ThermalTake informed us some of their Toughpower power supplies have been upgraded to the 80 PLUS Bronze standard since September 2008. This means these units have an efficiency of 82%, 85% and 82% or higher at 20%, 50% and 100% of loading, respectively.
The models with 80 PLUS Bronze are the Toughpower 600W, Toughpower 700W and Toughpower QFan 500W.
Thermaltake Technology is pleased to announce its high performance power supply line --- Toughpower series, had been upgraded to the 80 PLUS Bronze standard since September 2008. The first three Toughpower models certified as 80 PLUS Bronze ready are Toughpower 600W, Toughpower 700W, and Toughpower QFan 500W. With our commitment to offer users quality and environmental friendly products, the remaining models of Toughpower series, and QFan PSUs are all under the application process of 80 PLUS Bronze standard.
80 PLUS is a cutting-edge, electric utility-funded program for the integration of energy-efficient power supplies in desktop computers and servers. The 80 PLUS Bronze standard certifies PSU that has 82%, 85%, and 82% or higher energy efficiency rate at 20%, 50%, and 100% of loading, respectively. This requirement makes an 80 PLUS Bronze certified power supply considerably more efficient than traditional 80 PLUS certified power supplies.