Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,977 Reviews & Articles | 38,622 News Posts

Thermaltake Toughpower XT 875W Power Supply - Cabling Arrangement & A Look Inside

Is Thermaltake's Toughpower XT 875W PSU as tough as the name implies?

| Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jan 1, 1970 12:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Thermaltake

Cabling Arrangement


TweakTown image content/3/7/3736_13.jpg


Everything that you need to use up the full 875W of power offered by the Toughpower XT 875W is here. As I mentioned before, the only native cables on the PSU are the main and ATX4+4/EPS12V cables. The rest are modular and include two 6+2 pin PCI-E cables, two 6 pin PCI-E cables, six Molex connectors, eight SATA connectors, and a single floppy connector.


TweakTown image content/3/7/3736_14.jpg


As has been the trend with many power supplies lately, the Thermaltake Toughpower XT 875W uses a single 12V rail for power delivery. There isn't much to mention here other than that it negates the need for even power distribution amongst the rails.


A Look Inside


TweakTown image content/3/7/3736_15.jpg


Opening things up, we can see a trio of heatsinks cooling the power supply. There is a lot going on inside the Toughpower XT 875W, but it is organized well so that air can permeate and cool throughout the entire unit.


TweakTown image content/3/7/3736_16.jpg


Interestingly enough, Thermaltake only uses a single capacitor on the primary side. It is a Japanese made Nippon Chemi-con cap.


TweakTown image content/3/7/3736_17.jpg


Despite the build quality throughout the entire power supply, we see that Thermaltake is still using Taiwanese manufactured Teapo capacitors on the secondary.


Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Cases, Cooling & PSU content at our Cases, Cooling & PSU reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases