Coolermaster Silent Pro M500

Power supply units

Cables and connectors

The unit is mostly modular apart from the 20+4 pin and the 4+4 pin CPU power connector; these cables are enclosed inside black braiding with rubber heat shrunk ends keeping all the individual cables neat and tidy.

On the unit itself are two different connections, a 6 (3×2) pin for PCI-e connectors and a 5 (5×1) pin for the SATA and molex connections – the PCI-e ones are also in grey to distinguish them further.


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The modular cables are a little different – flat with a rubberised coating and should allow better airflow through the chassis as well as easier cable management. The following connectors are included:

  • 2 * 6+2 pin PCI-e
  • 6 * SATA
  • 5 * Molex
  • 1 * FDD

The dual PCI-e connections allow for either a high powered single graphics card or some multiple card configurations such as dual 4770s.


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The SATA and molex connections contain 3 connectors per cable while the PCI-e has just the one 6+2pin per cable.


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Last modified: February 15, 2011

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