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EVGA SuperNOVA 550W G3 Power Supply Review

12/06/2016 - 13:32

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-11-28/2-Banner-G3.jpg] 2016 has been another busy year for EVGA as they continue to expand their product offerings. EVGA recently introduced five power supplies in the new Supernova G3 Series. Compared to the...

XFX TS Series 750W Power Supply Review

11/30/2016 - 10:38

[inline:files/review/2016-11-10/2-logo_new3.png] Introduction Today we are taking a detailed look at the XFX TS Series 750W Gold Full Wired power supply. The TS Series Gold Full Wired sits square in the middle of XFX’s power supply lineup and comes...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

11/28/2016 - 18:12

[inline:files/review/2016-11-28/31-BannerEVGA-2.jpg] During previous reviews of both the original EVGA G2 and G2L power supplies we found they delivered excellent performance with minimal noise. Now EVGA has raised the bar even higher with the...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

11/28/2016 - 18:09

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

11/28/2016 - 18:07

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

11/28/2016 - 18:03

[inline:files/review/2016-11-28/10-Back.jpg] The EVGA Supernova 550W G3 power supply enclosure is painted matte black and measures 150mm (5.9”) long. The same compact chassis is used for all G3 Series power supplies, up to and including the 1000W...

Specifications and Packaging

11/28/2016 - 17:59

[inline:files/review/2016-11-28/5-Bottom.jpg] The EVGA Supernova 550W G3 power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 550 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 45...

SilverStone ST30SF & ST45SF SFX PSU Review

11/17/2016 - 10:23

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-10-22/2-Two-boxes.jpg] SilverStone has been busy this year expanding their power supply lineup. With a continued focus on smaller physical size and support for enthusiasts in the small form factor arena, SilverStone...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

11/10/2016 - 12:41

[inline:files/review/2016-11-10/30-TS750-top.jpg] The XFX TS Series Gold Full Wired 750W power supply performed very well during our tests and delivers great value. It is targeted towards gamers and PC enthusiasts who want solid performance at a user...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

11/10/2016 - 12:37

Efficiency