Enermax EG365P-VE Power Supply Review

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Introduction

Enermax has always been one of the best manufacturers of high quality power supplies along with many other things. This is their newest model of switching power supplies; it has a knob on the back of the unit which allows you to change the speed of the 2 fans from 1500-3000 RPM. This is a really great feature because you can turn it up when your computer is running hot and down when its not. Enermax uses a dual fan setup which when installed pulls hot air off the heatsink and out of the case. The following is a rundown of some of the Enermax EG365P-VE (FMA) power supply features.

  • Meet AMD K7 and Intel ATX +12V 1.1 and ATX 2.03 version (Pentium 4 fully supported)
  • One 9 cm fan intake heat and one 8 cm fan exhaust heat – AMD recommended
  • FCA function (Fan On/ Off Controlled by M/B & Adjustable), “sleeping mode” power supply
  • FM (Fan Speed Monitoring) Function
  • 9cm Thermal Control Fan
  • Low Noise
  • High MTBF

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The box is a lime green color which I really like. It lets you know what your getting and a lot of the features which it contains within.

Here’s a shot of everything you get. The box contains a manual, mounting screws, a power cord, 2 Enermax stickers, and of course the power supply. Also from the picture on the right you can see the Enermax power supply laid on the floor. The cords are very long which I will discuss more later.

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This is the front and back of the power supply, on the back you can see an on and off toggle switch, a switch to select 115v or 220v for the wall socket, the knob for the fan adjustments, and the 80mm rear fan you can also see the top fan. The front of the Enermax has some holes cut out for more air flow.

Here is the bottom of the power supply and the side of it. The bottom of the power supply holds a 92mm fan with clear fan blades. The side of the power supply has a sticker which contains all of the technical specifications.


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I went ahead and opened up the Enermax power supply to see what was going on in there. You can see the fan control device which is next to the fan inside. Enermax power supplies do not have adjustable POTS (Potentiometers) which would be used to change the 5/12v and 3.3 lines. We will see in the testing if they would even be needed though.

The Enermax EG365P-VE (FMA) comes with an ATX motherboard connection which is cable tube tied, 8 Molex, 2 berg connections, Pentium 4 12v connection, an AUX connection for server motherboards, and also comes with a RPM monitoring cable which you can plug into your motherboard

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I installed the Enermax EG365P-VE (FMA) into my server which is a mid tower case. As you can see from the pictures the cabling is very long and this can make it hard for you to get the inside of your case neat looking. On the other hand if you have a very large case this will work to your benefit.

As I mentioned before the Enermax EG365P-VE (FMA) comes with a 3-pin connector which you can connect to one of your motherboard headers and it will monitor fan RPMs. Below is a picture of it plugged into one of my motherboard headers.