Cases/Cooling/PSUs

Lian Li Industrial Co., Ltd., established in 1983, is a Taiwanese company specializing in the manufacture of computer cases, power supplies, and accessories. They are one of the oldest players in the PC market and are known for their focus on aluminum-based designs. Lian Li produces a range of products aimed at both consumer and industrial markets, with the company's offerings including mid-tower and full-tower cases and more compact cases for smaller builds. Amongst consumers and PC enthusiasts, Lian Li's products are recognized for their build quality, modularity, and innovative features, catering to a diverse set of needs in the PC building community. This review focuses on the latest addition to Lian Li's PSU lineup: the EG1000 Platinum ATX 3.1 PSU. This power supply unit...

The Enermax Revolution D.F. X 1050W PSU Review: High Power, Highly Reliable

In the realm of power supply units (PSUs), a few names stand out for their dedication to quality, innovation, and performance. Enermax, established in 1990, has been a stalwart...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/9/2023

Intel Abandons Development of Sub-Ambient Cryo Cooling Tech

In an update posted to its support pages, Intel has disclosed that it had stopped development of its thermoelectric Cryo Cooling Technology that was aimed to provide sub-ambient cooling...

10 by Anton Shilov on 11/8/2023

The Thermaltake Toughpower GF A3 750W PSU Review: Mid-Range 750W PSU With 12VHPWR

Thermaltake is a company based in Taiwan that specializes in designing and manufacturing computer hardware components and accessories. Established in 1999, the company's product range includes thermal solutions such...

11 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/23/2023

The Be Quiet! Silent Loop 2 AIO Cooler Review: Quiet and Unassuming

A familiar presence here at AnandTech, Be Quiet! has settled in to distinct niche for itself in the PC peripherals market over the years by simply living up to...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/7/2023

The ASUS TUF Gaming 850W Gold PSU Review: Tough But Fair

Though ASUS as a company needs no introduction to regular AnandTech readers, even for us it's easy to overlook just how vast their range of product lines is these...

9 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/31/2023

The Be Quiet! Pure Rock 2 FX CPU Cooler Review: For Quiet Contemplation

Today we are taking a look at the Pure Rock 2 FX CPU cooler from the aptly-named and acoustics-focused Be Quiet! One of the company's latest CPU air coolers...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/8/2023

The Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 13 1300W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Flagship Quality, Flagship Price

Having reviewed and dissected almost a dozen ATX 3.0 power supplies in the last year, thus far we've seen an interesting mix in design pedigrees for PSUs targeting the...

18 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/26/2023

The XPG Cybercore II 1300W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: A Slightly More Modest High-End PSU

Continuing our look at the first generation of ATX 3.0 power supplies, today we're looking a slightly more modest high-end design from XPG, the CYBERCORE II 1300W. An upgrade...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/14/2023

Noctua Releases Direct Die Kit for Delidded Ryzen 7000 CPUs

Noctua has announced a unique kit designed to enable the company's coolers to be installed on delidded AMD Ryzen 7000-series processors. The NM-DD1 kit, which can be either ordered...

15 by Anton Shilov on 6/27/2023

Noctua's New Cooler Mounting to Lower Temps of AMD's AM5 CPUs

AMD's latest Ryzen 7000-series CPUs in AM5 packaging are well known for their high operating temperatures. Higher-performance coolers like all-in-one liquid cooling systems have typically solved the problem. Noctua...

19 by Anton Shilov on 6/20/2023

The AlphaCool Core Storm XT45 & Core Hurrican XT45 Liquid Cooling Kits Review

As summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere, today we're bringing the water to our PC cooling testbed with a look at a pair of kits from AlphaCool’s range...

10 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/9/2023

Streacom's SG10 Passive Cooling Case Can Handle Even a GeForce RTX 4080 without Fans

For Computex 2023, Streacom is demonstrating its SG10 passively-cooled PC chassis that can accommodate high-end PCs without requiring active cooling fans. The SG10 case is designed for fully-fledged gaming...

11 by Anton Shilov on 6/1/2023

Noctua Publishes Roadmap: Next-Gen AMD Threadripper Coolers Incoming

Unlike other makers of cooling systems, Noctua has its roadmap advertised on its websites and always updates it to reflect changes in its product development plans. The company's May...

9 by Anton Shilov on 5/9/2023

The XPG Fusion Titanium 1600 PSU Review: Outrageous Power, Outstanding Quality

One of the perks of normality largely returning to the PC components market now that the crypto mining bubble has popped has been a big improvement in component availability...

18 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/30/2023

The FSP Hydro PTM X Pro 1000W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Premium Platinum Power

Today we're taking a look at the Hydro PTM X Pro 1000W ATX 3.0, FSP’s latest ATX 3.0-compliant unit. FSP released one of the first ATX 3.0 units in...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/7/2023

The Cooler Master V SFX Platinum 1100 PSU Review: Testing the Limits of SFX

Today we're looking at a rather remarkable power supply from prolific peripherals producer Cooler Master. The company has put together a 1100 Watt, ATX 3.0 compliant unit that fits...

10 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/22/2023

The Montech Titan Gold 1200W PSU Review: A Capable Contender for the ATX 3.0 Club

Today we are taking a look at a new high-end power supply from industry newcomer Montech. Coming off the success of their mid-power units like the Century Gold series...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/17/2023

The MSI MPG A1000G PCIE5 PSU Review: Balance of Power

Back in December, we had the opportunity to take a look at MSI's MEG A1300P power supply, the company's latest flagship PSU. Besides offering plenty of power, the MEG...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/2/2023

The FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Solid and Affordable ATX 3.0

With the ATX 3.0 era now well underway, we've been taking a look at the first generation of ATX 3.0 power supplies to hit the market. Introducing the 16-pin...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/19/2023

The MSI MEG Ai1300P PCIE5 1300W PSU Review: The ATX 3.0 Era Has Begun

Just under a year since the specification was first announced, the ATX 3.0 era for power supplies is now underway. The updated version of the Intel-maintained specification introduced several...

67 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/8/2022

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