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NZXT E850 Digital Power Supply Review

08/17/2018 - 11:38

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-07-24/2-Banner.jpg] NZXT recently introduced the E Series line of digital power supplies which is being offered in three sizes: 500W, 650W and 850W. The E Series power supplies are all modular, support 80 Plus Gold...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/24/2018 - 17:14

[inline:files/review/2018-07-24/11-Back_0.jpg] NZXT appears to be serious about their new E Series power supplies. For starters they picked Seasonic to be their OEM and then added an onboard DSP (Digital Signal Processor) to monitor the otherwise...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/24/2018 - 17:09

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

07/24/2018 - 17:06

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

07/24/2018 - 17:00

[inline:files/review/2018-07-24/11-Back.jpg] The NZXT E850 power supply enclosure is painted matte black with dark gray lettering and measures 150mm (5.9”) long.  The back panel includes an On-Off switch and AC receptacle. [inline:files/review...

Specifications and Packaging

07/24/2018 - 16:55

[inline:files/review/2018-07-24/6a-Side.jpg] The NZXT E850 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 deliver up to 70A (840W) on...

EVGA SuperNOVA 650W G3 Power Supply Review

07/20/2018 - 11:24

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-06-25/2-Banner.jpg] Earlier this year we had our first look at one of EVGA’s new SuperNOVA G3 power supplies and we were impressed – great performance at an attractive price. Today we are taking another...

Seasonic PRIME Ultra 750W Titanium Power Supply

07/02/2018 - 10:30

Introduction It’s been almost two years since we first looked at Seasonic’s top of the line PRIME 750W Titanium power supply. Since then Seasonic has tweaked the design, increased the warranty to 12-years, and added “Ultra” to the...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

06/25/2018 - 15:27

[inline:files/review/2018-06-25/31-Banner-2.jpg] Once again, the SuperNOVA G3 power supply lived up to EVGA’s claim of smaller size and big performance at an affordable price. The overall test results for the Supernova 650W G3 power supply were...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

06/25/2018 - 15:22

Efficiency