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    ePower PCMCIS Fanless 450 LION
    Author: JonnyGuru
    Date Posted:01/05/2005 13:34.10
    SLRating: SLRating: 8.5/10
    Bottom Line: This power supply does what it's supposed to do although it's a shame it's not more efficient. All and all, it's a really nice unit. And at $150 it is expensive, but delivers on performance and minimal noise.

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    Introduction

    This review is one of a series of PSU reviews, if you have not read any of the others you can read all about the test set up and methodology below.
    1. Testing Overview
    2. Wattage
    3. Parameters
    4. Methodology

    And now... ON TO THE POWER SUPPLY TESTING!

    ePower/PCMCIS Fanless 450 LION

    ePower Technologies is an importer of Topower power supplies, as well as cases and accessories.  PCMCIS gets credited in the title of this review because they've slapped their sticker all over the product and product packaging.  PCMCIS is a distributor for ePower product.  A point of contact for VAR's, if you will. According to ePower's website, product is also available from MA*Labs and Amax, but it seems that the largest selection of product is in fact available from PCMCIS, probably because the ePower brand is pretty much all they sell.

    This is a review of the Fanless 450 LION.  Although this power supply may prove to be quite the "lion," it's hardly fanless.  But I think the term is used loosely as anyone can see the 80MM fan at one end of the power supply.  One would certainly think the power supply is fanless when one plugs it in and turns it on.  The fan doesn't spin!  And quite honestly, neither does any of the fans hooked up to the fan controllers either!  The only noise coming from the PC comes from the hard drives and the CPU fan (if applicable.)  Not bad.



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    4. Conclusions

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