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Specifications and Packaging

12/31/2016 - 14:43

Specifications [inline:files/review/2016-12-31/5-Nameplate.jpg] The Seasonic PRIME Titanium Series power supplies are rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 650W, 750 or 850W at 50°C operating temperature. All of the PRIME Titanium...

SilverStone Strider Platinum 1000W Power Supply Review

12/21/2016 - 12:40

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-12-17/2-ST1000-Banner.jpg] The Strider Platinum Series is one of SilverStone’s most complete and popular lines of power supplies with PC enthusiasts. Starting at 550W and going up to 1200W, the Strider...


12/20/2016 - 12:38

During my free time when I’m not testing/reviewing PC power supplies, three of my favorite activities include watching sci-fi action adventure movies, hiking/backpacking, and photography. Hsu VTF-3 MK5 HP 15” Subwoofer •  ...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

12/17/2016 - 11:37

The SilverStone Strider Platinum Series 1000W power supply performed very well during our testing. We found the overall efficiency of the power supply to be excellent and easily meets the rigorous 80 Plus Platinum criteria for high efficiency, even while...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

12/17/2016 - 11:32


DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

12/17/2016 - 11:29

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

12/17/2016 - 11:26

[inline:files/review/2016-12-17/10-Back.jpg] The SilverStone Platinum Series 1000W power supply enclosure is painted with a black hammer-tone finish and trimmed with a white logo and nameplate. The chassis measures 180mm (7.1”) deep.  The back...

Specifications and Packaging

12/17/2016 - 11:18

Specifications The SilverStone Platinum Series 1000W 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...

EVGA SuperNOVA 550W G3 Power Supply Review

12/06/2016 - 13:32

Introduction [inline:files/review/2016-11-28/2-Banner-G3.jpg] 2016 has been another busy year for EVGA as they continue to expand their product offerings. EVGA recently introduced five power supplies in the new Supernova G3 Series. Compared to the...

XFX TS Series 750W Power Supply Review

11/30/2016 - 10:38

[inline:files/review/2016-11-10/2-logo_new3.png] Introduction Today we are taking a detailed look at the XFX TS Series 750W Gold Full Wired power supply. The TS Series Gold Full Wired sits square in the middle of XFX’s power supply lineup and comes...