PC Power & Cooling 750w Silencer S75EPS PSU

Conclusion

Conclusion

The PCP&C Silencer 750w is an amazing unit. Following in the footsteps of PCP&C's highly regarded Turbo-Cool range, the Silencer managed to breeze through our tests without even flinching. Rail stability was excellent, exhibiting little or no fluctuation what so ever - something we hardly ever see when placing PSU's on the OC3D test bed.

PCP&C have also managed to greatly improve the efficiency of the Silencer 750w over some of their previous units as you can see from the 82.9% result calculated by our tests. PCP&C have clearly proven that it is possible to have masses of stable power without breaking into a sweat when the electricity bill arrives.

The only real gripe that I have with this unit is its noise levels at full load. I was really hoping that the Silencer would be whisper quiet regardless of the load, but to expect this of a unit cooled by an 80mm fan is slighty unrealistic. It would be nice if PCP&C could reconsider the fan chosen for the S75EPS, as there are many fans available with better specifications than the ADDA. Maybe then I could award this unit the 100% it is so close to deserving.

The PCP&C Silencer 750w is in limited supply here in the UK, but thankfully can be purchased over at Extreme Prometeia for a reasonable £146.


Pro's
+ High efficiency results at 82.9%
+ Rock solid rails with little to no fluctuation.
+ Unique metallic copper painted finish.
+ Plenty of connectors
+ Well designed interior layout
+ Whisper quiet at idle and moderate loads.

Con's
- Fairly noisy under full load.
- No adjustable potentiometers (not that they are needed).


Editors Choice

Thanks to PC Power & Cooling for providing this unit for review.

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25-09-2006, 12:28:19

JN
"PC Power & Cooling are often regarded as the "Crème de la Crème" of the power supply world. Today I'll be putting their 750w Silencer through its paces to see if it lives up to their reputation."

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25-09-2006, 12:35:10

ai_01
was actually hoping you'd review this psu... gj as usual.. kinda sad how loud it is.. think it would of done better with a 120mm fan. btw the forum linky at the end is broken or no linkage.

25-09-2006, 12:38:39

JN
Yeah it is a tad on the loud side when under full load. However, after speaking with someone that uses one 24/7 - it remains really quiet for them in their Conroe rig. Its just when you push past 35a on the 12v rail that it starts to pipe up the noise a bit.

IMO they could have chosen a better fan (41dba @ 12v is a bit loud), but they did a good job of keeping it quiet in most situations.

25-09-2006, 15:02:13

FarFarAway
I luff PCP&C's....mmmmmm
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