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Rosewill Valens 600M PSU Review

Introduction Budget PSUs are a bit of a conundrum. The power supply is the heartbeat of your PC so it would make sense that if you want to keep your parts alive, you should get the best unit you possibly can. On the other hand, building a PC within a certain budget can be extremely hard when you want to reach a particular level of performance. Rosewill is the go-to company when you need something in a budget, but that doesn’t answer whether you should use a budget PSU in your system or not. Let’s take a look at the Valens series of PSUs since there’s a good chance that we can balance out the best practices of staying in a budget, while also keeping our expensive equipment as safe as reasonably possible. Before that, let’s take another look at who Rosewill is. Rosewill’s mission is to consistently deliver reliable, high quality PC gaming, IT hardware and home products through leading innovation and long-lasting relationships. Rosewill Inc. was established in 2004, founded by manufacturing reliable, high-quality technology products. The first products under the Rosewill brand name included computer components such as computer cases, power supply units, keyboards, mice and cables. Over time, the product line strategically developed and entered new areas of growth, including PC gaming and home products. Under the management of experienced e-retail experts, Rosewill products can be found on all top e-commerce sites, along with product information and ...



Enermax Revolution DUO 700W Gold PSU Review

Introduction 2017 is officially the year that I broaden my review horizons and begin diving into things I’ve never delve into before. Am I freaked out a bit? You bet I am! Am I excited about it though? Absolutely!!! So it begins with a new PSU review, courtesy of Enermax. I feel like Enermax was seriously overlooked at CES this year, but that’s to the shame of the hardware community. They easily had one of the best, if not the best, case on display and their innovation in the realm of PSUs, tower coolers and liquid cooling deserve so much more attention than what I feel they’ve received. Today, we’re going to try and change that by looking at the Revolution Duo PSU that was recently released. We’ll begin diving into the details, but first let’s look at a company statement from Enermax and extend our thanks for providing this sample for review.   Enermax Technology Corporation is a world-renowned PC Power Supply Unit manufacturer. Since our establishment in 1990, we provide power supply products and peripherals like chassis, cooler, fan and keyboard with excellent quality and have won recognitions of consumers around the world. ENERMAX products are recommended by worldwide reviewers, and certain were granted by iF, Red Dot, Good Design and Taiwan Excellence Awards. Those are proven evidence of our top-notch quality and design competency recognized by the professionals. To develop an intensive sales network and better service customer...



EVGA Releases GQ Power Supply Value Series

Great Quality, Great Value with the EVGA GQ Power Supply Series – November 9, 2015 — Introducing the ultimate value in the EVGA Power Supply lineup; the GQ series. These power supplies take some of the best features from EVGA’s award winning power supply lineup, like EVGA ECO fan mode for near silent operation, Japanese Capacitors, and a highly efficient design, at an excellent value. These new power supplies are 80 Plus Gold rated and offer an outstanding 5 Year Warranty that’s backed by world class EVGA support. Whisper Silent – The EVGA ECO mode feature ensures that the power supply stays completely silent during low to medium loads. The fan does not spin until necessary, allowing for completely silent operation! Unrivaled Performance – 90% efficiency or higher under typical loads and 100% of the highest quality Japanese brand capacitors ensure long-term reliability. Modular Design – Semi-modular design allows you to only use the cables you need, helping to improve case airflow, eliminate unnecessary wires and best of all, reduce cable clutter. Features: • 80 PLUS Gold certified, with 90% (115VAC) / 92% (220VAC~240VAC) efficiency or higher under typical loads • NVIDIA SLI & AMD Crossfire Ready • 5 Year Warranty and unparalleled EVGA Customer Support • Modular Design to reduce clutter and improve airflow • 100% Japanese Capacitors ensure long-term reliability • Active Clamp +DC to DC design for efficient operation • EVGA ECO Intelligen...



Antec Announces New Availability of HCP 1300 PSU

Antec just announced that it’s highest end PSU, the HCP 1300 Platinum, is being released to new markets. What makes this interesting is they released this unit in India first, but now it looks like it’s hitting the American and European markets and possibly others that were harder to find mentions of. While the question may still remain of why a California based company would release a unit in India first, what makes this PSU more interesting is some new features that might be telling of the future of motherboards. The first feature of interest is the OC Link Technology. This actually came out a bit ago and allows two PSUs to be connected simultaneously to reach the power demands of a super high end system. With 1300 watts of power, it seems hard to imagine needing more than one unit, however, dual GPU cards can easily max out power demands once 2 or 3 of them are set up in one system. This could mean that there is a future for more dual GPU GFX Cards in the development pipes for the system builder. The more realistic reason though, is that with bit coin miners buying up power intensive AMD cards and running them 24/7, they need PSUs to have more than enough headroom over the power requirements of their systems so there’s less chances of burn outs. The other interesting feature to note is the inclusion of a 28-pin motherboard connector. The idea behind this is to future proof the PSU, but with new tech being more power efficient, it’s hard to im...



 
 
 
 
 

Cougar CMX V3 850W

The Cougar CMX V3 850W is an enthusiast-oriented mid-range power supply, and while this unit isn't a beast like some we've seen of late, it is 80PLUS Bronze certified and comes with a partly modular design, with the intent of providing value to consumers on a budget. Let's take a closer look.



 
 
 
 
 

NZXT Hale82 N 550W and 750W

We're looking at the NZXT Hale82 N 550W and 750W power supplies, units that cater to the mid-range market by claiming to offer solid features and performance at reasonable prices. Let's take a closer look at these NZXT units and see if that's true.



ASUS chooses ENERMAX MAXREVO as key power solutions for its high-end workstations

ENERMAX, a leading designer and manufacturer for high-performance power supplies, proudly announces that the MAXREVO 1350W is featured in ASUS’s professional graphic workstations, ESC1000 G2 and ESC2000 G2. This 80PLUS Gold certified PSU has won numerous recommendations among the professionals since its launch in the spring of 2011. The MAXREVO series fulfils not only the requirements of the directive “SSI Power Supply Design Guide“ for servers, but it is also designed especially for Multi-GPU systems and industrial PCs, as well as high-performance workstations.  Therefore, it didn’t come as a surprise when ASUS, the leading motherboard manufacturer in the world, chose MAXREVO as the key power solutions for its high-end workstations. Committing to build industrial grade products, ENERMAX PSUs have been long praised for its innovation in power solutions and high quality of products.  With the fully modular cabling design, theMAXREVO 1350W is equipped with six powerful 12V rails to deliver more than enough power for all modern server and high-end systems. Along with other advanced components, NVIDIA® Quadro™/Tesla™ GPUs, MAXREVO 1350W can manage the demanding workloads of ASUS ESC1000 G2 / ESC2000 G2 in a more energy-efficient manner, making the workstationsthe great choices for fluid dynamics, medical research, engineering, the sciences, financial modeling, real-time graphics, rendering, and heavy-duty ray tracing applications. ENERMAX MAXREVO 1350W product i...





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