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Enermax Expands Modu87+ PSU Series With 800W, 900W Models

Sharkoon Silent Eagle 140mm Fan Is 12.4dBA Quiet

Microsoft Announces Pricing for Kinect, New Xbox 360 4GB Console



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Enermax Expands Modu87+ PSU Series With 800W, 900W Models

Enermax added the 800W model, and will add the 900W model next week, to its Modu87+ series of 80 PLUS Gold power supply units.

Encased into powder-coated bodies, the modular models feature four 12V rails, Dynamic Hybrid Transformer Topology and 13.9cm Twister Bearing fans.



Features in brief:

  • 80 PLUS GOLD certification: 87% to 93% efficiency at 230V and 20% to 100% load.
  • Dynamic Hybrid Transformer Topology
  • Intel ATX12V v2.3
  • Up to four high-performance and massive 12V rails, extremely low ripple noise
  • Modular design: 10/12P sockets
  • C6 & Hybrid Support: Supports energy saving modes of current and future CPU & GPU generations (C6 & Hybrid Mode) due to ZERO LOAD Design (no minimum load)
  • Fit4Server: SSI PSDG 2009 Support for latest Intel and AMD processors. Downward compatible with SSI PSDG 2008 1.0, EPS12V 2.92, 2.91 and 2.8
  • Integrated 13.9cm fan with the patented Twister Bearing Technology, 100,000 hours MTBF
  • SpeedGuard Fan Control: 700-1.800rpm in Modu87+ 800/900W models
  • HeatGuard: Keeping PSU fan running for 30-60 seconds after shutdown to dissipate remaining system heat
  • Hybrid Capacitor Array: A capacitor array of heavy-duty solid state capacitors and Japanese electrolytic capacitors
  • SafeGuard: Octuple protection circuitry of OCP, OVP, AC UVP, DC UVP, OPP, OTP, SCP & SIP
  • Non-stop @ 50C: Industrial class performance at 50C ambient temperature
  • 100-240V AC input with automatic adjustment and up to 99% active PFC
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 86mm x 175mm
  • 5-year warranty

Source: Enermax


Sharkoon Silent Eagle 140mm Fan Is 12.4dBA Quiet

Sharkoon expanded its Silent Eagle series with a new 140mm fan, Sharkoon Silent Eagle 800, that has golf-ball-textured blades. The company claims that it helps combine high performance with low noise level.



At 800rpm the fan moves 93.85 m³ of air per hour, making just 12.4dBA noise. The rated voltage is 12V, the consumption current is 0.1A, the weight is 162g. The fan comes with a 3/4-pin power adapter as well as four screws and rubber bolts.

Sharkoon Silent Eagle 800 is already available for EUR 13.

Source: Sharkoon


Microsoft Announces Pricing for Kinect, New Xbox 360 4GB Console

Microsoft announced that the all-new Xbox 360 4GB console, the Kinect sensor and Kinect Adventures packaged together will cost $299.99 (U.S. ERP).



With Kinect Adventures players will make their way through 20 adventures, navigating roaring rapids and ducking and dodging through mountain-top obstacle courses and other exotic locations -- no controller, wand or balance board required. In addition, existing Xbox 360 console owners can purchase the Kinect sensor with Kinect Adventures for $149.99 (U.S. ERP). The sensor, which should work with any Xbox 360 console, is able to track your full body movements and respond to your voice.

In addition, the new Xbox 360 4GB console, which begins shipping on August 3 in the U.S., will be available for $199.99 (U.S. ERP). It has Wi-Fi N capabilities, 4GB of flash memory, touch-sensitive buttons and a black matte finish.

More than 15 games should be available at launch, including Kinectimals, Kinect Sports, Kinect Joy Ride and MTV Games' and Harmonix's Dance Central. These games will retail for $49.99 (U.S. ERP). In addition to games, Kinect will take care of your movies, TV programs, music and live sports from ESPN. You will be able to begin watching a movie by simply saying, "Xbox, play." You'll also be able to browse music playlists by waving your hand.

Starting today, select retailers are taking pre-orders for the Xbox 360 Kinect Console Bundle at $299.99 (U.S. ERP) and Kinect for Xbox 360 at $149.99 (U.S. ERP). Those who pre-order Kinect or the Xbox 360 Kinect Console Bundle today should receive a token to download three exclusive game levels for Kinect Adventures at launch.

Source: Microsoft


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