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PRODUCT: Cooler Master MasterWatt Lite 600W 230V
PROD LINK: MasterWatt Lite 600 Product Page
PRICE: 4,000 Rupees @ MD Computers
Price is at time of testing!
Here’s the unit itself. Aside from the black paint, it’s completely unremarkable.
It is also not the least bit modular, nor does it splurge on fancy features like cable sleeving on most of the cables. Both of these things will be losing it some points later.
The exhaust grille shows us a very sparse looking view of the internals, also giving away the OEM as Enhance. But from what I see thus far, this is the cheapest looking Enhance I have ever seen. Because this is a company that rarely cares about performance even at the high end of things, I find myself losing a lot of hope this will perform well for us. But we’ll see for sure soon enough.
|MasterWatt Lite 600W – DC Output|
|Max Power @ 40°C||120W||552W||3.6W||12.5W|
Meantime, now is a good time to tell you Cooler Master thinks this unit is good for full blast up to forty degrees. That should fill me with excitement, because it’s a decent number, but honestly? I’ve seen units that looked and felt more stout than this not handle that temperature.
Even so, in ditching the expense that comes with making an APFC power supply compatible with worldwide line voltages, you can add some bang for the buck that people may not be expecting. I hope this is the case today, because this company with its history of constantly missing the mark on performance could use a win.
If you like water flavored popsicles, this shot is for you. You get no special fan grille on this unit, just stamped steel.
Moving on to the cables, here’s the main ATX, and only one of two cables that are actually sleeved. No in cable capacitors, because those add cost. No blacked out wires, either… you just get the spaghetti rainbow all power supplies used to come with by default.
Here’s the other sleeved cable, for the CPU. You just get the one, not that this is a bad thing on a unit this size.
Now we get into the entanglement nightmare of the non sleeved stuff. This is the Molex chain, complete with a hardwired Berg right on the end.
Two SATA chains come with the unit, six connectors total.
Finally, here’s the one and only PCI-e chain.
|MasterWatt Lite 600W – Cabling|
|Type of Cable||Length from PSU||AWG|
|20+4 pin ATX connector||515 mm||18|
|4+4 pin CPU||605 mm|
|6+2 pin PCI-e, 6+2 pin PCI-e||520+100 mm|
|Unit Dimensions (L x W x H)|
|140 mm x 150 mm x 86 mm|
Right. Let me go find Kong, my line voltage transformer, and we’ll get the load testing done.