Coolermaster Silent Pro M500

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Coolermaster Silent Pro 500w Review


With power supplies, many people believe that bigger is better but in truth most rigs will never draw above 500W including my i7 rig at full tilt. So should we be buying smaller wattage units that are not only cheaper but also generally quieter? Yes, the battle between noise and performance once again rages in the PSU market and Cooler Master’s Pro M500 unit hopes to be the quietest we’ve tested yet. Featuring a 135mm fan, transferring heat from hot spots and fin type design, Cooler Master’s unit can certainly talk the talk but can it walk the walk? Let’s find out.

A brief Introduction from Cooler Master

“The Silent Pro M series is a new range of single rail power supplies from Cooler Master that’s addressing a growing market demand for powerful single rail PSU’s. With up to 50A on the 12V rail, the Silent Pro series delivers where it counts and won’t have any problems powering even the most demanding SLI
The Silent Pro M series is also the first power supply from Cooler Master to feature flat modular cables for improved airflow and cable management. It also comes with anti-vibration silicon pads to remove possible vibrations from the PSU to reverberate into the case.”


  • The single rail is with up to 50A on the 12V rail, delivers where it counts and won’t have any problems powering even the most demanding SLI
  • Modularized cable design to eliminate clutter and improve airflow inside the chassis
  • Two 6+2 pin PCI-e connectors for multiple graphic card set up
  • Energy efficient design that meets 80 Plus requirements
  • Single +12V rail provides more power for over-clockers
  • Compliant with Intel standard Intel ATX12V V2.3 & SSI EPS 12V V2.91
  • Green power design that meets energy star, blue angel requirements
  • Super silent operation with intelligent 135mm fan speed control
  • Protection: OVP / UVP / OCP / OPP /OTP / SCP / OLP
  • High Power Density (150*150*86 mm)
  • High reliability (MTBF > 100,000 hrs)
  • Copper+aluminum heat sink design which results in more efficient heat transfer and dissipation.
  • Flat cable design for easier cable arrangement
  • Japanese-made capacitors
  • Unique silicon pad eliminate the vibration between PSU and chassis


Coolermaster Silent Pro 500w Review

Coolermaster Silent Pro 500w Review


Last modified: February 15, 2011

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