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FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

  • ATX12V v2.3
  • Modular
  • 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
  • 100 - 240 V

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years
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  • STEPHEN K.
  • 7/30/2015 10:21:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsLooks like there's a first time for everything...

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Dead-silent.
Excellent modular plugs.
Long cable length good for full-tower cases

Cons: Died after just a few hours

Other Thoughts: I've been exclusively purchasing PC Power and Cooling power supplies since the company's inception. I've purchased probably eight of their supplies over the years and until this unit, they've always been unparalleled in quality, silence, and durability.

The reason that I've owned this for less than a week? It died after just a few hours of use. Borrowed another supply from a different computer to rule out anything else on the new build, and it works just fine. Plugged suspected dead supply into the other computer as a final test, and it wouldn't power up either.

I tired to exchange, but Newegg is out-of-stock. Will probably purchase another based on past experiences when it comes back into stock.

Note that PC Power and Cooling was since purchased by OCZ, and has since been spun off as FirePower...I hope their quality isn't slipping.

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  • Vincent N.
  • 6/1/2015 4:45:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggschirping

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: functioned until it started making noise

Cons: chirping sounds and noisy fan

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  • Mark M.
  • 2/18/2015 3:05:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Modular and Quiet PSU

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Modular. Comes with ample amount of modular plugs. Very Quiet.

Cons: None

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  • Thomas D.
  • 2/5/2015 7:53:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsVery loud humming from the cheap fan

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Very loud humming from the cheap fan

Cons: Very loud humming from the cheap fan

Other Thoughts: now I need to buy a new fan for it

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  • Dawn D.
  • 12/30/2013 3:06:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Still going strong! Quieter than i expected

Cons: Screw holes were a bit off, but it mounted anyway.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/26/2013 3:01:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsperfect

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: - long cables
- looks great
- performs amazing. powers my 290, OCed ig 3570k
- cheap. got it for $50 with a free cd/dvd drive so practically $30 considering it saved me from buying one separately.

Cons: none

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  • Lihsin W.
  • 11/17/2013 2:19:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSilencer MK III 500W Review

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: A fairly cheap Seasonic based unit.
It still works after 11 months of 24/7 usage and it's pretty silent.

Cons: Only two PCIe connectors.

Other Thoughts: I bought this for my HTPC and it's not bad for a PSU that cost less than $60.

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  • Michael S.
  • 9/8/2013 2:09:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat PSU

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: I've owned this PSU for over a year now, and it has been nothing but good to me. The modular build was simple to work with, and it came with the cables that I needed. It may only be 500W, but that is plenty for most builds. I am running an i5 system in a NZXT Phantom, with a GTX560 and Corsair H60 liquid cooling, and I've never had a shortage. Not to mention, it's quiet.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: If you're looking to have more than one GPU in your build, you should probably look into a 750W. Even if 500 or 600 will do the job, you want to future proof your build for changes.

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  • Samuel K.
  • 8/12/2013 9:29:54 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet and nice

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Great power supply and the most quiet that I have ever owned. Decided to spend a little more on a PS for once and its serving me well.

Cons: N

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/12/2013 12:34:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAs expected

This review is from: FirePower PPCMK3S500 Silencer MK III 500W 80Plus Bronze Sem-Modular ATX PC Power Supply, Formerly PC Power & Cooling

Pros: Im no expert on power supplies, I read a few reviews on the net and it seemed like a solid unit. Everything came packaged well, cables arent super stiff which was nice, plenty of connections for a full system. Fan is silent.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: 4th power supply from these guys over the past few years, they've all been rock solid to date.

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