Chieftec Prepares Nitro 88+ Series Modular Power Supplies

premiumgfx - April 1, 2011 12:07AM in Power Supplies

Chieftec is preparing its newest line of power supplies, the Nitro 88 series. The Nitro 88 series power supplies are targeted at gamers, featuring a modular design for easy cable management. All models in the series are 80 PLUS Silver certified, meaning that they offer at least 85% efficiency at 100% and 20% load, and 88% efficiency at 50% load. Other features across the series include ATX 12V 2.3 support, active PFC and a MTBF of 100,000 hours. A 140mm PWM cooling fan is also included. The Nitro 88+ series of power supplies will consist of 650W, 750W, 850W and 1000W models to cater for varying gaming systems. All models can be pre-ordered now and will retail between US$158 (€112.05) for the 650W variant and $US280 (€198.97) for the top-end 100W model.