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A Detailed Look

05/07/2018 - 17:54

[inline:files/review/2018-05-07/10a-Back.jpg] The PSU ships with a label over the back panel to make sure you understand that the fan will not start spinning until the PSU is under moderate load. [inline:files/review/2018-05-07/10b-Back.jpg] The Corsair...

Specifications and Packaging

05/07/2018 - 17:50

[inline:files/review/2018-05-07/5-Side850x.jpg] The Corsair RM850x power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail, which can deliver up to 70.8A...

FSP Hydro PTM 650W Platinum Power Supply Review

04/23/2018 - 14:06

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-04-23/2-Banner-2.jpg] The latest Hydro PTM power supply lineup sits right in the middle of FSP’s top-tier Premium Series and currently includes three models: 750W, 650W, and 550W. FSP Group Inc. has been...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

04/23/2018 - 12:43

[inline:files/review/2018-04-23/4a-Side-stickers_0.jpg] The latest Hydro PTM power supply from FSP proved to be a very good unit and a worthy member of their power supply lineup. The power supply delivered excellent efficiency and very good performance...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

04/23/2018 - 12:40

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

04/23/2018 - 12:37

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

04/23/2018 - 12:33

[inline:files/review/2018-04-23/10-Bottom.jpg] The FSP Hydro PTM 650W power supply enclosure is painted satin black with light gray lettering and features a brushed aluminum trim piece around the fan opening. It comes with color coordinated labels for...

Specifications and Packaging

04/23/2018 - 12:29

Specifications [inline:files/review/2018-04-23/5-Nameplate.jpg] The FSP Hydro PTM 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, which can...

Enermax Platimax DF 850W Power Supply Review

04/09/2018 - 13:16

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-03-24/2-Banner-1.jpg] Enermax is an established player in the PC peripherals market with a full line of power supplies for enthusiasts, gamers and professionals alike. The Platimax DF Series currently includes five...

Arc Welding with a PC Power Supply!

04/01/2018 - 20:11

Introduction OK, call me crazy (you wouldn’t be the first) but this is something I’ve wanted to try for years, and I bet I’m not the only one. Each time a new power supply comes across the lab bench with ever increasing output...