be quiet! announces the new SFX Power 2 and TFX Power 2 power supplies, which are suited for compact systems because of the optimized technology based on two strong 12-volt-rails. The manufacturer sets great value upon a high efficiency: The TFX Power 2 reaches up to 91 percent, which conforms the 80PLUS Gold standard. In addition be quiet! significantly improved the cooling performance compared to the successful predecessor models.
The latest power supplies from be quiet! conform the space-saving SFX and TFX format and provide power for high-performance systems. Despite the small dimensions, the SFX Power 2 and TFX Power 2 models are equipped with sleeved cables in a length of 35 to 50 (SFX) or to 65 centimeters (TFX) and with more than enough ports to power a modern Mini-ITX system. This includes the implementation of a graphics card, due to the fact, that compact power supplies from be quiet! have a 6+2 pin PCIe connector (6 pin via Adapter for TFX) - natively or via adapter. With this features it is an easy job to build a potent Haswell-based Mini-PC with dedicated GPU.
Both PSU series are characterized by a particularly high efficiency, which is up to 89 percent and therefore conforms the 80PLUS Bronze standard. A second special version of the TFX Power 2 reaches up to 91 percent and is 80PLUS Gold certified. Thanks to the high efficiency, be quiet! is able to realize an extremely silent and effective cooling, which is ensured by a temperature-controlled 80 millimeter fan.
As the SFX Power 2 and TFX Power 2 models rely on a stable 12-volt dual-rail design, a graphics adapter can complete the system configuration. Therefore these power supplies are a great choice for office- and web-clients, but are just as well suitable for demanding application such as HTPCs with gaming suitability.
The new small form factor power supplies from be quiet! are equipped with all major safety standards such as OCP, OVP, UVP, SCP and OPP. They also support the C6 and C7 stand-by modes for the latest generation of Intel processors. In addition, TFX Power 2 and SFX Power 2 fulfill the newest European regulations ErP 2014.
The TXF Power 2 is available in two versions: with 80PLUS Bronze or Gold certificate and an output of 300 watts each. The suggested retail price incl. VAT is 55 respectively 67 Euro. Interested buyers are able to choose between two models of the SFX Power 2 series: the 300 watt version which costs 55 Euro, while the 400 watt model will be offered for a price of 67 Euro. SFX Power 2 and TFX Power 2 are now available on the European market.