New PSU design

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#1

Seems innovative.

There are 370w, 420w, 520w, and 620w versions. Each has five such ports and 2 12v.

Cables:


#2

What’s the brand? I can’t read it. :slight_smile:


#3

I’ve had the Ultra for about a year now, the modular design is great for cable management.

http://www.xoxide.com/ultra.html
another brand

http://www.mdmm.com/products/techietoyz/power-SurePower_600.asp


#4

Hi :slight_smile:
Take a look at this I use these all the time
http://hipergroup.com/products/hpu-4b580.html


#5

The brand is “SmartHawk” but I don’t know who makes them. They appeared on bodnara.co.kr recently. About US$65 for the 620-watt model so it’s a cheap brand. I just thought the idea is innovative. I’ve often had to use “Y” power connectors for more 4-pin drives, not elegant.

The Korean characters in the above pictures are just about:

Smart Cable
Dual 12v


#6

Very nice, but perhaps expensive. :slight_smile:


#7

Hmmm I’ve seen such a PSU some time ago, from a somewhat more common brand (don’t remember what brand it was though) and it wasn’t that cheap (about €130 for a 400W model I believe). The idea is good though, it’s the perfect way to get rid of useless cables in your case. I once thought of modding my own PSU like that, but I never did so. Too much work :wink:


#8

Those are modular drives, many brands have introduced them over the last year. Although most of them start at 100€/120$. Some have a connector for almost each line (molex, FDD, ATX-plug, etc.), these seem to have a lot less. For example:


#9

I have the 500w xconnect psu, it has the modular cable design but the power cables are thick and it can get in the way!!!


#10

http://www.bodnara.co.kr/09shop/?this_in=09Detail&seq=1352

420 watt, 14A and 12A 12v, 2 year warranty, etc. for about US$40.

Heatsink.

2 820uF, not as good as many good PSUs but good enough for such cheap models.

With Zalman 7000B.


#11

off topic :wink:

@Kenshin. Just give us a link. I’m sure we are able to browse and scroll-down by ourself.

Remember, many of our users are still on dial-up modems so please avoid 130+ kB pics… :confused: Best of all would be to remove them.


#12

That’s for me to decide. :slight_smile:

You can always choose to add someone in your “Ignore List” on the User CP if some things from the user annoy you too much. Or disable linked images.

It’s also possible for you to disable each image from being displayed while you browse a web page.

Best thing is not to remove 130KB pictures but to replace slow connections with moderately broad connections.


#13

Broadband isn’t available everywhere though.


#14

I can’t please everyone, right? :bigsmile:

You can always move.


#15

Ive got a pair of these 580w bad boys

as far as im aware modular supplies have been out for a while now


#16

Heh, I’m not going to argue about that. :stuck_out_tongue:
We all better use good judgment before posting.

BTW, there is a very useful PSU overview, “Good/Bad PSU’s” posted here


#17

Hi :slight_smile:
In my current setup I have a pair of Hiper 580’s for £130 (£72 each originally)
Not that much for what you get & had them about 6 months


#18

:eek: damn!!! that’s one mean looking psu!!! :smiley:


#19

my psu



#20

Perhaps it was “new” to me because I usually look for PSUs that cost under US$30 to US$60-70 (South Korean price which is usually double the US price for PSUs.) Though I paid about US$200 for a used 550 watt Antec and I have redundant PSUs as well, I don’t hesitate to recommend a US$8 PSU to most people. So what’s new is just a cheap PSU that uses “modular” power plugs. The PSUs described in the first post also have a cable that allows users to listen to CD Audio in a CD/DVD drive without turning on the PC.