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Corsair Platinum Series SFX Power Supply Review

12/19/2018 - 18:35

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-11-17/2-Banner.jpg] Corsair recently introduced two new SFX small form-factor power supplies into their already formidable lineup of PC power supplies. The SF Platinum Series includes two SFX models, the SF450 (450W...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

11/17/2018 - 12:26

[inline:files/review/2018-11-17/32-Boxes.jpg] The new Corsair Platinum Series SF600 power supply exhibited very good voltage regulation and AC ripple suppression, all the way up to full load. The power supply also delivered excellent efficiency; easily...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

11/17/2018 - 12:21

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

11/17/2018 - 12:17

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

11/17/2018 - 12:14

[inline:files/review/2018-11-17/10a-Back.jpg] Note the caution label over the power plug that informs new users of silent, Zero RPM Mode at low to medium power. [inline:files/review/2018-11-17/10b-Back.jpg] The Corsair SF600 Platinum power supply...

Specifications and Packaging

11/17/2018 - 12:09

Specifications The Corsair Platinum Series SF450 and SF600 power supplies are the same size and look identical from the outside (except for the label and nameplate), and they both come with the same set of cables. [inline:files/review/2018-11-17/6-...

EVGA SuperNOVA 1000W G1+ Power Supply Review

11/16/2018 - 12:45

[inline:files/review/2018-10-29/2-Banner.jpg] Introduction EVGA has one of the largest selections of PC power supplies on the market, which currently range from 400W all the way up to 1600W. The G1 Series has been around for several years and continues...

Cooler Master MasterWatt 650W Power Supply Review

10/31/2018 - 14:07

Introduction [inline:files/review/2018-10-09/2-MW650-diag.jpg] Cooler Master recently refreshed their MasterWatt Bronze Series, which is targeted towards budget-conscious consumers and now includes four power supplies: 450W, 550W, 650W, and 750W models....

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/29/2018 - 11:13

[inline:files/review/2018-10-29/31-Box-PSU.jpg] EVGA’s updated SuperNOVA G1+ Series appears to be targeted towards high-end users looking for a good balance of excellent performance with high-quality components at an attractive price. The SuperNOVA...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/29/2018 - 11:07

Efficiency