Technology enthusiasts and experts know that the presence of an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) can be vital to the longevity of their technology equipment, especially when they are powered by unstable and / or badly maintained power grids; however most people are unaware of the advantages that owning a UPS can have. But the real
Even though power supply units are the most critical part of almost every electronic device, being a component absolutely vital to their operation, they rarely are given the attention they deserve. Almost no technology equipment can operate without them since electronic devices cannot operate using the utility grid AC voltage, which also varies in level
Through daily experience with common household equipment, many people should have noticed the terms AC and DC voltage and / or current; for example on a car battery which outputs 12V DC voltage or a household lighting lamp which needs 230V AC voltage. Yet only very few people can actually realize even that there are
Corsair has announced the Enthusiast Series TX V2 PSUs, targeting gamers and enthusiasts. Available in 650W, 750W and 850W capacities, the non-modular 80 PLUS Bronze certified PSUs boast a single 12V rail, Japanese capacitors, active PFC, an updated DC-to-DC converter design (for tighter voltage regulation), and are equipped with a 140mm double ball-bearing fan for
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Thermaltake has announced the Toughpower Grand 850W, 1050W and 1200W models, expanding its best-selling Toughpower Grand series of high-performance PSUs.
Scythe has launched its Gouriki 3 series of PSUs, designed for both gamers and mainstream users. Available in 500W, 600W and 700W capacities (modular and non-modular), the 80Plus bronze certified PSUs feature sleeved cables, two 12V rails, various circuitry protection (OCP, OVP, OPP, SCP, UVP & OTP), and is cooled by a 140mm Slip Stream
Enermax is preparing to release its NAXN line-up of PSUs, designed for both gamers and enthusiasts. Available in modular (NAXN 82+) and non-modular (NAXN 80+) models, they feature Heat and Air Guard functions, multiple protection circuitry (OCP, OVP, AC UVP, DC UVP, OPP, OTP, SCP and SIP), active PFC, and are cooled by a silent
GIGABYTE has launched the GreenMax, a performance energy saving family of PSUs aimed at mainstream users. Available in 350W, 400W, 450W, 550W, 650W, 750W and 850W variants, these 80 PLUS Bronze certified PSUs are ATX12V v2.3 compliant and boast multiple 12V rails, sleeved cables, Japanese capacitors, numerous protection features and a lifespan of 120,000 hours.
Thortech has launched its all new Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt PLUS Series high efficiency gaming performance power supply units (PSU). The Thunderbolt PLUS Series is equipped with the patented innovative iPower Meter interactive PSU control panel which allows the user to control fan speed as well as monitor actual efficiency, wattage and temperature. The Thunderbolt and
Taipei-based Super Flower Computer Inc, manufacturer of numerous professional switching PSUs and computer enclosures, has announced the SF-550P14PE, the first platinum certified PSU to hit store shelves.
Gigabyte is preparing to release its 900W and 1200W Sumo Power PSUs, aimed at hardcore gamers and overclocking enthuasists.
Taiwan based FSP Group is readying its Aurum series of PSUs for release.
Enermax Technology Corporation, leading designer and manufacturer of high-end PSUs, PC cooling solutions, PC cases, and PC peripherals, is preparing to launch its ErPro80+ series of PSUs, targeting mainstream users.
OCZ Technology Group, renowned manufacturer of solid state drives (SSD), power supplies and memory modules for computers, has recently unveiled their latest and fastest SSD solutions to date at the Consumer Electronics Show this year at Las Vegas. Among the new products showcased include Vertex 3 Pro SSD, Z-Drive R3 PCI-Express SSD, as well as their 80-Plus Gold
Taiwan’s first energy-saving and zero-carbon building in Taiwan, will be inaugurated on January 12th, 2011. Named after engineer-politician Sun Yun-suan, the Y. S. Sun Green Building Research Center is located in Li-Hsing Campus, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan.
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Antec, Inc. has announced its latest high-end line of PSUs, the High Current Pro series. Available in 750W, 850W, 1000W, and 1200W variants, these 80Plus Gold-certified PSUs feature high-performance full-bridge topology, active PFC, special heavy-gauge 16 AWG high current cable, gold-plated high-current terminals, 8 (1200W)/ 10-pin high current hybrid cable management connectors, double-layer printed circuit
Korean-based Zalman has launched the ZM1000-HP PLUS (1000W) and ZM850HP PLUS (850W) PSUs, targeting enthusiasts. These 80 Plus Silver certified PSUs features a two-forward switching design, a dual heat-pipe heatsink – 140mm fan combo cooling solution, active PFC, four 12V rails, and sleeved modular cables. They can be purchased from major retailers and e-tailers at