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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...

A Detailed Look

10/06/2017 - 13:43

[inline:files/review/2017-10-06/10-Labels.jpg] The FSP Hydro PTM 750W 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

10/06/2017 - 13:35

Specifications [inline:files/review/2017-10-06/5-Nameplate.jpg] The FSP Hydro Platinum 750W 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, which...

Seasonic FOCUS Plus Platinum 550W PSU Review

09/13/2017 - 13:23

Introduction Seasonic’s new FOCUS Plus family of power supplies currently includes two different series ranging from 550W up to 850W output capacity with either Platinum or Gold efficiency certification. Earlier this year we looked at the FOCUS...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

09/02/2017 - 15:46

[inline:files/review/2017-09-02/10-Back_0.jpg] Seasonic’s new FOCUS Plus series is a refresh of their mainstream power supply lineup. The FOCUS+ Gold and Platinum series will eventually replace several of Seasonic’s popular G and S12G series...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

09/02/2017 - 15:42

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

09/02/2017 - 15:37

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...