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Hardware Cooler Master UCP Ultimate 900W PSU

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 27 Nov 2008.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    _DTM2000_ New Member

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    Great review and an awesome looking PSU.
    I'd love to see some reviews of PC Power & Cooling's latest offerings though, so we can see how they compare.
     
  3. p3n

    p3n New Member

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    Silly move on the plug imo (if they are really bothered used some form of clip?) if I saw an identically spec'd/priced PSU I'd get the one I have plenty of spare power cables for...
     
  4. quack

    quack New Member

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    I've seen power cables like that on UPSes, strange to see one on a PSU.
     
  5. Guest-16

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    Suggest me a model and I'll look into it.
     
  6. Toka

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    Yay - a bit-tech review that mentioned Folding :)

    *swoons*
     
  7. The Infamous Mr D

    The Infamous Mr D Member

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    I picked up the Silencer 750 Quad about six weeks back for £79.99 from eBuyer - it could be used to club people to death as it weighs a fricking tonne and it's not modular at all which means cable management is a must. But it is rather gorgeous in its rather hardy black finish, whisper quiet in operation and doesn't even run warm to the touch - very pleased indeed!

    Unfortunately, eBuyer delisted it not long after I ordered mine, and I've not seen it about anywhere since.
     
  8. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    It may perform well but damn it's ugly.
     
  9. _DTM2000_

    _DTM2000_ New Member

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    From the Silencer range either the 610 EPS or the 750 Quad. From the Turbo-Cool range the 860 ESA or the 1200 ESA. Although I'd settle for the non-ESA models. I review of one from each range would be awesome.
     
  10. Guest-16

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    http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2007/09/18/pc_power_and_cooling_750w_psus/1

    :) Quite an old design now. 610W is related to this.

    We asked for an 860W long ago but never got it and I'm not interested in the 1,200W tbh. I'll press OCZ again.
     
  11. *mat-ster*

    *mat-ster* New Member

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    Not a modular PSU...!
    Has to be a modular design to be a realistic option.
     
  12. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    The results are outstanding, but at that price that's I'd also like to get a personal slave to clean up the house and a fridge full of beer..
     
  13. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    The standard "kettle" plug we normally see is rated at a max 10 Amps. The squarer one used here is rated at a max 16 Amps.
    (I use them at work).
     
  14. Guest-16

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    Cheers!

    I'll throw that in page 1
     
  15. shaffaaf27

    shaffaaf27 The budget builder

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    when will you review all the other be quiet PSUs?

    there are no english reviews for anything other than the 650w.
     
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    I don't know yet to be honest, we have to arrange other testing facilities. What one would you like reviewed?
     
  17. shaffaaf27

    shaffaaf27 The budget builder

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    well the 1k and 850w :)
     
  18. StephenK

    StephenK Sneak 'em Upper

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    Perhaps this is the wrong place to ask but reading this review I can't help but wonder why so many PSUs aren't modular? Is there some advantage (other than a cost saving) to having a wired PSU instead of a modular?
     
  19. identikit

    identikit Active Member

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    Yeah I've got some of those on my servers, a bit of PITA when you need 2 per server.
     
  20. Guest-16

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    Every connection made potentially drops the voltage

    It opens up further risk of user error in plugging things in

    It costs more and is harder to design (more space inside the PSU - potentially affecting airflow and heat)

    Users lose plugs, want more, or don't return products to shops with a full complement of cables - stock has to be kept for such a thing.
     

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