Nexus 430w Compact Quiet Power Supply
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This power supply has been tested and certified by to have a maximum noise level of only 19 dBA at full load! It is the quietest PSU that SPCR has reviewed.
The Nexus Compact 430 is a 430 Watt power supply, with more than 80% efficiency, sleeved cables and an ultra compact design; it is a perfect solution for a quiet PC.
The Nexus Compact 430 PSU is an ATX form factor quiet power supply and it will fit in any ATX form factor computer case. Nexus made the VALUE 430 a bit shorter then regular ATX power supplies. The smaller size results in more space inside your PC for more/better airlflow.
The Nexus 430w Quiet Power Supply has a lenght of just 12.5cm. Compared to regular ATX power supplies, that is 1.5cm shorter and 4 to 5.5cm shorter then modular power supplies.
Nexus Compact 430 is a great, smaller PSU!
By carefully selecting each and every component Nexus aims to create the best possible mix of components to make their power supplies as silent as possible. Carefully balance performance and noise level get the best of both worlds. Nexus is confident that their power supplies are leading the market when it comes to solid performance at the lowest possible noise level.
Nexus tests the noise level of the power supplies in an ISO certified chamber. This chamber is the industry's standard for noise tests and the background noise in such a chamber is a little over 15dB(A). Any product producing lesser noise then 15dB(A) cannot be measured. The below graph shows our measurements at different loads.
The Compact 430 Quiet Power Supply is guaranteed to provide you with over 80% efficiency at all loads. As shown in the graph below, the efficiency level reaches sometimes as high as 85%. Less waste means less heat and better conditions in your quiet PC system...and a lower electric bill.
In standby conditions without load the power supply consumes:
at 230V/AC - below1W
at 115V/AC - approx 0.5W
Nexus power supplies are designed to provide your PC stable and efficient power to guarantee perfect PC performance. Yet Nexus has set everything to work to make these power supplies the quietest in the market. By using high quality components and performing a 100% burn-in and functionality test, these power supplies are guaranteed to comply with our high standards. So we are proud to be able to say that Nexus power supplies have the lowest defective rate and are amongst the most reliable power supplies in the market.
All cables of this quiet power supply have been sleeved with a black mesh for a nice clean and tidy look and operation.
Power factor Correction (PFC) allows the power distribution system to operate at maximum efficiency. This does not so much influence your electricity bill but it will reduce energy consumption at the side of the power provider so it is contributing to using tour planets resources better and more carful. Active PFC is technically more complex then passive PFC and better matches the overall high quality standard of this Nexus power supply.
This power supply can be used on 115VAC and 230VAC input power. Selection is automatically made, so no voltage selection has to be set. Just plug and go.
The 430watt compact quiet power supply has been created as eco-friendly as possible without compromising quality, silence and reliability.
Packaging — the box is made of unbleached recycled paper. Lesser paint is used for the printing as the box has only 2 colors instead of a fully covering full color printing.
Power supply - the power supply has a zinc chassis, which is lesser harmful to the environment in comparison to painted chassis or shiny nickel painted chassis. Furthermore, this power supply has an 80% and higher efficiency level to minimize energy loss.
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