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Product: Thermaltake Toughpower QFan 650W Power Supply
Date: April 14, 2008
Author: Colin Dean
Edited By: Bob Buskirk
Provided By: Thermaltake
Pages: 1 2 3 4
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Introduction

ThinkComputers loves ThermalTake's lines of cooling supplies and cases. The company is known for its "think of everything" packaging and subtle stylishness of its products. ThermalTake provided ThinkComputers with a 650W version of its new ToughPower QFan line of power supply units. We expected this power supply to sputter when connected to our enthusiast-level gaming rig-the results of our testing are in the review.

Features & Specifications

- Complies with ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS 12V version
- Supports Dual Core CPU, NVIDIA SLI, and all Multi-Core GPU technologies.
- Built in next generation 8-pin PCI-Express graphic card connector.
- Four +12V rails(12V1, 12V2, 12V3, 12V4) supports high-end graphic card and PC system (combined loading of 52A).
- Independent Voltage Circuit: offers unflappable current delivery under heavy load.
- Active Power Factor Correction (PF>0.99) and high efficiency (up to 85%).
- Extremely good voltage regulation (+/- 3%): provides steady voltage for system.
- High reliability: MTBF>120,000 hours
- Mirror effect housing and reliable 14cm ball-bearing fan
- Protections: Over Current, Over Voltage, and Short-Circuit protection
- Safety / EMI Approvals: CE, CB, TUV, FCC, UL, CUL, and BSMI certified

Color: Black
Switches: ATX Logic on-off additional power rocker switch
PFC (Power Factor Correction): Active PFC
Cooling System: 14 cm Fan
Noise: 16dB at 1300RPM
P. G. Signal: 100-500ms
Over Voltage Protection: Recycle AC to Reset +5V 7.0 Vmax +3.3V 4.5 Vmax +12V 15.6 Vmax
Dimensions: 16cm(L)x15cm(W)x8.5cm(H)
Net Weight: 2.38 kg
Input Voltage: 100 VAC~240 VAC
Input Frequency Range: 47 ~ 63 Hz
Input Current: 115VAC / 8A max. 230VAC / 4A max.
Hold-up Time: 16ms
Efficiency: up to 85%

Packaging

The Thermaltake Toughpower 650W arrives in a white box with the unit prominently displayed. A simple text logo complements the picture, allowing the picture to be accentuated. The bottom of the box, or the side, rather, lists the above specifications and highlights the unit's modular cables and specially-designed, ultra-quiet fan.


Inside the box is the unit itself, some manuals, a fan power connector adapter, a PSU vibration dampener, and a Velcro-secured bag with the modular cables inside. There is also a box with the power cable and some screws inside it.


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