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Old 06-08-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
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"We tested the 450 W version of Thermaltake's latest entry-level power supply line, Litepower, which promises 85% efficiency. Is that true? Let's see.This power supply is also known as W0293RU and is r..."

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Old 06-08-2009, 09:33 AM   #2
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Seems like a nice PSU, but at $80 I find it hard to describe it as "entry level".
To me one requirement for an entry level PSU is a price tag < $50.

Around $100 it's mid range and > $150 it's high end.

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Hello

"Entry level" in this context refers to the wattage. Otherwise I would have used the term "low-end". I.e. it is an entry-level power supply but not a low-end model.

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Old 06-08-2009, 06:31 PM   #4
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The switching transistors are controlled by a FSQ0270RNA PWM controller, while a separated CM6805 integrated circuit is used for controlling the active PFC circuit.
No the Q0270R is the integrated power IC for standby's flyback circuitry, and CM6805 is in charge of both the PFC and the main PWM stage.
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No the Q0270R is the integrated power IC for standby's flyback circuitry, and CM6805 is in charge of both the PFC and the main PWM stage.
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The results from this review were updated today to reflect AC power and efficiency measured by our new precision power meter. The updated results did not affect our conclusions or recommendation about this power supply.
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A 600W version of this PSU is being sold for US$ 57 in my country. I'm really tempted to get this, especially after reading this review!

I just wish it comes in black as well...

http://www.thermaltake.com.au/Produc...power600W.aspx
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I'm a bit confused, is this the same PSU?

This one is black and v2.2.
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Mine was black like in your link, cronnin. (But sold it already after I won an Antec PSU).
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I'm a bit confused, is this the same PSU?

This one is black and v2.2.
Probably not. The PSU we reviewed has "W0293RU" as part number. The PSU you linked has "LT-450" as part number.
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