Sunbeamtech NUUO 550 Watts Power Supply Review

Cases & PSU/Power Supplies by SidneyWong @ 2005-09-14

Once again, SunbeamTech is expanding its product line. This time is "Power Supply" here we come. Back about 8 months ago, Sunbeam product development staffs were inquiring perspective product reviewers from varies sites for the ideal power supply inputs. In a few months time, we are now looking at Sunbeam?s NUUO series power supply in a package that could very well meet enthusiasts? high demand.

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Introduction :

"You’ve asked for it; you got it.", Sunbeam is giving us most of what we asked for in a Power Supply plus more. Perhaps, at the price we could say "not bad at all". To begin with, the NUUO check list -

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  • 120 mm fan
  • Modular cables
  • Sleeved cables
  • SLI ready
  • Auto or manual fan control
  • ATX 2.0 standard
  • Out of the ordinary finish
  • Enough juice for some "die-hards"
  • ~US $80

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    Power Specifications

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    Power Efficiency Factor > 72% at full and typical loads; >62% at light load

    Not given if the rated efficiency is based on EU model with active PFC or U.S. model without.

    Cable Specifications

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    Some of you with shape eyes will see there are plenty of 4-pin molex connectors, netting out 8 plus 1 for the two floppy connectors; 4 SATA; separate shielded 4-pin for IDE; all the goodies for SLI setup and Intel's latest requirements.

    Let's go for a closer look ->
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