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DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

07/14/2017 - 13:40

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

07/14/2017 - 13:36

[inline:files/review/2017-07-14/10-Back.jpg] The Corsair HX850 Platinum power supply enclosure is painted with a semi-gloss black finish and measures 180mm (7.1”) deep.  The back panel includes an AC receptacle, main power On-Off switch and...

Specifications and Packaging

07/14/2017 - 13:31

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Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Gold (FX) 650W PSU Review

07/03/2017 - 14:02

Introduction Seasonic is in the process of overhauling their entire PC power supply lineup. They began with the introduction of the PRIME Series in late 2016 and are now introducing the new FOCUS family, which will include three different series ranging...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

06/23/2017 - 12:43

[inline:files/review/2017-06-23/10-Back_0.jpg] The FOCUS PLUS Gold (FX) series is a refresh of Seasonic’s mainstream power supply lineup. The FOCUS PLUS and FOCUS series will eventually replace several of Seasonic’s popular G and S12G series...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

06/23/2017 - 12:41

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

06/23/2017 - 12:38

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

06/23/2017 - 12:35

[inline:files/review/2017-06-23/10-Back.jpg] The Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Gold 650W power supply enclosure is painted matte black and measures 140mm (5.5”) deep. The back panel includes an AC receptacle, Hybrid Mode switch, and main power On-Off switch...

Specifications and Packaging

06/23/2017 - 12:31

The Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Gold 650W power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 650 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to 54A (648W) on the +12V output.  The...

Corsair TX-M Series 750W Power Supply Review

06/13/2017 - 17:15

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-05-29/2-Products.jpg] (Courtesy of Corsair) Corsair recently refreshed their TX Series power supplies which now include four new models: the TX550M, TX650M, TX750M, and TX850M. The new TX-M Series sits right in the...