9/29/20 Tech News: be quiet! 1500W PSU & More

The Dark Power series of PSU are their enthusiast’s grade high-performance models with normally very high wattage and amperage ratings. These units have some features specific to XOC or extreme enthusiasts, which help it be more flexible and apt for the usage.

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 12 1500W Titanium @ TweakTown


One of the things that I didn’t really expect when testing both the Celsius+ Prisma S24 and S28 models by Fractal Design was the significantly lesser noise levels compared to the S36 (roughly 8.5dBA less for the S24 and 7.5dBA less for the S28) which are also what makes them far more ideal for people who do care about this. Cooling efficiency on the other hand was much closer than expected with the S28 probably delivering the best price/performance ratio of the three (of course the lack of protective plates for the fins still has me puzzled).

Fractal Design Celsius+ S24 & S28 Prisma Pre-Filled CPU Water Cooling Systems @ NikKTech


First introduced at CES 2019, Corsair’s Capellix LEDs have found their way into a few products since then, most notably their Dominator Platinum RGB memory kits. Now we have our hands on the latest Corsair product to feature these RGB LEDs, the iCUE H150i Elite Capellix Liquid CPU Cooler.

Corsair iCUE H150i ELITE CAPELLIX @ ThinkComputers
Corsair iCUE H150i ELITE CAPELLIX @ Bit-Tech


The P550B is part of the P series power supplies that are a new line of power supplies offered by Gigabyte to meet the demands of the user that doesn’t require extreme amounts of wattage. The P series line offers a 450, 550 and a 650 watt. 

GIGABYTE P550B 550W PSU @ FunkyKit


In the spotlight today is the ASUS TUF RTX 3080 OC, a graphics card featuring the very latest GA-102 ampere GPU. The team at ASUS has applied a factory OC , nudging up the frequency of the GPU Boost Clock by 100MHz. This TUF model also arrives with the renowned Max Contact thermal solution and a triple helping of axial-tech cooling fans.

ASUS TUF Gaming RTX 3080 OC @ Vortez

Fractal Design Era ITX Case

ITX cases are nothing new, we’ve seen them for a good while now, but the really small and unique ITX cases are becoming extremely popular. These are typically sold as kits and are only available in small quantities. With these kits becoming increasingly popular major case manufactures are taking notice and releasing their own small ITX cases. We saw NZXT with their 13.6 L H1 and now we have Fractal Design with their Era ITX.

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