|HEC Silent 385W|
|AC Input||180V-264V 8A, 50-60 Hz|
|195 W||216 W||12 W||5 W||10 W|
Tested on: P4 2.4C @ 3,5 Ghz, 1.7V. ABIT IC7, Radeon X800 Pro, WD Raptor, WD 1600PB, SCSI CD-ROM, SCSI Burner.
The 5V and 3.3V lines are exceptionally stable. The 12V line tends to fluctuate a bit, but stayed above 12V at all times. All lines are well within the limits set by the ATX Specification.
Value and Conclusion
- The HEC Silent 385 is selling for about $45 which is a fair price for this PSU.
- Very quiet (temperature-controlled 20-30 dbA)
- Stable voltages
- Pretty black paint
- SATA Connector
- Screw package included
- Unsleeved cabling
- Cables could be longer
- Paint job takes fingerprints very easy
- Only 220V AC supported, no mains power cable included
The Silent385 is a good allround PSU for the normal user and seasoned overclocker. Hardcore people probably want to choose a PSU with a >400W rating.The tested 220V version is only available for the european market. A 110V version with the same specs is available for the U.S. market.