Xilence Announces XQ 1200W PSU

"Xilence Power is getting ready to come forth with an all new, high wattage, high efficiency power supply unit for the latest GeForce GTX cards."

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Xilence Power is getting ready to come forth with an all new, high wattage, high efficiency power supply unit for the latest GeForce GTX cards. Dubbed the XQ, the new PSU boasts of a power output of 1200W.

nVIDIA’s new GeForce series cards – the GTX 470 and GTX 480 are excellent in two aspects – their high tessellation rendering abilities and their performance scalability in SLI setups. According to the manufacturer, the cards’ performance can be boosted by as much as 90% in dual-GPU configurations.

But with their thermal design powers (TDPs) of 215W and 250W respectively, dual-GPU configurations of the cards would also call for some mean power supply. Xilence’s new XQ PSU does exactly this.

1200W of power supply ability, 12V rails, and a 135mm fan means the PSU can match the power-supply requirements of even the highest configurations. Moreover, the unit is 80Plus Gold certified, the highest possible rating for a PSU, with its 92 percent energy efficiency. This makes the Xilence XQ 1200W PSU an absolutely lean and mean machine.

To add to these impressive specifications, the XQ also features protection against under-voltage, short-circuit, over-voltage, and over-current. So users of high-level configurations can be relaxed about the safety of their costly systems.

With a suggested price of €249 and availability starting sometime in mid-April, the Xilience XQ 1200W PSU is one power supply unit that enthusiasts would definitely look forward to.

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18-03-2010, 17:13:20

Hey guys,

I just set up my X-fire 4890s, but I'm getting some high differences in temp from them.

The top one is 48 celsius @stock @100% fans
The bottom is 39/40 celsius @stock @100% fans

I understand that there is restricted air flow between them - there is only one PCI slot between my two PCIe 16x slots, so there is basically no space for air intake on the top card.

Am I being paranoid about 8/9 degrees? It makes a big difference when OC'ing, which is frustrating, but with these card it doesn't pose to big a deal.

{I will add some photos of the set up soon}

18-03-2010, 17:19:29


Also worth noting (perhaps) that one monitor - connected to top card.

(and in the photos - cable tidying - yes yes i know i know)

21-03-2010, 08:03:49

The top one will always be a little hotter matey as in 'normal' use thats the card that will be getting used, so dwai at all dude, it could even be down to the thermal paste aswell.

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