Date: October 19th, 2006
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Thermaltake
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
Owing to its input control circuitry, the 750W has no manual voltage switch. The honeycomb perforations provide sufficient open area to exhaust cooling air from the 140mm fan.
My associate, Mr. Bones, is quite fond of himself and is wont to gaze at his own reflection at every opportunity. He found the deep, black finish of the 750W irresistible. The label on the top of the unit has an abbreviated version of the output specs. The power socket sits rather high up on the rear panel, and may be a tight fit in some cases.
The 140mm cooling fan lives behind the perforated bottom panel. While this solution is perfectly serviceable and provides enough open area for the fan, I'm a little nostalgic for the earlier gold wire grill that formerly graced Thermaltake PSUs.
Despite the excellent finish, this label is what will be visible in most cases. It's covered by a protective plastic film that can be removed after installation.
Ok, here's the important part. This is, after all the 750W Cable Management PSU, right? This panel, with the cables, gives the 750W its modularity. The 8-pin connector is unique, and the PCIE connectors are color coded, but the user will have to exercise caution when connecting the molex/floppy and SATA cables, as they are identical. (These may be interchangeable, but I have no direct knowledge of this and I don't recommend you try this.)