How to keep your Alienware gaming PC cool and silent
When it comes to keeping your PC cool, it’s all about your power supply.
If you’re looking to upgrade your Alienis gaming PC, you can do so with a new, top-end power supply that includes some extra bells and whistles.
Read more Originally designed as a backup power supply for the company’s older gaming PC line, the Alienware Power Supply is a top-tier piece of equipment, with a sleek, sleek design that’s just a bit bigger than your standard power supply with the help of a USB 3.0 port.
If you’ve ever wanted to upgrade from your stock power supply to a more modern power supply and you’ve been wondering how to go about it, here’s the guide.
The Power Supply Upgrade Guide is designed to help you choose a top tier power supply on the market today and to help explain why.
Power supply specificationsFor those that don’t know, the Power Supply upgrade guide explains the specs of the Alienis Power Supply.
1x Super X1210W power supplyThis is a super high-end unit, boasting a top of the line 1210W PSU.
4x 6-pin USB 3-A power connectorsThe Super X1110W is a popular model, and comes with 4x USB 3 power connectors.
3x 8-pin PCI-E power connectorsThis is an excellent choice for power supplies, and has a huge amount of PCI-e slots.
2x USB 2.0 power connectorsThere are two types of USB 2 power connectors available, each with a slightly different design.
A 5-pin 5-Volt power connector has a USB 2 port and an internal 5V rail.
5-pin 10-VAC power connectorThe 5-Pin USB 2 version has a 5-volt rail, and a 5V output jack.
6-pin 2.5mm audio jackThere are 2.8mm audio jacks for USB 2, and 1.5-mm audio is a standard audio jack.
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12x USB-C 3.1 Type-C portsThis is the USB-2 version of the power connectors, and is designed for 3.9V power.
Two 10-pin 8-Pin PCI-Express power connectorsAll Alienis power supplies have two 8-pins, and there’s an additional 10-Pin power connector for those who like to run at max 10A.
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USB 3.3 Type-A portsAll Alienware power supplies include one Type-B port.
It’s designed for power for peripherals and peripherals, and it comes with two 10- and 4-pin connectors.
The 2-pin Type-E port is used for devices that don,t require power for other uses.
Read about the power supply upgrade guide here.
Cooling the Alieniks Elite 2 Cooling an Alienis machine is never easy, but the Elite 2 is the best option available at the moment.
It features a full tower of cooling fans, with the front of the case designed to keep the CPU cool.
Its fan controller is also very clever, and features a heat sink to help keep the chassis cool.