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The 80 Plus performance specification requires certified power supplies to be at least 80% efficient or greater at 20%, 50% and 100% of their rated maximum output power whilst maintaining the power factor level above 0.9. The award scheme has been extended since the introduction of the basic 80 Plus accreditation with the addition of several more levels above and beyond what was originally required and now includes bronze, silver, gold and platinum levels with required efficiency levels as high as 94%. Platinum rated power supplies are rare but more and more manufacturers are now producing gold rated units with a maximum efficiency requirement of 90% at 50% loading. The NZXT HALE90 750W power supply is such a unit. NZXT products are designed and engineered in the United States and manufactured overseas in China and Taiwan. Their product line, aimed at the PC enthusiast and gamer, includes enclosures, cooling fans, fan controllers, mice, power supplies and premium cables. Let's have a closer look at the NZXT HALE90 750W power supply and see how well it performs. The NZXT HALE90 750W power supply packaging is predominately white with a little black, red and gold used to good effect.
NZXT's history as a business spans from its beginnings in 2004 to today. First entering the computer gaming market with gaming chassis like the Guardian and Lexa series of cases, they now have a wide and varied array of products for the consumer to choose from. These include cases and case accessories, 120/140/200 mm case fans and fan control units, a couple laptop coolers, a gaming mouse, and of course the HALE90 series of power supplies, of which we will be looking at the 750 variant. The NZXT HALE90-750W-M power supply comes in an almost blinding white, with a black trim. A closer view of input and output specifications panel on the side of the power supply shows a single 62A 12 volt rail and 80 Plus Gold certification. The 140 mm fan intake for cooling the supply. The PSU is at the least, quieter than the other components in the system. The two sleeved cables are on the left. Eight modular keyed connectors for the supplied cables are on the right. The eight are identical electrically and interchangeable. This is a top down view of the package contents. Visible are the AC power cord, the power supply itself, and along the bottom, the case containing the assorted cables. Packaging is fairly straight forward. Four sides are protected with padding while the remaining two are buffered with the power cord and the cable bag to protect the power supply during shipping.
It has been quite a while since we have seen a power supply from NZXT. Well they really have stepped things up with their latest line of power supplies called the HALE90 Series. Each of these power supplies features an 80PLUS Gold certification meaning they will run at least 87% efficient between 20% and 100% load and 90% efficient at 50% load. These power supplies also features a single +12V rail design, a 140mm fan, modular cables, and much more. Today we will be looking at the 750W version, which retails for $159.99. Special thanks to NZXT for providing us with the HALE90 750W Power Supply to review. Like everything NZXT the HALE90 power supply comes in a nice retail package. On the front it lists the wattage which is 750W. There is the 80PLUS Gold logo and a emblems for some of the features like, modular cables, 100% Japanese capacitors, single +12V rail, 14cm silent operation fan, and the 5 year warranty. On the back you have an output graph and a listing of connectors. There is also some more information about the unit. Opening the retail package up we can see that everything is nicely packed inside. Getting it all out we have the HALE90 power supply unit, a bag of modular cables, a power cables, a bag of mounting screws (which are thumbscrews), and the user’s manual.
“Environmentally Friendly” and “Green-wise”, probably weren't your top concerns when building your dual video card, full towered space heating, monstrosity. Then you got your first power bill. Introducing NZXT's new line-up of 80+ GOLD certified power supplies. 80plus.org is in the business of certifying the power efficiency and consistency of power supply units. “NZXT introduces the 80+ gold certified HALE90 series built from the ground up specifically customized for gamers and enthusiasts and offers incredibly efficient operation that will meet the needs of even the most power hungry enthusiasts.” Join us as we explore the HALE, we are going to compare it side by side with another power supply to see if all the “Green” hype makes a quantitative difference. Here is the features list from NZXT's Site 80+ Gold certified: The HALE 90 series from NZXT operates at ultra high efficiency, at 20%, 50% and 100% loads, efficiencies are 87%, 90%, and 87% respectively. Single140mm two ball-bearing fan operates with minimal noise even at full load. Maximum decibel levels are 20db for wattages between 550-750W and 30db for 850W and above.
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