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Cooler Master V1000 1000-Watt 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply Review - Cabling Arrangement and A Look Inside

Cooler Master V1000 1000-Watt 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply Review
Cooler Master launches its new flagship PSU, the V series. Find out what teamwork and buzz between them and Seasonic is all about with our review of the V1000.
By: | 80 PLUS Gold PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: May 7, 2013 4:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Cooler Master

Cabling Arrangement




The cable arrangement for the V1000 is somewhat basic, but should be more than enough for 95% of users. There are a total of eight PCI-E connectors over four cables. While it may not be able to power four top-end video cards, it is nice to have the option there for those utilizing mid-range cards.


The nine SATA and four Molex connectors should take care of all your peripherals, and the dual ATX 4+4 pin connectors will take care of those in need of additional power directly to the motherboard.




Rail distribution is as simple as it gets with a single 12V rail. There is no need to worry about load balancing here.



A Look Inside




Recently we've seen a lot of shrinkage of the components inside power supplies. One of the effects of this is a reduction in heat. The V1000 follows along these trends and as such we see several smaller heat sinks instead of massive ones that prevent fresh air from flowing deep down to the PCB.




A pair of Nippon Chemi-Con bulk capacitors sit on the primary side of the power supply.




The secondary side is littered with more Nippon caps.




The Cooler Master DFS132512H fan provides all the active cooling for the V1000 power supply. One of the interesting things about this unit is that the fan is nearly silent until around 70% load, operating between 800 RPM and 1600 RPM depending on the temperature of the unit. This makes the V1000 ideal for those seeking a quiet power supply.

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