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Seasonic Platinum 760W Power Supply Review

Can it be a little more? With these words, a meeting at Seasonic could have started when it came to design a new high-performance power supply. We have the result in the test today. The Seasonic Platinum 760W XP2 power supply. What makes this power supply so special apart from the technical specifications is now published on OCinside.de.

Enermax Revolution Xt II 750W PSU Review

We continue with a new power supply review. This time Enermax is launching a small power plant that not only excels with its high power output of 750 watts, but also has a few more finesses. How well the Revolution X’t II power supply performs in the test, and whether a metal bracket can really change our IT life, everything and much more can be found on OCinside.de!

Enermax Platimax D.F. 600W Power Supply Review

Only power helps in the long run! A sentence, which should be known in the car tuning scene, can also be used in the hardware area. It is true that manufacturers have been struggling to reduce the energy consumption of their products steadily for some years, but someone who has high performance gaming hardware, should know power consumption around 500 watts. More than a small plug-in power supply is necessary to guide our heroes in a safe and secure manner … Continue reading Enermax Platimax D.F. 600W Power Supply Review

Cooler Master V550S Review

Today, we test the Cooler Master V550S semi-modular power supply. If one can speak of reason with a power supply, this Cooler Master 550 Watt power supply not only falls in this category for its semi modular design. In the following review we take a closer look to the cable management, the power supply part and the energy efficiency in practice of the Cooler Master V550SM 80PLUS Gold power supply.

Cooler Master V700 PSU Review

The Cooler Master V700 is a fully modular power supply and enables an optimal adjustment of all internal PC cables. The 80PLUS Gold power supply and the connecting cables are supplied each in a bag to have all necessary cables ready to hand for the next PC upgrade. The first impression of the new 700 watt power supply is already excellent. In the following review, we look at the modular Cooler Master V700 high-end PSU and compare the results with … Continue reading Cooler Master V700 PSU Review

Cooler Master G500 PSU Review

Cooler Master offers with the Cooler Master G500 PSU a new 80PLUS bronze power supply in the lower price segment. At OCinside.de, we already tested some Cooler Master power supplies and can thus make a good comparison to some high-end and low-budget PC power supplies. Let us take a look at the inexpensive non-modular Cooler Master G500 power supply, that will convince with no frills but with a good energy efficiency at a reasonable price. Thanks for the support … … Continue reading Cooler Master G500 PSU Review

Xigmatek Tauro 500W PSU Review

Today we tested an inexpensive PC power supply. The Xigmatek Tauro 500W PSU is 80PLUS Bronze certified, but not modular build. Therefore it is available for a lower price, so the concept can work out. In this review of the Xigmatek Tauro XTK-TB-0500B we will check in practice if the energy efficiency is just as well as the price and we will see, if this non-modular power supply can convince us. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the … Continue reading Xigmatek Tauro 500W PSU Review

Xigmatek Centauro 600W PSU Review

Today we published a review of the new Xigmatek Centauro 600W PSU. The 600 Watt Centauro 80PLUS Bronze PSU is modular build and available for a low price. In this review we take a look at the power consumption and the results of the Xigmatek Centauro XTK-CB-0600M and compare these values with some of our previously tested power supplies. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the Centauro 600W by the manufacturer Xigmatek. The modular Centauro … Continue reading Xigmatek Centauro 600W PSU Review

Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050 PSU Review

In this review, we take a look at the first fully modular power supply from Cooler Master. The Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050W power supply offers not only a gigantic high performance, but also a fan control for three more fans in the PC system and the internal 135 mm fan. In auto mode, the power supply is passively cooled up to an overall load of approx. 200 watts. Additionally, the Cooler Master 1050W power supply has a special … Continue reading Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050 PSU Review

Cooler Master GX-650 Bronze PSU Review

Cooler Master already enthused the ocinside.de online magazine with some Silent Pro Gold Series power supply units, which can be found in the upper price segment. Today we look at the much more inexpensive Cooler Master GX-650 Bronze power supply, which should have a good energy efficiency in spite of the low price. Let us compare the results of this non-modular power supply with the previous PSUs. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the GX-650 … Continue reading Cooler Master GX-650 Bronze PSU Review

Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W Modular PSU Review

Cooler Master already showed in our previous reviews, that they manufacture excellent power supply units and their Silent Pro Gold 1000W power supply underlines this impressively. The results are so impressive, that the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W received the ocinside.de OverClocking Dream 02/2011 award. In the review we will examine, among other things, how high the current consumption is with this enormously high power of 1KW and if it is worth to buy such a PSU. Thanks for … Continue reading Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W Modular PSU Review

Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 600W Modular PSU Review

After the recently tested Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 power supply we have reviewed the modular Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 600W PSU. In this review we like to test not only the power supply under real conditions, but also the difference between that 80Plus Gold power supply unit and previously tested 80Plus PSUs. No one like to spend money for too high power consumption, so we want to achieve the best energy efficiency, also for our overclocked PCs. Let … Continue reading Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 600W Modular PSU Review

Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 500W Modular PSU Review

The Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 has a good price for a 500 Watt power supply unit. Let us see, if we can expect high quality at such a low price, if the power supply is sufficient for overclocking, if the energie efficiency is good and if the Silent Pro M500 is really as silent as promised by the name. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the Silent Pro M500 PSU RS-500-AMBA-D3 by the manufacturer … Continue reading Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 500W Modular PSU Review

Cougar SX-700 700W Modular PSU Review

Who like to overclock the PC to get a better performance, should buy an recommendable OC motherboard, RAM, processor, heatsink, carefully selected enclosure and a suitable power supply. Because at least during a longer operation time on high power consumption an unsuitable PSU can get unstable. Not only Overclocker can profit from a well dimensioned power supply, but also all other users, who prefer a stable PC and also like to reduce the electricity bill. In this review the modular … Continue reading Cougar SX-700 700W Modular PSU Review

Sunbeamtech SUNNUO550-EUAP-SV 550 Watt modular PSU Hardware Review

Current processors, video cards and also strongly overclocked components have larger Requirements of the used PSU. Because straight with the popular increase of the voltage (e.g. Vcore, VDDR, GPU voltage, etc.) to the achievement from better overclocking results increases also drastically the power consumption of the PC. If one uses compressor cooling or other high performance cooling systems to the heat dissipation, it can also result in an overloading of the power supply unit (PSU), which results in the most … Continue reading Sunbeamtech SUNNUO550-EUAP-SV 550 Watt modular PSU Hardware Review