Be Quiet is company originating from Germany and for the past several years has been creating computer related products for enthusiasts. The company offers a very long list of products, yet their primary focus lies on high quality and silent power supply units. It is a power supply unit that we will put to the test today, the 580W version of the highly popular Straight Power E9 CM series.

Be Quiet is company originating from Germany and for the past several years has been creating computer related products for enthusiasts. The company offers a very long list of products, yet their primary focus lies on high quality and silent power supply units. It is a power supply unit that we will put to the test today, the 580W version of the highly popular Straight Power E9 CM series.

 

Manufacturer features and specifications

·         Extremely quiet operation thanks to SilentWings Technology

·         Extremely efficient and economical operation – 80PLUS Gold certification for top efficiency of up to 93%.

·         ErP ready. Stand-by energy consumption <0.3W.

·         Active clamp + SR technology for highly efficient and stable operation.

·         Four independent 12V rails.

·         Modular cable management system with numerous connection options.

·         Maximum protection of components (OCP, OVP, UVP, OPP, OTP and SCP).

·         5 years manufacturer‘s warranty.

Continuous power (W)

580

Peak power 500 ms (W)

650

Form factor ATX 12V

ATX12V Version 2.31

Form factor EPS 12V

EPS12V Version 2.92

Modular cable management

Yes

Special technology

Active Clamp + SR

Voltage (Vac)

100 – 240

Frequency (Hz)

50 – 60

Input current (A)

8 – 5

PFC

Active

PF Power factor at 100% load

0.99

Compliant to Intel C6 mode

Yes

Power consumption in standby (W)

<0.3

Average life time (h / 25°C)

300.000

Operating temperature (up to – °C)

40°C