Chieftec comes up with passive cooled PSU


Modern power supply units usually come with a cooling fan that helps cool the internal PSU components but strangely enough Chieftec has designed a new PSU that bets on passive cooling.

The new PSU is known as GPS-500C Smart and boasts an 80 Plus Platinum certificate. Featuring 500 watts of power the PSU has a passive heatsink attached to one of its sides. Thus the warmth generated while the PSU is operating gets removed by the air vents in its chassis and then by the integrated aluminum radiator, which makes the PSU virtually noiseless. Still in order for all this to work properly the PC case should feature good internal air circulation too.

The Chieftec GPS-500C Smart also comes with a single 12V rail that can supply up to 41.5A of power, a combined cable system that includes 20+4 pin and 4+4 pin cables for the motherboard and cables with 6+2 pins for PCI Express graphics cards. The PSU also comes with six modular SATA power connectors, five Molex connectors and one FDD connector.

Pricing is unknown.

Source: Chieftec

Related posts

EVGA releases GTX 780 graphics cards with more memory

EVGA releases GTX 780 graphics cards with more memory

The new NVIDIA graphics cards have been launched and quite naturally all 3D card manufacturers will be looking for ways to attract you to their new products. Things will be a little more different for EVGA this time – the company has launched GeForce GTX 780 cards with the whopping 6 GB of GDDR5...

Samsung presents the Galaxy A8 smartphone

Samsung presents the Galaxy A8 smartphone

Samsung has officially presented the new Galaxy A8 smartphone that has been in the news for some time. The device is Samsung’s thinnest smartphone and features a metallic chassis that measures 158 x 77 x 5.9 mm for total weight of 151 grams. The new smartphone is powered by the 64-bit...

Next Generation Broadcom® Crystal HD Technology Brings a High Definition Multimedia Experience to the Intel Atom Processor Netbook Platform

Broadcom Corporation , a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its Crystal HD technology will be available to OEMs wanting to deliver best-in-class video playback on the new Intel® Atom™ processor platform for netbooks. The Broadcom®...

Leave a comment