - 12:45

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-01-16/2-750-GQ-Banner.jpg] (Courtesy of EVGA) EVGA continues to expand their already huge PC power supply line with the introduction of the GQ series, which are aimed at price conscious consumers who want good value...

Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 Mid-Tower Case Review

01/18/2016 - 14:42

Introduction [inline:files/review/2015-12-30/2-Banner-1.jpg] Earlier this year we took a detailed look at the Silent Base 600 and found it to be a full-featured mid-tower enclosure that focuses on quiet, virtually silent operation, while at the same time...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

01/16/2016 - 18:36

[inline:files/review/2016-01-16/30-Box-PSU.jpg] The EVGA 750W GQ power supply exhibited very good voltage regulation on all of the DC outputs along with good AC ripple and noise suppression. The power supply features an excellent assortment of modular...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

01/16/2016 - 18:33


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

01/16/2016 - 18:30

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

01/16/2016 - 18:27

[inline:files/review/2016-01-16/10a-Back.jpg] The EVGA 750 GQ power supply enclosure is painted with a matte black hammertone finish and measure 165mm (6.5”) long.  The back panel includes an On-Off switch, AC receptacle and open honey-comb...

Specifications and Packaging

01/16/2016 - 18:22

[inline:files/review/2016-01-16/5-PSU-top-fan.jpg] The EVGA 750W GQ power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 750 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 62.4A (...

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 1,000W PSU Review

01/11/2016 - 10:47

[inline:files/review/2015-12-21/2-banner.jpg] As you might expect, be quiet! is focused on virtually silent power supplies and they continue to be one of the top selling brands in Europe. The Dark Power Pro 11 Series occupies the top tier in be quiets!...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/30/2015 - 19:46


Cooling Options

12/30/2015 - 19:42

Functionally, the two Silent Base cases are nearly identical. Both cases were designed with good air-flow in mind to keep all your high-end gaming hardware running cool and reliable. There are six different case fan mounting locations along with support...