Thermaltake Smart BX1 RGB 550w Power Supply Review

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Thermaltake Smart BX1 RGB 550W

If you are currently in the market for a new power supply, then in terms of designs and ranges on offer, it’s almost guaranteed that Thermaltake will have something to meet your requirements!

Despite being a relative newcomer to the Western markets, they have been working exceptionally hard over the last few years to truly create a wide and varied amount of products. This ranges from cooling solutions, peripherals and even gaming chairs!

In this regard, however, we take a closer look at the Thermaltake Smart BX1 RGB power supply. A non-modular power supply offering some very impressive specifications for what is, essentially, a model very much aiming itself at the cost-effective end of the market.

If you think that by proxy this will be a cheap and nasty power supply, however, you’re well removed from the reality! – We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, never under-estimate Thermaltake!

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  • High amperage single +12V rail design.
  • Provides 550w of continuous output at 40c
  • 80 PLUS Bronze 230V EU Internal certified.
  • The fan supports 10 LEDs for added effects.
  • Easy to use RGB LED toggle button
  • All flat black cables and connectors.
  • Japanese main capacitor.
  • 5 Year guarantee!
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For more details specifications, please visit the official product page via the link here!

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What Thermaltake Has To Say

Built to deliver 80 PLUS Bronze efficiency, Smart BX1 RGB series is available in 550W, 650W, and 750W models. The preinstalled 10 LED RGB fan provides excellent airflow, and also 3 lighting modes, 7 colour options, LED Off, and a built-in memory function, which saves the colours applied and ensure the same colour selection every time you boot your PC.

Comes with premium components, stable continuous power output at 40℃, and ample 5-year warranty, its near silent operation, trouble-free installation and reliable performance have made itself satisfy the market where value-oriented users are looking for a power supply with advanced features and aesthetic appeal. – Thermaltake Official Product Website


As this is a non-modular power supply, it’s critically important to know exactly what connectors are provided with this power supply. Fortunately, Thermaltake has you covered.

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While the connections you are provided with are somewhat basic, there are more than enough to hook up any form of standard gaming PC. In addition, the sensible cable selections mean that management and ‘left-overs’ should be at an absolute minimum.

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