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Cooler Master V Series 1000 W

crmaris

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Cooler Master teamed up with Seasonic to make a strong entry into the high-end category where it faces competition using the same OEM (Seasonic). The new V series consists of three models. Today, we will test the strongest one featuring a capacity of 1 kW, a fully modular cabling design, Gold efficiency, and a single +12V rail.

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Is it really necessary to have heatsinks at such high efficiency levels?
 

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unfortunately yes. Heatsinks also help in lowering the fan speed especially at lower loads.
 
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Nice PSU, really nice. Thanks for the review, crmaris!

I'll take a look at availability. Might get this one instead of Seasonic's 1000W Platinum for my build...a

ps: A review on Sunday?! That's new, LOL.
 

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we wanted to break the tradition of not posting reviews on Sundays :)
 
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Thanks for the great review. Seeing only the 4th page would have been worth it alone, but the rest of it were just as good.
 
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It's safe to say that this is the first CM PSU that I will gladly and readily recommend to people who need a ~1kW unit. The V-series is one of the very few moves CM has made over the years, regarding power supplies... I wonder if they'll turn to SuperFlower next? Thanks for the review, crmaris!
 
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Great review :)
Almost feels like a direct successor of the silent pro hybrid series, sans the fan Controller
 
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Nice review :) i ordered this and 2 280x's. I wonder if it would be able to handle 3 with my current build. hmmm
 
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