Now, we find ourselves looking straight at the rear part of the barebone. You might have guessed we would see nothing very interesting here. Really, we have only the connector for the external power supply and a set of standard I/O ports. They are all covered in the specification table above.
So, here is one more original solution from the PC CHIP engineers! The power-supply unit of the EZW-3060 is external. It is attached to the barebone with a cable, which plugs into a special expansion card on the mainboard. The PSU has nothing remarkable about it, though, giving out its scanty 200W or thereabouts. However, this is enough for stable work of this computer. It even didn’t lose any of its stability when I installed a RADEON 9800 Pro graphics card into the AGP slot.
The PSU has one peculiarity about itself. It is capable of supplying the necessary power for about two seconds after the power source has been disconnected. Thus, it serves as a safety measure against short-term voltage drops in the mains.
Now that we pointed out all those advantages and drawbacks, let me spend some time describing the assembly process of this system.
The simple red package contained the following items:
- Promotional booklet describing some products made by PC CHIPS;
- Multi-language Quick Installation Guide, which appeared to be quite a useless thing. The available languages are: English, Chinese, Japanese, German, French and Italian;
- CD-disk with drivers;
- Small, low-speed cooler on an aluminum sole with a very short wire. It appeared a little hard to connect;
- Rounded single-channel ATA-133 and ATA-33 cables;
- Barebone itself, with the mainboard already installed.