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Cooler Master Intros Two New Silent Pro Gold PSUs For The European Market

Available until recently only in the APAC markets (Asia-Pacific region), the 450 W and 550 W version of the Silent Pro Gold series can now be purchased in most EU markets as well. The European consumers tend to prefer lower output PSUs when compared to most other mature markets, especially the NA ones, so units like these two usually sell in better volumes here than elsewhere, fact which explains Cooler Master's decision to expand its European PSU offerings with two low(er) output models.

The two units discussed here don't bring anything particularly new to the table, in fact they harbor internal electronics that are well known and widely available, being sold by numerous other vendors already. The units are underpinned by FSP's well known Aurum platform, a group regulated design that is rather average in all regards except efficiency, being an 80 Plus Gold certified product. Cooler Master discarded FSP's multi-rail setup and opted for single rail designs with the Silent Pro Gold 450 W and 550 W, the two units also make exclusive use of Japanese capacitors. MSRP for these new Silent Pro Gold PSUs is set at €60 for the 450 W version and €70 for its 550 W sibling.

EVGA SuperNova 1000 G2 Hits Retail

Announced a little over a month ago, the SuperNova 1000 G2 is the latest addition to EVGA's SuperNova power supply series and is now available for purchase. Major European and North American retailers have listed the unit during the last few days, with prices falling inline with segment norm, around €/$ 180. The SuperNova 1000 G2 is the second high output unit of the series, after the SuperNova NEX1500 Classified, which received mixed reviews and failed to generate the desired traction for EVGA's recent PSU venture, partially because of its price (being the most expensive consumer PSU on the market at launch) and partially because of its lackluster performance for a halo product.

The SuperNova 1000 G2 is based on a leading platform from renowned OEM/ODM, Super Flower, a first for EVGA which previously collaborated with Etasis Electronics (for the SuperNova NEX 1500 Classified) and FSP (for the rest of its SuperNova lineup). While Super Flower's aformentioned platform, dubbed Leadex, is itself new, we did get to see it put through its paces by OklahomaWolf at jonnyGURU.com, where it performed exceptionally well, legitimizing expectations of similar feats from EVGA's own version of it. The SuperNova 1000 G2 also boasts superb connectivity, offering functionality superior to most competing products, and not least, a 10 year warranty period, something no other power supply offers, except for EVGA's own SuperNova NEX1500 Classified.

EVGA Works On Z87 Stinger-based Pre-Built Gaming Desktops

EVGA is planning a lineup of pre-built mini-ITX gaming desktops, which take advantage of its Z87 Stinger socket LGA1150 motherboard, various choices of 4th generation Core "Haswell" processors, and of course, EVGA-branded graphics cards. These desktops are built into a case custom designed by EVGA called miniBOX, featuring a windowed side-panel, a glossy black front, and a 1U SFF power-supply bearing FSP-Fortron markings. One of the two desktops was fully assembled, running a Z87 Stinger motherboard with Core i7-4770K CPU, a GeForce GTX TITAN, and an SSD. Interestingly, these systems completely lack optical drives, so EVGA will target only those markets in which digital downloads of games (over Steam, Origin, UPlay, etc.,) are prevalent. UPDATE: Actually this units bundle with an 550W FSP PSU and a slimline optical drive which ejects to the side of the case. Currently a DVD-RW is planned, but EVGA is looking to do a BluRay version as well.

FSP Unveils the Aurum 92+ HW PSU

FSP, a retail brand of PSU OEM Fortron Electronics, unveiled its flagship PSU series, the Aurum 92+ HW. These 80 Plus Platinum-certified high-Wattage PSUs come in 850W (HW850), 1000W (HW1000), and 1200W (HW1200) capacities, and offer efficiency levels that tend to go beyond 92 percent. Pictured below, the Aurum 92+ HW features a single +12V rail design, ATX 12V v2.31 and EPS v2.92 standards compliant, which gives it Core "Haswell" low power states support, an LLC full-bridge topology design, and connectivity that includes eight 6+2-pin PCIe connectors, 24-pin ATX, a couple of 4+4-pin EPS, and a large number of SATA/Molex ports.

FSP Aurum 92+ Modular PSUs Unveiled

Fortron's channel brand FSP unveiled its Aurum 92+ line of modular PSUs. The 80 Plus Platinum compliant power-boxes will initially ship in two mid-range capacities, 550W (PT-550M) and 650W (PT-650M). The two feature Fortron's innovative FSPMIA-IC, a single chip that integrates various voltage regulation and protection functions, minimizing clutter on the PCB. Both models use a quad-rail technology, with four 18A +12V rails. The company's HybridSynergy technology allows load to be spread across the four rails. Most common protection features are covered. The two feature partially modular cabling, with the 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS, and a PCIe connector being fixed, while the SATA/Molex connectors and a second set of PCIe cables are modular. The two will reach stores some time in February.

FSP Announces Raider Series PSUs

FSP, the global leading manufacturer in superior power supply units, introduces this season its Raider Series. In order to keep pace with the recent developments in the field and to meet market demand, it comes with a single +12V rail, SATA array cable design and is certified with 80 PLUS bronze. Furthermore, efforts were also made for more quiet operation, which keeps the noise level <19 dBA at 50% load. With a full set of connectors, such as the multiple PCI-E 6+2 PIN connectors for all mainstream graphics cards, RAIDER is certainly the best choice for gamers and hardware enthusiasts.

FSP Launches Aurum PRO Series PSUs

FSP, a worldwide leader in power supply products, today announced the launch of AURUM PRO power supply unit (PSU), the latest award-winning high-quality, high wattage PSUs. AURUM PRO series has been designed to meet the demanding requirements of PC enthusiasts such as overclockers and multi-GPU gamers.

The AURUM PRO is built by using industrial-grade components and main Japanese capacitors to provide the pure, clean, stable output. With qualified 80PLUS Gold certification, the AURUM PRO comes with dual transformers matrix design to provide up to 90% efficiency and +12V single rail capable of delivering 100A (1200W). This makes it ideal for any kind of CPU/GPU combination like SLI/Crossfire with Intel Core i7-series processors which require high amounts of stable power at 12V.

FSP Readies Two New BlueStorm Classic Entry-Level PSUs

FSP, the channel brand of PSU OEM Fortron Source, is working on two new entry-level PSUs for gaming PCs, under its BlueStorm Classic series. These include the BlueStorm Classic 450W, and BlueStorm Classic 550W. Pictured below, these PSUs feature sporty-looking chassis. They feature active PFC, dual-forward switching topology, 'assured' efficiency of over 85% (although not 80 PLUS-certified), and mild blue lighting (although not the fan). The hexagonal fan inlet opens into a 120 mm temperature-controlled spinner. The PSUs feature fixed, sleeved cabling, with enough connections for a modern single graphics card gaming PC. More details are awaited.

Source: Expreview

FSP Group Unveils Aurum Series 80Plus Gold Certified PSUs

FSP Group, a channel brand distributor of reputed PC and server power supply manufacturer Fortron, unveiled its latest line of high-efficiency PSUs for PC enthusiasts. Named FSP Aurum (Latin for Gold), the PSUs are 80Plus Gold certified, with over 90 percent efficiency at all times. The first wave of Aurum series will consist of 400W, 500W, 600W, and 700W models. The PSUs use granite-touch casing which is starting to get common with high-end PSUs from manufacturers such as Enermax, Cougar, Cooler Master, etc.

The 400W and 500W models feature a double "Hybrid Synergy" 12V rail design, while the 600W and 700W ones feature a quad-rail design. A "Multiple Intelligence Ability" (MIA) chip keeps control over various performance and protection functions. The PSUs use high-grade Japanese capacitors to contribute to the efficiency. The PSUs are ATX12V v2.3 & EPS12V v2.92 compliant. A 120 mm fluid dynamic bearing fan keeps the units cool. The PSUs will be backed by a 5-year warranty. The FSP Aurum series will be officially released at the upcoming CeBIT event in early March.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

New FSP Group PSU First to Score 80 Plus Platinum Certification

FSP Group, a frontline consumer brand run by industrial and OEM power supply maker Fortron has become the first with a consumer ATX PSU that's 80 Plus Platinum certified. 80 Plus Platinum is a higher efficiency rating than the original three (Bronze, Silver, Gold) ratings. The FSP450-60PTM from FSP Group maintains an efficiency of 90.79% at 20% load, 93.13% at 50% load, and 91.89% at 100% load, crossing the 80 Plus Platinum certification requirements of ≥90% @ 20% load, ≥92% @ 50% load, and ≥89% @ 100% load. The FSP Group FSP450-60PTM is a 450W non-modular PSU.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

FSP Readying New Kilowatt PSUs

FSP is the brand of power supplies that is popular for using Fortron-made components. The company plans to release three Everest Pro models in November, all of which are kilowatt offerings for high-end PCs and workstations. All three models are essentially the same, except for their load capacities: there's a 1250W model, followed by 1200W and 1100W models.

The PSUs are modular. They come with blue-coloured shells, that measure 165 (L) x 150 (W) x 86 (H) mm. The PSUs are cooled by 135mm fans with LED lighting. They are ATX 12V V2.2 and EPS 12V V2.92 compliant, and sport six +12V rails of 20A each. The PSUs flaunt an 80 Plus efficiency-rating sticker, with FSP declaring the efficiency to be over 90%. The PSUs are NVIDIA SLI and ATI Crossfire ready. The power supplies feature an Active PFC, over-current, over-voltage and spike protection. Pricing is yet to be known.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
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