The benefits of this generator include its peak power output of 10,000 watts and a rated power output of 8,000 watts. It is powered by a Briggs & Stratton 420cc OHV engine and has a fuel tank capacity of 7.5 gallons. The run time of this generator is 9 hours at 50% load. There are four 120V GFCI outlets and one 120/240V 30A Twist-Lock outlet. The start type is recoil or electric, which is easy to use. The noise level is not specified but the warranty is 3 years for residential use and 90 days for commercial use.