Reviews and Problems with Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 400W (RS-400-PCAR/PCAP-A3)
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Cooler Master Elite Power 460 W Power Supply Review
21 May 2010
Summary: Cooler Master Elite Power 460 W is simply an Elite Power 400 W with a new label. The two units are absolutely the same (the only component that was upgraded was the rectifying bride, but this change didn’t make any difference in performance). This is simply unbelievable. We wouldn’t be surprised to see this kind of thing still happening in China, but here in the United States?
Cooler Master Elite Power 400 W Power Supply Review
15 April 2010
Summary: Although with performance not comparable to more expensive models, Elite Power 400 W can really deliver its labeled wattage (in fact we could pull up to 420 W from it), provides an outstanding voltage regulation, it is very inexpensive and won’t damage your computer.
When we pulled between 40% and 60% from its labeled wattage (between 160 W and 240 W) efficiency touched 80%, which is certainly a good news, since most low-end units provide efficiency below 80% all the...
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 400 W Power Supply Review
29 March 2010
Summary: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 400 W is capable to deliver its labeled power at high temperatures. But as we always like to point out, maximum power isn’t everything. This unit presents lousy efficiency and noise and ripple levels above the maximum allowed, which can lead you computer to present random behavior (“freezing,” random resets, Blue Screen of Death, etc) and overload components. Therefore we can’t recommend this product.