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Enermax Revolultion87+ 1000-watt Power Supply Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Feb 20, 2012 4:11 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Enermax USA

Cabling Arrangement

 

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Enermax provides a decent selection of cables and connectors that will suit just about anyone's needs. We say decent for a multitude of reasons. The natively wired PCI-E cables are a tad short and will likely prove to be hard to utilize if you are routing cables behind the motherboard tray and around to a video card.

 

There is also the strong selection of Molex peripheral connectors along with the floppy connector. A few more SATA connectors would be nice along with just including a Molex to FDD connector.

 

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Rail distribution is fantastic for the four rails on the unit. 12V1 is wired for the 24pin Main and natively wired ATX/EPS12V connectors. 12V2 utilizes one of the dual GPU/CPU/RAM connectors as well as three of the peripheral connectors. 12V3 does the same, but for only two peripheral connectors. 12V4 rounds things off for the natively wired PCI-E connectors as well as the last GPU/CPU/RAM connector.

 

 

A Look Inside

 

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Popping the bottom off, we see that Enermax has kept it simple. The clean design allows for good air penetration to all the components.

 

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A pair of Nippon Chemi-Con caps adorns the primary side of the power supply. There are others who have reported getting the unit with Panasonic capacitors here. Either way, it still comes with Japanese capacitors on the primary side.

 

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More Nippon Chemi-Con can be found on the secondary side of the PSU.

 

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Cooling the unit is Enermax's own EA142512M-0A fan.

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