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Five Highly Efficient Power Supplies: 1200 W and Up
Aug 1, 2014 - in Reviews
Until recently, buying a PSU with a four-digit wattage was perhaps most useful for boasting among fellow hardware enthusiasts – there was barely any real need for such high wattages. However, Bitcoin mining and Altcoin mining have changed that.
Who's Who In Power Supplies, 2014: Brands Vs. Manufacturers
Jul 23, 2014 - in Reviews
Do you think that all power supplies are manufactured by the brand on the label? Think again. We show what makes a good PSU and reveal who builds them. You can actually find lots of quality (instead of just scrap metal) behind some of the budget labels.
Four 80 PLUS Gold Power Supplies Under 450 W, Reviewed
Jul 15, 2014 - in Reviews
Although high-wattage power supplies get most of the glory, we take our hats off to small, efficient solutions offering more practical output. We take four sub-450 W PSUs and run them through our benchmark suite to see if we can determine a winner.
Lepa Shows New LPC501 Case, Previews 360D Cooler
Jun 10, 2014 - in News
Next-gen AquaCharger leads Lepa forward. (Yes, we just said that.)
Enermax Launches its Revolution X't Series of PSUs
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Enermax's Revolution X't series of PSUs offer a fully modular design, an 80 Plus Gold efficiency certification and compatibility with Intel's 4th Generation CPUs.
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?
Enermax Releases the Aeolus Vegas Cooling Pad
Aug 26, 2013 - in News
The Vegas is the newest addition to Enermax’s range of Aeolus notebook coolers and features a magnetically mounted 180 mm LED cooling fan.
Enermax Launches Two ETS-T40 CPU Coolers
Jun 7, 2013 - in News
Enermax’s new ETS-T40 CPU coolers are fully compliant with Intel’s 4th Generation Processors and feature a unique Thermal Conductive Coating.
Four More Sub-$100 Cases For Your Gaming Build, Reviewed
May 28, 2013 - in Reviews
Our second group of value-oriented cases looked good in the photo preview, but we really wanted to see how they’d perform with a load of hot gaming hardware. Will these beat their predecessors in terms of quality, feature, hardware support, or value?
Enermax Releases Five Fans With Adjustable Maximum Speed
May 26, 2013 - in News
Enermax has released some very interesting new case fans.
In Pictures: Four More Sub-$100 Cases For Your 2013 Gaming Build
May 21, 2013 - in Picture Story
We continue our search for the ultimate sub-$100 gaming case with a photo spread of features from BitFenix's Shinobi, Enermax's Ostrog GT, Rosewill's R5, and Zalman's MS800 Plus. Stay tuned for the in-depth review of all four enclosures, coming soon!
Enermax Lists its Haswell Compatible Power Supply Units
May 1, 2013 - in News
Enermax has formally confirmed which of the company's PSUs are fully compatible with Intel's upcoming "Haswell" processors.
Enermax Introduces the Coenus Mid-Tower Case
Apr 7, 2013 - in News
The Coenus ECA3290 features tool-free installation, a vented front and a full-cover acrylic side panel.
Enermax Shows Off Fulmo ST PC Case
Mar 27, 2013 - in News
Enermax has announced a new chassis, the Fulmo ST, a premium ATX enclosure.
Enermax Reveals A Fanless 650W PSU
Mar 10, 2013 - in News
The company's new PSU features fully modular cabling and a "silent" design.
Enermax Shows Off Coenus GT Case
Mar 8, 2013 - in News
Enermax shows off two new cases at CeBIT.
Four More Closed-Loop Liquid Coolers Take On The NH-D14
Mar 5, 2013 - in Reviews
With big radiators and no vents, closed-loop coolers give us a taste of liquid-cooling’s benefits, sans the risk. While less punishing on the motherboard than big air, can any closed-loop liquid cooler beat Noctua's famed NH-D14 in thermal performance?
Enermax Announces Triathlor Power Supplies
Feb 22, 2013 - in News
Enermax has announced a successor the the Modu82+ lineup of power supplies named the Triathlor FC.
Five 550 And 600 W 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supplies, Tested
Feb 5, 2013 - in Reviews
A good power supply doesn't just provide you with ample output. Increasingly, vendors have put a bigger emphasis on delivering power more efficiently, too. We're testing five 80 PLUS Platinum-rated power supplies in the 550- to 600-watt range.
Enermax Releases New NAXM lineup of Power Supplies
Jan 17, 2013 - in News
The new Enermax lineup of power supplies aim for better reliability and cable management
Four Closed-Loop CPU Coolers Take On Noctua's NH-D14
Dec 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Closed-loop liquid coolers relieve stress from our motherboards, without the portability and maintenance issues of traditional open-loop kits. Are these the best devices for system builders who plan to move their machines and want to avoid damage?
Three Down-Draft Heat Sinks: The Last Of A Dying Breed?
Oct 7, 2012 - in Reviews
There’s an enormous amount of aftermarket coolers available to those wanting more performance or lower temperatures. The market’s currently dominated by tower coolers, and top coolers have fallen out of favor. Rightfully so? We find out.
Enermax Unveils CPU Liquid Coolers
Oct 2, 2012 - in News
The new ELC liquid cooler series is based on a new patented Cold Plate design which enhances heat dissipation.
Big Air: 14 LGA 2011-Compatible Coolers For Core i7-3000, Reviewed
Feb 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Do Intel’s Core i7-3000-series CPUs really need closed-loop liquid cooling? Today we're testing fourteen different LGA 2011-compatible air coolers on an overclocked Core i7-3960X in order to determine whose is the most effective.
In Pictures: 14 LGA 2011 Coolers For Your Core i7-3000 CPU
Feb 6, 2012 - in Picture Story
Do LGA 2011-based processors really need to be matched up to closed-loop liquid coolers? Not at all. We collected 14 different high-end heat sink kits able to do the job with air. Keep an eye out for our upcoming performance write-up, too!
Four 10-Slot Cases For Four-Way SLI, Tested And Reviewed
Nov 17, 2011 - in Reviews
Extra space for cooling, controllers, and add-in cards makes XL-ATX the preferred solution for extreme system builders. Today, we follow up our picture story by testing four 10-slot cases that support XL-ATX and four-way SLI (with room to spare).
How To: Properly Plan And Pick Parts For An Air-Cooled PC, Part 2
Nov 15, 2011 - in Reviews
After discussing the theory of PC cooling, in Part One, we now move on to technology and implementation, discussing case fans, CPU coolers, and thermal grease. We even wrap up with a recipe you can use if you fail to cool your PC properly.
In Pictures: Four 10-Slot Cases For Your Super-Sized Build
Nov 14, 2011 - in Picture Story
With several XL-ATX motherboards sitting in the lab (and more on the way), an abundance of expansion continues to push extreme enthusiast towards ten-slot cases. We take a closer look at four of contenders with room for four-way graphics configurations.
How To: Properly Plan And Pick Parts For An Air-Cooled PC, Part 1
Nov 7, 2011 - in Reviews
What better way to wrap up a scorching summer than with a last word on cooling? We explain the most important rules for creating ideal airflow, address the potential effectiveness of side fans, and discuss the finer points of graphics card cooling.
Enermax Shows 80 Plus Platinum 'Platimax' PSUs
Jun 2, 2011 - in News
1200 W enough for you?