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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



The silicone gasket slips easily over the rear of the 750W and will minimize the transfer of any vibration noise from the PSU to the case.



NOTE: Opening the case on any PSU will likely void your warranty and is very dangerous! Do not try this at home!


Quality components and massive heatsinks are visible once the case is opened up. The connections for the cable sets are nicely soldered to the board and the wiring is clean and well organized.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



The 140mm fan has a Thermaltake label, but is made by Yate Loon, a familiar name to many PC users. A clear plastic deflector directs airflow around the heatsinks and out the rear of the unit.



The power cord provided by Thermaltake is noticeably thicker than the run-of-the-mill items provided with most other power supplies. I don't know, however, whether this indicates heavier gauge wire or not. The cable sets are all fully sleeved with a black mesh material and secured with zip-ties and shrink-wrap. The PCIE and EPS cables are clearly labeled to aid the user during installation and the connectors are gold plated to promote low-loss transfer of power. The cables have sufficient length to work in all but the largest cases and the connector details are as follows:



This assortment should give the vast majority of users everything they need.



Got a 20-pin motherboard with the 4-pin P4 connector? No worries! The ATX and EPS connectors are backward compatible by separating the unneeded sections.


This is a full-featured PSU with lots of power and excellent specs. Let's hook it up to a system and see how it performs.

 

 


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