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SilverStone SFX 650W Gold Power Supply Review

11/16/2017 - 11:28

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-10-29/2-Banner.jpg] It has been several years since we looked at a true SFX form factor power supply, but today we are going to take a detailed look at one of SilverStone’s new SFX units, the SX650-G. As one...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/29/2017 - 15:41

[inline:files/review/2017-10-29/31-Diag-cables.jpg] SilverStone’s new SX650-G power supply brings 650 watts of combined DC output to the small form factor market in a very compact chassis. Its most obvious feature is its small size, but the PSU...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/29/2017 - 15:35

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/29/2017 - 15:32

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

10/29/2017 - 15:29

[inline:files/review/2017-10-29/10-Back.jpg] The SilverStone SX650-G power supply enclosure is painted with a satin black finish. The power supply measures 100mm deep x 63mm x 125mm.  The back panel includes an On-Off switch, AC receptacle and open...

Specifications and Packaging

10/29/2017 - 15:25

Specifications The SX650-G power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of 650 watts at 40°C. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 54.2A (650W).  The PSU includes universal AC line input (automatically...

FSP Hydro 750W Platinum Power Supply Review

10/09/2017 - 15:38

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-10-06/2-Banner-1.jpg] FSP’s new Hydro PTM lineup is part of their top-tier Premium Series and currently includes three models: 750W, 650W, and 550W. We will be taking a detailed look at the 750W Platinum model...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/06/2017 - 13:53

[inline:files/review/2017-10-06/31-Banner-2.jpg] The new Hydro Platinum 750W PSU from FSP proved to be a very good power supply and a worthy addition to their power supply lineup. The unit delivered excellent efficiency and very good performance across...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/06/2017 - 13:49

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/06/2017 - 13:46

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...