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DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/22/2016 - 10:49

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

10/22/2016 - 10:43

[inline:files/review/2016-10-22/10-Back.jpg] The SilverStone ST30SF and ST45SF are nearly identical so in this section we will focus our attention on the ST45SF. Later, we will present the test results for both units. The SilverStone ST45SF power supply...

Specifications and Packaging

10/22/2016 - 10:39

Specifications The ST30SF and ST45SF power supplies are rated for a combined, continuous output power of 300 watts and 450 watts respectively at 40°C. Both PSUs incorporate a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 25A/37.5A.  The PSUs include...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/07/2016 - 19:23

[inline:files/review/2016-10-07/31-EVGA-Banner.jpg] Last year when we reviewed the original 750W G2 power supply we found it delivered very good performance with minimal noise. Now EVGA has raised the bar with the new G2L Series. Voltage regulation and...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/07/2016 - 19:19

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/07/2016 - 19:14

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

10/07/2016 - 19:09

[inline:files/review/2016-10-07/10-Back.jpg] The EVGA Supernova 750W G2L power supply enclosure is painted with a matte black hammertone finish and measure 165mm (6.5”) long.  The back panel includes an AC receptacle, main power On-Off switch...

Specifications and Packaging

10/07/2016 - 19:05

[inline:files/review/2016-10-07/5-PSU-bottom.jpg] The EVGA Supernova 750W G2L 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 that can deliver up...

SilverStone Strider Platinum 550W Power Supply Review

10/03/2016 - 09:08

Introduction Back by popular demand – today we are taking a detailed look at SilverStone’s new Strider Platinum Series 550W power supply. Not everyone needs or wants a high-capacity power supply and it is nice to see a medium range 550W unit...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

09/24/2016 - 17:17

The ST55F-PT power supply exhibited nearly identical test results compared to the larger ST85F-PT we tested earlier this year. The 550W unit is another welcome addition to SilverStone’s Strider Platinum Series lineup, which are positioned near the...