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Deepcool DQ1000 Quanta Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Deepcool recently launched their first consumer line of power supply units called the Quanta Series. In this series Deepcool offer a range of wattages that suit mid-range to high-end builds. All the Quanta…

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Enermax Revolution XT 530W Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging It has been a while since we’ve taken a look at a new Enermax power supply here at eTeknix. Despite that Enermax have been busy releasing new products left, right and centre under their…

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Cooler Master V1200 Platinum 1200W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Developing a power supply with a wattage as high as 1200W involves a lot of technical expertise; this is why you’ll find the number of OEMs producing power supplies at this wattage level is lower…

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Thermaltake Toughpower DPS 750W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging The term “digital power supply” is rarely used in the power supply market at the moment; we have seen digital power supplies before (the Corsair AXi series springs to mind) but they still remain uncommon…

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Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Fractal Design kicked off its brand by making a single type of product: computer cases. However, like many other computer hardware brands Fractal Design made the decision to expand its product portfolio to encompass…

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Deepcool DQ750 Quanta Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Deepcool have been making their presence felt in the PC DIY market increasingly more over the last year. They have made a push towards gaming and enthusiast market segments with new cooling solutions, cases…

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BitFenix Fury 750G Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging BitFenix are the latest in a long line of brands to make an entry into the power supply market. The story with BitFenix is very similar to that of Fractal Design as both…

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Chieftec A-80 Series 650W Non-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging A little while ago we ran a story about how the brand “Chieftec” were making a return to the UK market: Chieftec had previously been a sizeable player in the UK market selling…

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be quiet! SFX Power 2 300W Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging When a compact ATX power supply just isn’t compact enough you have to think outside the box, or use a new form factor. The SFX and TFX form factors are two of the most common…

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Super Flower Leadex Gold 650W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Super Flower have turned a lot of heads since they have started selling their power supplies branded under their own name. Previously Super Flower had been an OEM producer for brands like EVGA…

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Silverstone Nightjar 520W Passive Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging One thing that you learn reviewing power supplies is just how big Seasonic are. Seasonic platforms are used by multiple brands due to their exceptional quality, performance and reliability. Silverstone are one of…

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Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Fanless power supplies have become increasingly popular over the past few years as the efficiency of power supplies has risen, meaning they produce less heat, and the efficiency of computer components has increased,…

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Xilence Performance A Series 730W Non-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging During August 2013 the parent company of well-known German brand Be Quiet, Listan GmbH & Co. KG (Listan for short), announced their takeover of the German-Taiwanese brand “Xilence”. As part of the deal Listan…

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be quiet! Straight Power 10 CM 800W Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Today be quiet! are expanding their Straight Power series of power supplies with a new range of models. The Straight Power series already has 400W to 700W models under the Straight Power E9…

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Antec Edge 650W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Today Antec are unveiling a brand new power supply series which they are calling the “Edge” series. Some of the key features of the Antec Edge power supply series are a fully modular…

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XFX TS650 650W Non-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging XFX’s PRO Series of power supplies have become very popular among system builders and enthusiasts thanks to their solid quality and competitive pricing, however, the majority of the XFX PRO series of power…

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XFX PRO 1250W Black Edition Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging When you get into the 1000W or higher range of power supplies the number of competitors starts to tail off compared to the highly competitive sub-750W market. The 1000W+ power supply market is…

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XFX XTS 460W Passive Fully Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging We recently reviewed the XFX XTS 520 power supply which was an 80 Plus Platinum, fully modular and totally passive unit. Today we have another power supply from XFX’s passive XTS range and that’s…

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Antec High Current Pro Platinum 850W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging When you think of Antec power supplies Seasonic instantly come to mind as they’ve been the OEM producer of a significant chunk of Antec’s products. However, when it comes to Antec’s extremely high end…

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XFX PRO 650W XXX Edition Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging XFX’s PRO series of power supplies are well renowned among the enthusiast community for their great performance and fantastic value for money. Anyone who’s ever heard about XFX’s current PRO series power supplies…

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Super Flower Golden Silent 500W Semi-Modular Passive Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging If you want a truly silent system there are a lot of things to consider purchasing: a passive graphics card, a passive CPU cooler, SSD storage instead of mechanical hard drives and more…

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be quiet! Power Zone 1000W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging It is fairly common for high wattage power supplies to boast top-end components, the best performance and as a result of that a very hefty price tag – making them quite inaccessible for most…

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XFX PRO 450W Core Edition Non-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging When you’re building a budget system with fairly minimal power requirements you won’t really find wattages lower than 400-450W for a standard ATX power supply. While getting a cheap power supply may be…

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Super Flower Leadex Platinum 1000W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging The brand “Super Flower” still doesn’t hold as much weight as other big brand names in the power supply industry, like Delta Electronics or the incumbent Seasonic. However, Super Flower have always been at…

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Cooler Master V750 Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Cooler Master have earned a solid reputation as one of the leading providers of power supplies in the desktop and enthusiast market, and rightly so. Unlike some PSU vendors Cooler Master do not…

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Seasonic Platinum Series 660W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Since joining eTeknix over 3 years ago I’ve seen us work with a lot of big brand names and have personally done countless reviews with those brands. Power supplies are something I’ve been covering…

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XFX XTS 520W Passive Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging For PC users who are serious about noise there really is no alternative to a passive power supply. Sure there are power supplies on the market that operate incredibly quietly (such as Be…