A Detailed Look
The FSP Hydro PTM 750W power supply enclosure is painted satin black with light gray lettering. It features color coordinated labels for the side panels to suit your particular builds color scheme. The PSU comes with blue labels attached but you can choose to alternately apply red or green ones (adhesive backed).
The 750W unit measures 170mm (6.7”) deep. The back panel includes an On-Off switch, AC receptacle and large asymmetrical fan grill openings for good exhaust airflow.
The power supply uses a 135mm Protechnic Electric fan (MGA13512XF-A25) that incorporates a fluid dynamic bearing for quiet operation and long, reliable life. The fan is rated for up to 0.38A at 12 VDC.
The front panel includes twelve connectors for the modular cables, all nicely labeled and keyed so you don’t accidentally plug the wrong cable into a particular connector.
The Hydro PTM 750W power supply comes with a good assortment of eleven fully modular cables for easy installation and clean builds. All of the cables are the flat ribbon-style.
Under the Hood
Here are a few pictures showing the layout and components inside the new Hydro PTM 750W power supply and of course FSP Group Inc. is the OEM. The layout, soldering and build quality all appear to be very good.
FSP is using a modern, high-performance LLC half bridge, Synchronous Rectification power conversion topology along with DC-to-DC voltage regulators located on a daughter card to provide tight voltage regulation and high efficiency.
All of the Japanese made electrolytic capacitors are rated for 105°C operation and the two primary bulk caps are made by Rubycon and rated for 330 uF, 420V, and 105°C. The numerous solid polymer caps are supplied by Teapo.