be quiet! Straight Power E9 700W Review
Published by Lukas Mühle on 09.12.13 (26955 reads)
With the Straight Power E9 700W, be quite! has yet another 80 Plus Gold certified power supply in its portfolio. This unit features non modular cable management, which means you'll have all wired in the rig, always. Other than that this PSU is based on a design from FSP and regarding price: be quiet! asks 140 US-Dollar for this unit.
The be quiet! Straight Power E9 700W is packed in a rather simple box, which is pretty much what you get with most, if not all, PSUs in this price range. It shows all the usually specifications and features while gives enough protection to the PSU wrapped inside the bubble-wrap and additionally protected by a second cardboard box.
The be quiet! Straight Power E9 700W comes bundled with the manual, standard power cord, a couple of cable ties in case you want to keep things tidy in your case as well as four screws to secure it to the case.
The Straight Power E9 700W uses a black painted case with standard 150x160x86 dimensions and bottom mounted fan placed behind the fan grill with orange accent. Since it is not a modular PSU, all cables come from a single point. The fan behind the grill is silence-optimized 135mm be quiet! fan that features durable Rifle-Bearing-Technology and thermal control, offering best compromise between proper cooling and quiet performance.