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BeQuiet Dark Power Pro P8 1200W '80 Plus Silver' Modular Power Supply

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BeQuiet Dark Power Pro P8 1200W '80 Plus Silver' Modular Power Supply

  • Be quiet Dark Power Pro P8 - The only psu which has the choice for either single rail operation or multiple rail operation. The choice is yours!
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Stock Code: CA-040-BQ

EAN: 4016138602661

MPN: BN127

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BeQuiet Dark Power Pro P8 1200W '80 Plus Silver' Modular Power Supply

Those who have big goals in sight and who put intense demands on themselves and their equipment during professional graphics work or extreme gaming situations will redefine their limits, starting now: with Dark Power ProP8, the superlatively powerful and efficient computer heart from be quiet!. The new generation of Dark Power ProP8 is at home in the high watt range, helping anyone who wants more to make a decisive step forward. Starting immediately, the Dark Power Pro P8 universe now contains four models (750W, 900W, 1000W and 1200W) demonstrating (with) up to 92% efficiency (at 230V), earning them 80 PLUS®Silver certification. With Dark Power ProP8 you'll experience top performance up close and personal: Powerful, reliable, efficient and above all: quiet.

We've equipped Dark Power ProP8 perfectly for your tasks: multi-GPU ready with up to six PCIe connectors and up to six 12V rails for stable power. The innovative Overclocking Key opens up new dimensions through the manually operated combination of all 12V rails into one single 12V rail. The especially user-friendly cable management system provides you with up to 37 different connection options. The flexible cable exit and sleeved cable protect against ruptured cables. The prize-winning 120mm SilentWings fan provides the quiet operation for which the be quiet! line is known. The high-quality metallic coating and harmoniously rounded corners lend the new Dark Power ProP8 a distinctive look as well. Dark Power ProP8: this is how your heart beats.

- Switchable between a single +12V rail and six +12V rails
- Dark Power ProP8 provides DC/DC-Technology for high efficiency and stable performance.
- Dark Power ProP8 features a silent 120mm be quiet! SilentWings fan to provide automatic and reliable control of temperature and speed.
- Dark Power ProP8 employs the Ultra Silent Concept to ensure highly silent operation, which means your entire system will run exceptionally quietly.
- Innovative cable management with flexible cable exit:
- Dark Power ProP8 enables a clear allocation of al cables at the power supply unit as well as an easy installation. The flexible cable exit leads the fixed cable properly through the case and avoids cable breaks.
- Multi-GPU compatible:
- Dark Power ProP8 provides 6 PCIe connectors to facilitate parallel operation of several high-capacity graphics cards.
- Dark Power ProP8 offers a variety of different connection options like S-ATA, HDD, FDD, P4, Molex connector (4-Pin), 2x P8-connectors as well as 4 external fan connectors.
- German Engineering
- Variety of safety mechanisms: OCP (Over current protection),OVP (Overvoltage protection), UVP (Undervoltage protection), SCP (Short circuit fuse), OPP (Over power protection), OTP (Over temperature protection)
- High efficiency: 80Plus Silver Rating

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BeQuiet - Fantastic Support ( WOW UK SUP

I had recently been experiencing problems with my P7 850 PSU...
After lengthy emails with BeQuiet Germany, I sent pictures and videos to show the faulty PSU... ( it was agreed the PSU had Failed)
Germany support was good, very quick responses... BUT i needed the problem sorting out asap.


I was put onto their UK support chap "RAY" ( This is a new setup to provide Better & Faster support for the UK ) I must say this works well .

I delt with Ray from beginning to end & In my opinion Ray is an asset to the BeQuiet Company, he bent over backwards to sort my problem out, Between us I upgraded to the 1200 version...

Right 1200 W

I overclock at 4GHz - E8400
2 x XFX 5770 ( Crossfire )

This product has an overclocking key which works well...
The Rails are very stable and very close to being perfect when measured with a multimeter...

I must say this product is fantastic to the overclockers and games, I would hesitate to recommend the BeQuiet name to my friends...

Paul 2010-10-07

Not impressed with BeQuiet!

Noise specs are meaningless. Noise is far louder than any if the specs could be. Noise is tonal in nature with a wide band of noise at 1kHz and peaks at slower frequencies too. Exhibits an electrical buzzing sound.

I was waiting to post a review until BeQuiet responded to my 3 contact attempts via their website, but having received nothing from then I can only give this product a very poor rating. Stead clear if this product and be aware that BeQuiet's support appears to be non-existent.

Jason Clouston 2010-09-13

1200 watts of gaming power


I'm trying to hear the fan going in my BeQuiet Dark Power Pro P8 1200W Modular Power Supply... But I can't o_0

Seriously, I've had coolermasters/ enermax's/ antec's... you name it I tried a few of the so called great PSU's...

Then some 1 suggested this & I thought well with a name like that it at least might be quiet :p

The name doesn't do it justice, from the moment you get the box you know right there & then you made the correct PSU buy for your system...

I have to put me ear right up to it to hear it & thats something for a 1200 watt PSU let me tell you.

Build quality = even better than enermax my previous favourite psu maker.
Layout of the modular interface = great everythings easy to access etc...
Accessories = more than enough, in fact too much lol... you won't run out of cables for your sata devices etc...
Even throw in some little black cable ties & some nice neat velcro 1's too...

I now have a favourite PSU maker & I don't think I'll ever change now...

john 2010-03-24

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