Let us now come from the technical data to the optical details and practical criteria. The black metal chassis of the V700 PSU has a good finish and makes a very high-quality impression.
Here is a bent view of the fully modular V700 power supply without any cable-clew:
The large 135 mm thermal regulated fan attached at the lower surface sucks the fresh air into the power supply and blows the warmed up air without another fan through the small holes out of the power supply. It’s nearly impossible to recognize the sound of the fan after installing in a PC.
Thanks to the good cooling over the 135mm fan, another fan is not necessary on the power supply back. Here one can see the back of the power supply, where only the power switch and the socket for the 90V to 264V cable is installed:
As mentioned on the first page, the Cooler Master V700 PSU is build fully modular, so it’s possible to connect only the necessary cables inside of the PC case to get a cleared up PC. This can improve the air circulation inside of the PC case contrary to a non-modular power supply, protects the hardware through a lower heat and increases durability of the components.
The angled SATA connector is as seen on some other PSUs not optimally designed, since the rear cap can get off easily, whereby the contacts on the back of the plug are opened. Coolermaster showed with the plugs of their CM Silent Pro M500 PSU, how to solve this in a better way. The processing of all other plugs is great.
The 24-pol ATX cable is protected with a black mesh plastic sleeve and can be converted to a 20-pin plug (up to ATX 2.1) connector.
A look inside of the power supply shows a good processing.
The high-quality 105°C capacitors achieve a higher durability than conventional 85°C Elcos and the efficient cooling increases the durability again and lowers the necessary fan noise level.
Result and general impression of the Cooler Master V 700 Watt power supply unit …