Right this moment we're a relatively exceptional energy provide from prolific peripherals producer Cooler Grasp. The corporate has put collectively a 1100 Watt, ATX 3.0 compliant unit that matches totally inside the SFX type issue for compact PCs. The ensuing PSU is by far probably the most power-dense unit we've ever reviewed, and is a big feat of engineering in and of itself.
However Cooler Grasp and their OEM, Sysgration, are additionally testing the sensible limits of the SFX type issue with their design. Even with no cubic inch wasted, regulating over a kilowatt of power – and spiking as excessive as two kilowatts – is a variety of work for such a small energy provide. So Cooler Grasp has wanted to make some trade-offs right here when it comes to value and energy high quality so as to meet their total energy supply necessities, leading to a PSU that does effectively at delivering uncooked energy, however it's particularly well-rounded total.