POWER SUPPLIES

June 23rd, 2007

Ultra X-Pro 600W EE

Ultra has not been known for their quality power supplies but they are trying something different here. This time Ultra is shooting for the stars by targeting a higher-end market with their X-Pro 600W EE power supply (the "EE" is for "Energy Efficient") which is priced at or around $170 CAD.


June 6th, 2007

Silverstone Decathlon DA650

In this review we will be looking a closer at the Silverstone Decathlon 650W (DA650) unit which is the lowest-wattage Decathlon available on the market. Silverstone has definitely answered the challenge of its competitors with all guns blazing by virtually saturating the enthusiast market with power supplies of varying features and power output numbers.


May 21st, 2007

Ultra V-Series 400W & 500W

In this review we will be taking a closer look at Ultra’s budget-minded V-Series power supplies in 400W and 500W flavors which seem to hit a very interesting price-point while retaining Ultra’s Lifetime Warranty. It should be very interesting to see how they perform.


May 12th, 2007

Silverstone Olympia OP650

We have reviewed quite a few power supplies up to this point and we will now be looking at the newly-released Olympia 650W units which promise big-league performance in a compact, quiet package. This power supply also comes with something we have yet to see here at Hardwarecanucks: an 8-pin PCI-E connector used to power [...]


April 24th, 2007

Mushkin XP-650AP

The XP-650 lineup was first released without Active PFC but Mushkin soon decided to refresh this particular power supply by adding Active PCF. This is the unit we will be reviewing today. Mushkin is one of the few companies which has released only modular power supplies and this unit follows that trend and it looks [...]


April 13th, 2007

Apex 460W & 600W Power Supply Review

Another week and another power supply review here on Hardwarecanucks. This week we will be looking at a pair of Solytech units which promise a great price-performance ratio in a pretty cool-looking package. We have seen great promises die horrible deaths and completely unknown power supplies rip through our tests but these two PSUs have [...]


March 23rd, 2007

SKYMTL’s 500W+, Sub-$105 PSU Roundup

Well, here we are in what seems to be an almost weekly occurrence: another power supply roundup by yours truly. This time we will be looking at a little more powerful models than we were last time; 500W to 600W models that all come in at under $105. Sounds like a great deal doesn’t it?


March 6th, 2007

SKYMTL’s Budget PSU Roundup

This roundup will focus on four budget-minded power supplies which range in price from $45 to $75 with one power supply being included in the price of a $120 case. I will give all these units a thorough going-over and put them through a battery of tests. You should also know that these are all [...]