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Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

08/01/2017 - 21:50

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

08/01/2017 - 21:47

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

08/01/2017 - 21:43

Micro Tolerance Load Regulation - MTLR [inline:files/review/2017-08-01/10a-MTLR.jpg] (Courtesy of Seasonic) All the Seasonic PRIME Series power supplies incorporate extremely tight voltage regulation, which Seasonic calls Micro Tolerance Load Regulation...

Specifications and Packaging

08/01/2017 - 21:37

Specifications [inline:files/review/2017-08-01/5-Nameplate.jpg] The Seasonic PRIME 1000W Platinum power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1000 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/14/2017 - 13:50

[inline:files/review/2017-07-14/31-Banner.jpg] It’s always a pleasure to test a Corsair power supply as they rarely disappoint and typically come with a good assortment of cables and connectors to hook up our test equipment. The HX850 delivered...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/14/2017 - 13:45

Efficiency

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...