PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk III Gets 80 Plus Platinum Rating James White August 28, 2012 Press Release The recent goal for all PSU manufacturers is a power supply to meets the 80 Plus Platinum certification standards. We have seen a handful of companies with 80 Plus Platinum power supplies, but very few with a 1200 watt output like the new PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III. Using a single +12V rail and 100% Japanese 105°C capacitors for their heavy-duty design, the Silencer Mk III 1200 watt PSU easily meets the required 92% efficiency during a typical workloads (50% power draw). This PSU also features Dual Thermal Control System to switch between normal and silent mode seamlessly by only using the 140 mm fan when needed. Standing behind their design, you also get an industry best 7 year warranty. The current retail price of $349.99 places the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III between the only other 1200 watt 80+ Platinum units from Corsair and Enermax. The Silencer Mk III is also the only white 80+ Platinum rated unit on the market. The new flagship unit clearly plans to stand out and walk tall. [hide-this-part morelink=”Full Press Release”] OCZ Unveils the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 1200 Watt Power Supply with 80 PLUS Platinum Rating Renowned Silencer Series with New 1.2 KW Model Provides a Professional-Grade Solution Rated for Industrial Usage and Power Output August 21, 2012 – OCZ Technology Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:OCZ) a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power management solutions for computing devices and systems, today unveiled the Silencer Mk III 1200W Power Supply from PC Power & Cooling. Offering industrial-grade performance and stability for demanding computing environments in a new maximum wattage option, the Silencer Mk III meets the highest rated efficiency and provides ultra-quiet operation in a modular design. The industrial-grade yet refined Mk III 1200W is the Silencer Series’ most comprehensively powerful solution yet. Meeting the stringent 80 Plus Platinum certified rating for the highest energy efficiency rating possible, the 1200W Mk III features over 92% efficiency at typical workloads. The Mk III combines a single +12V rail, premium components including 100% Japanese 105°C capacitors, and heavy-duty protection circuitries while maintaining continuous, stable output at a demanding 50°C ambient temperature. “PC Power & Cooling has a long history of delivering premium power supplies for power users seeking the ultimate in both performance and reliability,” said Steve Lee, Sr. Vice President of Channel marketing and BU GM for Power Management. “The new Silencer Mk III 1200W continues that tradition by offering enthusiasts the highest wattage to date in the series coupled with the flexibility of modular cable design, an impressive 80 PLUS Platinum rating, and an adjustable thermal system for ultimate protection and quiet operation.” A new feature on this latest model is the Dual Thermal Control System, a sophisticated operation that allows the user to switch the PSU between normal and silent mode seamlessly, working in conjunction with the load and temperature controlled 140 mm fan for ultra-quiet operation. Where industrial durability meets a sleek modular design for enthusiasts, the Silencer Mk III 1200W Series comes backed with PC Power’s complete confidence in reliability with an industry-leading 7 year warranty to offer power users the ultimate peace of mind. [/hide-this-part] Share This With The World!