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Thermaltake TPG-650M Toughpower Grand GOLD 650W ATX 12V V2.3 / EPS 12V 2.92 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

  • ATX 12V V2.3 / EPS 12V 2.92
  • 100 - 240 V
  • 80 PLUS GOLD Certified
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Bring your system to life with the Thermaltake Toughpower Grand TPG-650M power supply. It complies with ATX 12V v.2.3 and EPS 12V 2.92 standards, and is ATI CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI certified. It features an unparalleled aesthetic exterior design and is ready to deliver 650 watts continuous power to support the latest multi-GPU configuration and AMD/Intel multi-core CPU – safely and reliably.

The Toughpower Grand 650W achieves the 80 PLUS Gold certification to deliver over 87% efficiency at 20-100% load. Combined with newly designed Active PFC (power factor correction) circuitry, it reduces energy waste, maximizes power efficiency – and saves your money on the electricity bill. Industrial-grade protections built into the power supply include defenses against over current, short-circuit, over voltage and no-load operating.

The single 12V rails will provide up to 52A – enough to satisfy power needs of all the components, including a high-end CPU and multiple GPUs. A dual ball bearing, whisper-quiet 14cm flower-shape cooling fan keeps the power supply cool and operating at peak performance. Built with high-quality capacitors and industry-leading design, the Toughpower Grand 650W delivers ultra-high efficiency and reliability for today’s high-end PC power demand.

  • newegg ATX12V and EPS12V Compatible Compliance with the Intel ATX12V v2.3 and EPS12V v2.92 standards, the Thermaltake TPG-650M provides maximum power stability to drive the processors as well as other components for desktop and server computer systems.
  • newegg 80 PLUS Gold Certified The 80 PLUS Gold certified power supply provides high power efficiency of at over 87% at any load between 20% and 100%, saving your money on your electrical bill, reducing heat in your computer's system and prolonging its life.
  • newegg High Quality Japanese Made Electrolytic & Solid Capacitors The Thermaltake TPG-650M features 105?/221? Japanese made electrolytic capacitors and solid State capacitors with low ESR, which greatly improves the durability and offers the highest stability and reliability even under the harshest operating environment.
  • newegg 650W Continuous Power with 12Vin1 The Thermaltake TPG-650M delivers 650W continuous power under thanks to its high quality build and design. Single +12V rail design providing up to 52A ensures the maximum provision of 12V power to energy-hungry components such as CPU and VGA card. Moreover, unparalleled DC to DC converters for 3.3V & 5V outputs reaches high efficiency and double forward circuit offers low power loss and high reliability.
  • newegg Proprietary Flower-Shape 14cm Fan with FanDelayCool Proprietary dual ball bearing 14cm flower-shape cooling fan enables longer lifespan and lowers overall noise output by dramatically reducing bearing frictions. Fan Delay Cool technology keeps the fan running for 15-30 seconds after system shutdown to dissipate the remaining system heat, thereby prolonging system lifetime.
  • newegg Multi-GPU Ready With 2 x 8-pin and 2 x 6-pin PCI-E connectors, the Thermaltake TPG-650M allows you to build flexible SLI or CrossFire gaming system.

Learn more about the Thermaltake TPG-650M

Model

Brand
Thermaltake
Model
TPG-650M

Spec

Type
ATX 12V V2.3 / EPS 12V 2.92
Maximum Power
650W
Fans
1 x 140 mm
PFC
Active
Main Connector
24Pin
+12V Rails
Single
PCI-Express Connector
2 x 6-Pin, 2 x 8-Pin
SATA Power Connector
8
SLI
SLI Certified
CrossFire
CrossFire Certified
Modular
Modular
Power Good Signal
100-500ms
Hold-up Time
18ms min.
Efficiency
up to 90%
Energy-Efficient
80 PLUS GOLD Certified
Over Voltage Protection
Yes
Overload Protection
Yes
Input Voltage
100 - 240 V
Input Frequency Range
47 - 63 Hz
Input Current
8A / 4A
MTBF
>120,000 Hours
Approvals
CE, TUV, FCC, UL, CUL, GOST and BSMI
Dimensions
6.3" x 5.9" x 3.4"

Features

Connectors
1 x Main connector (24Pin)
1 x 8-Pin EPS 12V
1 x 4+4-Pin ATX/EPS 12V
8 x Peripheral
8 x SATA
1 x Floppy
4 x PCI-E
Features
80 PLUS Gold certified – extreme efficiency PSU series with 87-92% efficiency @ 20-100% load to cut down electric cost.
24/7 @ 50°C: Guaranteed to deliver 650W continuous power.
Pure aesthetic design with uncompromising performance.
Proprietary dual ball bearing 14cm flower-shape fan enables longer lifespan and lowers overall noise output by dramatically reducing bearing frictions.
100% 105°C (221°F) Japanese made electrolytic capacitors: the foundation of a robust and reliable power source even under the harshest operating environment.
105°C (221°F) Solid state capacitors not only last longer than electrolytic capacitors but also offer excellent durability and reliability.
Newly designed Active PFC circuitry provides higher efficiency during low-voltage input.
Double-forward switching circuitry: compared with traditional circuitry, double-forward switching circuitry offers low power loss and high reliability.
Unparalleled DC to DC converters for 3.3V and 5V outputs to reach high efficiency.
12Vin1: single +12V rail design providing up to 52A.
FanDelayCool Technology: allows 14cm fan to continue to operate 15-30 sec after system shuts-down to ensure all components are properly cooled.
Auto switching circuitry for universal AC input from 90-264V.
Built-in industry grade protections : Over Current, Over Power, Over Voltage, Under Voltage and Short-Circuit protection.

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
7 years limited
Labor
7 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 7 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 7 years


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  • Phillip F.
  • 11/9/2013 5:50:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat PSU for the price but...

Pros: Provides more than enough power for your typical gaming system. Seems stable and cool.

Cons: SHEESH does this thing ramp up when under load. The fan sounds like a hovercraft. This PSU replaced an older Thermaltake 650m 80+ that was doing just fine. That particular PSU was dead quiet and solid. This thing however seems to have been a leaf blower in another life. Don't get me wrong, it stays cool, but under load it will dwarf the sound coming from any other fan in your system.

Other Thoughts: If you don't like gaming or your case happens to be located in another zip code, go for it. "Ultra silent fan" it is not. I don't know what Thermaltake considers silent these days but this is NOT it. My best guess is db ratings at Thermaltake are done by employees who have spent WAY too much time in the front row at Metallica concerts. If Quiet is your bag...take a pass.

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  • Scot R.
  • 3/11/2013 8:46:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: love the look and works great. price is good too

Cons: none

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  • Taegan W.
  • 2/17/2013 8:47:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery good.

Pros: Excellent. Looks great. Gold Certified, so it should run cooler and use less electricity. No coil whine, as a matter of fact I don't think I've heard it at all.

Cons: Modular, but I didn't end up saving too much space.

Other Thoughts: Not cheap. I would not have gotten this had it not been on sale, but the stars aligned.

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  • Paul D.
  • 2/4/2013 6:16:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice power supply

Pros: powerful, quiet, good looking, lots of connectors

Cons: none

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  • Thomas K.
  • 12/8/2012 8:06:38 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPossible fan malfunction

Pros: It works, doesn't get very hot. It is also pretty quiet. Despite the problem I've been having that I mention in the con, it works very well.

Cons: I heard a chirping noise one day and traced it to the PSU. I noticed the fan was not spinning. It claims that it should spin for a few seconds after shutdown as well, and it did not. I haven't seen it spin to this day, so I assume it is either not getting hot enough to need (questionable) it or it's broken.

Also, the documentation was quite poor with this unit.

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  • Jesse B.
  • 12/3/2012 6:14:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuzzing sound under load

Pros: Power seems sufficiently clean and stable. Cables are modular and sufficiently long to route behind a mobo tray in a mid-tower case. Comes with a superfluous little bag to store cables in.

Cons: After a few days I noticed it buzzes loudly when scrolling webpages or viewports in 3D modeling programs. Isolated the problem to this PSU. Usually a sign of cheap or defective capacitors/coils, and the ones in this are supposed to be good Japanese ones.

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  • Justin K.
  • 11/16/2012 2:55:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsToughpower Going 5+ years!

Pros: Modular, has 20+4pin and 2x 6pin PCIe connections for new setups. Very Quiet, and have never had any power issues. Built this setup in 2006, upgraded in 2010 and decided not to spend $$ on my working PSU.

Cons: None whatsoever.

Other Thoughts: My current setup (2010 upgrade)
NZXT Zero case (2006)
Thermaltake Toughpower 700W modular (2006)
ASUS Rampage III Formula LGA 1366 (2010)
Intel Core-i7 950 Bloomberg (2010)
12GB G.Skill+6GB G.Skill Tri-channel (2010)
Sapphire HD 5870 Eyefinity (2010)
couple 1TB western digital Caviar Blacks (2010)
2x BenQ 24" LED (2010)
2x Dell 17" LCD (pre-2006)
Logitech G110 (2010)
Everything else from previous builds 2006 or before, CD/DVD drive, various peripherals and case fans.

Don't believe anyone who says this PSU will fail on you, It is either a defective from start (do a newegg RMA) or it is user-error. My 2006 Toughpower 700 is running my LGA 1366 system at high performance with plenty of power to spare! I am building a MicroATX setup for a friend that will out perform my rig and 650W is overkill for the power efficiency in components these days. 70W processors, and the "high power" ones at 130W, its incredible! Remember the days of people wanting Pentium 4 HT at 4GHZ, requiring mineral-oil submersion cooling and 1000W PSU for their 10x RAID 1-0 $$$$ 500GB hard drives. How far we have come lol.

My 2006 setup was an EVGA SLI mobo/vid, Core2 duo extreme setup with 8G Dominator OC RAM, 10k raptor HDDs and gave me more trouble than it was worth. ASUS, intel, Radeon is the way to go with minimal spending on anything else (RAM, HDD, etc.) Just look at what lasted since 2006, all of the cheaper stuff LOL

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  • Bryan A.
  • 11/12/2012 7:13:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed

Pros: Price! Got it on Sale for $80.
Gold rated too!

Cons: Failed after 3 days.
Apparently Gold rating doesn't mean anything.

Other Thoughts: My system suddenly shutdown while playing a game. When I tried to restart it, it would shutdown as the windows started to boot up. Removing either the dvd drive or my secondary HD would allow the system to boot up without problems but if I connected an external HD or tried to reconnect the dvd or secondary HD the system would instantly shut off. I went to Best Buy and picked up a 600w Thermaltake PS to see if my PS was bad. The entire system with everything hooked up booted up and ran games and everything just fine. I reinstalled this Thermaltake PS and the same problem immediately reoccurred. Conclusion, the PS is bad. Currently in the process of RMA with newegg.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi there,

We apologize for the issues you experienced with that power supply. If there is anything we can do to help you after you have RMA'd the unit with Newegg please do not hesitate to contact our customer service.

Thermaltake USA Customer Service
email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll free: 1-800-988-1088 M-F 9:00AM ~ 5:30PM (P.S.T)

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  • David P.
  • 10/23/2012 9:10:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent

Pros: No issues, works great for a non power intensive gaming build.

Cons: None

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  • Kelly R.
  • 7/10/2011 10:36:29 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent PSU...

Pros: Modular, very efficient, quiet and nice looking too!

4/8 pin cables are long enough to route behind motherboard tray, no extenders cables needed.

Comes extremely well packaged and has some nice accessories.

Cons: Could be a little cheaper :)

Other Thoughts: Fits really well in a CM Storm Enforcer case, looks great with the ASUS Crosshair V Formula and has ample power for all other components.

Little pricey but don't regret spending the money for it...
highly recommend this product.

This PSU
CM Storm Enforcer case
ASUS Crosshair V Formula
AMD 1100T Black Edition CPU
Arctic Cooler Freezer Pro 64 fan/HS
Radeon HD 6950 2 GB GPU
8GB GSkill Ripjaws Memory
OCZ Agililty 3 SSD
WD 640GB Black HDD

Makes for a decent gaming rig :)

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