Antec recently launched three new PSU’s in Indian market – Antec BS350 Watts PSU, Antec BS 450 and Antec VP 500 watts PSU. All three PSU are aimed at Home PC Segment and offer good build quality along with affordable power supply solution. The power supply is priced around Rs. 2499 in the Indian market.
What is a PSU required for – A power supply converts mains AC to low-voltage regulated DC power for the internal components of a computer. Several direct-current voltages are required, and they must be regulated with some accuracy to provide stable operation of the computer.
The Antec 450 Watts PSU has 75% efficiency 1 x 6-pin PCI – E + 1 x 8(6+2)-pin PCI – E power connector to use it with a graphics card. If you are looking for building a Entry Level Gaming PC with a budget of Rs. 20,000 to 35,000 you can look at purchasing the Antec BP 450PS power supply to offer good stable power to your PC.
Stable wattage is necessary more in regions where the power is fluctuating or randomly cut off. A good PSU can protect the motherboard and other PC parts from getting damaged due to power fluctuations.
Even if you are building a low cost Gaming PC or Home PC, I would always recommend you to buy a Good PSU, as the investment in a good PSU ensures that your PC runs longer and for more years, without failure.
Here is Antec BP 450PS Power Supply – Thanks to Antec for sharing the review unit with Candytech.
Design – The Power supply has a neat design with black finish which can go along with most cabinets and looks well built.
It comes with a 120 mm FAN which ensures adequate air flow and cooling of the power supply.
Review Antec BP 450PS PC Power Supply
The Power connector can be plugged at the rear 3 pin input for providing stable wattage to the system. The On/OFF switch is there to ensure you can turn off the main PC power from the back of power supply.
Which Graphics cards and Processors You can use with the Antec BS 450
Nvidia – Nvidia GT 610 , GT 620 , GT 630 , GT 720 and GT 730, GT 640 and GT 740 and GTX 750 are ideal to run with this PSU.
AMD – AMD R5 230, AMD R7 240 , AMD R7 250 , AMD 5450
Processors – AMD 4130 , AMD 6300 and lower processors , AMD 7850 , Intel 4th Gen Core i3 and Core i5 non K series processors. K Series can also work well with above mentioned graphics cards.
Technical Specifications – The Power Supply Comparison table with the Antec BS 350 , BS450 and VP 500
|Technical Specifications||Antec BP 350||Antec BP 450||Antec VP 500|
|Continuous Power||300W||450 W||500W|
|Circuit Shield TM||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Connectors||1 x 6-pin PCI||1 x 6-pin PCI – E + 1 x 8(6+2)-pin PCI – E||2 x 8(6+2)-pin PCI – E|
|Heavy Duty Caps||Yes||Yes||Yes|
The Antec PSU comes with 2 years of warranty. The dual + 12V rail provides stable power and also has the Antec’s Circuit Shield Protection which gives protection against over and under voltage to the PC builders, gives complete peace of mind to the users.
Mr Kevan Li, Business Head – Indian Subcontinent & MEA,Antec Inc., said, “The demand for Reliability, Performance and Energy Saving has been increasing for the PC due to constant upgrade in PC hardware and software and increasing electricity costs. The BP and VP series that ensure ‘REAL and CONTINUOUS Power’ with high efficiency to save electricity bills will be a perfect choice to meet these high expectations, yet at very affordable and Value for money price points.
About Antec – Antc was established way back in 1986, and is headquartered in Fremont, California, with additional offices in The Netherlands, Germany, China and Taiwan.It has been the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets. A reliable brand with good pricing strategy.
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