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Enermax Triathlor FC 700w Review

Rating: 9.0.

Enermax have experienced great success with their Mod82+ series of power supplies over the years. Today we are looking at a model in their latest range, the Triathlor FC. The Traithlor FC 700W is the highest rated supply in the new range, a modular design featuring 80 Plus Bronze Certification and ErP Lot 6 2013 ready compliance.

I have to admit, the ‘Triathlor’ naming threw me for a minute when I was initially offered a sample for review. Someone in the company was obviously watching the London Olympics and wanted to suggestively associate their new power supply range with the multiple-stage sporting event.

As far as power supply naming goes, it’s certainly corny, but the company are clearly focusing on the durability of the design.

Product overview:

  • 80 PLUS® Bronze
    84 to 88 percent efficiency at 230V and 20 to 100 percent load. 80 PLUS® Bronze certified.
  • ErP Lot 6 2013 ready!
    Help systems to meet the latest EU eco-design directive ErP Lot 6 2013 (< 0.5W in standby mode*) due to an improved, high-efficient 5V standby (+5Vsb) circuitry.
  • DC-to-DC Design
    The secondary voltages (+5V and +3.3V) are generated by the primary voltage rails (+12V). Positive effect: Higher efficiency, clean output voltages (low ripple & noise) and a perfect voltage regulation at all loads.
  • Full GPU & CPU Power
    Massive 12V rails to power high-performance processors and graphics cards. More than 98 percent of the total power of the PSU can be delivered by the key rails only.
  • Multi-Rail Design
    Safe power supply thanks to two rock stable 12V rails, each with separated over current protection (OCP).
  • Zero Load Design
    Stable voltage output even at 0W load. In this way, Triathlor supports the energy-saving functions of modern CPU and graphics cards (C6 State/Hybrid Mode) and prevents compatibility issues.
  • T.B.Silence inside!
    Smooth running 12cm T.B.Silence fan with patented Twister bearing (100,000 hours MTBF) and powerful Batwing blades for very effective and silent cooling.
  • Future ready and flexible
    All-round modular cable management. 10/12P sockets for possible connector changes of upcoming high-performance CPU and graphics card generations.
  • SpeedGuard
    Ultra silent and powerful cooling performance due to the advanced and intelligent fuzzy logic fan speed control with virtually inaudible 500 or 900 RPM between 0 and 50 percent load.
  • AirGuard
    Patented air-intake with optimal aero-dynamical design reduces noisy air turbulences.
  • SafeGuard
    Leading Enermax protection circuitry of OCP, OVP, UVP DC, OPP, OTP, SCP & SIP.

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