Items tagged with power supplies

Graphics cards are usually the most power-thirsty component in a gaming system, and that's been the case for quite some time now. Things are approaching absurd levels, though. The GeForce RTX 4090 has a total board power spec of 450 watts, and NVIDIA itself recommends an 850-watt power supply to support it. Some of... Read more...
What products do you think of when you hear "Corsair"? The company got its start with memory where it built up its reputation. These days, the boat company sells a whole range of products including power supply units, and it would like you to know that its PSUs of appropriate wattage are primed and ready for NVIDIA's... Read more...
Just like the PCIe 5.0 specification, Intel's ATX 3.0 spec introduces a number of new measures intended to support upcoming graphics cards with extremely high power draw. Among those are some stringent tests that products have to pass before the manufacturers can call them "ATX 3.0"-compliant. Unfortunately, vague... Read more...
Way back at the beginning of last month, Intel finalized the 3.0 version of the ATX12V specification. This revision, as you'd expect from a full-number version, brings significant changes to standard PC power supplies going forward, and the most critical sections have to do with the "12VHPWR" connector that we've... Read more...
For most of its existence, at least from an outsider's perspective, Razer has aspired to be an enthusiast brand and "lifestyle" company. That is to say that, if you so desire, you can have every tech product you own be Razer-branded. The company is not quite there—yet—but today's announcements at RazerCon 2021 mark... Read more...
Gigabyte is coming under scrutiny for what has apparently morphed into a confusing RMA policy, as part of an unsolicited offer to replace certain PSU models that failed under stress testing by multiple reviewers. There is quite a bit to unpack there, right? So let's back up a moment and start from the beginning (which... Read more...