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ABS Tagan BZ Series BZ1300 1300W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI CrossFire PipeRock type modular cable with colorful LED Active PFC Patent Piperock Modular Power Supply

  • ATX12V / EPS12V
  • PipeRock type modular cable with colorful LED
  • 115 - 230V ± 10% tolerance 50/60 Hz
  • +3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A(6 Rails),-12V@1A,+5VSB@6A
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The Tagan BZ (Below Zero) 1300-watt high performance power supply is an outstanding marriage of power and innovation. Certified by ABS Gaming Lab, these PSUs come with the industry's first six independent rails for optimum DC output. A "Turbo" mode combines the six +12 rails into a single rail for uninterrupted stability. "Pipe" connectors ease installation and cable management. Tagan Silent Control Technology (TSCT) allows the unit to perform normal operations under 25dB. The Tagan BZ series PSUs are designed for extreme gamers looking for ultra performance, stability and aesthetic design. The anti-scratch black coating, an over voltage and over current protection, and a unique ground wire with gold pin to release electricity to avoid damage. The BZ1300 will outlast and outperform any other PSU in its class today.

The BZ1300 is tested to achieve over 80% efficiency. Its two 6-pin PCI-E 2.0 connectors, two 6+2pin PCI-E 2.0 connectors, 7 x Molex connectors and 12 x SATA connectors provides for more than enough output for any current configurations with enough to spare for future builds. This PSU is not only future proof but guaranteed to last.

Tagan's technology expertise, coupled with ABS Gaming Lab's strict adherence to quality and usability gives this power supply a high performance, high reliability pedigree, and is your guarantee of performance.

  • newegg ATX12V and EPS12V Compatible Compatible with the ATX12V (ATX 2.2) and EPS12V v2.92 standards, the ABS Tagan BZ1300 provides maximum power stability to drive the latest Intel and AMD processors as well as other components for desktop and server computer systems.
  • newegg 1300W Maximum Power The ABS Tagan BZ1300 power supply provides a maximum power of 1300W to deliver safe, reliable output for even the most enthusiastic computer systems. Six industry-leading independent +12v rails are provided for more stable and safer power output.
  • newegg Highly Efficient Delivering over 80% efficiency, the ABS Tagan BZ1300 power supply saves energy and may even reduce your electric bill!
  • newegg Efficient Cooling with Low Level Noise TSCT (Tagan Silence Control Technology) keeps the ABS Tagan BZ1300 running ultra-quietly at normal usage and under 30dBA at full loading.
  • newegg Combo-S2M Connectors Combo-S2M connectors (SATA to Molex) are included to connect standard IDE hard drives, IDE optical drives and other equipment with Molex power ports to use with SATA power plugs.

Learn more about the ABS BZ1300

Model

Brand
ABS
Model
BZ1300
Series
Tagan BZ Series

Spec

Type
ATX12V / EPS12V
Maximum Power
1300W
Fans
1 x 135mm LED Fan
PFC
Active
Main Connector
20+4Pin
+12V Rails
6
PCI-Express Connector
2 x 6-Pin, 2 x 6+2-Pin
SATA Power Connector
12
SLI
SLI Ready
CrossFire
CrossFire Ready
Modular
PipeRock type modular cable with colorful LED
Efficiency
> 80%
Over Voltage Protection
Yes
Input Voltage
115 - 230V ± 10% tolerance
Input Frequency Range
50/60 Hz
Input Current
18-10A
Output
+3.3V@24A,+5V@30A,+12V@80A(6 Rails),-12V@1A,+5VSB@6A
Approvals
TUV, UL, CE, CB, FCC, Semko, Nemko, Demko, Fimko

Features

Connectors
1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
1 x 12V (P4)
1 x 12V (P8)
6 x Peripheral
2 x PCI-E 6Pin
2 x PCI-E 6+2Pin
1 x VGA 4PIN
2 x Physic card PCI-E 6Pin
12 x SATA
7 x Molex Connectors
2 x Floppy (Y-cable)
4 x Combo-S2M connector (SATA to Molex)
Features
SLI Ready
Black painting case
PCI-E 6+2pin connector for 8pin PCI-E socket
Auto +12V Turbo power switch
Low ripple and noise
100% Hi-Pot Tested
Short circuit protection on all outputs
Over Current Protection
Over Voltage Protection

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
3 years limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Nick B.
  • 7/6/2013 5:28:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat buy

Pros: Reliable and has yet to show any failings. Sexy too.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Jon J.
  • 1/13/2013 1:13:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsCable outs reversed.

Pros: Reliable! Good Power. But ugly mounting.

Cons: Reversed main cable outs on rear. Mounting in a modded case looks bad. Led cabled outs are hidden from view. ABS what is wrong with your style. Other piper rock Power supplies are correct why not yours. Poor design for looks. Fan needs to go downward but then a cable mess on the wrong side of the PSU housing.

Other Thoughts: Will not buy due to wrong cable direction. Not made for good looking case mods when mounted to inside of case to show off Piper Rock Leds.
Completely backwards.

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  • Paul E.
  • 1/5/2011 6:41:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFire Hazard

Pros: Lasted nearly 2 years and went out with a loud bang/pop/fizzle. VERY exciting, to say the least.

Cons: Caught on fire despite the fact that it was never run without being plugged into a UBS system.

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  • Thomas P.
  • 7/15/2009 6:47:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsWarning DO NOT BUY!

Pros: It might work.

Cons: Tagan went out of business back in May! Being that my unit was just over a year old (still under ABS's 3 year) I contacted them for an RMA. They stated that they could not help me since Tagan is gone and if I wanted to RMA it, I needed to do it through a company called Topower. When I FINALLY got a hold of Topower, they told me I can't get a warranty replacement because it is past their own 1 year warranty. On top of that, Topower is ONLY doing RMA's for Tagan until December 2009! So if you were to buy one now, you're barely going to get 5 months of warranty! There's more, the only way to try to RMA ANYTHING with this company is to download an RMA *.pdf file and then fill it out and send it via fax and then you need to wait 24 hours for a reply fax (if you even get one)!

Other Thoughts: If you value your warranty at all DO NOT GET THIS! Chances are if you get a bad unit, you are going to end up out of luck like I was! I hate writing negative reviews but, everyone should be aware of this before ordering one of these. My faith of ABS or any of it's “partner” companies is shattered now I lost quite a lot of money for I unit I should have had replaced under warranty. I'm not interested in any more excuses, I got my replacement Antec TP series with a 5 year on it. At least they do their own RMAs and should be around in 5 years to handle them!

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  • Angel C.
  • 7/10/2009 6:58:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsbuyer beware!!

Pros: I originally bought the ABS Tagan ITZ 1100W it is no longer sold on newegg, it ran very good with my rampage formula and q6600 at 3.8ghz with two 4870x2 in crossfire for the longest time

Cons: recently upgraded to a rampage 2 extreme and corei7 920 at 4.0ghz with a pair of gtx295 in sli and the 1100W PSU blew, it litterly blew after 3days with the new build, funny thing was it blew while i was surfing the net never during gaming and bench marking

Other Thoughts: I ordered this ABS BZ 1300W PSU with a 1yr warranty from newegg because everytime i call abs and there is like three numbers, the website list one number and on the negative feedbacks they list another, and one of the their service reps gave me the number to a company called tough power? isnt that thermaltake? well im still waiting on this RMA info from them which i think is a joke, by the way the new PSU is running as we speak im affraid will typing this that it'll go out just because im surfing the net......

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  • Jason A.
  • 6/25/2009 11:22:52 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesomeness

Pros: The power on this is awesome 1300 watt is just pretty. The size on this is not as big as I thought it would be, My friend has a 1000watt and its so long it sticks out of his case, this one is a nice size about like a 500 watt. The modular cables are really nice and screw on which is nice because I have seen ones that just pop on and they like to fall out.

Cons: the Original price... see other thoughts

Other Thoughts: Original price was $500 but I got it on sale for $300 woot!

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  • Jiang D.
  • 6/25/2009 10:02:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Looking PSU

Pros: This is THE sexiest PSU EVER!! I was so bent on getting this.

High quality cables, high quality paint and casing, accessories. Very nice unboxing experience. That almost makes up for the price

Works like a PSU, nice modular cables once again. No problems what so ever (yet)

Cons: REALLY expensive for a PSU.
Cost almost as much as my motherboard at 350 and way more than my CPU.

Other Thoughts: I really don't think anyone needs a 1300w PSU. I don't think you can even draw that much power from a traditional outlet.

Did I mention it is very purrty?

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  • Ehren S.
  • 6/12/2009 9:02:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

2 out of 5 eggsA cautionary tale.

Pros: (First a disclaimer: I bought the 700W model of this PSU, however it is now deactivated and I can no longer post reviews on it.)

This power supply looks great, has great specs on paper, looked wicked in my case, and was functioning great... for 48 hours.

Cons: PSU literally blew up in my new i7 system case. Don't envision a powerful explosion or anything, but my PC shut down suddenly and a very large spark shot out of the back of the PSU, it was extremely visible. Fortunately I was using the PC when it happened, instead of leaving me to wonder why my PC suddenly wouldn't turn on one day. There's also a high pitch squeal that some of these are capable of making.

Other Thoughts: I took a gamble on these PSU's, and perhaps the 1300W is of better build quality, and I'm not exactly saying do not buy it.

I'm just saying, you may be taking a chance. If you look at all the reviews of this, there's a lot of good yes, but there's also the not so good. On all versions of these, the 700, 900, 1100, and 1300.

At least customer service was friendly and easy to deal with.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you. We try to provide the most reliable products to our customers. The problem you are having might have been caused by a power surge. We would be more than happy to replace this unit for you. Please email us at customercare@abs.com for your replacement. We look forward to hear from you soon.
Thanks,
ABS Customer Care

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  • Jayne G.
  • 6/5/2009 7:18:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect!

Pros: $150 off ! i had to snag it while it was at that price. It was the same price as the 1100 watt ABS that i was going to get so i got this one instead. I haven't put it to the test with anything ridiculous yet but i plan on running it with SLI X3 in a couple weeks when i get the money for my core i7 setup.

Cons: none so far, SO MANY CORDS but that's not a bad thing :P Id rather have more than enough than not enough.

Other Thoughts: didn't get my free 4 gig flash drive i was supposed to get but oh well i wouldn't use it and would probably lose it anyways :P

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  • Richard K.
  • 5/27/2009 4:27:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWas really excited, then let down!

Pros: I think this is the coolest PSU I've seen. Pretty and Powerful! What more would you want?

Cons: DOA! Wow what a bummer!

Other Thoughts: I'm sure this happens, but when you're geeked about something and then this! Maybe they should test these things more before they are boxed up for sale.

Sent an email for RMA. Hopefully this gets taken care of quickly. Glad I tried to power it up before installing in PC. No power, no fan, nothing.

This is not the fault of newegg.com, just to be clear.

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