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FSP Hydro G PRO 1000W Power Supply Review (Page 2)

Shannon Robb | Oct 22, 2019 at 11:45 am CDT - 1 min, 45 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 94%Manufacturer: FSPModel: PPA10A2401

Packaging

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The front of the Hydro G Pro packaging has a stylized image of the PSU with its default labels (more on that later) and some colorful swoosh graphics circling the unit. The front also has some feature icons listing the following:

  • 80 PLUS Gold
  • 0dB zero noise fan mode
  • Fully modular cables
  • 100% Japanese made capacitors
  • IEC62368 Ready
  • 10 year warranty
  • Intel latest CPU ready

This is a stout mix, and the 10-year warranty is excellent, and it has also become a standard among top-end PSU manufacturers now.

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The rear of the package shows an opened up Hydro G PRO PSU. Many of the components, which many of you may not know or be familiar with. But FSP does a reasonably decent job of explaining what they are showing and how their design can be beneficial for you. The use of thermal pads to effectively make the PSU case itself a passive heat sink for the PSU is a good idea and enables heat to be pulled from the components and using the case and even the chassis itself to wick it away.

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On the side of the package, we have the output breakdown chart. We also have fan speed/noise graphs and efficiency graphs running adjacent. Then we have visual depictions of the modular cables along with a listing of how many of each connector is available.

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The other large side panel we have the name, a QR code for an FSP app, which strangely includes games and a warning label. The warning is the bog-standard warning most electronics have to apply with their prop 65 warning label requirement for materials known to potentially cause health concerns such as lead, which is used in many solders and other materials.

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When opening up the Hydro G PRO, the PSU itself is encapsulated within a soft polystyrene shell. The accessories and cables are in the cardboard separator we see next to the dark foam shell.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Shannon Robb

Shannon started his PC journey around the age of six in 1989. Now till present day, he has established himself in the overclocking world, spending many years pushing the limits of hardware on LN2. Shannon has worked with design and R&D on various components, including PC systems and chassis, to optimize the layout and performance for enthusiasts.

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