German tech firm be quiet! introduced the System Power S7, a new line of power supplies featuring seven models with capacities ranging from 300W to 700W. The 300W to 400W models have 80Plus Bronze certification, while the 450W to 700W editions have 80Plus Silver certification. The PSUs start shipping today, pricing is unknown.
Be quiet!, market leader for power supplies in Germany for six years in a row, announced today the release of its new power supply line for system builders. The new System Power S7 series consists of seven models ranging from 300 Watts up to 700 Watts and is therefore perfectly suited for the needs of all professional PC system integrators (SIs) whether it's a high-end workstation or a low price entry level system. The S7 series now offers both improved power efficiency with the 80 PLUS Silver certification on most models and more stable voltages thanks to new Active Clamp topology.
In today's aggressive PC computing environment SIs need to have a competitive advantage . Their customers demand the best price-performance-ratio available along with a list of important features. be quiet! has designed this new line to meet that demand and offers a wide variety of power levels and features to help the system builder tailor a system to every customer's needs. be quiet! also leads the way in delivering the newest technology to this market by bringing the 80PLUS Silver certification and Active Clamp topology down to a practical price range.
System Power S7 offers rock-solid voltages including a full 96% of rated power level available for 12 Volt consumption insuring worry-free compatibility. Additionally the German company has included the up-to-date safety and regulatory standards you'd expect to find in a state-of-the-art power supply. The custom 120 millimeter is in keeping with the be quiet! name and makes the PSU whisper quiet; another advantage for SIs.
"We are excited to be able to offer high-end features like the new Active Clamp topology and best in class efficiency up to 80PLUS Silver certification to professional system builders. More and more customers are demanding eco-friendly systems with good energy efficiency. Now these SIs have the tools to meet these requirements along with our legendary reputation for making silent PCs possible." said Scott Richards, Global Brand Director for be quiet!.
New and improved features:
120mm be quiet! fan reduces system noise
Certified 80PLUS Bronze / Silver efficiency (up to 90%)
Stronger +12V rails support bigger system builds
Supports Multi-GPU Systems based on ATI or nVidia graphic cards (400-700W)
Sleeved cable lengths for improved cooling and more attractive appearance (450-700W)
Meets Intel C6, ErP 2013 and Energy Star 5
Power consumption in stand by below 0.25W
Safe operation in ambients of up to 40°C
Full suite of top safety protections defends against over-currents, over- and under-voltages, short circuits, overheating and
overloads, thus safeguarding valuable components
Follows RoHS, WEEE and REACH regulations
German product conception, design and quality control
Three year warranty
Full details about each of the seven models can be found in this PDF.