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Thermaltake Litepower 450Watt Power Supply Review


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Introduction


Today in the Ninjalane labs we will be reviewing the new Thermaltake Litepower 450watt WO293 PSU. As most of you know Thermaltake has several levels of consumer power supplies and the level targeted at the Entry level consumer is the Litepower.  These PSUs are less expensive than the higher end modules, feature considerably less power, and are perfect for those looking to replace an existing PSU or add more power to an existing build.
The TT Litepower 450 is rated at an impressive 85% efficiency and proudly displays the 80+ label to reaffirm its quality construction.  The PSU features a single 120mm fan, Supports dual and quad core systems on both Intel and AMD platforms and is ATX 12V 2.3 compliant.
Inside the box you will find the TT Litepower 450 tightly fitted to avoid damage and comes bubble wrapped for protection.  The non-modular cables come neatly bundled with a re-usable Velcro strap.

The accessory package is slim consisting of just the screws and a manual but for a PSU of this caliber you do not need much more.

See below or consult the Thermaltake website for a complete list of specs related to the Litepower 450W PSU.
Litepower 450 Specs
  • Stable450W continuous output.
  • Intel ATX 12V 2.3 Compatible
  • Dual +12V output circuit provides outstanding steady output for system (combined loading of 34A).
  • Universal AC input 100~240V automatically scans and detects the correct voltage for different country.
  • Compatible with latest PCI-Express and Dual Core & Quad Core CPU configuration.
  • Active PFC (PF>0.99).
  • High efficiency (85% @ 100V & 240V input).
  • High reliability: MTBF>100,000 hours.
  • Protections: Over Current, Over Voltage, and Short-Circuit protection.
  • Safety / EMI Approvals: UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC, TUV, GOST and BSMI certified.
  • PlusOne