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Seasonic S12 330W

David Lin

Published on 18 April 2005
Written by David Lin
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The name Seasonic is one that is unknown to many in the hardware enthusiast community. However, veterans with more experience and knowledge will not only recognize the name, but would also agree that Seasonic manufactures some of the best power supplies in the market. They are known for their stability, high-efficiency and low noise. Does their new S12 330W uphold this reputation?

Features:

· Dual +12V Outputs
· External Fan Control Output
· 120mm Cyclone Cooling Fan
· Patented Easy Swap Connector
· All-in-one Connector Design
· 150W PCI Express Graphics ready
· Super High Efficiency
· Active Power Factor Correction
· Smart & Silent Fan Control
· Ultra Ventilation
· Smart & Silent Fan Control
· Universal Free Input
· Forward Converter
· Cable Management Kit
· 3-Year Warranty

The S12 Series, new for Q1 2005, conforms fully to Intel's ATX12V, Revision 2.0 PSU Design Guideline. The S12 supports the latest P4 Prescott and Athlon 64/64 FX processors, as well as PCI Express and Serial ATA. The new series adds many more features and capabilities to the existing Super Tornado line, including a new top model boasting 600W output. Up to 150W is provided on the 6-pin PCI Express Graphics output on the 500W and 600W models. The S12 takes Seasonic's industry leadership to new heights of technological superiority. All S12 Series power supplies share the common features detailed here. They differ mainly in rated power output capacity: 330, 380, 430, 500 and 600 watts. The same top notch quality and superior design is found in each and every S12 model. They are all backed by Seasonic's industry-leading 3-year warranty.

Contents:

Included in the package were the following:

· 4 mounting screws
· Split cable for connecting fans with 3-pin connectors
· 24-pin to 20-pin adapter
· “Dr. Cable” cable management system that includes a split tube, cable mounts, and cable ties.
· User Manual
· Seasonic S12 330W Power Supply

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