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….

Ultra Products X3 1000W Power Supply

Just a few short years ago Ultra burst onto the scene with their groundbreaking X-Connect. It was amazing in that it allowed the user to remove any cable they didn’t need. The power was in the then upper end at…

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…

Scythe Kamariki II 550W Power Supply

Scythe, a company that’s made a name for itself by introducing several cooling products aimed at users seeking improved cooling at lower noise points. They’ve not only produced products under their name but also under the Arctic Cooling nomenclature. Today…

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…

Corsair Nautilus 500 CPU Cooler

The most obvious advantage of having everything in one unit is that the assembly has a very clean look. Furthermore, it makes assembly easier and the margin of error that could result in a leak is reduced because there are…

Rosewill RP500-2 500W Power Supply

Ask any purist about Rosewill power supplies and you’re sure to get the same response “Look elsewhere man, Rosewill’s are a joke.” but is that truly the case? Today we look at the RP500-2 and see whether such a harsh…

Zalman ZM600-HP 600W Power Supply

Zalman is a company typically associated with quiet computing. In the past, Zalman has offered power supplies, but they have been limited in output power. Unfortunately, until we figure out how to make a power supply 90% efficient or better,…

Ultra X-Pro 600W Power Supply

Ultra has really expanded their power supply library. Today we look at one of their newest offerings in the form of a 600W, active PFC unit with a large 135mm fan and quiet good looks. It brings a single rail…

Ultra ChillTEC CPU Cooler

The pursuit of overclocking demands one thing above all others: keeping things cool. Today, we will find out if Ultra will help us achieve that end using a mixture of Peltier technology and traditional air cooling. And, can it be…

SilverStone Strider ST75F 750W Power Supply

Today, I’m having a look at SilverStone’s newest modular power supply, the Strider ST75F. The ST75F is the next model up in the Strider line from the 600W ST60F unit. Like the ST60F, the ST75F is manufactured for SilverStone by…

OCZ EvoStream 600W Power Supply

Today we take a look at the OCZ EvoStream 600W power supply. This power supply is modular and could be considered the “replacement” for the discontinued, Topower built “ModStream.” With the GameXstream being based on the FSP Epsilon, I would…

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 600W Power Supply

be quiet! isn’t a name we’re familiar with here in the states. Today we take a look at their top modular unit and see what we’re missing. REVIEW INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY: be quiet! PRODUCT: be quiet! Dark Power Pro BQT…

Antec True Power Trio 650W Power Supply

Today I’m looking at the 3rd generation Antec TruePower power supply; The Trio. It’s ATX12V, and it’s more efficient than the previous models. But does it hold up like the old Channelwell built units? We’ll find out today! REVIEW INFORMATION…

Zippy Emacs GSM-6600P 600W Power Supply

Zippy Emacs is known for rock solid server power supplies and has put out some of the best product on the market for over 13 years. But server power supplies aren’t always appropriate for home machines as they tend to…

Seasonic M12 700W Power Supply

Today I’m looking at the Seasonic M12 700W. This power supply is Seasonic’s newest unit, features a 120MM fan on the bottom, a 60MM fan on the front (inside) and is modular. Now I know what you’re thinking because I…

Aspire Beast 680W Power Supply

Aspire calls this line of power supplies “the Beast” and I’ll tell you what… this thing is a BEAST! The housing is all aluminum, made up of four pieces. It’s depth of 6 3/4 inches (170MM) makes is a little…

Aspire X-QPACK’s included 420W Power Supply

The Aspire X-QPACK chassis is no doubt a fantastic case. Simply Google “X-QPACK” and you’ll no doubt find glowing reviews everywhere. Although it’s not unusual for me to do a chassis review for SystemLogic, I think yet another X-QPACK review…

SilverStone Zeus ST85ZF 850W Power Supply

Today I have a SilverStone Zeus ST85ZF up on the desk. This is bound to be something special as I have done a number of SilverStone power supply reviews, and whether the product is from Enhance or Etasis, the review…

Aerocool Zero-DBA 500W Power Supply

Aerocool calls this power supply “Zero dba” for a reason. A power supply where the fans don’t spin doesn’t create much noise! The Zero dba has a knob on the back that allows you to set at what temperature the…