Cooler Master Silent Pro M - 600 Watt Power Supply Review Print E-mail

Coller Master Silent Pro M ReviewPCWizKid previously reviewed the Cooler Master Ultimate series PSU which is a quality product.  Today we review a alternate choice PSU from Cooler Master, the Silent Pro M series available in 500, 600 and 700 Watt models.  For today's mainstream PC this range of PSU power should satisfy a gamers thirst for power. The difference in the Silent Pro compared to the Ultimate series is primarily the modular cable design.
This PSU is also rated at an excellent efficiency to deliver without wasted through excess heat.

These are PCWizKid's test system specifications (click on the links below for individual reviews)

- AMD Phenom II X4 810 Overclocked at @3.1Ghz
- Sapphire 4870 toxic 1GB @790/1075
- Patriot 4GB DDR2 1066 5-5-5-15
- Seagate 500GB v12 SATA HDD
- Cooler Master Sniper Case
- GlacialTech UFO 51 Cooler
- Ambient Room Temperature 20C Celsius

Silent Pro M 600W Specifications

Formfactor ATX 12V 2.3/SSI EPS 12V V2.91
Continious Power 600W
Maximum Power 720W
Efficiency 81% ~ 83%
Warranty 5 years
Diameter 150 x 150 x 86 mm
Fan Size 135 mm
Input Voltage 90 ~ 264V
Input Current 10A @ 115V / 5A @ 230V
Input Frequency 47~63Hz
PFC Active PFC (0.99)
Power Signal 100 ~ 500 ms
Hold Up Time < 17 ms
MTBF 100.000 hours
Protection OVP / OCP / OTP / OLP / Short / Full Protection
Operation Temperature 0~40 °C

The allocation of the AMPS / Wattage is as follows:Modular Cable Design

This PSU has one +12V branch that can deliver 40A.  The Real output capacity is 600W but it can deliver maximum of 720W (in peaks).  This PSU is certified for Intel’s ATX12V standard in V2.3 version as for SSI EPS 12V V2.91 standard.

Included Modular CablesModular Cable Desgin

ConclusionPCWizKid Recommended

Top of the line from Cooler Master comes the Silent Pro M series of PSU which focuses on efficiency and silence.  As shown in the video review , the innovative flat modular cable design , quiet fan and efficiency results give this a well rounded premium score in PCWizKid's books.  This is definitely a PSU worthy of a mainstream gaming system that enthusiasts can count on.


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