Deepcool DQ1000 Quanta Power Supply Review




/ 5 years ago

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A Closer Look – Exterior


Power Supply Unit

Deepcool make use of a textured black PSU enclosure while the overall style of the PSU is dominated by the fan grille and 140mm black fan.

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Both sides feature Deepcool labels, one which sports the branding and the other with all the power details and certifications.

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The DQ1000 uses a semi-modular design with clearly labelled connectors, the hard wired cables come with basic sleeving.

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The base is plain and gives us a closer look at the textured finish that Deepcool use.

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At the rear we find ventilation mesh, a power switch and the kettle lead input. 100-240 VAC is supported

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Cabling

The hard-wired cables are quite dire: the quality of the sleeving is really poor. It feels cheap and it barely even hides the colour of the cables underneath. Hard-wired to the unit is a motherboard 24 pin and a pair of CPU EPS 8 pins. Having both EPS 8 pins hard wired seems strange as most people are unlikely to be using both.

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The modular cables include four PCIe 6+2 pins which is sad because for a 1000W PSU I really wanted to see six. You also get 8 SATA, 6 Molex and 2 FDD  spread across four cables which is a nice selection.

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