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FSP Dagger 600W – A Stab in the Dark?

It’s about time I took a crack at a power supply review, since James has covered this market segment up to this point. FSP has been a manufacturer of SFX power supplies for some time now, with most of their units being supplied in OEM form to case manufacturers such as In-Win and the like. It is in this form that I first tested a FSP power supply, namely a 300W SFX unit that was bundled with an In-Win BK-series chassis. My experiences with this unit was (and continues to be) good, with reliable and quiet operation appearing to be a FSP …
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FSP’s SFX Dagger PSUs Powering Compact Enthusiast PC Builds

PRESS RELEASE: A press release, when marked as such, is posted direct from the manufacturer and is unedited. Thus, they may not reflect the view of SmallFormFactor.net or its authors. SmallFormFactor.net is in no way responsible for any part of this promotion, but we thought our readers might be interested! 80Plus Gold-Rated 500W/600W Power Supplies for SFF Gaming Computers (Taipei, Taiwan – 29 March, 2017) FSP, the performance power specialist, is eager to announce its Dagger Series SFX power supplies. Available in 500W and 600W models, these PSUs offer PC builders high-wattage, high-performance options for small form factor (compact-sized) builds. Efficiently …
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SFF Network’s EXTREME (!!1!!!one) Thermal Testing System

Note, this is just a quick article so that we can link back to it in the future when testing those more extreme CPU coolers! Recently, a couple of manufacturers have been so kind as to supply us with some large CPU coolers to review. But this has left the team with a bit of a conundrum: do we test these coolers on our usual thermal test system, keeping the units nowhere near their true cooling capacity, or use a secondary test system meant to push temperatures upward and really see how they perform? Somewhat ironically, during the discussions around this with …
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The SFX PSU’s keep on coming: FSP set to launch 500W and 600W ‘Dagger’ line

And YOU get a power supply! And YOU get a power supply!.. Everyone gets a power supply! As if the highly anticipated Platinum-rated units from Lian Li and SilverStone weren’t enough, word on the street (where ‘the street’ is TechPowerUp) is that FSP’s looking to join the PSU fray with a pair of SFX units they’ve… interestingly enough… elected to call the “Dagger” line. (Hey, since when does size matter, right?) Ostensibly, these gaming-targeted PSUs are meant to provide a testosterone-pumping 500W or 600W of pure, raw electricity, to rigs replete with high end CPUs and enthusiast-grade graphics. Indeed, practically …