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    Ultra X-Finity 500W and 600W with FlexForce cables
    Author: JonnyGuru
    Date Posted:22/08/2005 14:20.12
    SLRating: (500W) SLRating: 9.5/10
    SLRating: (600W) SLRating: 9/10
    Bottom Line: X-Finity was always a capable power supply at a fair price, JonnyGuru reviewed the 500W and 600W with FlexForce cables, they both faired well and one almost got 10 out of 10, read on to find out which one .....

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    Introducing FlexForce Cables

    FlexForce cables are designed to be easily routed and hidden within your case. Not that traditional cables were hard to hide underneath motherboards and behind drives, but with FlexForce you can easily route the cables without worrying about stragglers or the mass-quantity of zip-ties needed to bundle the wire's you're routing. Also, the FlexForce design eliminates the need for sleeving.

    These are FlexForce cables. Flat, sleek and UV reactive.

    Ultra claims that the design allows air to to travel 30% more effectively with FlexForce cables than with conventional cables. Of course, if you hide ALL of the cables, you're improving air flow 100%, right?

    Finally! A native 24-pin connector. The last four pins peel off for 20-pin users.

    The cables also just plain look good. They have a shiny "titanium" finish and are UV reactive.

    I said UV reactive, right?

    The new X-Finity not only gets an improvement in the way the cables look. Ultra also makes improvements in the cable category by giving us more connectors. This year, Ultra provides us with four SATA connectors, two PCI express connectors, a 24-pin ATX connector, even an 8-pin EPS connector for server board users.

    Type of connector:
    X-Finity FlexForce 500W
    X-Finity FlexForce 600W
    ATX connector
    2 x 2 12V connectors
    2 x 3 PCIe
    8-pin Xeon/EPS connector
    6-pin Xeon/AUX connector
    5.25" Drive connectors
    3.5" Drive connectors
    SATA Drive power connectors
    Fan only connectors (thermostatically controlled 12V only)
    *Four of the pins on the ATX connector can be snapped off for legacy ATX applications.

    So, enough of the cables. What else changed with this year's version of the X-Finity?

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    1. Introduction
    2. FlexForce Cables
    3. Power Output
    4. Inside the X-Finity
    5. Testing Methodology Results
    6. Analysis of Results
    7. Conclusion

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