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Part 1: Four Cheap 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supplies, Reviewed
Aug 27, 2013 - in Reviews
Power supply manufacturers condition us to think that efficiency is the one variable you need to pay the most attention to. But we have a suite of tests that more thoroughly taxes PSUs. Can these four inexpensive units under $70 make it through unscathed?
Chieftec Intros TASK Lineup of 80+ Bronze PSUs
Mar 5, 2013 - in News
Chieftec has introduced a new lineup of PSUs that are intended to "Do The Job".
Build It Yourself: A Mini-ITX Gaming System For Just Over $500
Feb 6, 2013 - in Reviews
Low-cost, low-power, small form factor PCs are popular right now. With Intel’s Ivy Bridge architecture available in the low-end Pentium family, you can now build a living room gaming PC with discrete graphics to beat any modern console for just over $500.
Hands-On With Five Mini-ITX Cases
Feb 7, 2011 - in Reviews
Mini-ITX-based systems are attractive because they generally combine low-power operation and decent performance in a small package. But you need a good case to accommodate the restrictions of compact hardware. Today we try five different Mini-ITX cases.
Roundup: 12 Gaming Power Supplies Compared
Dec 29, 2010 - in Reviews
Gamers demand a lot from their computers, starting with the PSU. Therefore, almost every PSU manufacturer sells products optimized for gaming PCs. We introduce ripple and noise testing in this roundup to further improve our power supply evaluations.
Sub-$75 Mainstream Power Supply Roundup
Oct 6, 2010 - in Reviews
In our last power supply article, we reviewed several relatively expensive, high-performance products suitable for powerful gaming PCs and workstations. This time around, we're looking at something a little bit more affordable for the mainstream crowd.