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Xilence Presents New Entry-level Power Supply Series

Xilence, specialist in cooling, power supply and noise reduction in PCs and notebooks, presents the Performance A power supply series - which is the first new product line after the takeover by Listan. The new power supply series of Xilence is positioned in the entry-level segment but shines with efficiency, a complete security package and quality components. The new power supply series is aimed both to resellers, as well as at price-performance conscious end users.

The generously sized 12-volt line of the Performance A power supplies provide maximum power stability even in tough gaming situations. The quiet 120 millimeter fan features an improved airflow design that ensures excellent heat dissipation. All PSUs of the series are certified to the new 80PLUS standard, thus fulfilling the ErP2014 standard. To meet this standards the minimum energy efficiency of 82 percent under a 20 percent load must be achieved, at least 85 percent under 50 percent load and again 82 percent under 100 percent load.

Xilence Expands Product Portfolio With SSD Docks

Xilence, a specialist in power supplies, cooling and noise reduction solutions for PCs and notebooks, announced that their famous internal SSD/HDD docks are back in portfolio. "We had a very good feedback in the past regarding the internal removable storage media device and decided to sale it also in new portfolio because of the customer feedback," told Michael Albes, chairman of Xilence GmbH.

The SSD-/HDD-Dock can be easily integrated in the 5.25 bay of a PC and offers space for two 2.5 SSDs that will be connected via Hot Swap - when the system is running. The SSD-/HDD-Dock offers two additional USB 3.0 ports that can be used via the control panel if the 19 pin USB 3.0 plug is connected to the motherboard.

Xilence Enforces European Presence

The Xilence brand will form its very own company by August 2013. Located in Hildesheim, Germany the new enterprise will fortify the European brand presence. New "Xilence GmbH" will take care of sales and support of Xilence in Europe. Customers will receive more assistance and will be able to buy Xilence products with a promising price-performance ratio all over Europe soon. For sales, Xilence GmbH will try to establish a wide distribution network. Through the new cooperation with "be quiet!" there will also be desirable synergy effects.

"Our Xilence products will be offensively placed within the volume markets all over Europe. The goal is, to offer appealing products for a good price," is how the new CEO of the Xilence GmbH, Michael Albes, commented on the ongoing development. Together with Andreas Groneberg the new company will be led by an experienced team. The two managing directors are accompanied by Andreas Jansen - An outstanding networker and experienced product expert for the Asia market. Thus this company can look back on the full ten years of Xilence experience.

Listan GmbH & Co. KG acquires Xilence trademark

Listan GmbH & Co. KG, owner of the be quiet! brand, is taking over the Xilence trademark entirely and founding a Xilence GmbH subsidiary. As from August 19th the new company will take care of the complete brand and all sales. "The focus of Xilence is definitely on the volume market," says Oleg Ushkats (CEO of Listan GmbH & Co. KG). He also adds: "That is where we're going to offer cooling and power supply products with very compelling price-performance ratios."

Since Xilence and be quiet! products share the same product categories, target markets and products will be strictly separated. While be quiet! continues to address the premium market, Xilence products emphasize attractive prices and so cater for the volume market. Through its acquisition by Listan, Xilence will obviously profit from synergy effects. Due to the long experience of be quiet! in planning and constructing power supplies and coolers, the team has excellent supplier contacts, which Xilence will benefit from in addition to its own. The established be quiet! quality control processes (for example incoming and outgoing quality control) will adapted as well. By merging the logistics costs are also reduced and passed on as price advantage to customers.

Xilence Releases the New XQ Series Power Supplies

Xilence, global acting manufacturer of PC cooling solutions and power supply units, announced today that the new power supply units of its XQ series are now available in retail. The gold-certified 750 Watt and the platinum-certified 850 Watt model will be immediately available. A 1000 Watt platinum version is expected to come on the market at the beginning of June.

The new XQ power supply unit range is an entirely new development. These silent running units break with the usual compact block shape, featuring a sloping side with two built-in 60 mm fans. This is the visible part of the new Direct Airflow concept, which ensures noise-free work at maximum performance. Inside, the cooling unit divides the power supply into two cooling zones monitored by temperature sensors. If the temperature exceeds a certain level in one of the zones, the fan of this zone will start to rotate slowly.

Xilence Rolls Out a Dual-Drive 5.25-inch Dock

Xilence Technology has now introduced the SSD-/HDD-Dock, an all-black device that fits into a 5.25-inch bay and offers space for two 2.5-inch SATA drives as well as two USB 3.0 ports (ports which can be connected to the motherboard via a 19-pin plug). This internal dock features Hot Swap capabilities and is shipping in Europe bearing a recommended price tag of 27.90 Euro.

Xilence Intros New Top Flow M608 CPU Cooler

Xilence unveiled its latest multi-socket type compatible CPU cooler, the M608. This cooler sports a top air-flow design, where air is blown on to the motherboard, through three aluminum fin arrays that propagates parallel to the plane of the motherboard. Heat is fed to them using four nickel plated copper heat pipes. Including its 120 mm PWM-controlled fan, the cooler measures 143 x 136 x 129 mm. The fan spins at speeds between 500 and 1500 RPM, with up to 27.6 dB noise output. It supports all current socket types, including LGA1366, LGA1155/LGA1156, LGA775, AM3/AM2/AM2+. The Xilence M608 is priced at 49 EUR.

Xilence Ready With M606 CPU Cooler

Xilence is ready with a new performance CPU cooler, the M606. With a typical aluminum fin tower design, the M606 can handle CPUs with TDPs of up to 150W. It makes use of six heat pipes to convey heat to a dense aluminum fin array, which dissipate heat to the air flow by 120 mm fan. The fan spins a 1500 rpm, and has a frame made of rubber, which dampens noise a little. All current sockets, including LGA 1366, LGA 1156, LGA 775, and AM3/AM2 are supported. The M606 will reach stores soon.


Xilence Readies XQ 1200W 80 Plus Gold Certified PSU

In the era of the power-guzzling GeForce GTX 480, >1000W PSUs don't seem overkill anymore, especially if 2-way or 3-way SLI setups are planned with them. Xilence is readying a new high-end PSU in its XQ line. The XQ 1200W packs four +12V rails, it offers a very high efficiency of 92%, qualifying for the 80 Plus Gold rating. It is cooled by a 135 mm PWM fan, and packs several safe power features such as over-current, over-voltage, under-voltage and short circuit protection. Available a little later this month, the XQ 1200W will sell for 249 EUR.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
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