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Old 06-27-2007, 11:33 PM   #1
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Default Tagan Silver Power SP-1000W

It seems that with each new advancement in hardware, the power requirements increase twice as fast... that power has to come from somewhere. Tagan sent us up the Silver Power 1000W to evaluate so thats what we did.

You can read the review here and discuss it here.
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Old 06-28-2007, 06:33 AM   #2
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Comparing the 12 volt rails, which I think is the most important factor, the silverstone strider 1000w comes in with 2 rails at 32 amps, also modular and peak wattage is 1100w at max load.

And they are the same 249.00 price.
Plus, the fan is 14cm and quieter

Features:
  • Over 80% efficiency from 20~100% load
  • Quiet 135mm ball bearing cooling fan
  • Enhanced Dual +12V rail for superior performance
  • Quad 6-pin PCI Express and Dual 8-pin PCI Express 2.0 connectors
  • 100% modular cables
  • Active Power Factor Correction
Connectors:
  • 1 x 20/24-pin Mainboard
  • 2 x EPS 12V 8-pin P8
  • 1 x ATX 12V 4-pin P4
  • 4 x 6-pin PCI Express
  • 8 x 8-pin PCI Express 2.0
  • 6 x SATA
  • 6 x 4-pin Molex
  • 2 x 4-pin FDD
Specifications:
  • Power Input:
    • Voltage: 90~264VAC
    • Current: 12~6A
    • Frequency: 63~47Hz
    • Power Factor Correction: Active PFC
  • DC Output:
    • Maximum Power: 1100W
    • Continuous Power: 1000W
    • Current:
      • +3.3V: 25A
      • +5V: 30A
      • +12V1: 35A
      • +12V2: 35A
      • -12V: 0.5A
      • 5VSB: 3A
    • Efficiency: >80% at 20~100% Load
    • Maximum Efficiency: 87.87%
  • Cooling System: 1 x 135mm Ball Bearing Fan
  • Noise Level: 22dBA
  • Dimensions: 150 x 86 x 180mm
Nice review, I wish you had the tester available for more results

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