Cooler Master has brought a variety of new power supplies to CES 2023, which will be released as part of the updated GX III, V Gold, V SFX Gold and V SFX Platinum series with support for the new ATX 3.0 and PCIe 5.0 standards. The TechPowerUp portal reported on the innovations whose journalists visited the manufacturer’s stand.
The Cooler Master GX III power supply series is available from 550W to 1250W with 80 Plus Gold certification. They use APFC circuit, DC-DC converter, LLC topology and are equipped with fans with full stop function at low loads. The 650W, 750W, 850W, 1050W, and 1250W models feature a 12V HPWR 12+4-pin power connector that delivers up to 600W of power the graphics card can deliver. The younger model of the Cooler Master GX III power supply with a capacity of 550 W received a 12 V HPWR connector with the ability to transfer up to 450 W of power to the graphics accelerator. In addition, all PSU models in this series received two EPS connectors for powering the processor. The manufacturer grants a 10-year guarantee on the GX III model and on most of the power supplies from other series shown at CES 2023.
The V Gold I series of power supplies is represented by 750 and 850 W models. They are also 80 Plus Gold certified. They differ from the GX III models in that they have semi-digital controls. With proprietary MasterPlus software and a USB connection that allows basic manual control of new products, their status can be monitored in real time. Both V Gold I models received a 12+4-pin 12VHPWR connector with the ability to transfer 600W of power to the graphics card, two 8-pin EPS connectors for powering the processor, three 6+2-pin PCIe Connectors, twelve SATA and a pair of power connectors for older generation devices.
The V SFX Gold series consists of compact 750W and 850W power supplies. Both models received a 12+4-pin 12VHPWR connector with the ability to transfer 600W of power to the graphics card, two 8-pin EPS connectors for powering the processor, four 6+2-pin PCIe connectors and eight SATA -Connections. Despite their small size, the new products are highly effective, as evidenced by the 80 Plus Gold certification.
The V SFX Platinum Series includes a 1100W model. It has an 80 Plus Platinum efficiency certification, a 12+4 pin 12V HPWR (600W), two EPS, three 6+2 pin PCIe connectors and eight SATA connectors.
The V1300 Platinum 30th Anniversary Edition power supply is an innovative product from Cooler Master. The novelty is equipped with a number of features that will appeal to enthusiasts. The power supply is equipped with ARGB lighting, uses an LLC full-bridge topology and offers the possibility to combine two 54A +12V lines into one 108A line. The PSU is cooled by a 135mm fluid dynamic bearing fan. The V1300 Platinum 30th Anniversary Edition includes twelve 6+2 pin PCIe connectors, two 8 pin EPS connectors for CPU power delivery, 16 SATA connectors and multiple power connectors for legacy devices.