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Thermaltake Toughpower XT Series 775W Power Supply Review

Manufacturer: Thermaltake
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Introduction and Features

Introduction

           



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Thermaltake currently has four new power supplies in their latest Toughpower XT Series, which range in output capacity from 575W to 875W and come with modular cables.  These new models all feature a large 140mm cooling fan, high efficiency, active PFC, quiet operation, and ATX12V/EPS12V compliance.  In addition, the XT Series power supplies incorporate three LED status indicators on the side and fan delay cooling technology.  We will be taking a detailed look at the Thermaltake Toughpower XT Series 775W PSU with cable management (TPX-775M) in this review.



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Here is what Thermaltake has to say about their latest XT Series power supplies:

“Continuing its high-performance bloodline, the all-new Toughpower XT is meaner, badder and much more robust. By utilizing the most advanced double-forward & DC to DC Converter design along with highest-grade Japanese capacitors & solid state capacitors with ability to withstand up to 105°C (221°F), Toughpower XT series power supply is able to deliver unprecedented performance with exceptional voltage regulation, power efficiency and long-lasting reliability that are unrivaled by any current power supply on the market”

Thermaltake Toughpower XT Series 775W PSU Key Features:


PSU Testing Methodology

Establishing an accurate load is critical to testing and evaluating a PC power supply.  PCPerspective’s power supply test bench can place a precise 2,000 watt DC load on the PSU under test.  Each power supply is tested under controlled, real-world conditions up to its maximum rated load, using both 115 VAC and 240 VAC line voltage.  Our current suite of tests includes:

•    DC Load Regulation

•    DC Line Regulation

•    DC Cross-load (unbalanced load)

•    AC Ripple and Noise

•    Power Factor

•    Efficiency

•    Differential Temperature

•    Noise


The Thermaltake Toughpower XT Series 775W power supply was evaluated on both features and performance.  A full range of equipment was used to test the power supply under controlled load conditions. 

•    (2) CSI3710A Programmable DC load (+3.3V and +5V outputs)

•    (4) CSI3711A Programmable DC load (+12V1, +12V2, +12V3, and +12V4)

•    Extech MultiMaster MM570 digital multimeter (Accuracy ±0.02%)

•    Extech 380803 Power Analyzer (Accuracy ±0.5% of full scale)

•    DS1M12 "StingRay" digital oscilloscope (20M S/s with 12 Bit ADC)

•    Powerstat Variable Autotransformer, 1.4 KVA, 0-140 VAC

•    Extech Model 407738 digital sound level meter (Accuracy ±1.5 dB)

•    Custom PC60 enclosure to simulate real-world operating conditions


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