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[Frontpage News]Zalman ZM460-APS 460W Quiet PSU
« on: August 23, 2006, 09:49:04 AM »
Zalman ZM460-APS 460W Quiet PSU
When running the load test we ran Prime 95 + SuperPi + two instances of Folding @ Home while running 3DMark06.  We also transferred data from the optical drives to an IDE hard drive and were transferring data from the other IDE drive to a RAID 0 array.  We had as many things going as we possibly could.  After a break-in period of one hour we used a multimeter to test the voltage levels and used an infrared thermometer to check PSU temps.  According to Zalman, the PSU fan will spin faster the hotter things get and we were putting quite a load on this PSU.

We have taken a look at the latest PSU from Zalman, and even though it's rated at a "mere" 460W, don't let that fool you.  This PSU is SLI & Crossfire Capable and comes with a pair of enough leads to keep most people happy.  Throw in dual 12v rails, extra SATA connectors, Fan connectors, and some cable management velcro and you've got yourself a PSU that is ready to go.  We put this unit is a system that a 431W Enermax couldn't keep stable.  See how the ZM460-APS handles the task.

If you have any questions or comments, please post them up right here!  Enjoy!
« Last Edit: August 23, 2006, 10:13:49 AM by Zeus »