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Cooler Master build PowerLine Ethernet into PSU

Sean Kalinich | Jun 5, 2009 8:44 AM CDT

The slightly quirky bit here is that Cooler Master decided to put an Ethernet port on the rear of the PSU, so you'd have to attach a cable to it and connect it to the Ethernet port on your motherboard.

We'd like to see an implementation that offers a built in USB Ethernet adaptor instead which connects to one of the USB headers on the motherboard inside the case to reduce cable clutter, but at least this is a step in the right direction for the Ethernet over power lines technology.

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BFG Announces EX-1200 Modular Power Supply

Zac O'Vadka | Mar 24, 2009 2:22 AM CDT

"Most high wattage power supplies are extremely inefficient when idle or running day-to-day office tasks", said John Malley, senior director of marketing for BFG Technologies. "Our exclusive Frequency Conversion Technology enables the EX-1200 to maintain at least 80% efficiency even when not being tasked with power intensive 3D games, and when the system is idle it uses approximately one fourth of the power that it would during gaming. That means real energy savings for the customer and a greener environment for everyone."

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