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COOLMAX V-500 500W ATX Power Supply

  • ATX
  • 115 / 230 V
  • 120mm silent fan
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With its robust output, premium quality, and reliability, the COOLMAX V-500 redefines what an ultra-affordable PSU should be. It delivers all the power necessary to run your system smoothly, and is constructed with quality components for long life. A silent 120mm fan ensures efficient, quiet cooling. Also with tidy cable wires, the V-500 is simple to use and easy to install, making it a great candidate for your PC build or system upgrade.

  • newegg 500W Output The COOLMAX V-500 PSU delivers a maximum 500 watts of robust and reliable output for your entire system.
  • newegg Sleeved Main Cable The cable-tube on the main power cables allows for better routing and tidiness.
  • newegg Superb Protection Over-voltage- and short-circuit protections on all output levels ensure reliable safety for your components.
  • newegg 120mm Cooling Fan The silent 120mm fan delivers efficient and quiet cooling, keeping your PSU running at peak performance while not disturbing others.


Learn more about the CoolMax V-500

Model

Brand
COOLMAX
Model
V-500

Spec

Type
ATX
Maximum Power
500W
Fans
120mm silent fan
PFC
No
Main Connector
20+4Pin
+12V Rails
Single
PCI-Express Connector
No
SATA Power Connector
2
SLI
No
Haswell Support
No
Modular
No
Over Voltage Protection
Yes
Input Voltage
115 / 230 V
Input Frequency Range
50/60 Hz
Input Current
10A/5.5A
Output
+3.3V@21A, +5V@22A, +12V1@17A, +12V2@17A, -12V@0.5A, +5VSB@2.5A
MTBF
>100,000 Hours
Approvals
UL, CSA, FCC, TUV
Dimensions
5.60" x 5.90" x 3.30"
Weight
2.99 lbs.

Features

Connectors
1 x Main connector (20+4 pin)
1 x 12V(P4)
3 x peripheral
2 x SATA
1 x Floppy
Features
Specially selected components & high performance heat sink to cool down system
Serial ATA 150 ready & fully support all AMD & Intel series demand
Cable-tube on main power cables for better cable routing and neatness
Universal Connector Fits Most of Branded Motherboard
Over voltage protection, short circuit protection on all output level

Spec

Energy-Efficient
No

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • MATTHEW M.
  • 7/24/2014 11:55:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsWorked Perfect

Pros: Purchased for a customer that had a blown PSU in a big box retail chain purchased computer. Did the job and was easy to install.

Cons: Lacks appropriate amount of SATA power connections
No converter/adapter provided

Other Thoughts: Looking for a cheap mid watt PSU this is worth a shot. Can't say yet on the longevity, but so far so good.

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  • John S.
  • 6/13/2014 3:46:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMeh

Pros: good price

Cons: fairly short life

Other Thoughts: I purchased this PSU in August 2012 and discovered today that my PC won't power on. I replaced the Coolmax power supply with a spare I had and the computer works again. I would expect just about any power supply to last more than a year and a half.

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  • Ivan D.
  • 6/11/2014 10:15:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGreat

Pros: 500w, all that is great but...

Cons: for some reason mine did not come with a power cord...on top of taking a +week to arrive(all other parts came within 3-5 days) now have to wait for a power cord

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  • brandon m.
  • 4/20/2014 9:05:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCOOLMAX V-500 500W ATX Power Supply

Pros: great psu for the price fixed the problem i was having where my old psu was resiting on me and its a great for low power and small comp builds

Cons: none

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  • Erik B.
  • 4/7/2014 9:02:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: WORKS!

Cons: NONE

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  • Joseph A.
  • 2/1/2014 4:19:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat PSU for the price.

Pros: Cheap and reliable.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I've had this PSU for just over a year, running 24/7, and it's been very stable. Keeps case cool with just one intake fan and no additional exhaust fans.

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  • James S.
  • 8/10/2013 12:31:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFingers Crossed

Pros: Very inexpensive. Was apparently enough power to get my basic computer to work with additional video card. For this kind of money, it's a win if it works at all.

Cons: Just 2 SATA power connections, but that was all I needed for this machine.

I was as scared as everybody else by the reviews about overheating, but at least so far, everything is running perfectly cool. Granted, I don't need 500w. Probably less than 300, to be perfectly honest, though the video card said minimum 350. So, I'm not taxing this thing much. Will update the review if the fan gives out or I encounter an overheating problem in the future.

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  • CHI T.
  • 3/29/2013 12:27:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsPlastic melted

Pros: High Wattage

Cons: The black plastic near the power supply plug pins melted. Thankfully I noticed the smell and acted in time.

Other Thoughts: Brought this in november of 2009, yes 2009. It worked for a couple of months till the plastic melted.

I would not recommend getting this.

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  • Dylan W.
  • 2/2/2013 6:09:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsGood

Pros: Runs well, Powers what I need.

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Runs a:
I3-2120
AMD HD 7770 Core Edition
MSI MB
8 GB
500 HDD
Opictal drive
Fans, Lights

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  • Brandon P.
  • 10/29/2012 6:04:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCheap and Works

Pros: Works, fits, and powers what I need it to power.

Cons: None at the moment.

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