Review: High Power Astro PT 700W Power Supply

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High Power aims to supply you (oh goodness, the bad puns already) with a quality power supply at a value price point with their Astro PT sereis (the PT standing for Platinum, referring ot the 80 Plus Platinum efficiency).  The power supply features modular cables, an "Eagle Eye" power meter, and some other cool junk meant to deal out the electrons to your electron-nomming computer.  We have some good things to say in the following pages, let's see what they are.

Overview

High Power Astro PT 700W

 

 

Astro PT series, the winner of [COMPUTEX design & innovation awards 2012], is a tip top series of High Power product line! Astro PT series is 80Plus Platinum certified and features the patented D- VRM technology which is the technology of digital control for a precise voltage regulation. D-VRM is greatly beyond the limits of analog designs. Another patented feature is Eagle-eye, the real time LED power meter which is the tri color LED indicator to show the real time power consumption. Simply gets the power supply status at a glance by Eagle- eye. Furthermore, its H-shaped fan guard provides the good ventilation and serves a production appearance as a literature. Astro Series is designed for PC builders who want the most reliable and efficient power supply that offers visually stunning to show their insistence on perfection.

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Specifications

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Model Number HPA-700PT-F14C
Dimension (W / H / D)cm 15 x 8 x 16cm
Fan Size 13.5cm
Modular Cable Yes
+12V Rail 1
Efficiency 92%
PFC Active
Protection UVP/OVP/OPP/SCP/OCP/OTP
Input Voltage 100-240V
Current 10A
Output Total Watts 700W
+5V 22A
+3.3V 22A
+12V1 58A
+12V2
+12V3
+12v4
-12V 0.5A
+5Vsb 3A
+5V/+3.3V Combined 120W
+12V Combined 696W

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Unboxing

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High Power isn't bashful in giving you a sneak peek at the Astro PT 700W powr supply packed neatly inside its box.  As we've come to expect from high-end power supplies, the box unpacks neatly with all of the flat, modular cables arranged in a vented, zippered nylon bag.  In addition to the 4+4-pin and 8-pin CPU and 24-pin motherboard power cables, the bag brings with it four 6+2-pin PCI-e, ten SATA, four 4-pin Molex, and one floppy power cable.

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