Reviews and Problems with Cooler Master RS-500-PCAP-A3
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Solid for a mid-range PC build
Peter Leonard, Amazon
18 January 2015
Summary: I needed a cheap PSU but didn't want to go for something risky. This unit had some good reviews, so I went for it. IT has been flawless. No frills, nothing fancy, but it does what it is supposed to do. The fan is quiet too.
Either faulty or poor design, i'm returning for a refund and will ...
10 January 2015
Summary: Even at idle in a well vented case this power supply spins up to full fan speed, then back to normal.... repeating every few mins. Either faulty or poor design, i'm returning for a refund and will pay more for a better quality one.
Summary: This PSU does the job very well. It does everything i needed from a PSU including connections like sata and molex, as well as actually providing power to key components. The ONLY problem I have and the reason for the 3 star is the noise.
Summary: You get what you pay for with power supplies and this one broke on me after a month. While it was working, the fan is incredibly noisy on the rare occasion it kicks on (I mean old-school vacuum cleaner noisy, though it is very rare it comes on) and there's a lot of cabling here you're going to have...