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A Detailed Look

02/04/2017 - 13:45

[inline:files/review/2017-02-04/10-Back.jpg] The Riotoro Enigma 850W power supply enclosure is painted matte black and measures 160mm (6.3”) long. The back panel includes an AC receptacle and main power On-Off switch. [inline:files/review/2017-02-...

Specifications and Packaging

02/04/2017 - 13:40

[inline:files/review/2017-02-04/5-R850-bottom.jpg] The Riotoro Enigma 850W power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts at 40°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail that can deliver up to...

FSP Twins 500W Redundant Power Supply Review

01/30/2017 - 11:40

Introduction                      In this review we are going to take a detailed look at FSP Technology Inc.’s new Twins 500W redundant power supply. It’s been quite a...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

01/26/2017 - 17:08

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Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

01/26/2017 - 17:05

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

01/26/2017 - 17:01

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 (Cont’d)

01/26/2017 - 16:58

[inline:files/review/2017-01-26/3-Twins-500-rear_0.jpg] Each modular power supply has its own power receptacle so two power cords are required. A hinged handle is provided on the rear to help remove the module and an LED indicator/pushbutton provides the...

A Detailed Look

01/26/2017 - 16:54

[inline:files/review/2017-01-26/10a-Front-cables.jpg] [inline:files/review/2017-01-26/10b-Cables.jpg] The FSP Twins 500W redundant power supply enclosure/frame is painted satin black and measures 190mm (7.4””) deep. The power supply comes...

Specifications and Packaging

01/26/2017 - 16:50

Specifications [inline:files/review/2017-01-26/5a-Nameplate-520.jpg] FSP 520W Modular PSU Nameplate Each of the FSP power supply modules are rated for a continuous output power of up to 520 watts at 50°C and incorporate a single +12V output listed at...

EVGA SuperNOVA 850W G3 Power Supply Review

01/25/2017 - 14:14

Introduction [inline:files/review/2017-01-13/2-Banner-850.jpg] EVGA offers one of the most complete lines of PC power supplies on the market today and they are continually striving to improve their product offerings. The new Supernova G3 Series power...