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Be Quiet! Announces the Pure Power 9 Series PSUs

Be quiet!, the market leader in PC power supplies in Germany for ten consecutive years, is introducing the Pure Power 9 with fixed cables in 300 to 700 watts, offering a new option for quiet PC configurations as well as powerful multi-GPU systems. Models with cable management are on the market since March. Thanks to extensive development work, both the efficiency and the voltage stability are improved when compared to its predecessor while reducing noise to a minimum.

Be quiet! continues its extensive development of the Pure Power series by relying on the newest technologies. The 400-watt and higher models utilize the so-called "Active Clamp + SR" topology which leads to increased efficiency. The Pure Power 9 achieves an efficiency of up to 91 percent, leading to an 80 Plus Silver certification and a top performance in this price segment. The lower wattage models are 80 Plus Bronze certified. By implementing two independent 12 volt-rails, be quiet! is able to further improve the signal stability compared to its predecessor.

XIGMATEK Unveils Vector S550 Power Supply

XIGMATEK unveiled the Vector Stealth 550W power supply. This partly modular PSU is characterized by a racy-red body, and offers 550W continuous power output with 80 Plus Silver switching efficiency, a single +12V rail design; and most modern PSU features, such as APFC, electrical protections, Core C6/C7 states support, etc. The PSU offers cabling for a gaming PC with a single high-end graphics card. Connectors include a 24-pin ATX, an 8+8 pin EPS, two 6+2 pin PCIe, six SATA, three Molex, and one Berg. The unit is cooled by an LED-lit 135 mm fan.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

FSP Also Unveils 80 Plus Silver Compliant Raider Series PSUs

FSP's August 2012-launched Raider series of mainstream PSUs got an efficiency upgrade to 80 Plus Silver with two new models, the 650W RA-650, and the 750W RA-750. The two feature single +12V design, handling 50A on the 650W, and 60A on the 750W models. The two are ATX v2.31 and EPS 2.92 compliant, feature most common protection features, 99% active PFC, and fixed cabling. The 650W model features two 6+2 pin PCIe connectors, while the 750W one has four. The rest of the cabling is identical: 24-pin, 4+4-pin EPS, nine SATA, three Molex, one Berg. The two are cooled by a 120 mm temperature controlled fan. Along with the Aurum 92+, the two will be available from some time in February.

Rosewill Unveils the HERCULES 1600 W Power Supply

Rosewill, the recipient of multiple awards for their innovative power supplies, has decided to hold nothing back and has just unleashed a new member of their 80 Plus certified power supplies, and it's a monster. Joining the Rosewill power supply family such as Tachyon, FORTRESS, CAPSTONE, HIVE and SilentNight, Rosewill is proud to present, HERCULES, 1600 W of raw power. The most powerful power supply Rosewill has released and it's built ready to power the biggest, toughest, and most Extreme Ultimate PC Gaming Enthusiast machine.

Be Quiet! Announces System Power S7 Series PSUs

Be quiet!, market leader for power supplies in Germany for six years in a row, announced today the release of its new power supply line for system builders. The new System Power S7 series consists of seven models ranging from 300 Watts up to 700 Watts and is therefore perfectly suited for the needs of all professional PC system integrators (SIs) whether it's a high-end workstation or a low price entry level system. The S7 series now offers both improved power efficiency with the 80 PLUS Silver certification on most models and more stable voltages thanks to new Active Clamp topology.

In today's aggressive PC computing environment SIs need to have a competitive advantage . Their customers demand the best price-performance-ratio available along with a list of important features. be quiet! has designed this new line to meet that demand and offers a wide variety of power levels and features to help the system builder tailor a system to every customer's needs. be quiet! also leads the way in delivering the newest technology to this market by bringing the 80PLUS Silver certification and Active Clamp topology down to a practical price range.

Scythe Chouriki 2 Plug-in 1600W PSU Detailed

Scythe unveiled its new ultra-high capacity PSU, the Chouriki 2 Plug-in 1600W. Measuring a massive 240 x 150 x 86 mm WxDxH, the PSU uses a dual asymmetric 12V rail design, featuring a 110A rail, and a second 50A rail. It boasts of 80 Plus Silver, with high efficiency at low AC voltages such as 90~120VAC (although 220~250VAC is supported), and most modern PSU safeguards, governed by its secondary IC.

The Chouriki 2 Plug-in is partially modular, with its 24-pin ATX and two 8-pin EPS connectors being fixed; while sixteen 6+2 pin PCIe, sixteen SATA power, eight Molex and two Berg connectors are detachable. The unit is cooled by a temperature-controlled 135 mm fan, with manual fan overrides. Slated for November 21, and backed by a 5-year warranty, the Chouriki 2 Plug-in 1600W is priced at 26,980 JPY (US $340).

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Zalman Intros ZM700-SV Mainstream PSU

Zalman introduced the ZM700-SV, a 700-Watt (continuous) PSU for performance gaming PC builds. It boasts of 80 Plus Silver efficiency rating, single +12V rail design, dual-forward switching, interleaved active PFC, and Japanese-made components. Compliant with the latest PSU standards, including ATX 12V v2.3, EPS 2.92, and ErP Lot6, its protection IC covers most hazards, including over/under voltage/current/load and short-circuit. The ZM700-SV features fixed (non-modular) cabling that's sufficient for a gaming PC build with up to two graphics cards (four 6+2 pin PCIe power connectors). It is contract-manufactured by Enhance Electronics. Selling now, the ZM700-SV from Zalman is priced around US $120.

Source: Overclockers Ukraine

SilverStone Readies the Zeus ZM1350 1,350 W Power Supply

Already seen at several trade shows, SilverStone's 1,350 W Zeus Series power supply is now (finally) preparing its retail arrival. Codenamed ZM1350, this unit measures 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 230 (D) mm and features a peak power output of 1,500 W (1,350 W continuous), a fully-modular design, an 80 Plus Silver efficiency rating, Active PFC, six 12V rails (there's also a single rail mode), an 80 mm dual ball bearing fan, and a MTBF of 100,000 hours.

Unfortunately SilverStone hasn't announced a price tag for the Zeus ZM1350.

SilverStone Readies the Strider ST60F-PS 600 W Power Supply

At the end of this month SilverStone is set to introduce a new Strider Series power supply, a model called ST60F-PS which delivers 600 W and features an 80 PLUS Silver certification (80 Plus Gold at 230Vac). SilverStone's PSU measures 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 140 (D) mm and also has a fully-modular design, a single 12V (49A) rail, a 120 mm fan, and a MTBF of 100,000 hours.

The ST60F-PS is expected to cost about $120.
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