Super Flower Leadex VII Gold 1300W (SF-1300F14XG) PSU Review


Super Flower’s new Leadex VII Gold PSUs look great, given the results from the 1000W and 1300W models. Especially the latter topped my charts, leaving notably behind units like the XPG Cybercore II 1300 Platinu, the Corsair HX1500i, Thermaltake Toughpower GF3 1350W, and even the Titanium efficiency be quiet! Dark Power Pro 12 with 1500W max power. It took Super Flower a while to release ATX v3.0 and PCIe 5.0 ready PSUs, but the results are outstanding. Its engineers still got the magic recipe for high performance, and with a bit of tuning of the fan speed profile, the result will be even better.

I remember back in the day when most users weren’t aware of Super Flower models and thought that it was just another Asian manufacturer with mediocre products. Still, its cooperation with EVGA made this brand widely known, and now it is working on its own mainly, trying to sell its products under its name, and so far, from what I hear, they go well in challenging markets, like the US one. I look forward to when the Leadex VII units will hit the market and at what prices because I don’t have this information yet. If SF manages to throw them on the market at reasonable prices, the stock will most likely vanish soon, so grab them when you can.




  • Full power at 47°C
  • Powerful
  • ATX v3.0 and PCie 5.0 ready
  • 12VHPWR connector (600W)
  • High build quality
  • Top overall performance
  • Efficient
  • Efficient 5VSB rail
  • High enough PF readings
  • Good transient response at 12V
  • Tight load regulation
  • Good ripple suppression
  • Quiet operation at light and moderate loads
  • Properly set OPP and OCP on the minor rails
  • Long hold-up time
  • Low inrush currents at 230V
  • Low vampire power
  • ALPM support
  • Fully modular
  • Adequate distance (150mm) between peripheral connectors
  • FDB fan
  • Selectable semi-passive operation
  • Compact dimensions
  • Ten-year warranty
  • Increased inrush currents at 115V
  • Transient response could be better on the minor rails
  • Above 100ms Power-on Time (T1)

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