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Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

  • ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.92
  • 100-240V
  • 80 PLUS Gold Certified
  • Modular Design
  • Efficiency up to 92%
  • 140mm Silent LED Fan
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Learn more about the Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300

Model

Brand
Rosewill
Model
LIGHTNING-1300
Series
LIGHTNING

Spec

Type
ATX12V v2.3 & EPS12V v2.92
Maximum Power
Continuous 1300W@50 degree C
Fans
1 x Silent 140mm LED Fan (Blue, Red, None)
PFC
Active
Main Connector
20+4Pin
+12V Rails
Single
PCI-Express Connector
8 x 6+2-Pin
SATA Power Connector
10
SLI
SLI Ready
Haswell Support
Certified
CrossFire
CrossFire Ready
Modular
Modular
Power Good Signal
100-500ms
Hold-up Time
> 16ms
Efficiency
> 87%, Up to 92%
Energy-Efficient
80 PLUS GOLD Certified
Over Voltage Protection
Yes, +3.3V / +5V / +12V
Input Voltage
100 - 240 V
Input Frequency Range
47 - 63 Hz
Input Current
20 A
Output
+3.3V@24A, +5V@24A,+12V@108A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@3A
MTBF
100k hours at 25 degree C, max. load, nominal input
Approvals
cTUVus, FCC, CE, ROHS
Dimensions
5.91" x 3.39" x 7.09" (W x H x D)

Features

Connectors
1 x 20+4-Pin Main Connector
1 x 4+4-Pin ATX12V / EPS12V Connector
1 x 8-Pin EPS12V Connector
8 x 6+2-Pin PCI-E Connector
10 x 4-Pin Peripheral Connector
10 x 5-Pin SATA Connector
2 x 4-Pin Floppy Connector
Features
80 PLUS GOLD Certified

Intel Haswell CPU Ready

Continuous 1300W@50 degree C

Single strong 12V rail - idea for Gaming system

Pipe-rock Modular Design

SLI & CrossFire Ready - 8 x 6+2pin Connector

1 x Silent 140mm Fan with Auto Fan Speed Control for better silence

Tri-color Fan : Blue, Red or None

Active-PFC with auto AC-input voltage adjustment (100-240V)

Black Coating Housing

Mesh sleeving on all cables for easier cable routing and better ventilation

Over Temperature / Current / Voltage / Power Protection, Under Voltage Protection, and Short Circuit Protection provide maximum safety to your critical system components

Safety & EMI Approval: cTUVus, FCC, CE, ROHS

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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  • Will H.
  • 11/25/2014 3:24:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Looks nice the connectors i thought were very good Very nice case for the cables and each cable appeared well made

Cons: DOA a

Other Thoughts: Very annoying to hook it up to my complex system just to pull it out again

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with troubleshoot and/or warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Earl M.
  • 11/8/2014 1:55:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsQuiet! almost like solar!!

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: A large 140mm cooling fan, Lots of connector included but you just plug in what you need, this save space inside the case. 5 Years warranty (I hope I won't need to use it), Crossfire ready.

Cons: Price

Other Thoughts: I use it with ASUS Z87 Pro, did not use it with multi gpu so I probably not putting any pressure on it and I have full size case with multiple fan. I also use the power cable that comes with it (always use what the engineer design with it), we don't know how much they spend but they did spend time to put things together. Don't just swap it with similar looking cable unless you know that it's an upgrade.

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  • Jonathan L.
  • 10/3/2014 12:33:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDead in just under 3 months.

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Ran very well for a single rail, granted I was only pulling 930 watts from it, but all in all ran cool and delivered power very well.

Cons: Died in just under 3 months, was watching TV and the computer idling besides me then all a sudden I nice pop and then fans whirling down to a halt. PSU just blew up while idling, and on top of that, blew my CPU.

Other Thoughts: Hope my replacement fairs better.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with troubleshoot and/or warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Paul L.
  • 9/19/2014 2:35:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsOK while it lasted

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: At the time, this was a good priced 1300 Watt unit. It had good reviews. Unit worked well for 10-11 months.

Cons: Unit started to die last week. Connections in the 20+4 connection have come loose in the housing and are causing my system to see voltage irregularities and causes full shut down. Upon inspection, it's clear that connections are starting to pull away from the housing.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Please provide "clear" pictures of the problem so we can them reveiwed. Also please contact our custome support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Justin S.
  • 9/10/2014 3:59:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPlugged it in, turned it on. Sparked!

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: None that I can think of.

Cons: Ozone smell of electricity explosion!!!!

Other Thoughts: Still shaking from the noise and fright of the bright yellow blue color!

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Rafael C.
  • 9/1/2014 10:32:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for show PC

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: 80 Plus gold, all around great for price.

Cons: love how you can switch fan led lights color or simply trun off, wish the socket light had same feature, not a biggie.

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  • Jamie A.
  • 8/16/2014 7:37:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDefective

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Very nice modular design, fancy LEDs.

Cons: As the title says, it came in defective. First, my CPU showed major overheating problems and a few days later my entire PC crashed and woudn't reboot. Upon reinstalling my old PSU, the same problem persisted Now that I have a completely new mobo and CPU, I was also able to determine that my RAM was fried along with my old CPU, so buyer beware: back up all files before installing a new computer part, as I did. Fortunately, what I now have to replace the damage done is almost worth the money I had to spend to send this brick of a PSU back.

Other Thoughts: Very fortunately I was able to get a full refund, and it was processed quickly. So, there's that.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Thanks for the feedback we will pass it along to our QA and Design teams.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Stephanie F.
  • 8/13/2014 1:05:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWas great, until it burst into flames!

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Loved the color LED's on the back. Came with a very nice case for all the cords. Provided plenty of power for my machine.

Cons: After two weeks I was playing Splinter Cell when smoke came pouring out of my computer case. Went to shut down and the there was a pop and the back of the power supply, where all the cords come out, literally caught on fire. I had to rip the plug out, rip the cover off the side of the case and blow it out. It looks like the cord that goes to my CPU fan was the one that melted. It also melted some of the other cables going to my video card and hard drives. Thankfully the power supply was at the top of my HUGE case so it wasn't close enough to damage any other components.

Other Thoughts: Got a different PS and haven't had any issues with it or overheating, etc. Called Rosewill, explained the situation, and they immediately offered me a refund. It's the first Rosewill I ever purchased and would probably try them again, but not right now on my new $2500+ system. I probably just drew the short straw for a defective unit, but still, it's a little hard to get over physical flames shooting out of my computer!

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Thanks for the feedback we will pass it along to our QA and Design teams.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • joshua w.
  • 7/18/2014 8:54:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPlenty of juice

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Lots of power! Love the fact that you can connect only the needed cables to it and save on clutter inside your pc, great feature when you have a window in the side of your case.

Cons: Puts out some heat but any psu will do that.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/28/2014 8:12:46 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsexcellent

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-1300 1300W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Good psu for the money. It runs quietly and the cables are plenty long to run behind the motherboard in my corsair obsidian 800d

Cons: The 8 pin CPU motherboard connectors will need extensions if you want to run it behind the motherboard (but then again I've never bought a psu that doesn't need a CPU extension)

Other Thoughts: I've been buyin rosewill PSUs in all my rigs recently (I mine bitcoin with em) and I've never had 1 issue with any of them. The only thing with this one is the lights. U can't turn them off, so if u have a window in your case be prepared.

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