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XigmaTek NRP-PC702 Power Supply Review

Rating: 8.5.

Earlier this year Xigmatek released a couple of power supplies which didn't receive much coverage, but we really liked the whole ‘eco friendly' approach they were focusing on, heck they even shipped the unit in a box made from recycled materials.

They have four supplies in this range, The PC402, PC502, PC602 and PC702; with the first number in the product name signifying the power output. The PC702 we are looking at today is therefore a 700W model, the highest in this particular range. These models are marketed at the everyday enthusiast with a high value element to ensure they are easily affordable – The PC702 for instance is only £70 in the UK right now. We need to balance out our test units as we have, to this point, focused primarily on expensive, high end power supplies.

The Xigmatek NRP-PC702 Power Supply is 80 PLUS Bronze certified which means it has to have an efficiency rating of 85 percent or greater when under 50 percent load.

A full list of specifications is available here

Product Overview

  • Real and stable 700W output
  • High efficiency over 85%
  • Compliant with ATX12V Ver.2.3
  • DC quality with low ripple noise
  • 0.99 Active PFC rate
  • Japanese 105°C Main Capacitor
  • 140mm silent cooling fan
  • Smart thermal fan control
  • All DC cables with mesh sleeve
  • PCIe graphic card connector support , supports high-end graphic card with PCIe 6/8pin connector.

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  1. nice internal design very clean in layout composition

  2. Most boring looking power supply ever, but lets be honest chaps who the hell ever looks at them anyway 🙂 one installed, thats it until they fail as far as im concerned 🙂

  3. a guy in work has this PSU, its very good. he powers a high end intel 5850 based system and it runs well.

  4. whats an intel 5850, a new CPU?

  5. No i meant an intel based system with HD5850s in crossfire.

  6. for under 70 pounds this is hard to find fault with really. many 700-800w psus are almost twice this price. bit of a bargain find.

  7. May I make a suggestion? Would it be possible, in future PSU reviews, to make at least some mention of the length of the cables, obviously it would be preferable for these measurements to be more specific and scientific.
    I think that cable lengths are an important consideration when buying a PSU, obviously not as important as getting a good one, but still a useful bit of information to have.
    Thanks for the otherwise, very useful power supply reviews.