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PC Power & Cooling Silencer 760W Power Supply Review - Inside the Box

The Silencer 760W is an 80Plus Silver rated power supply, but its performance is golden!

| Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Mar 10, 2011 8:29 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: PC Power & Cooling

Inside the Box


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Power supply packaging doesn't get much simpler than this. The power supply fits snugly inside the box, entirely surrounded by foam. Since there aren't any modular connections, the native wiring wraps around the foam and fills the rest of the space of the box.


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The I/O specification label, serial number, and SLI logo reside on the top of the power supply.


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Both of the sides on the Silencer 760W power supply are identical, displaying the PC Power & Cooling and Silencer logos. Both sides also feature four vent holes in the center.


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Taking a peak at the back of the Silencer 760W reveals an 80mm exhaust fan, the AC input, and an On/Off switch. While most manufacturers have moved to designs with an open back grill and 120mm/140mm fans on the bottom, the PPCS760 stays old school.


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Jumping to the front, we can see the air inlet vents for the Silencer 760W. With the exhaust fan in the back, air flows from front to back.


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One thing that PC Power & Cooling seems to have missed during design and production of the Silencer 760W is the grommet/cable guard where the native wiring exits the power supply. If you look closely at the cable sleeving, you can see that it has already snagged a little bit in the upper right corner.


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As was mentioned before, PC Power & Cooling kept the design old school on the Silencer 760 with no vents or intake fan on the bottom of the power supply.


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Also included with the Silencer 760W is a user manual, package of four mounting screws, power cord, and a case badge.


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