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COOLMAX VL-600B 600W ATX 12V V2.3 CoolMax VL-600B Power Supply

  • ATX 12V V2.3
  • 100~132VAC / 200~264VAC
  • +3.3V@24A, +5V@24A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@18A, +12V3@15A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@2.5A
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Learn more about the CoolMax VL-600B




ATX 12V V2.3
Maximum Power
140 mm Blue LED Fan
Main Connector
+12V Rails
PCI-Express Connector
1 x 6-Pin
SATA Power Connector
Input Voltage
100~132VAC / 200~264VAC
+3.3V@24A, +5V@24A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@18A, +12V3@15A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@2.5A
5.90" x 6.30" x 3.30"
3.25 lbs.


1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
1 x 4-Pin 12V
6 x Peripheral
2 x SATA
1 x Floppy
1 x PCI-E
Automatic fan setting for best heat dissipation

Good balance between noise and cooling level

Cable-tube on main power cables for better routing and neatness

Universal connector fits most branded motherboard

Manufacturer Warranty

2 years limited
2 years limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years

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  • Scott M.
  • 5/2/2011 8:00:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

3 out of 5 eggsMeh

Pros: Not that expensive.
Quiet enough.

Cons: The SATA placement is just HORRIBLE. There's only 2 SATA power connectors and they are on the same line with a gap of about... maybe 6 or 7 inches. Basically they're designed for multiple hard drives I would guess... makes it rough for CD/DVD/etc players that also require SATA connectors.

Other Thoughts: The SATA connectors are just a huge problem with this PSU... I couldn't recommend it.

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  • Robert W.
  • 4/30/2011 2:54:18 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsjunk

Pros: none

Cons: Lasted 6 months before it started powering off during intensive games killed one motherboard and two memory slots. Similar story to another one in a second machine do yourself a favor buy another brand. Put in a raidmax 530 and it seems to run quieter and my system is faster.

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  • Michael M.
  • 2/15/2011 2:48:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsNot bad

Pros: Awesome, been working in my build for about 4 months. Powers my GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard, XFX Radeon HD 5670. 2 500GB HDDs, and a dvd rw drive no problem. Cost was 40 bucks. Well worth it.

Cons: Ordered off another site, first one I received was DOA but sent it back and second one was and has been working since.

Other Thoughts: When it comes to things like this you really get what you pay for. Every now and then you luck out and buy something for a low price that the workmanship really shows on. This power supply seems to be one of those things. If things change I will post an update but for the moment I am a happy owner of a Coolmax VL-600B

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  • Phillip S.
  • 2/6/2011 12:00:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggsmeh

Pros: pretty blue fan thats big and quiet

Cons: any time i would open a 3D application (ie wow cod etc) i would get coil whine. this psu was plenty to power my vid card but would vibrate and give off 14k scream thatd give me a migraine, so, although i didnt by from newegg, i returned it for a cooler master

Other Thoughts: cheap, good for budget build not meant to game

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  • James W.
  • 5/16/2010 4:57:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsJunk...

Pros: None

Cons: Was DOA. PSU wouldn't turn on even with a PSU tester.

Other Thoughts: Not purchased via Newegg...

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/5/2010 10:09:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo quiet and looks great

Pros: Using this to power my second build with Asus M4A785-M, Phenom II X 4 Deneb 3.0Gh CPU, 80Gb HDD, 500Gb HDD, DVD burner and ASUS EAH 5770 Cucore VGA in Antec 900 case. This PC is so much quieter than my first!

Cons: could use a couple more SATA plugs

Other Thoughts: Would definitely recommend!

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  • Walter I.
  • 3/13/2010 11:06:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsQuiet, performance Power Supply with somewhat low/misleading maximum power output specs.

Pros: Low cost.

This power supply is a good replacement part for broken computers in the basic to middle performance range with integrated graphics and few to no upgrade cards.

The maximum amps on this power supply's +12V rails falls in the safe range so you don't have to worry about the risk of fire like some of the early/cheap power supplies.

The 140mm fan is suppose to be very quiet -- like a whisper. Larger fans, like 140mm or 120mm are quiet, compared to the noisy 80mm fans, because they move more air with a slower rotation speed. You may not notice the quiet if your computer has other fans in the loud 80mm size.

Cons: The power rating on this item is sort of a lie. As a 3-rail power supply it has to share a maximum 450 Watts between all three rails (as seen on its label: 450W). This power supply can only power two of its three rails at maximum power. The third rail is left with an unusable 1.5-4.5 Amps -- well below the 15A-18A output marked on its label. (450W divided by 12V = 37.5A; then 37.5 -18 -18 = 1.5A, or 37.5 -18 -15 = 4.5A).

If you use this power supply with upgraded components like a video card it might surpass the power rating and damage some components from lack of power.

Other Thoughts: This is a good power supply that doesn't cost much but you need to be aware of the power limitations and not put too much power load on it from add-on components.

This part is perfect for fixing the computers of less tech-savvy people, who mostly use their PCs for the Internet/E-mail, whose computers are often brand name machines, with few to no upgrades, and a poorly-powered budget power supplies (especially eMachines) that "just didn't turn on today." -- because the power supply failed from a surge or overwork.

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  • Paul M.
  • 2/15/2010 5:03:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDissapointed!

Pros: Inexpensive.

Cons: Power rating of this entire brand of power supplies seems to be poor performers and inconsistent. Not Newegg's fault.

Other Thoughts: Had 5 Coolmax 500W Power supplies and 1 600W. 2 of the 500W failed within 1 year. The 600W didn't fail, but began to not supply enough power to the computer to keep everything running.

Powering ASRock K10N78M AM3/AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8100 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard, AMD Phenom X3 8750 Toliman 2.4GHz Socket AM2+ 95W Triple-Core Processor, GIGABYTE GV-R467D3-512I Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card and OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory. Also powering 4 case fans. Have to unplug 2 of the fangs to keep it consistently running. Plugging a 3rd fan(doesn't matter which one), causes the graphics card to lose signal due to lack of power. Could be an inferior graphics card, but seems to be the power supply.

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