be quiet! Pure Power 10 600W PSU Review

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Protection Features

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Protection Features
OCP12V1: 37.6A (117.5%) 12V2: 37.4A (133.6%) 5V: 29.4A (163.3%) 3.3V: 31A (124%) 5VSB: 5.8A (193.3%)
OPP705.652W (117.61%)
OTP✓ (135°C @ Secondary side)
SCP12V: ✓ 5V: ✓ 3.3V: ✓ 5VSB: ✓ -12V: ✓
PWR_OKNot accurate
SIPSurge: - Inrush: NTC thermistor

OCP on both +12V rails is set very close, as you can see. The minor rails have high OCP triggering points; these don't create any problems, even under extreme conditions. We would, however, like to see a lower OCP activation point at 5VSB.

OPP is configured properly, while there is SCP on all rails.

Unfortunately, there is no surge protection, since we didn't find a MOV or a TVS diode in the transient filter. Moreover, the power-good signal is not accurate.

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Contributing Editor

Aris Mpitziopoulos is a Contributing Editor at Tom's Hardware US, covering PSUs.

  • sunny420
    This one looks like a pass. Much better units out there. Too bad, I wish the best for BeQuiet!
    Another review:
    For not too many $ more you can get a Seasonic G series.
    With quality components-better design-better performance,
    and to top it off a longer warranty................................

    Avoid these low end PSU's......................