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Old 03-05-2013
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Antec VP450P 450-Watt Power Supply

Antec VP450P is a decent smps that offers better quality and incredible performance output on all type of systems. It can be a good entry level power supply for gaming pc also. The PSU is designed to give constant power source with great stability. Compared to traditional power supply it is more optimized with power output and unmatched advantage. The primary aspect of VP450P offers large fan to keep circuit cooler in terms of heavy usage and also on the same hand it emits no noise. It is an ideal choice for professional environment. Antec VP450P offers a surety to keep system hardware safe from various power failures. Active PFC (Power Factor Correction) provides more stability in power frequency. The circuit using it offers the right power requirement to maintain a constant flow of clean electricity.


Features:
  • 450W Continues Power Supply
  • 85% Power Efficiency to reduce electricity bills
  • Antec 2 Year warranty
  • 120mm high quality silence fan
  • Thermal Manager for advance voltage, heat and noise management
  • Circuit Shield that offers a complete pack of industrial level production
  • Heavy Duty Caps to maintain maximum stability
  • ErP Lot 6 Standard
Specification:
  • 450 watts of Continuous Power
  • ATX12V version 2.3 compliant
  • Dual +12V rails ensure greater system stability
  • EuP 2010 compliant assuring efficiency and low standby power consumption
  • 120mm fan delivers quiet, reliable cooling
  • Black exterior complements any system
  • Heavy-duty protection circuitry on all rails prevents damage from a variety of dangers: Over Current Protection (OCP). Over Voltage Protection (OVP). Short Circuit Protection (SCP). Over Power Protection (OPP)
  • Safety: cUL, FCC, CB, BSMI, Gost-R
  • Backed by a 2 year parts and labor warranty
  • Unit Dimensions: 86mm (H) x 150mm (W) x 140mm (D). 5.9" (H) x 5.9" (W) x 3.4" (D)
  • Box Dimensions: 4.3" (H) x 9.1" (W) x 6.7" (D). 110mm (H) x 230mm (W) x 170mm (D)
  • Weight: Net: 3.3 lbs; 1.5 kg. Gross: 4 lbs; 1.8 kg
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Re: Antec VP460P 450-Watt Power Supply

Antec VP450P offers a reasonable budget solution for those who love to have a decent power supply unit with mental satisfaction of security for the hardware from power risk. The feature also includes 85% maximum power efficiency in terms of other PSU in the market. The design consists of black PSU that makes it look more decent and there are no flashy effects on it. The design features ErP Lot 6 Standard that simply means that the PSU is capable to perform really well in tough conditions. The body of Antec VP450P is made up heavy and rugged metal enclosure. The 200mm fan lies in the lower part. A power button is added on the backside. All cables features a +12V Rail connectors to deliver a constant power ignoring fluctuation. Ample of system hardware is damaged by access current. Antec VP450P is a well designed and organized PSU that features a high power frequency transformer that maintain the flow of clean electricity and 820uF capacitors to provide constant power.


VP450P also features a smart thermal management technology that allows the internal circuit to perform better. There is hardly any model available in the market that features an appropriate heat management circuit which is the primary cause of PSU failure. Due to which the PSU is capable of maintaining more than 80% of power efficiency. Being an entry level PSU it offers you ample of connectors for a regular or a mid range gaming pc. It has a single 24pin motherboard connector, three 4pin connectors, single 6 pin connector, four SATA and four MOLEX connector along with a floppy connector. This power supply has a monitoring circuit that manages under voltage protection. The Circuit Shield technology used consists of a package of industrial grade protection. That consists of Over Current Protection, Over Voltage Protection, Short Circuit Protection, Over Power Protection and Over Temperature Protection.


Conclusion:

The cost of Antec VP450P in market is around Rs.3300. The PSU is truly a value for money product. It does not go over budget in terms of performance and features offered. Industrial grade design and 85% power efficiency makes the PSU an ideal choice for office and home pc. It is an Active PFC power supply unit. +12V rails manages appropriate current protection. But if your system has SLi or Crossfire GPU then you will need to skip this PSU and go for a bit higher models. It is a kind of high end entry solution for regular pc. Along with great features the super cool fan does not annoy you much at the time of usage.

Pros:
  • Circuit Shield
  • Active PFC
  • Quite FAN
  • Thermal Management
Cons:
  • Not for Pc with Multiple GPU
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