Apevia ATX-PM1000W Premier 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Active PFC ATX Semi-Modular Gaming Power Supply… Review
The Apevia Premier 80+ Gold Efficiency Semi-Modular RGB Gaming PSU line of power supplies offers a stylish design and excellent functionality for users needing 650W, 850W, or 1000W of power. With support for the ATX 12v2.3 standard and a single rail setup, this power supply is versatile and compatible with a wide range of systems.
One of the standout features of the Apevia Premier power supply is its cool 135mm RGB fan, which adds a visually appealing glow to any computer. The RGB fan offers 16 customizable lighting modes, including RGB Cycle, Breathe Cycle, Breathe Mode, RGB Mode, and Solid Colors such as Red, Blue, Green, Pink, Orange, White, and Off Mode. Changing the lighting mode is as simple as pressing a button on the back of the PSU.
The semi-modular cable setup of the Premier line allows users to use only the connectors they need, eliminating the need for excessive tucking of wires. Unused plugs can be put away for future use, resulting in a cleaner and more organized build. The power supply also features Active PFC with a 99% factor correction, which boosts performance and saves energy.
Another convenient feature of the Apevia Premier power supply is its automatic voltage switching between 110V and 230V, depending on the power grid it’s attached to. This eliminates the need for a toggle switch and ensures compatibility in different regions.
With its 80+ Gold certification, the Apevia Premier power supply offers high energy efficiency, reducing power consumption and operating costs. The power supply is equipped with heavy-duty protections, including short-circuit, over-voltage, over-power, and under-voltage protections, ensuring the safety and longevity of your components.
The Apevia Premier power supply also supports cable management with its modular design. The connectors include 1 x 20/24pin Main Power, 2 x P8(4+4P) ESP 12V, 4 x SATA + 4 x 8(6+2)pin PCI-E, 4 x Peripheral, and 1 x Floppy, providing flexibility for different component configurations.
This power supply is suitable for systems with high power usage, thanks to its single 12V output that can deliver higher power. It supports ATX 12V 2.3 versions and is compatible with Dual/Quad Core CPUs, SLI/Crossfire, and Haswell platforms. The power supply is also equipped with large Japanese capacitors for reliable and stable performance.
In terms of drawbacks, some users may find the lack of a toggle switch for voltage selection to be a minor inconvenience. Additionally, while the power supply offers a stylish design with an imprinted Apevia logo and unique vent design, personal preferences may vary.
Overall, the Apevia Premier 80+ Gold Efficiency Semi-Modular RGB Gaming PSU is a reliable and aesthetically pleasing power supply option. It offers excellent functionality, energy efficiency, and customizable RGB lighting, making it a suitable choice for gamers and enthusiasts looking for both form and function in their system.
$99.99 - $86.99
(as of Jun 24, 2023 01:42:10 UTC – Details)