Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest ideas. When it comes to power supplies the idea of gimmicks or things only being there to “look good” fell by the wayside years ago. In today’s market, it is about quality, durability, and value. I personally look at a PSU like I look at kitchen appliances. I want high quality product with a clean style and I think that is what Rosewill FORTRESS Series is aiming for.

The FORTRESS PSU has this flaked paint job that just makes me think of industrial tools. Considering the name and this being Rosewill’s first 80+ Platinum certified PSU, I’d say that’s the best possible compliment. If you didn’t know already, a Platinum PSU will give you efficiency of 89% minimum from 20% to 100% load. That means at its worst a Platinum certified PSU will out perform 80+ silver rate units at their best.

The FORTRESS is a single 12V rail design with up to a 62.5A output across four 6+2 PCIe cables on the 750W model (450W, 550W, and 650W also available). While I don’t think the 750W unit will handle a pair of high-end video cards, it should more than handle up to a pair of high mid-ranged cards with no problem. No matter what you configuration is, the FORTRESS should give you clean power with minimal power waste and heat.

While you do lose a few luxuries such as module cabling, LED lights, or fancy monitoring software, the Rosewill FORTRESS uses its simple design to its advantage. The simple build helps to maintain efficiency and may improve life span. If you need quality and to save a few dollars, then this may be the PSU you have been shopping for.

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Rosewill Advances their Award Winning Power Supplies with the FORTRESS Series
Rosewill’s First 80Plus Platinum Power Supply

Rosewill, the recipient of multiple awards for their innovative power supplies, has just released their first 80+ Platinum certified power supply. Codenamed FORTRESS, it is the first among several 80+ Platinum certified power supplies that will be added to their already distinguished line of power supplies.

With an efficiency rating up to 94%, you’ll get the maximum performance from every FORTRESS power supply which will be available in 450W, 550W, 650W, and 750W ratings. The 80+ Platinum rating translates into cooler temperatures across the board which provided the opportunity to use a silent 135mm fan.

Equipped with a single 12V rail that outputs up to 62.5A and comes with four 6+2 PCI-e connectors on the 750W model, you can power almost any combination of two video cards on the market. Coupled with the 80Plus Platinum Certification, you’re components will be getting clean and efficient power at all times.

The FORTRESS is built for efficiency and comes in a simplistic design. Featuring exceedingly stable voltages with low ripple and noise, it is the perfect complement to any system.

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