1000W PSU roundup

Posted on Monday, May 07 2007 @ 10:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs compares six 1000W power supplies from Cooler Master, OCZ, PC Power & Cooling, SilverStone, Tagan and Topower in their new roundup:
The same goes for power supplies. A high-wattage PSU is only a means rather than a goal. It is the means to power the PC up. So, a 1000W PSU should not be considered an achievement. It is rather an inevitable evil – nails have become so big these days that you do need a 10kg hammer to hang a picture on the wall.

A natural question, are such high-wattage PSUs really necessary? If yes, in what particular conditions? To answer that question we measured power consumption of two very advanced PC configurations..
You can check it out over here

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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