Seasonic Announces Snow Silent Fluid Dynamic Bearing PSUs

Computer customization is something that has been around for a long time. I remember the first time I witnessed a modded computer for the first time over 15 years ago. Since then, an entire industry has cropped up around computer customization, and a growing trend within that niche market is the use of white components. Asus has a white PCB motherboard. Galaxy has a white PCB graphics card. You can even get white water cooling components.

Now, Seasonic has a limited edition white power supply, and it's not just flash either. The Snow Silent 750 features fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) fans, which offer longer lifespan than traditional bearing fans and should operate at a much quieter volume level.

Further enhancing its silent nature, Snow Silent 750 includes a Fanless Mode, which keeps the fans off until the PSU reaches 50 percent load. An interesting feature called the Hysteresis Zone, between 40 and 50 percent load, which optimizes how often the fan switches on and off. The Hysteresis Zone is said to help reduce both noise and power loss when switching from Fanless to Silent Mode.

The Snow Silent 750 is an 80+ Platinum rated power supply with 62 amps on the 12V rail, delivering 750 watts. The unit has a fully modular cable setup, which has five 4-pin peripheral cables, ten Sata 3 (6 Gbps) connectors, and four 8/6 PCIe plugs.

If 750 watts isn't enough for your build, Seasonic also has a Snow Silent 1050W. This larger PSU has a much more potent 87 amps on the 12V rail, providing enough juice to power even more graphics cards. It includes an additional four PCIe plugs and four more SATA connectors. Seasonic has also been kind enough to include a seven year warranty for its Snow Silent PSUs, showing that the company stands behind its products.

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 Kevin Carbotte is a contributing writer for Tom's Hardware who primarily covers VR and AR hardware. He has been writing for us for more than four years. 

  • JQB45
    Its pretty, but there is not enough white parts in general.
  • DookieDraws
    That looks very nice, indeed! I am currently running a 660W Platinum Seasonic PSU, which also came with a 7-year warranty. I won't use anything but a Seasonic PSU in my builds!
  • draphius
    im still not sold on the longer lifespan of fluid dynamic bearings. ive had more of them fail then any other type of fan ive owned over the years. when they fail they also spray alot of oil all over the place which requires a full cleaning of the entire system.
  • DarkSable
    I wish Seasonic would put out some competition to Silversone in the SFF market.

    A SFX-L 550w power supply with platinum efficiency and the Histeresis Zone would sell very, very well.
  • Shankovich
    Oh nice. Sounds like direct competition to the Corsair HXi and HX series
  • QSV
    Magnet bearing or GTFO. Im not buying conventional bearing anymore, they just fail very fast or are noisy from the start.
  • JackNaylorPE
    Read the title and expected a whole line in addition to the venerable 1050 model. As far as the platinum, I couldn't give a hoot, but any PSU that gets a 10.0 in Build Quality and10.0 in Performance from jonnyguru will get my attention.

    I had suggested the 1050 snow for my son's white build as a joke .... he only needed a 750 and ya can't see the PSU under the PSU shroud that comes with the case ... he wound up getting the 1000 watt G2 as it was cheaper ($85) that day than the 750 watter. This will be disappointing for him as the fan in the G2 is the loudest thing in his build.
  • Dark Lord of Tech
    This appeared on Newegg a few months back , nice for a theme build.
  • whassup
    I don't care much in terms of looks but Seasonic is one of the highest quality PSU makers available at the moment. With PSU's like these you can power 2 generation PCs easily. 7 year warranty means Seasonic is confident in its PSU hardware.
  • saneej
    Welcome back AMD. Expecting to be shining as 2003-2006 period. Intel will follow by copying the same.That is another history.