Corsair Flash Padlock 2GB Thumb Drive

Corsair is quite a familiar name around these parts. We’ve reviewed three of their four power supplies, and I’ve had the pleasure of personally using their SDRAM product for years. Of course, Corsair’s primary product line is their memory, and…

PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W Crossfire Edition Power Supply

The “Silencer” series of power supplies from PC Power & Cooling is a less expensive, quieter alternative to PC Power & Cooling’s flagship “Turbo Cool” product line. Today, I will be having a look at the Silencer 750W. Most specifically,…

Corsair VX450W Power Supply

Corsair hit the ground running last year with the release of two top notch modular power supplies. In my first Corsair power supply review, I had said that “they had put forward a power supply that would suit anyone’s needs.”…

Gigabyte Odin GT 550W Power Supply

Gigabyte makes a number of computer products. Motherboards, video cards, NIC’s, notebooks, CPU coolers and even chassis. To my knowledge, they haven’t been in the power supply market in the past, but with the introduction of the Odin power supply…

Enermax Galaxy DXX 850W Power Supply

Today I’m having a look at the Enermax Galaxy DXX 850W. The difference between the “DXX” (where the first two letters are the initials “D” and “X” and the third letter is an “X” for the Roman numeral ten) and…

Kingwin Absolute Power 600W Power Supply

As if the 520W Absolute Power wasn’t enough, I now have my hands on a 600W version. I was hoping that the extra 80 watts might give me better voltage stability, especially since most of the extra juice is on…

Cool IT Beverage Chiller

Every once in a while I get a “what the heck” kind of device that is so out of the ordinary from what I normally review, that I actually have fun reviewing it. REVIEW INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY: Cool IT PRODUCT:…

Antec TruePower Quattro 850W Power Supply

It could be said that Antec has been “waiting in the wings” as far as getting a large capacity power supply to market. While other companies have been offering 1000W and up power supplies for over a year, Antec’s largest…

SilverStone Decathlon 850W Power Supply

Today we’re having a look at SilverStone’s third installment in the Decathlon series, the DA850. An 850W modular power supply designed specifically for gamers and enthusiast. REVIEW INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY: SilverStone PRODUCT: SilverStone Decathlon DA850 850W PROD LINK: DA850 Product…

Cool IT RAM Fan

Now, I’m going to be honest with you (when am I not?) I am a bit skeptical going into this review. Why? I’ve never actually thought that RAM ran hot enough to actually require active cooling. Furthermore, at a price…

Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W Power Supply

So this week I’m playing with the Thermaltake Toughpower 1000W power supply. The particular unit on the bench is the W0155RU. This is the fixed cable version. There is an identical modular version, or “CableManagement” version, with the part number…

Cooler Master Real Power Pro 1000W Power Supply

Today I have the Cooler Master Real Power Pro 1000W power supply on the bench. The particular unit I’m testing is the “RS-A00-EMBA.” Remember that, because there is also a modular version of this power supply with the model number…

Silver Power GuardianX SP-1000E 1000W Power Supply

I received an email from Tagan asking me if I wanted to have a look at one of their new units. Naturally, I said “YES!” I pondered whether I would get a power supply packages in a briefcase, miniature bureau…

Vantec LapCool 4 Notebook Cooler

Typically, actively cooled notebook coolers consist of multiple small fans. As we all know, small fans are louder than larger fans when they’re moving the same volume of air. So when I had seen the Vantec LapCool 4 with it’s…

Koolance 1200W Liquid-Cooled Power Supply

The other day I received a very large box. I mean a VERY LARGE box. And inside this very large box was a box that was not as large, of course, but was still a box that was worthy of…

Thermaltake Toughpower Cable Management 1200W (W0133) Power Supply

It seems like every day I’m seeing power supply companies coming out with power supplies with more and more output. It used to be that 1000W was a big deal. Now it seems to be the norm. Then 1100W units…

Cooler Master Notepal S Notebook Cooler

Today I’m having a look at another notebook cooler; the Cooler Master Notepal S. I had thought about doing a “passively cooled notebook cooler shootout,” but the soft, fold-able Thermaltake iXoft cooler is made for portability and is made to…

Thermaltake iXoft Notebook Cooling Pad

So sure, the iXoft might look like a small quilt or over sized pot-holder to throw on your lap so you can use your notebook in comfort, but a quilt’s just going to make your notebook run hotter. At $25…

Micro Temp MTPRO Digital Infrared Thermometer

The Micro Temp MTPRO is a fun tool. Essentially point it at something you want to know the temperature of and it will tell you. Take one of these bad boys to a party and things will really get interesting….

Enermax Infiniti 720W Power Supply

This week I received a package from Enermax. I’ll save some of the other stuff that was in the box for later. But the Infiniti 720W in the box I couldn’t wait to tear open and throw on the bench….

SilverStone Strider ST85F 850W Power Supply

Today we have the SilverStone Strider ST85F. What may be the third installment in the Strider Trilogy (ST60F, ST75F and now the ST85F.) What makes the unit a “Strider” is that it’s modular and is OEM Enhance. SilverStone lists important…

SilverStone Olympia OP650 Power Supply

There is buzz about the Olympia OP650 in the forums because it has one, large 54A +12V rail, is rated at 50°C, a compact size, is ready for an R600 card right out of the box with an 8-pin PCI-e…

Antec EarthWatts EA-500 500W Power Supply

The EarthWatts product is Antec’s attempt to address the specific needs of those looking for the most efficient power supply available. The EarthWatts is 80 Plus certified; meaning that it has 80% or better efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100%…

Etasis ET850 850W Power Supply

The high end power supply market has grown considerably over the last couple years and the waters have been tested. Etasis has proven themselves, and feels that they can go at marketing their own product under their own name. REVIEW…

1kW Shootout – Turbo-Cool 1kW vs. SilverStone Olympia 1kW

Until 3-way G90 video cards are a reality, anything over 700W can be considered “overkill.” That’s not to say that a 1kW power supply is a complete waste of money. By having a power supply that is engineered to potentially…