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Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/12/2017 - 10:55

[inline:files/review/2017-04-12/30-Warranty.jpg] Seasonic’s new PRIME Gold Series hits the sweet spot for a great balance of high quality components and high performance operation at a very attractive price point. Top that off with a 12-year...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/12/2017 - 10:52

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/12/2017 - 10:48

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

04/12/2017 - 10:42

Micro Tolerance Load Regulation - MTLR [inline:files/review/2017-04-12/10a-MTLR.jpg] (Courtesy of Seasonic) The Seasonic PRIME Series power supplies incorporate extremely tight voltage regulation, which Seasonic calls Micro Tolerance Load Regulation (...

Specifications and Packaging

04/12/2017 - 10:36

Specifications [inline:files/review/2017-04-12/5-Nameplate.jpg] The Seasonic PRIME 1200W Gold power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1200 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail,...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/11/2017 - 15:13

Zalman Acrux Series Platinum Certified PSUs [inline:files/review/2017-04-11/31-ARX-Group.jpg] (750W, 850W, 1000W, and 1200W) It was great to have a new Zalman PSU back on the test bench and it did not disappoint us. The Zalman Acrux Series 1000W Platinum...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/11/2017 - 15:07

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/11/2017 - 15:04

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 - 14:59

[inline:files/review/2017-04-11/10-Back_0.jpg] The Zalman ZM1000-ARX Platinum power supply enclosure is painted with a black hammer-tone finish and trimmed with light gray lettering and a brushed aluminum fan grill accent. The chassis measures 180mm (7.1...

Specifications and Packaging

04/11/2017 - 14:49

Specifications The Zalman ZM1000-ARX power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of 1000 watts at 40°C. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 83A (996W).  The PSU includes universal AC line input (...