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SFX Computex 2017 roundup

As promised, here is the SFX power supply Computex 2017 roundup. While not as extensive as the SFX-L roundup and they’re mostly budget units, more competition and options in this space is always very welcome. Akasa As covered in the Akasa booth article, they have two upcoming SFX units of 350W and 450W capacity. They are non-modular, feature a 92mm fan, and are of Bronze-equivalent efficiency. I say equivalent because the display units at least did not feature a 80 PLUS rating but a “85% efficient” label instead. The OEM is Sirfa/High Power. Cooler Master When we checked in with Cooler Master …
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The Stragglers – Coolermaster, Thermaltake and Lian Li

With only one man on the ground this year at CES, we could only cover so much. At the end of the final day of CES, we could only grab quick overviews of a few of the companies we had missed. Let’s go! [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] Cooler Master Continuing Cooler Master’s closed loop cooling, they were keen to show off their Lite 120 and (Regular) 120/140 range. [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] RGB! Yeah. They do look like TRON-like hovercraft though! [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] Drew at it again with the Mitutoyos. [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] [mks_separator style=”blank” height=”2″] Detailed measurements …
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Cooler Master’s SFF Water Cooler: The MasterLiquid Maker 92

Tom’s Hardware has the scoop on Cooler Master’s take on a SFF AIO water cooler, the MasterLiquid Maker 92. It made a brief appearance at Computex earlier this year, but no details were available until now. Essentially it is a 92mm AIO, except instead of mounting the radiator to the chassis as in a typical water cooler, the rad and fans are stuck to the top of the block via a bracket. This may not seem that innovative in and of itself, but Cooler Master’s selling point with this unit is that the bracket swivels, allowing for either vertical or horizontal configurations. Dimensions are 99.9 …