The Silencer MK III 600W has achieved the high standards we would expect from a PC Power & Cooling product, which in itself is no mean feat. The bright white appearance might not appeal to everyone, but there is something to be said for standing out in such a crowded market.
The modular design will appeal to those who are in the market for a clean system build. The internal design is also exemplary with a high level of attention to detail and we always like to see 105c rated Chemi Con capacitors incorporated into a design.
Noise suppression is fantastic … it is not often we record between 15 mW and 25 mV at maximum load across the full range of output. The power supply held load regulation well and cross load stability was not a problem. Efficiency is also without question, achieving almost 87 percent efficiency at 50 percent load, very impressive for an 80 Plus Bronze rated unit.
The only slight downside with the product is the 120mm ADDA fan, which I found could ramp up quite quickly when the load was 450W or higher. It wouldn’t be an annoyance for many people as generally noise emissions are quite good, but if you need a system to run 500W+ on a regular basis and have a problem with noise, then we advise you to aim higher in the OCZ range.
- Exceptional build quality.
- great load regulation.
- superb efficiency.
- A bit loud at higher load.
Kitguru says: Another exceptional design from PC Power & Cooling.