want to look at the three models in the Type-R range today,
though apart from the cosmetic aspects all three are identical
you first get your hands on a Type-R power supply the first
thing to catch your eye is the box, though actually it seems
a little insulting to call it a box.
two locking latches and a carrying handle on top, these
boxes almost certainly won't end up in the bin when you
take out the power supply. In fact I wonder how many PC
enthusiasts will be taking their sandwiches to work or school
in as Type-R box in 2005.
Three Models In The Range
three boxes are the same but for the label on the front.
You've got to hand it to them, graphics card makers have
been making their products stand out from the crowd for
a while by supplying the cards in aluminium cases and we've
had mouses in tins so why not a power supply in a Tupperware
the box it's all packed away snuggly with no room for renagade
components to go on a wrecking spree in transit.
the bottom of the box has a foam insert in to keep the PSU
from sliding around. This lifts out to maximise sandwich
space by the way.
there you have it. No tacky cardboard for Hiper, they wanted
to make a statement of quality and have done just that.
Now we're over the box how about we look at what came inside