Sunday, January 8th 2017

Cooler Master Unveils the MasterWatt Maker MIJ 1200 W Power Supply

At CES 2017, Cooler Master unveiled a limited edition of their MasterWatt line of power supply units: the MasterWatt Author ME 1200 W. As the name implies, this is a 1200 W power supply, rated at 80 Plus Titanium efficiency levels (which means >94% energy efficiency), though Cooler Master claims this PSU is able to achieve >95% efficiency levels. Built exclusively with Murata components, Cooler Master are presenting this one as the best power supply they've ever made, and they're therefore pitting it as a special, limited edition PSU, of which only a few thousand samples will be produced and sold: at an over $1000 price-tag.
Alongside this special, limited edition PSU, Cooler Master have also announced the impending availability of their MasterWatt Maker 1500 W PSU, for those discernible users who requires something short of a nuclear power core to power their PC's, which packs a 7-year warranty, revised and streamlined 3D technology, and is powered by a high-end, ARM-based digital signal processor.
Like other products on Cooler Master's MasterWatt line of PSUs, both the Limited Edition MasterWatt Maker MIJ 1200 W and the newly announced MasterWatt Maker 1500 W will feature Bluetooth support, for connecting with your smartphone through a Cooler Master App which allows you some degree of control over the PSUs workings.

Source: Thanks @P4-630!
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14 Comments on Cooler Master Unveils the MasterWatt Maker MIJ 1200 W Power Supply

#1
Frick
Fishfaced Nincompoop
My PSU has <95% effeciency as well. :p

Also, where does the Analog in the title come from?
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#2
Raevenlord
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Frick said:
My PSU has <95% effeciency as well. :p

Also, where does the Analog in the title come from?
Doesn't, Frick. Apparent cross of totally unrelated information. Will have to re-check though. Thanks for the heads-up.
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#3
Camm
I'm all about great efficient PSU's but over $1k, give me a break :\.
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#4
PowerPC
Only 7 years warranty while some already give 10 years on their top PSUs. What cheapskates.
Not even fanless.
Who is expected to pay $1000 for this???
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#5
TheTop4884
How long is this PSU?
It seems very long..
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#7
bogami
It would be good if they have invested in cables at least as much , they have invested in the power supply than made corrections in the output with capacitors which are positioned on the cables. PSU also extended by 5 cm and spoils the overall look . Could be sleeveng dun on cables . I hate mosfets in the form of a sticker, which is so happily used without cooling surfaces. and I would like to see the PSU with good old metal mosfet s .
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#8
Hood
Presumably the extra $700+ is for the Bluetooth support, so you can whip out your phone and impress your friends with your geek chops. How sad...you can also do this with a $30 Bluetooth speaker.
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#9
Hood
darkangel0504 said:
My V1000 is still good ?
I know mine is, since it's OEM is Seasonic (KM3 platform, gold rated but bordering on platinum), for $200. But $1000? - has PC building become the latest hobby for super-rich dilettantes with more money than brains? First it was the $900 Phanteks Enthoo Elite, now this diamond-plated turd...what's next, an $1100 mouse with actual platinum buttons?
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#11
DOM
Haha $1,000 for a psu wow should be $1,200 to match the watts lol
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#12
Vlada011
Very nice power supplies. I mean they will fit perfect in any PC.
PSU Case is great.
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#13
Arrakis+9
Your paying for the R&D on the pcb + the nearly full computer controlling the PSU on top of that the hand built precision of the unit it self. Seems like a fair deal for what seems like a limited run or low batch product. Curious to see what Johnny guru says about it and were it will lead for future Cooler Master PSU's

Will definitely be watching.
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#14
Vlada011
This control is for androids and I use only iPhone because of that I never look apps for Androids.
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