It is obvious that not all computers share the same power requirements. It is good to have a high quality unit, but not to have too powerful a unit which is running at very low load as the efficiency won’t be optimal. Thus, using a high end unit which can output more than 700W to power a basic office or home PC is rather silly.
Today we are going to take a break from reviewing high performance products aimed towards enthusiasts and test a value PSU from Akasa, the Essential Power 350W. This product is meant to be not much more than a reliable power source for entry-level PCs at the lowest possible cost.