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Riotoro Onyx Series Power Supply Review

04/21/2017 - 12:01

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-04-11/2-Onyx-Banner-2.jpg] Earlier this year we looked at the Enigma 850W PSU from Riotoro, their first entry into the PC power supply market. Today we are going to take a detailed look at two more power supplies in...

VIVO 24K 650W Gold Power Supply Review

04/12/2017 - 15:14

Introduction VIVO is one of the latest entries into the burgeoning PC power supply market. VIVO is best known as a supplier of monitor and projector mounts, stands, carts, and PC enclosures. Their introductory power supply is the VIVO 24K 650W unit,...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/11/2017 - 11:10

[inline:files/review/2017-04-11/31-Side.jpg] The Onyx 650W and Onyx 750W PSUs are two of Riotoro’s first entries into the PC power supply market. Riotoro appears to be targeting main stream users with their new Onyx Series, shooting for the sweet-...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/11/2017 - 11:07


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/11/2017 - 10:55

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

04/11/2017 - 10:50

[inline:files/review/2017-04-11/10-Back.jpg] The Riotoro Onyx Series power supply enclosures are painted matte black and measures 140mm (5.5”) deep. The back panel includes an AC receptacle and main power On-Off switch. [inline:files/review/2017-04...

Specifications and Packaging

04/11/2017 - 10:44

[inline:files/review/2017-04-11/5-PSUs-bottom.jpg] The Riotoro Onyx power supplies are rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 650 watts or 750 watts at 40°C operating temperature. Both power supplies incorporates a single +12V rail...

SilverStone SFX-L 800W Titanium Power Supply Review

03/27/2017 - 11:55

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-02-28/2-Banner.jpg] SilverStone continues to push the envelope of power density with the release of their new SX800-LTI small form factor power supply. Following close on the heels of the SX700-LPT, the new unit now...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

03/24/2017 - 11:37

[inline:files/review/2017-03-24/4-side_0.jpg] VIVO is testing the waters with the introduction of the 24K 650W power supply. Their main goal is to offer an 80 Plus Gold certified, fully modular power supply at an affordable price to budget minded...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

03/24/2017 - 11:26