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FSP will show off a watercooled PSU at Computex

Watercooled PSUs will become a thing next week, thanks to Bitspower and FSP

By Anthony Garreffa on May 23, 2017 08:27 pm CDT - 0 mins, 45 secs reading time

Bitspower is teaming with FSP to show off a watercooled modular PSU, something they're calling the Hydro PTM+, which is the world's first mass-produced liquid cooled PSU with 80 Plus Platinum certification.

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The upcoming Hydro PTM+ is a 1200W unit when aircooled, but is capable of 1400W when the liquid cooling is set up. If the PSU load is less than 50% the fans will stop spinning, so unless you're pushing 1200W of continuous use, the watercooled side of things is kinda useless. In order to draw 1200W+ you're going to need to be doing some seriously hardcore... something... with your PC. Even multi-GPU rigs with GTX 1080 Ti or TITAN X in SLI would use much less than 1000W, let alone over 1200W to warrant the liquid cooling push to 1400W.

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Still it's an impressive feat to see a watercooled PSU, even if it's just one of those 'just cos' things.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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