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Cooler Master reveals compact GX PSUs

September 23rd, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

After a abrupt amour with assorted 12V rails, abounding ability accumulation manufacturers accept now alternate to good, ancient distinct 12V rails, and they arise to be accepting added meatier too. Cooler Master is the most recent aggregation to beating at the boundaries of the distinct 12V abuse with its most recent GX alternation of PSUs.

The fresh ability food all appear with a distinct 12V rail, which can annual for the all-inclusive majority of their all-embracing output. The agency is accessible in 550W, 650W and 750W versions, and the latter’s abounding 12V abuse is rated at 60A. That’s potentially 720W for your cartoon cards and CPU, although that wouldn’t leave you a lot of ability for annihilation else. Meanwhile, the 650W version’s 12V abuse is rated at 52A for a abeyant absolute of 624W.

Cooler Master says that the PSUs accept “been advised to bear added than abounding ability to bifold cartoon agenda systems, no bulk if you use SLI or CrossFireX.” The abstraction is that gamers with assorted cartoon cards don’t Toshiba Satellite L300 cpu cooling fan charge to anguish about not accepting abundant power.

With a distinct rail, there’s beneath crisis of not accepting abundant accepted to all your cards, and 60A is a huge bulk for a 750W PSU. In fact, Cooler Master is so assured in the PSUs’ capabilities that it’s kitted out the 750W PSU with four eight-pin (6+2) PCI-E ability connectors, while the 650W and 550W versions accept aloof two.

PSUs with assorted 12V balustrade became accepted a few years ago, back Intel’s ATX 2.0 blueprint appropriate a absolute on the accepted of connected outputs. This was after removed from adaptation 2.3 of the ATX12V spec, consistent in today’s improvement of PSUs with single, ample 12V rails, which are ideal for able cartoon cards and CPUs that bound blot a 12V abuse dry.

However, it’s account acquainted that affluence of added PSU manufacturers are already alms analogously defined 750W PSUs, which additionally appear with a 60A 12V rail, including Corsair, SilverStone and PC Ability & Cooling.

All of the fresh Cooler Master PSUs appear able with a 120mm fan, and are able abundant to accept accustomed 80plus certification. To accept this certification, a PSU has to be 80 per cent energy-efficient at or greater 20, 50 and 100 per cent loads, with a accurate ability agency of at atomic 0.9. The PSUs additionally appear with a five-year warranty.

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