PSU Review   Be Quiet Straight Power E8 CM 680W

Be-Quiet is a company based in Germany which for the past few years has been creating computer related products for enthusiasts. The company has a long list of products but their primary focus lies on high quality and silent power supply units. Today we bring you our first review of a Be-Quiet product in VR-Zone, the Straight Power CM 680W power supply. The Straight Power series is the middle range of Be-Quiet power supplies and the CM stands for “Cable management”, meaning that this is a modular unit. 

Be-Quiet is a company based in Germany which for the past few years has been creating computer related products for enthusiasts. The company has a long list of products but their primary focus lies on high quality and silent power supply units. Today we bring you our first review of a Be-Quiet product in VR-Zone, the Straight Power CM 680W power supply. The Straight Power series is the middle range of Be-Quiet power supplies and the CM stands for “Cable management”, meaning that this is a modular unit.

 

Manufacturer features and specifications

 

  • For multi-GPU systems
  • Cable management
  • Extremely quiet running
  • Very high efficiency (80PLUS Silver)
  • Very reliable and stable operation by 4x12V rails

 

Continuous power (W)

680

Peak power 500 ms (W)

750

Form factor ATX 12V

ATX12V Version 2.3

Form factor EPS 12V

EPS12V Version 2.92

Modular cable management

?

Special technology

DC/DC

Voltage (Vac)

100 – 240

Frequency (Hz)

50 – 60

Input current (A)

10 – 5

PFC, active

?

PF Power factor at 100% load

0.99

Compliant to Intel C6 mode

?

Power consumption in standby (W)

<0.3

Average life time (h / 25°C)

100.000

Operating temperature (°C)

0-40°C