PSUs

As mainstream power supplies continue to make their subtle shift to the ATX 3.1 standard, the pace of change is picking up. Already most vendors offer at least one ATX 3.1 unit in their lineups, and thanks to the relatively small set of changes that come with the revised standard, PSU vendors have largely been able to tweak their existing ATX 3.0 designs, allowing for them to quickly roll-out updated power supplies. This means that the inflection point for ATX 3.1 as a whole is quickly approaching, as more and more designs get their update and make their way out to retail shelves. Today we're looking at our first ATX 3.1-compliant PSU from Corsair, one of the industry's most prolific (and highest profile) power supply...

The Lian Li EDGE EG1000 1000W ATX 3.1 PSU Review: Power On The Edge

Lian Li Industrial Co., Ltd., established in 1983, is a Taiwanese company specializing in the manufacture of computer cases, power supplies, and accessories. They are one of the oldest...

15 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/5/2024

The Enermax PlatiGemini 1200W ATX 3.1 + ATX12VO PSU Review: The Swiss Army Knife

In the retail PC PSU space, most of the focus on new standards and their capabilities in the past couple of years has been on ATX 3.0 and it's...

5 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/2/2024

The Cooler Master V850 SFX Gold ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Small Scale

In response to the increasing popularity of compact and portable gaming PCs in the past couple of years, we've seen several PC peripheral manufacturers release larger collections of SFX...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/20/2024

The Enermax Revolution D.F. 12 750W ATX 3.1 PSU Review: Compact Contender

Enermax, established in 1990, is a renowned Taiwanese company in the PC hardware industry, particularly recognized for its innovative power supply units (PSUs), cooling solutions, and PC cases. Over...

1 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/7/2024

The XPG Core Reactor II VE 850W PSU Review: Our First ATX 3.1 Power Supply

Just over 18 months ago, Intel launched their significantly revised ATX v3.0 power supply standard, and with it, the 600 Watt-capable 12VHPWR cable to power video cards and other...

31 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/2/2024

The be quiet! Straight Power 12 750W PSU Review: Proficient Platinum Power

In the arena of PC components, Be quiet! is a name synonymous with excellence, known for its fusion of silent functionality and exceptional performance. The company's broad range of...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/5/2024

The DeepCool PX850G 850W PSU Review: Less Than Quiet, More Than Capable

DeepCool is one of the few veterans in the PC power & cooling components field still active today. The Chinese company was first founded in 1996 and initially produced...

6 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/26/2024

The be quiet! Pure Power 12 M 650W PSU Review: Solid Gold

Be quiet! is renowned for its dedication to excellence in the realm of PC components, specializing in products that emphasize silence and performance. The brand's product lineup is extensive...

12 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/11/2024

The Cooler Master MWE V2 Gold 750W PSU Review: Effective, But Limited By Aging Platform

Cooler Master, renowned for its pioneering role in cooling technologies, has evolved into a key player in the PC components industry, extending its expertise to include cases and power...

5 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/1/2024

The FSP Hydro Ti Pro 1000W PSU Review: Titanium Shines for FSP's Flagship Power Supply

Over the last year, we've been looking at increasingly intricate 1000W power supplies from prolific PSU maker FSP. These have included their 80Plus Gold-rated Hydro G Pro, as well...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/27/2023

The XPG Core Reactor II 1200W PSU Review: XPG Goes for the Gold

An increasingly common face in the power supply market, the bulk of XPG's work thus far has been on high-end, high-margin power supplies, such as their 80Plus Platinum-rated Cybercore...

10 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/19/2023

The SeaSonic Focus GX-850 ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Cool, Quiet, and Robust

In the realm of power supply units (PSUs), the core underpinning of any high-performance computing system, seasoned market players have continually raised the bar in delivering efficient, reliable, and...

24 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/29/2023

Best PC Power Supplies: Cyber Monday 2023

Now that you've picked out your CPU, it's time to start picking out the rest of your system components. And perhaps the most humble but overlooked of these components...

6 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/23/2023

The GAMDIAS Kratos M1-750W PSU Review: For Style Over Substance

GAMDIAS, a substantial player in the realm of PC power and cooling components, has consistently garnered attention for its innovative approach to crafting gaming hardware solutions. The company emerged...

13 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/16/2023

The Enermax Revolution D.F. X 1050W PSU Review: High Power, Highly Reliable

In the realm of power supply units (PSUs), a few names stand out for their dedication to quality, innovation, and performance. Enermax, established in 1990, has been a stalwart...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/9/2023

The Thermaltake Toughpower GF A3 750W PSU Review: Mid-Range 750W PSU With 12VHPWR

Thermaltake is a company based in Taiwan that specializes in designing and manufacturing computer hardware components and accessories. Established in 1999, the company's product range includes thermal solutions such...

11 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/23/2023

The ASUS TUF Gaming 850W Gold PSU Review: Tough But Fair

Though ASUS as a company needs no introduction to regular AnandTech readers, even for us it's easy to overlook just how vast their range of product lines is these...

9 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/31/2023

The XPG Cybercore II 1300W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: A Slightly More Modest High-End PSU

Continuing our look at the first generation of ATX 3.0 power supplies, today we're looking a slightly more modest high-end design from XPG, the CYBERCORE II 1300W. An upgrade...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/14/2023

The XPG Fusion Titanium 1600 PSU Review: Outrageous Power, Outstanding Quality

One of the perks of normality largely returning to the PC components market now that the crypto mining bubble has popped has been a big improvement in component availability...

18 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/30/2023

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