Continuing our look at the first generation of ATX 3.0 power supplies, today we're looking a slightly more modest high-end design from XPG, the CYBERCORE II 1300W. An upgrade of the previous CYBERCORE series, the CYBERCORE II series currently consists of just two 80Plus Platinum units, rated at 1.0 kW and 1.3 kW respectively. Within XPG's power supply lineup, the CYBERCORE II is their sub-flagship family; but you would be hard-pressed to tell just looking at the specifications. On paper there are very few differences between the CYBERCORE II and XPG's flagship Fusion series – the most prominent difference is the lower 80Plus certification (Platinum vs Titanium), as well as the lack of a digital interface, and a reduced number of 12VHPWR connectors (one vs...
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