Power supply is a main grid for powering up your gaming and enthusiastic rigs. The power supply manufacturer are in numbers in market, and with high quality supplies, the competition has become even stronger. While the power consumption has been brought down by graphics card manufacturer, high end SLI/CFX setups would still be needed top of the line units; to ensure the continuous and max output of power to the components, high capacity power supplies are required. Meanwhile, to understand which platform has better output, OEMs matters. Well, there are several, popular OEMs being on the list for many years.
To start with, some top OEMs, such as SilverStone, Seasonic, CWT, Sunflower, Flextronics and etc., have been known as the top power supply makers in industry. So, if you’re looking to buy an enthusiastic series power supply, then you would need to consider looking at the OEM behind the particular unit and then make your final decision. Not to mention, the many years old OEM, Enermax had been in the field for very long, Platimax and revolution87+ are one of the successful PSUs in its PSU line-up.
Enermax had a history of being Self-OEM its power supplies, but now, its power supplies have been manufactured via extrenal OEM. It has acquired services of CWT in the past for Revolution XT II (I reviewed), which is, by far, one of the best Power supply OEM around the globe. HXi is the quality example of CWT build. Not only the quality components but highly efficient units as well. In September, 2017, Enermax has refreshes its Platimax lineup and upgraded to Platimax D.F. series. The OEM for sample power supply is Channel well Technology (CWT), has been renowned as one of the best manufacturer.
So, on my request of review sample of Enermrax Platimax D.F 750W, Enermax sent me 1050W unit instead, in generosity. Well, it surely was high product, as I haven’t had any experience in testing such high capacity units, but now, when unit is in the house and I am testing Platimax D.F 1050W Platinum PSU.
The Platimax D.F 1050W power supply has a platinum certification, delivers up to 93% efficiency on 50% load. It utilizes a fully modular power supply with the dimension of 150(w) x 86(H) x 160(D) mm, and fits in any standard gaming case. The 1050W unit not only capable of powering up the high end SLI setup but keep the noise environment much quieter by staying fanless at mid load. Having multi rail +12V rail configuration, it protects system from being overloaded and failures. Enermax is offering 5 years of warranty on Platimax D.F 105W PSU, which is completely a secure deal.
The platimax D.F series comes in 4 different models, 750W, 850W, 1050W (this sample), and 1200W. So, let’s find out the sample.