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Hiper HPU-5B880-PE Power Supply

A good choice for a powerful gaming rig.

September 15, 2008



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The maker states the following specifications:



From specifications point of view, PSU marking is adequate for a 880W PSU.


Model name Max. current, A Max. power, W
3.3V 5V 12V1 12V2 12V3 12V4 3.3&5V 12V Total
ATX12V ver. 2.3 180W 13 14 10 - - - 80 120 175
ATX12V ver. 2.3 220W 13 14 14 - - - 80 168 215
ATX12V ver. 2.3 270W 19 15 17 - - - 97 204 265
ATX12V ver. 2.3 300W 21 15 11 8 - - 103 216 295
ATX12V ver. 2.3 350W 21 15 11 14 - - 103 264 345
ATX12V ver. 2.3 400W 24 15 17 14 - - 120 300 395
ATX12V ver. 2.3 450W 24 15 17 16 - - 120 360 445
Hiper HPU-5B880-PE 30 30 18 18 30 30 180 768 860

The length of PSU cables is as follows:

  • ATX power -- 60 cm;
  • CPU socket, 8-pin SSI -- 60 cm;
  • ATX12V -- 60 cm;
  • PCI-E 2.0 VGA Power Connector -- 45 cm, 5 cm to the PCI-E 1.0 VGA Power Connector;
  • PCI-E 2.0 VGA Power Connector -- 55 cm, 5 cm to the PCI-E 1.0 VGA Power Connector;
  • 2 x SATA Power Connector -- 50 cm, 15 cm to the second connector;
  • Peripheral Connector (molex) -- 35 cm;
  • Peripheral Connector (molex) -- 45 cm;
  • Peripheral Connector (molex) -- 65 cm;
  • 4 x Peripheral Connector (molex) -- 15 cm;
  • 2 x adapter from Peripheral Connector (molex) to 4-pin Floppy Drive Connector -- 15 cm;
  • 2 x adapter from PCI-E 2.0 VGA Power Connector to PCI-E 1.0 VGA Power Connector -- 5 cm;
  • 10-pin internal USB -- 60 cm.

Connector Amount available via adapters
24-pin Main Power Connector 1 non-demountable
4-pin 12V Power Connector 1
8-pin SSI Processor Connector 1
6-pin PCI-E 1.0 VGA Power Connector 2 (4)
8-pin PCI-E 2.0 VGA Power Connector 2
4-pin Peripheral Connector 3 (7)
15-pin Serial ATA Connector 4
4-pin Floppy Drive Connector (2)

All non-detachable cables are covered by black nylon mesh. The detachable cables are ribbon. Molex peripheral connectors are self-releasing (ergonomic).



The amount of connectors and cable length is more than enough for any machine, and even excessive for a typical PC. Most likely, it's intended for high-end gaming rigs featuring two dual-GPU graphics cards.








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