In The Box
It isn't often we have to look at the included contents of a power supply, but as stated in the introductory page, things have changed lately. With so much emphasis being placed on performance, looks, and even sound, something just had to give way to innovation.
From the picture above we can see that there is a good deal more than just a square hunk of metal with some capacitors and circuit board hidden inside. Now we see additional cooling included, a rheostat capable of allowing for the manual adjustment of fan speeds, and enough screws and hardware to get everything mounted as it should be. This is a far cry from what we used to see inside our new PSU box.
The fan included is one of Thermaltake's newest models, the X-blower. This particular fan sits at a crosswise angle to create a larger than normal amount of airflow without creating any dead spots. The fan is intended to be used as an exhaust fan on the back of your case and measures 80mm x 80mm x 70mm. It spins at a maximum speed of 4500 RPM and produces 27CFM airflow while emitting 41dBA sound output.
So it looks as though Thermaltake is not only talking power, but cooling as well. But what about the sound output of this thing? 41dBA is a bit much for many users out there.
For that we have only to look at the included 2-channel rheostat. It fits into an empty 5.25" drive bay and gives you control of not only the X-blower fan, but also of the fans within the power supply itself. The 2-pin connectors on the back of this rheostat match up to the connectors on both the X-blower and the PSU, giving you total control of the fan speeds and noise levels.
But what about the power supply? While the accessories are a nice touch, the main goal is the PSU isn't it?
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