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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?
Cougar Releases Archon Gaming Case
Jun 1, 2013 - in News
Cougar has announced a new enclosure, one with a bright orange interior and sleek exterior design.
Four Sub-$100 Cases For Your 2013 Gaming Build, Reviewed
May 1, 2013 - in Reviews
Last week we previewed the first four mainstream gaming cases in our 11-way sub-$100 round-up. Now we get to build four systems and test them. What other features will we uncover along the way, and how will they affect thermal and acoustic performance?
Cougar Releases Budget Cougar-SL Power Supplies
May 1, 2013 - in News
Cougar has released three new power supplies aimed at the budget user.
In Pictures: Four Sub-$100 Cases For Your 2013 Gaming PC
Apr 25, 2013 - in Picture Story
We invited over two dozen of your favorite brands to participate in this month’s mainstream gaming case roundup. Today we examine a few of the features from the first four samples of the eleven we received.
Cougar Intros New Line-up of LED Fans with Hydraulic Bearing
Mar 16, 2013 - in News
Cougar introduces new 120 mm and 140 mm fans.
Cougar Intros Performance and Budget White Edition Cases
Dec 14, 2012 - in News
The new Cougar white edition cases feature a glossy appearance and contrasted metal meshing and interior.
Power Supply Reference: Consumption, Savings, And More
Jan 10, 2012 - in Reviews
In this final excerpt from Scott Mueller's Upgrading And Repairing PCs, 20th Edition, we examine a number of power supply usage factors including power consumption calculations, power savings, power protection systems, and troubleshooting.
Power Supply 101: A Reference Of Specifications
Dec 13, 2011 - in Reviews
Today's article contains everything you've ever wanted to know about PC power supply specifications. Form factor dimensions, cable end pinouts, voltage/amp/watt specifications, and even compatibility issues are covered in this comprehensive reference!
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.