POWER SUPPLIES

October 1st, 2007

Thermaltake Purepower Rx 600W

The Purepower Rx 600W unit we are reviewing here today is supposed to be an extremely silent yet high-performance power supply and its MSRP about $130 (before rebates) here in Canada gives it a shockingly low price. Hopefully, the Thermaltake Purepower Rx 600W will live up to its promises and come out as a good [...]


September 19th, 2007

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610

The name PC Power & Cooling sends enthusiasts on a quick trip to power supply-induced euphoria whenever it is mentioned. One of their “newer” products is the Silencer 610 EPS12V which we will be reviewing here today.


September 13th, 2007

Corsair HX620 620W Power Supply

In this review we will be looking at the year-old Corsair HX620 620W power supply. Even a year after its release, it is still selling like hotcakes and is still considered by many to be one of the best 600W power supplies around. So, is it still in a position to trample its competitors or [...]


September 7th, 2007

Mushkin HP-580

Mushkin has made a name for themselves among ram manufacturers as a company which offers high-performance products to consumers at quite fair prices. In this review we will be looking at the HP580 580W power supply which is the only Mushkin power supply we have not reviewed yet.


August 24th, 2007

OCZ StealthXstream 600W

This FSP-built OCZ unit is billed as a budget 600W power supply that is backed by OCZ’s outstanding 3-year warranty and second-to-none customer service. Basically, OCZ took a GameXstream 600W power supply and got rid of the LED-equipped 120mm fan and power switch and performed a few other changes to cut back on cost.


August 14th, 2007

Tagan 2-Force II 600W

Here we have one of Tagan’s new 2-Force II series of power supplies in 600W flavor. These latest-generation units are supposed to improve on earlier series by adding benefits like an 8-pin PCI-E power connector and improved thermal characteristics.


August 10th, 2007

Xion Supernova 600watt Power Supply

The Xion Supernova 600W power supply seems to promise the impossible; deliver 600W of power through a modular interface while costing as little as a good 500W power supply. Is this all bluster or has Xion done the impossible? Read on to find out!!


July 31st, 2007

Nexus NX-8040 400W

Even though Nexus is a newcomer to the power supply scene, this does not stop them from loading up all of their power supplies with some pretty impressive features. All of their new power supplies feature APFC, modular cables and 80Plus certification just to name a few of the highlights.


July 28th, 2007

Antec Earthwatts 500W

This time Antec studied the direction trends were heading and decided to include their Seasonic-built Antec Earthwatts 500W power supply with the new Sonata III case. But, how does it perform? Let’s find out.


July 16th, 2007

Gigabyte Odin GT 550W

In this review we will be focusing on the Odin GT 550W unit. The pricing may seem a bit high for a 550W power supply but the Odin GT series comes loaded with extras including temperature monitoring and a modular interface. This is one interesting power supply, so let’s see how it does in our [...]