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Enermax Revolution 87+ 1000W Power Supply Review

Rating: 9.0.

Enermax are one of the most highly regarded companies in the power supply sector, and today we are looking at their latest Revolution 87+ 1000W unit, targeting the high end audience with Crossfire and SLI system configurations. The Revolution 87+ 1000W is a modular design, ErP Lot 6 ready, 80 Plus Gold Certified and is backed with a full 5 year warranty.


Enermax make four other power supplies in this specific range, with 550W, 650W, 750W and 850W models available. We are looking at their flagship 1000W model today.

Product Information

  • 80 PLUS® GOLD
    87 to 93 percent efficiency @ 230V and 20 to 100 per cent load. 80 PLUS® Gold certified.
  • Dynamic Hybrid Transformer Topology
    Technological breakthrough topology using a staged dynamic transformer array for extremely high efficiency with the most durable and stable output at any load.
  • ErP Lot 6 ready!
    Help systems to meet EU eco-design directive ErP/EuP Lot 6 (<1W in standby mode) due to improved, high-efficient 5V standby (+5Vsb) circuitry.
  • C6 & Hybrid Support
    Supports energy saving modes of current and future CPU & GPU generations (C6 & Hybrid Mode) due to ZERO LOAD Design (no minimum load).
  • Multi Rail Design
    Stable and safe power supply thanks to up to four high-performance and massive 12V rails each with separated over current protection (OCP). Extremely low ripple noise.
  • Rock Stable
    DC-to-DC converter for minimum energy losses and maximum efficiency as well as best possible and most stable voltage regulation at dynamic and cross loading.
  • Intel ATX12V v2.3
    Compliant with latest desktop power supply design guide. Full support of most current CPU: Intel® Core 2 Duo™ / Quad™ / Extreme™ / Core i7™ / i5™ / i3™, “Sandy Bridge“ and AMD® Athlon™ II X2 / X3 / X4 Phenom™ II X2 / X3 / X4 / X6, „Bulldozer™“ or “Llano™“.
  • Fit4Server*
    Compliant with latest server power supply standard SSI PSDG and downward compatible with EPS12V v2.92, v2.8. Full support of most current CPU Intel® Core™ Extreme™ / i7™ / i5™ / i3™, Xeon™ and AMD® Opteron™.
    * only ERV850EWT-G and ERV1000EWT-G
  • DXXI ready!
    Full support of most current DX11 graphics cards due to minimum two 6+2P (8P) PCI-E connectors.
  • Full Graphics Power
    Supports SLI™ and CrossFireX™ systems.
  • Future ready and flexible
    All-round modular cable management. 10/12P sockets for possible connector changes of upcoming high-performance CPU and graphics card generations.
  • Air Cooling by Enermax
    Integrated 13.9cm fan with patented Twister Bearing Technology ensures efficient and ultra silent cooling and long lifetime (100,000 hours MTBF).
  • SpeedGuard
    Ultra silent and powerful cooling performance thanks to the advanced and intelligent fuzzy logic fan speed control with min. 300 or 500 RPM up to max. 1,000 or 1,200 RPM (depending on the model).
  • HeatGuard
    Keeping PSU fan running for 30-60 seconds after shut down to dissipate the remaining system heat and prolonging system lifetime.
  • High-quality Japanese Capacitors
    Highest Enermax quality standards for leading stability and maximum durability. 105°C Japanese electrolytic capacitors without exception.
  • SafeGuard
    Industry-leading multiple protection circuitry of OCP, OVP, UVP, OPP, OTP, SCP & SIP.
  • CordGuard
    Fixing the AC cord tightly to avoid accidental shutdowns of your PC.
  • Non-stop @ 50°C
    Non-Stop industrial class performance at 50°C ambient.
  • Worldwide Compatibility
    100-240V AC* input with automatic adjustment and up to 99% active Power Factor Correction (PFC) for global usage.
    * ERV1000EWT-G: 115-240V AC
  • ENERGY STAR 5.0 ready!
    Support computer system to meet ENERGY STAR 5.0 standard.
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    550/650W: 150mm x 86mm x 160mm / 750/850/1000W: 150mm x 86mm x 175mm.
  • Warranty
    5 years vendor warranty

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