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The best power components reviewed

PC Advisor reviews the best power components and equipment for your technology.

5. FSP Epsilon 80plus 700W

FSP Epsilon 80plus 700W
  • Reviewed on: 8 December 08
  • RRP: £99 inc. VAT
  • Rating: Rated 6 out of 10

The FSP Epsilon 80plus 700W is a capable PSU with very quiet operation, although it's a little pricey compared to some of the competition at this power level.

4. Tagan TG780-U33II

Tagan TG780-U33II
  • Reviewed on: 9 December 08
  • RRP: £118 inc. VAT
  • Rating: Rated 6 out of 10

The Tagan TG780-U33II PSU is an excellent performer, but it's a rather expensive option which lacks some of the convenient features found elsewhere, such as modular cabling.

3. Coolermaster SilentPro M700W

Coolermaster SilentPro M700W
  • Reviewed on: 5 December 08
  • RRP: £79 inc. VAT
  • Rating: Rated 8 out of 10

At its low price of £79 inc VAT and with a full 5-year warranty, the SilentPro M700W is excellent value for money.

2. In Win Commander 850W

In Win Commander 850W
  • Reviewed on: 12 January 09
  • RRP: £150 inc. VAT
  • Rating: Rated 8 out of 10

Whether you like the military styling or not, you’ll appreciate In Win’s attention to detail and the generally very high quality of the In Win Commander 850W - a powerful PC power supply unit.

1. BeQuiet DarkPowerPro 750

BeQuiet DarkPowerPro 750
  • Reviewed on: 4 December 08
  • RRP: £103 inc. VAT
  • Rating: Rated 9 out of 10

The BeQuiet DarkPowerPro 750, along with the Tagan model, costs rather more than the competition, but offers excellent efficiency along with some unique features. Its large selection of modular cables includes four 6+2pin PCI-Express connectors, allowing you to connect a pair of high-end graphics cards.

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