Excerpt: Seasonic has an excellent reputation for producing quiet ATX style PC power supplies with high efficiencies and stable outputs. Seasonic also has a full line of server style power supplies in both 1U and 2U form factors and a new 300W TFX model. The TFX form factor is used by the majority of Micro ATX and Mini-ITX Media Center PCs and Home Theater PCs.
Excerpt: Once in a while, we like to take a look at units a little different from the norm. Not everybody needs or wants a full PS2 size ATX power supply... some people need something rather smaller than that, and yet still decent quality. Today, I'm looking at a TFX form factor unit from Seasonic. Let's find out now what we can expect from such a small package.
Summary: If you want to buy “the best” power supply for your small form factor (SFF) computer based on the TFX12V standard, Seasonic SS-300TFX is the product you should buy.
Of course there are cheaper units available on the market, but they don’t offer the efficiency level (between 83.4% and 86.6% in our tests), the ultra-tight voltage regulation (voltages very close to their nominal voltages) and the practically non-existent noise and ripple levels (the lowest we’ve seen from...