Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W Power Supply Review

 
 
 
Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W Power Supply rated 100% KICKASS by 3dGameMan.com

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Review category: Power Supplies
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Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W  Power Supply is one of the best power supply out there. It's 80 Plus Gold certified, ATI CrossFire and NVIDIA SLI certified, has Japanese capacitors, quiet 135mm  fan, modular design, 5 year warranty and more. Also the Silent Pro Gold series is available in a number of different wattages.


 

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Anonymous

I noticed the fan shot didnt show a dB graph as a follow-up. Can you get a figure up?

Anonymous

this power supply 3dgameman is a clear example of what I was referring in another comment area on you website. The one that has to do with what night to do live showing of tech I did not see this product on a thursday and on that friday had committed myself to buy a powersupply and then suggestivly looked at your website and saw this new model powersupply. Now mind you this is not live.. but I sure wished I could have bought this powersupply rather then the other. and also everybodies different so times that people have a chance to look at new tech and times that we have money are different! I like to purchase tech at the end of a work week and make a weekend of it or order on a friday and get the 2 day shipping and have it by next wedsday. I always end up ordering on a friday or the weekend.

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would this go good in a haf x? :)

GREEN FIRE!!!!!!

Anonymous

look, rodney ..you could help out sorting this miss conception, by pointing to the facts within your reviews ^^ it would help people start understanding what they should look at when picking the right psu!

Anonymous

to any and all illiterates and "experts": stating that a 500 watt psu is sufficient is improperly and completely false. a 500w psu does not have enough amps on a single and or multi +12v rail to even start one of today's higher end gpu's (they need anywhere from 42A-52A). that is why today's systems running higher end gpu's have higher wattage psu's. they need to utilize the available amount of amps on the higher wattage psu's.

Anonymous

how good is this psu compared to the 1200w 80plus gold corsair psu? and in case of needing two psu s is it posible to have one of each (since the other on is a full modular psu) or is it better to have two of one of the ??

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Too bad it's not Modular , if yes , it would totally go with my HAF X :D

If it's worth doing , it's worth over-doing it :)

Mr. Pizza
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it is modular :) just not 100%

azbo22
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well if you have the HAF X you don't really need a fully modular power supply, it has the cable management thing in front of the power supply and a full cable management sector behind the motherboard.

I'm looking to buy one, but unfortunately its not out yet in Australia :(

- AzBo -

Anonymous

who the fuck needs a 1,2 kW PS in his FU*KING PC?

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Absolutely nobody. Perhaps only the one hardcore gamer who has a really sick setup.
But really... Nobody who has a decent computer needs 1200W, 
and anybody else telling you so is bullshitting you :)

Most people don't understand how electric devices work, including most PC users, and especially hardcore gamers. 1200W is an unrealistic amount of power for today's standards, and it is not realistic to think that you would ever need this in the future, since power efficiency is what the market is going for.

Anonymous

Joel_M wrote:

Absolutely nobody. Perhaps only the one hardcore gamer who has a really sick setup.
But really... Nobody who has a decent computer needs 1200W, 
and anybody else telling you so is bullshitting you :)

Most people don't understand how electric devices work, including most PC users, and especially hardcore gamers. 1200W is an unrealistic amount of power for today's standards, and it is not realistic to think that you would ever need this in the future, since power efficiency is what the market is going for.

as an example: a 500w psu does not have enough amps on a single and or multi +12v rail to even start 1 of today's higher end gpu's (they need anywhere from 42A-52A) so what are you aiming at with that illiterate statement? stop bloody staring at the bloody wattage, now will you! start understanding what it is really all about!!

Anonymous

alot of people learn up

Anonymous

If only it were fully modular...

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Hello Rodney, i want your help  choosing a great power supply

specs in my signature and im plannig to buy another ATI 5970 that means> ATI 5970 CrossFireX

Which is better?

Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200Watt

or

Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050Watt

 thanks.

..My Gaming System..

Core i7-930 w/ Prolimatech Mega Shadow CPU Cooler, Gigabyte X58A-UD7, Corsair Dominator-GT 6GB 1600MHz, XFX ATI Radeon HD 5970 2GB Black Edition, 2x Western Digital Black 1TB WD1002FAEX RAID0, XFX 850 Watt Black Edition, Thermaltake Spedo, Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, SAMSUNG P2770HD.

Dark Shadow
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Does anyone know when this PSU will be available?  I've looked on google shopping and nothing came up.

3dGameMan
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Not sure exactly, but it will be soon :)

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Hey, i was wondering if you could give noise of the power it puts out, if so for the next PSUs that you review. LOL just a thought

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Dark Shadow
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I was looking into getting the Corsair CMPSU-750HX PSU, but this PSU caught my eye.  I can't wait to see the price for the 700W model.

Anonymous

Do you know if it's the same situation with Corsair's AX series?

3dGameMan
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Well, all new products take time to make it to all the resellers. And if demand is overwhelming they need to restock and this will take even longer. Patience is a virtue ;)

Dark Shadow
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I have patience, I just don't have my new PSU; and thats making me mad! ;-)

Anonymous

I have the 800 WATT ;-)

Anonymous

Does everything have to be "revolutionary" these days? Can't we just call them "innovative", like in the old days?

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6:40 Ho do you use/spend/waste 1200W so that you can see the Wattage under "max load"?

3dGameMan
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I use what I have at my disposal and that's my i7 system... SO I max out the system using Prime95 for the CPU and FurMark for the video card. My system setup is listed in the video review.

Anonymous

why didn't you show all the leads...

Anonymous

Rodney you should make a video explaining why you only post after a week issue.

To the subject, aren't the Amps a little bit higher then normal?
Also, were you testing with a multi meter or just through your computer?
I would love to see a full modular design.
I love the Hybrid Transformer thing and the 80 Gold thing.

I guess your review is fair, but I would love to see a comment about the pricing.

3dGameMan
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No weak issues really, except it's expensive, but this is a 80+ Plus Gold certified PSU. Also, it's ATI and NVIDIA certified.

Completely modular would be nice, but I suspect that most that get this PSU will use all of the hard-wiried leads.

I used EVGA E-LEET, which is indicated in the video ;)

Please let me know if there's anything else.

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I have the Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W PSU. It is pretty good, but if I want to get a second GTX 480, I will have to get a bigger one.

I would probably get the 900W or 1000W model (depending on how much you need for a two GTX 480 cards) of this new Silent Pro series.

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100% Kickass Product!

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Where Can you buy this?

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jamesm3015 wrote:

Where Can you buy this?

It's not available in stock yet. You might as well wait then.

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Soundyman
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Looks amazingly awesome. I have to get a new power supply eventually.

Anonymous

PLEASE 3DGM, POST THE REAL VIDEO ON YOUTUBE. It's the only reason I subscribed.

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Anonymous

What would you say is the quality of the braiding?

Also cool PSU

3dGameMan
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The braiding is not exception, but still very acceptable. I have a close-up shot of the braiding in the video and in the picture video if you would like to take a peek.

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I was the one commenting, silly me forgot to log in.

I will  wait for the video.

Also isn't there a tool for "unbraiding?"

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All videos are released, so enjoy.

Anonymous

It is from $275 to $300 depending on where you shop online.
It is very reliable, never hear it even in an already quiet case.
only one inch or so longer then standard size PSU.
Voltage is rock study even under the heaviest loads.
Running in system with 3 very high end video cards, 6 HDD's, i7/EX58 and 10 fans, 5 USB outputs used, also 2 outside 220MM fans 1 to pull away heat from the back of the case and 1 for subwoofer heatsink on my C- Labs gigaworks speakers.
All cables (modular or not) Are easy to bend and hide inside the case.
How do i know all this?? I have one.
I had a VERY good PSU before this one, and now this 1200W is my primary PSU
Now go get one, and cut your electricity bill by a few bucks a month like me.

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Nice power supply.