Rosewill® unleashes the Monster - The HERCULES 1600W

👤by Craig Farren Comments 📅04.12.2012 01:20:55

Hands up if you have heard of Rosewill before. I will admit that I hadn't. However, I have done some research and they have some very impressive products available including the very powerful and efficient Hercules 1600W PSU.

Press Release

City of Industry, CA – Rosewill®, the recipient of multiple awards for their innovative power supplies, has decided to hold nothing back and has just unleashed a new member of their 80 Plus certified power supplies, and it’s a monster. Joining the Rosewill® power supply family such as Tachyon, FORTRESS, CAPSTONE, HIVE and SilentNight, Rosewill® is proud to present, HERCULES, 1600W of raw power. The most powerful power supply Rosewill® has released and it’s built ready to power the biggest, toughest, and most Extreme Ultimate PC Gaming Enthusiast machine. The HERCULES is packaged in a deluxe silver casing, and with 1600W, it’s built ready to carry your computer gaming energy needs to the next level.

The 80 Plus Silver certified HERCULES 1600W power supply adopts a 135mm silent fan which features an auto fan control to regulate the fan speed to keep it cool while also incorporating a Turbo button to rev the fan to maximum performance. HERCULES features 16 6+2 pin PCI-E connectors, 16!, to support power hungry top high end motherboards requiring multiple 6 or 8 pin PCI-E connectors and also power a 4 way SLI or Crossfire for the highest-end GPU PC Gaming setup. Also included are an attached 8-pin EPS, 4+4 pin EPS, and 24-pin ATX, and support for sleeved modular cabling with up to 16 SATA power connectors.

With an efficiency rating up to 89%, you’ll get the maximum performance from each HERCULES power supply which will be available only in a 1600W rating. The 80 Plus Silver rating translates into cooler temperatures providing the opportunity to use a silent 135mm fan. Equipped with a dual 12V rail providing 110A and 50A and bundled with 16 6+2 pin PCI-e connectors, HERCULES is here to serve the PC Gaming Enthusiast who is looking for the power supply to bring the computer gaming energy needs to the next level.

About Rosewill Rosewill Inc. ( is the leading manufacturer of a vast array of computer hardware, peripherals, consumer electronics, mobile hardware and accessories. Established in 2004, Rosewill brings high quality hardware at affordable prices. Formed from a top team of hardware professionals, Rosewill is dedicated to its mission to compete and succeed on price, quality, and service. Our vision is to become the leading brand in computer hardware and peripherals. We aim to achieve this goal by our integrity, innovative products, and superior customer service.


  • 80 PLUS SILVER Certified
  • Continuous [email protected]°C
  • Dual strong 12V rails – idea for Gaming system
  • 12V1-Up to 1320W: PCI-E connectors
  • 12V2-Up to 600W: Others connectors
  • Modular Design
  • SLI & CrossFire Ready – 16 x 6+2pin Connector
  • 1x Silent 135mm Fan with Auto Fan Speed Control for better silence
  • Turbo fan switch allows to have fan work in full-speed
  • LED indicator of power status : Standby, Operation, Non-Operation
  • 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: UL, FCC, CE, ROHS


Model HERCULES-1600
Type ATX12V v2.3 & EPS12V v2.92
Maximum Power Continuous [email protected]°C
Fans 1 x Silent 135mm Fan w/ Auto Speed Control
PFC Active
Main Connector 20+4Pin
+12V Rails Two
PCI-E Connectors 16 x 6+2-pin
Modular Cabling Support Yes
SLI Support Yes
Power Good Signal 100-500ms
Hold-up Time > 16ms
Efficiency > 85%, Up to 89%
Over Voltage Protection Yes
Overload Protection Yes
Input Voltage 100 - 240 V
Input Frequency Range 47 - 63 Hz
Input Current 20A
Output [email protected],[email protected],[email protected],[email protected],[email protected],[email protected]
MTBF 100k hours at 25°C, max. load, nominal input
Approvals UL, FCC, CE, ROHS
Connectors 1x 20+4-Pin Main Connector
1x 4+4-Pin ATX12V/EPS12V Connector
1x 8-pin EPS12V Connector
16x 6+2-Pin PCI-E Connector
6x 4-Pin Peripheral Connector
16x SATA Connector
2x 4-Pin Floppy Connector
Dimension 7.09"x 5.9"x 3.39"
Weight 5.5 lbs
Warranty 5-year


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