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Nexus Launches 850W Tranquillity RX-8500 PSU

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  1. malware New Member

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    Nexus Technology, provider of authentic silent components for PC noise reduction and cooling, has introduced today its most powerful power supply unit - Nexus Tranquillity RX-8500. The 850W power supply is suitable for people that are looking for extremely quiet unit with modular cable design, Active Power Factor Correction and guaranteed 80% efficiency under load. Full specs follow below.

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    Features:
    • 850 Watt true power power supply
    • 80% efficiency; a minimum of 80% efficiency guaranteed at all loads!
    • Inaudible performance
    • Modular cables
    • Sleeved cables
    • Active PFC
    • Real Silent 13.5cm fan
    • Excellent airflow, honey-comb grill
    • Full range automatic; no voltage selection has to be set
    • Multiple safety features such as: overvoltage and short-circuit protection
    • Ball bearing fan
    • Complies to WEEE & RoHS
    • Version ATX 2.2

    Specifications:

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    Source: Nexus
  2. tcorbyn New Member

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    Nice stock braiding... I can see this going down a storm with the modders who braid their own cables!
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    Less cables for better cable managing :wtf:

    Sexy looking PSU
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    Its about time someone came up with a PSU with a fan at the top and bottom so the PSU can be mounted facing up or down. Just a suggestion. Either way, im bored with PSU's, they all look dull and the same. Seen one PSU, you seen them all.

    Colour coding the cables and where you plug them in is very wise, especially when different rails carry different power.
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    Doesn't leave much space for internal components of the power supply, would it? Power supplies with 80mm exhaust fans can already be flipped without any problems.

    Nexus sells some decent fans. I hope this new power supply will be representative of their 'silent' approach to computing.
  6. aspire New Member

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    I believe this falls in the realm of physical impossibility in regards to the layout inside a psu.

    You need to have a circuit board with all the power components on it. It needs to have heatsinks attached to the head producing bits which are in turn cooled by a fan. You can only have these heatsinks effectively attached to one side.

    It's rather difficult for me to explain, but there just isn't room to put a fan on each side and then somehow cram and mount an effectively cooled circuit board somewhere in between.

    A much better idea would be to have mounting holes that allow it to be mounted in either orientation.
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    EaGle1337 New Member

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    this is no different then any other power supply... any psu can be facing up or down..
    I also can guarantee Nexus doesn't make this psu.
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    IS this offered in the US? Looks to be one hell of a PSU.
  9. SK-1

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    Eighty 12v amps and 850 watts. Nice.
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    Am I the only one that has never heard of Nexus?
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    Never heard of them either
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    I know,...I always think of this when I hear Nexus.
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    But seems like a well designed piece of hardware.. Ill have to see some well put reviews before even thinking of buying this..
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    Well great now im gonna think of it now too.. Thanks SK-1 you have scarred me for life
  15. SK-1

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    Wow, the 2nd TPU member I have scarred for life in one week:toast:
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    Someones causing mayhem quite well :).... Can I get a cookie for SK-1?
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    They aren't known for much, except for selling some hand-picked Yate Loon fans that are popular amoung silent enthusiasts for their smoothness.
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    looks more like 63 1/3 amps to me.
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    99% of the time, the true combined amperage of 12v rails is not the sum of the individual rails. Usually, it goes something like:

    +12v 1 @ 20A
    +12v 2 @ 20A
    Combined +12v @ 32A

    Basically, if the first rail's components ask for more than 20A, the PSU shuts down, same with the second, and if the two combined reach anything above 35, the PSU shuts down as well.

    I wish more manufacturers would list the combined max amperage for the +12v rails :shadedshu

    EDIT: DAAAAHHHHH beat me to it =\
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    Starcraft Protoss base? Other than that, I haven't either.
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    Looks nice, like those yellow plugs and god job on cables. Just doesn't have 8pin PCI-E plugs straight from the PSU. Seems weird for a new PSU, but probably has 6+2pin jumper cable ends.

    My PSU is mounted fan facing up (on top). I have holes in the top parts of side panels so it can suck cooler air there. Case allows to mount the PSU both ways, no need to have double fans.
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    I understand that at the present what i requested is not possible, i was just saying that its about time it was. Im sure the PSU technology is shrinkable, and its cooling system can be refined.

    I dont mind cutting holes into my cases, its part of the fun of owning a rig. At the moment im using the Thermaltake 1500w in the Antec900 and if i want the cables to come out of the side closest to the holes i cut into the backplate for cable management then my fan faces the floor, needing a nice hole at the bottom of the case to breathe. Same would apply for this Nexus.

    The cable management design is pretty standard.
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    Looking at your rigs specs you seem to have a lot of very nice hardware in a relatively small, budget case.

    After seeing the i7 965 I was kind of expecting something a bit more high class than a 900...

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