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Review of Be Quiet!'s Dark Power Pro 10 vs. Power Cool X-Viper

In this review I will be looking at two 850w power supplies, one from the well-known company Be Quiet! and the other being the less well-known Power Cool. I will be comparing features to see how stable they are powering 2 x 680s in SLi and also just how quiet they are when under a heavy load. (more)

Corsair VS 450 Watt PSU Unboxing and Overview

Today we're taking a look at the VS 450 Watt power supply from Corsair (more)

Be Quiet - Shadow Rock Topflow CPU Cooler Unboxing and Overview

With small form factor builds becoming more and more popular let alone more powerful we need a smaller cooler that is capable of keeping even the highest of performance processors cool, enter the Shadow Rock Topflow from Be Quiet, small, compact, high performance and virtually silent. (more)

Be Quiet - Dark Rock 2 CPU Cooler Unboxing and Overview

When it comes to high efficiency cooling, super silent operation and hellishly good looks, you really don't have to look much further than Be Quiets range of awesome products. (more)

Be Quiet - Straight Power E9 680W PSU Unboxing and Overview

If you're looking for high quality, reliability, high efficiency and near silent operation you don't have to look much further than Be Quiet. The Straight Power E9 is a product that offers all of the above. (more)

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Cooler Master Launch New Range of Power Supplies

Cooler Master proudly announces V-series high Performance PSU's (more)

OCZ unveils new 750W & 850W Silencer MK III Power Supplies

OCZ Technology has announced two new power supplies making up the Silencer MKIII power supply range. With outputs of 750W and 850W the new range is aimed at gamers looking to power a high end gaming PC. (more)

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PC Power Supply Units 

Power supplies (PSU) are often neglected when building a computer system. The power supply distributes the power to all the individual components within the PC, without it your PC would not run. The quality of components and technologies used to manufacture PSUs varies greatly. A poor quality power supply can greatly reduce the lifespan of your components, cause instability and even fail when overloaded. A high quality PSU will provide a more stable, more reliable system that will also produce less noise and heat. The higher quality power supplies will also operate more efficiently reducing your electricity bill and helping the environment. Remember not all power supplies are made equal. 

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CiT Active 85 550W 80+ Bronze ATX Power Supply (OEM)

£26.84 inc VAT

  • 4 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 2 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 0 Floppy Connectors
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Corsair SF Series SF600 (600 Watt) High Performance SFX Power Supply Unit (80 PLUS Gold Certified)

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Be Quiet! Straight Power 10 400W Power Supply
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 6 SATA Connectors
  • 2 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Be Quiet!   CCL Code: PSU0902
Mnfr Code: BN230

Was £60.68 - Save £4.34

Now only £56.34 inc VAT

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Silverstone Strider Essential 700W Power Supply
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 6 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin + 6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Silverstone   CCL Code: PSU0817
Mnfr Code: SST-ST70F-ESB

£57.79 inc VAT

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Aero Cool Xpredator 650W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold
  • 4 Molex Connectors
  • 8 SATA Connectors
  • 2 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Connectors
  • 4 + 4-Pin CPU Power Connector

Manufacturer: Aero Cool   CCL Code: PSU0974
Mnfr Code: ACP-X650G

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Seasonic SS-305TFX 350W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold
  • 2 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 1 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Seasonic   CCL Code: PSU0794
Mnfr Code: SS-305TFX

£70.52 inc VAT

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Seasonic M12 II Bronze Evo Edition 80 Plus Bronze
  • 5 Molex Connectors
  • 8 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Seasonic   CCL Code: PSU0670
Mnfr Code: SS-620GM2

£75.61 inc VAT

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Antec TruePower Classic TP-750C 750W Power Supply

Antec TruePower Classic TP-750C 750W Power Supply

80Plus GOLD rated power supply! With up to 92% power efficiency & backed by a 5 year warranty.
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 9 SATA Connectors
  • 6 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Antec   CCL Code: PSU0654
Mnfr Code: 0761345077071

£81.98 inc VAT

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EVGA SuperNOVA 850 B2 850W Power Supply
  • 5 Molex Connectors
  • 10 SATA Connectors
  • 6 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin + 6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Connectors
  • Modular Cable System

Manufacturer: EVGA   CCL Code: PSU1277
Mnfr Code: 110-B2-0850-V3

£83.03 inc VAT

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XFX XTR 650W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold
  • 6 Molex Connectors
  • 10 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • ATX Form Factor

Manufacturer: XFX   CCL Code: PSU0841
Mnfr Code: P1-650B-BEFX

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Corsair RM Series 650W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold
  • 7 Molex Connectors
  • 8 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Corsair   CCL Code: PSU0606
Mnfr Code: CP-9020054-UK

£92.22 inc VAT

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Superflower Leadex Gold 750W Power Supply
  • 5 Molex Connectors
  • 10 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • Modular Cable System

Manufacturer: Superflower   CCL Code: PSU0856
Mnfr Code: SF-750F14MG black

Was £109.78 - Save £12.34

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Rosewill RBR-1000MS 1000W Power Supply
  • 8 Molex Connectors
  • 12 SATA Connectors
  • 6 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin + 6+2-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Connectors
  • Modular Cable System

Manufacturer: Rosewill   CCL Code: PSU0996
Mnfr Code: 17-182-379

Was £109.99 - Save £10.23

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Corsair RMi Series 650W Power Supply 80 Plus Gold
  • 7 Molex Connectors
  • 8 SATA Connectors
  • 4 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Corsair   CCL Code: PSU0891
Mnfr Code: CP-9020081-UK

£99.95 inc VAT

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Corsair AX1200i 1200W Power Supply

Corsair AX1200i 1200W Power Supply

The world's first enthusiast-grade digital ATX Power Supply
  • 12 Molex Connectors
  • 16 SATA Connectors
  • 6 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Type Connectors
  • Modular Cable System

Manufacturer: Corsair   CCL Code: PSU0383
Mnfr Code: CP-9020008-UK

Was £274.96 - Save £6.28

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Corsair AXi Series 1500W Power Supply
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 5 SATA Connectors
  • 8 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 8 + 8-Pin

Manufacturer: Corsair   CCL Code: PSU0711
Mnfr Code: CP-9020057-UK

Was £356.26 - Save £20.42

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Artic Red 550W Power Supply
  • 4 Molex Connectors
  • 2 SATA Connectors
  • PCI-E Connectors (None)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Artic   CCL Code: PSU0322
Mnfr Code: PSU-504

£15.44 inc VAT

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CiT Black 500W Power Supply
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 3 SATA Connectors
  • 1 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4-Pin

Manufacturer: CiT   CCL Code: PSU0168
Mnfr Code: PSUCIT500UB

Was £24.71 - Save £1.93

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CiT ATV500 500W Power Supply 80 Plus Bronze
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 1 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Connectors
  • 4 + 4-Pin CPU Power Connector

Manufacturer: CiT   CCL Code: PSU0972
Mnfr Code: CIT ATV-500W RTL

£23.46 inc VAT

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Corsair VS Series VS350 350W Power Supply
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 1 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Connectors
  • 4 + 4-Pin CPU Power Connector

Manufacturer: Corsair   CCL Code: PSU0875
Mnfr Code: CP-9020095-UK

RRP £37.97 - Save £7.18

CCL Price £30.79 inc VAT

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Powercool 80+ Dual 550W Power Supply 80 Plus
  • 4 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 2 PCI-E Connectors (6+2-Pin)
  • 1 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Powercool   CCL Code: PSU0786
Mnfr Code: PC-550AUBA-B

£32.44 inc VAT

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Antec VP-450P 450W Power Supply 80 Plus
  • 3 Molex Connectors
  • 4 SATA Connectors
  • 1 PCI-E Connectors (6-Pin)
  • 2 Floppy Type Connectors
  • CPU Power Connector 4 + 4-Pin

Manufacturer: Antec   CCL Code: PSU0334
Mnfr Code: 0-761345-06451-4

Was £35.06 - Save £2.11

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Beginners Guide to Power Supplies

What is a Power Supply and why do I need one? Power supplies (PSU) are often neglected when building a computer system.  The power supply distributes the power to all the individual components within the PC, without it your PC would not run. Why is there a price difference between models with the same output? The quality of components and technologies used to manufacture PSUs varies greatly. A poor quality power supply can greatly reduce the lifespan of your components, cause instability and even fail when overloaded. A high quality PSU will provide a more stable, more reliable system that will also produce less noise and heat. The higher quality power supplies will also operate more efficiently reducing your electricity bill and helping the environment. Remember not all power supplies are made equal. What do the wattage ratings mean? The wattage rating on a power supply can be deceptive as it shows the combined wattage across all the rails (basically all the connectors on the PSU are added up for the total power output). With the increased demands by components, the total required output for the +12V line has become increasingly important. A power supply should ideally have at least 18A available on the +12V line. The actual load you will need to get the most out of your components will vary depending on your system specifications. What do power supply efficiency ratings and certifications mean? If a supply loses less than 20% of the total power consumed, then it is considered ‘efficient’.  Look for the ‘80Plus’ sticker on modern PSUs. The benefits of more efficient power supplies are lower electricity bills, less harm to the environment and also due to less energy being wasted as heat a cooler and quieter operating PC. There are four 80Plus levels:- - 80 PLUS Bronze: 81%+ efficient - 80 PLUS Silver: 85%+ efficient - 80 PLUS Gold: 88%+ efficient - 80 PLUS Platinum: 90%+ efficient What most people do not realise is the added benefit to a higher efficiency power supply is lower heat output. With less heat the fan on the PSU can keep temperature down  allowing for a...