Review Thermaltake Level 20 XT Review
Thermaltake's new giant, glass-clad E-ATX cube gets tested in our lab.
Thermaltake's new giant, glass-clad E-ATX cube gets tested in our lab.
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We take a gander behind the technology that powers Seasonic's latest 80Plus Gold, fully modular power supplies: the X-Series. We strip apart what's inside to find the details.
Enermax has added a new PSU to its Liberty series and as it's 80Plus compliant it's busted out the Eco branding too. We put this 620W PSU to the test to see how it compares to other competing models.
We took a trip to DongGuan, China, to not only take a nose around Seasonic's Factory, but understand the details of its engineering philosophy too. Want to know where your power supplies come from? Take a look to find out.
COMPUTEX 09: Enermax is lining up with three 80Plus Gold PSUs at a modest 450-650W.
COMPUTEX 09: RV740 yields are apparently down the toilet and it’s causing headaches for all parties involved.
Made by popular graphics card company BFG, the MX550 might provide some modular competition to the OCZ ModXStream Pro, Corsair VX550W and HX520W power supplies. We dive in to find out if it's any good.
500W, modular, not too expensive - an ideal partner to a cost efficient system? We put OCZ's revamped ModXStream Pro to the reviewers block to see if it'll hold up to our barrage of tests in order to evaluate noise, efficiency and power quality.
We've rounded up and finalised our opinions of the Seasonic M12D, and now it's time for the overall performance results. Does Seasonic's champion 80Plus Silver model hit the spot to overrule the Antec Signature, Enermax Revolution 85+ and Cooler Master UCP 900W?
In-Win sent us its camo styled, CWT built modular PSU and it certainly does quite a bit to differentiate itself in the market. We tested all 750 watts of the Commander to see if In-Win is worthy of your consideration in the PSU realm.
Our final voter winner for the bit-tech Mod of the Year competition has been chosen - check inside to see if you've won!
If you like a bit of bling in your case and don't care for extreme wattages, Hipers Type R II with its shiny blue casing, LEDs and metallic fan could be right up your street. We test this feature filled mainstream performer to see if it's cheap for a reason, or just fantastic value for money.
Seasonic breaks its own mould with the highest power unit it has ever launched. That's not what's special though - the ultra high quality fan and 80Plus Silver efficiency rating could very well raise the PSU bar again.
We've got our third winner for the Mod of the Year competition, to reward those of you who took the time to vote. Check out if you won inside!
Antec's Signature is its definitive power supply, built on a idea of quality it's not cheap but it sports an 80 Plus Bronze efficiency, a semi-modular design and "hand certification." Are these the ingredients required to earn the bit-tech stamp of approval?
Following our UCP 900W review, YOYOTech has dropped the unit's price by £20. And that's before Alistair Darling's VAT cut comes in!
Lian Li is famed for its high quality cases but not yet for its PSUs - is that about to change? Will the company instil the same level of design and build quality into powering a PC like it does housing one? We jacked up the voltage to find out.
UPDATED: By 2009 Enermax will shut up shop in the UK and will move its distribution hub back to Germany.
OCZ's latest PSU has a PC Power & Cooling core and a pretty decent price to boot. Will this quiet, all black non-modular power supply become our new favourite? We stressed it to its limits to find out.
From its Tagan roots we have an inexpensive, yet powerful 850W power supply from Silver Power. We find out if it's a wolf in sheep's clothing or bit of bling strapped to a brick.
We review Akasa's PowerMax kilowatt "Gaming" PSU to find out what makes it so gamer-worthy. Is its attractive price a boon, making it a great bargain, or is it cheap and not-so cheerful? Read on to find out...
We take a quick look at Enermax's spangly new power supply that will replace the popular Galaxy DXX range later this year. It has an 80Plus Silver award already, as well as a few new features but does it deserve to be called the Revolution?
Corsair HX series has been a staple diet of many for a few years now, and finally those wanting a super-high wattage, Corsair quality modular power supply might be in for a treat with its HX1000. We put it on the testing block to squeeze it to its limits and beyond to see if it survives!
We test the modular, rubber lipped Cooler Master Silent Pro 700W power supply to its limits to see if it really is silent and professional. More importantly, is it worth your money? Let's find out.
The name might be a relative unknown in the PSU industry but the people behind it sure aren't - in a whisper we discover if this German brand makes a power supply to rival the best of them.
Seasonic's reputation for quality is notorious - we check out the company's cheap and cheerful S12-II 500W offering. Will it be quite so cheerful after it's been on the load bench? Let's find out...
Are you looking for a power supply and you're on a budget? Corsair's VX550W might be just what you're looking for. We check to see if the quality of Corsair's range continues down to the low end... or are corners cut along the way? Read on to find out.
We recently interviewed Doug Dodson, the CTO of premier PSU maker PC Power & Cooling, about his thoughts on the industry, enthusiasts, where the humble power supply is heading, his own designs for modular units and his quips on Ultra's modular patent!
Enermax has launched a replacement for the ageing Liberty and Noisetaker II - say hello to the 82+ series. The non-modular Pro 82+ claims a consistent power efficiency of... wait for it... more than 82 percent. Let's find out how it gets on.
UPDATED: Corsair has announced new additions to its power supply, DDR2 and DDR3 product lines ahead of CeBIT next week.
Thermaltake introduces a new QFan to its Toughpower range, adding this new 14cm "silent" performer to modular connectivity and a five year warranty. Is it enough to tempt you away from everyone else in the busy mainstream market?
Corsair has expanded its popular PSU range with a high-end 750W model that fits into the new TX-series. It's made by a different OEM to the HX-series' everyone is so fond of, so has Corsair managed to eke out the same level of quality? Let's find out...
In the run up to Christmas, we treated you with several chances to win some kit for your PCs - one of which was sponsored by the guys at Corsair...
We have teamed up with Corsair to give away five TX750W power supplies over the festive period. Check inside for details on how to enter... and before you ask, this one is worldwide!
We looked at the Enermax Infiniti 720W a while back and loved it, but perhaps you don't want that much power and don't want to spend quite as much? Does the Infiniti 650W make for a better purchase? Read on find out.
There's a very small amount of Wiis at the moment and many think it's part of a ploy to drive up demand. Not so, says Reggie Fils-Amie.
Jumping on Nvidia's "monitor everything" bandwagon, Tagan has launched its BZ range of PSUs that are ESA compatible.
Ultra X3s are shiny, totally modular and ooze coolness factor. We take a look at the mainstream 600W and enthusiast 1,000W models to see if the insides are as good as the outsides.
Today, Nvidia and several big names in the PC industry have announced Enthusiast System Architecture (ESA), an open and royalty-free standard for real-time monitoring and control for power supplies, cases and water cooling systems.
Renowned as one of the best Power Supply manufacturers on the planet, PC Power & Cooling (or PCPC) sent us some 750W CrossFire and SLI models to test and confirm if they really do deserve this status.