Almost everyone wants the quietest yet most powerful computer possible. Most components generate noise because of the fans cooling them, or because of moving parts. Obviously, solid state drives have eliminated the necessity for moving parts for storage and liquid cooling can replace fans for most components. However, there’s still one pesky component which still generates noise: the high wattage power supply unit. Fanless PSUs have been around for a while, but they’re generally lower wattage and meant for business machines or ultra-efficient HTPCs.
Is your mother complaining to you about her computer being too loud? I bet she also doesn’t like all the bells and whistles of a lot of gaming cases, but I have an answer to your problem. The Cooler Master Sileo 500 is a plain, yet sturdy case jam packed with sound insulation material. You probably want to check this out even if your mother isn’t complaining to you because the Sileo 500 also comes with a 500 watt power supply for an affordable silent case & power supply solution. Read on further to see how easy it is to install.
Cooler Master’s power supplies are stable, intelligently designed, and efficient, and now Cooler Master adds silent to the mix with its Silent Pro M line. The 500, 600, and 700 watt units are designed to provide stable power as quietly as possible, while still maintaining the 80% efficiency required for the 80PLUS certification. Today we are taking a look at the 500W version in this review. Read on to check it out!