A Detailed Look
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The Nexus RX-5300 – 530W power supply features a dark silver-gray electroplate finish and measures 158mm (6.2”) deep.  The backside panel features an open grill and includes a power receptacle and master On-Off switch.  The honey comb grill allows air to exhaust out of the power supply for cooling the internal components.  It uses a single 135mm fan for cooling.

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The RX-5300 PSU features a single 135mm, 11 blade, Muhua Industrial Co., Ltd fan (MH13525M12D) that is rated for 0.25A at 12V.

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The Nexus RX-5300 – 530W power supply has a good combination of both hard wired and modular cables/connectors.  The cables are covered with braided plastic mesh sleeving and measure approximately 19″~23” long (to the first connector).

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Fixed:

•    (1) Main power connector (24-pin/20-pin)
•    (1) ATX12V (4-pin)
•    (1) EPS12V (8-pin)
•    (1) PCI Express (6+2-pin)

Modular:
•    (1) PCI Express (6+2-pin)
•    (2) Peripheral Optical/HDD with six (4-pin) connectors
•    (2) Peripheral Serial ATA with six (15-pin) connectors


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