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Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 1050W 80 PLUS Platinum PSU Review

By: Zac O'Vadka | 80 PLUS Platinum PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jan 21, 2015 3:06 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Thermaltake

Cabling Arrangement




When it comes to quantity of cables and number of connectors, Thermaltake does a fantastic job of giving you everything that you could possibly need to fully load down the unit. Aside from the issue with the 24-pin Main cable being somewhat unruly without any cable management, it would be nice to see some cables of varying length.




Rail distribution is as simple as it gets with a single 12V rail. There is no need to worry about load balancing here.



A Look Inside




Inside the Toughpower Grand 1050W Platinum power supply is a pair of heat sinks wrapping around various components. Thermaltake adds long cooling fins to increase their effectiveness and reduce the reliance on active cooling.




A pair of Nippon Chemi-con caps sit on the primary side of the power supply.




Nippon Chemi-con and Rubycon capacitors are both present on the secondary side of the Toughpower Grand 1050W Platinum.




Thermaltake uses their own 135mm fan to provide the active cooling for the unit as needed.

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