Category - PSU

New standards: Cybenetics presents ATX v3.0 “Pass” badge

In the field of power supply units (PSUs), attention has recently turned to Cybenetics, a renowned company known for its expertise in PSU certification. Their latest release, a series of new badges, was specifically designed to fulfill the critical role of validating PSU compatibility with the ATX v3.0 standard. As the market experiences [...]

FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX v3.0 in test – How good is cheap?

ATX 3.0 and 1000 Watt for under 160 Euro? Another reason to let my friend Aris from Hardwarebusters have his say (and picture) on our site, because he not only tested this power supply intensively, but also officially certified it via his company Cybenetics. There you can also find the equipment and the test setup. Since it is surely interesting [...]

be quiet! Dark Power 13 850W power supply in review – impressive efficiency, absolutely silent and with a decent performance

The be quiet! Dark Power 13 850W uses a high-end FSP platform that offers the highest efficiency, completely silent operation, and ATX v3.0 and PCIe 5.0 compatibility. The golden mean is tested today, because besides the 850-watt model, there is also the 750-watt variant and one with 1000 watts. Already the 850 watts are completely sufficient for [...]

Cooler Master V1300 SFX Platinum Review – Smaller and more powerful is currently not possible!

An SFX power supply with 1300W maximum power, is that possible? Yes! Cooler Master has done it, as the V1300 SFX is the most powerful SFX power supply on the market today. However, there is a catch (actually two): it can only deliver its full power with a 230VAC input. Basically, this power supply is a V1100 SFX designed for 230V networks, so it [...]

The initial analysis: Detect PC problems at an early stage and get justice in the event of a dispute | Practice

Although my topic has been preached by the old hands in the PC field in forums for decades and is often the approach of any solution to performance problems, the same questions keep popping up from less experienced users. I hope to reach them with this article on our professional platform and maybe there is one or the other info for everyone else [...]

Thermaltake Toughpower GF3 1200W ATX v3.0 PSU Review – True 12VHPWR connector for NVIDIA’s big GeForce cards

Since the launch of NVIDIA’s top ADA models and the tiresome wrangling over the 12VHPWR connection, many enthusiasts are looking for potent power supplies according to the new ATX 3.0 standard. Thermaltake offers a real ATX v3.0 power supply with Toughpower GF3 1200W, which could be a serious alternative for many owners of a GeForce RTX 4090 [...]

Cybenetics ATX v3.0 Spec Power Excursions Calculator – Freeware tool for power supply calculation according to Intel’s specifications for load peaks | Download

We have already discussed the topic of load peaks with the upcoming graphics cards including PCIe 5.0 as well as the new ATX 3.0 standard and Intel’s statements on this topic in detail several times. But since in the end no one really knows what to do with all these standards and theory in their own practice, my friend Aris (Dr. Aristeidis [...]

Insights into ATX v3.0, ATX12VO v2.0 and PCIe 5.0 – When resource waste becomes the new standard | Investigative

The race for ever faster CPUs and above all GPUs is now producing such blossoms that even existing standards have to be softened or modified for the new energy waste offensive that soon every end consumer will have to save up for a portable nuclear power plant if they don’t want to be in debt with the energy supplier well into old age. To [...]