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Enermax Platimax 1000-watt Power Supply Review - Cabling Arrangement and A Look Inside

We take another look at the Platimax series and see if Enermax continues to deliver Platinum power at higher wattages.

By: | Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Feb 22, 2012 11:58 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Enermax USA

Cabling Arrangement

 

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Cabling for the Platimax 1000W is identical to that of the Revolution87+ 1000W and we still feel that the cable selection is only decent. 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 as simple as it gets with a single 12V rail.

 

 

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 and good cooling.

 

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A pair of Nippon Chemi-Con caps adorns the primary side of the power supply.

 

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

 

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Enermax uses their own EA142512M-0A fan to provide cooling for the unit.

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