Power Supply

What is Active PFC? Answer: Active Power Factor Correction improves the power factor value of the PSU by altering the input current wave shape. PSUs with Active PFC can achieve a power factor of 0.99, while PSUs with Passive PFC can only achieve 0.70, and PSUs with no PFC achieve less than 0.60. A higher…

pcie expansion

A Lightning Fast PCIe Expansion Solution!

If you’re a busy laptop or desktop user and you want a high-speed, low-latency, external PCIe expansion solution, there are plenty of options out there for you but, some of the most compelling solutions are those that operate using Thunderbolt technology. Thunderbolt is a revolutionary interface that allows you to share raw PCIe, audio, and video data between your devices and right now its one of the fastest ways to do so.

80 Plus Power Supply

Why 80 PLUS Power Equals Energy Savings

When it comes to buying a new power supply, it’s easy to overlook the supply’s efficiency in favor of other stats like the supply’s max power output etc., but the fact of the matter is, you’re still paying for the energy that your power supply isn’t putting into your system. That’s where the 80 PLUS rating becomes useful.