Summary: PROS: Well made, heavy duty, weighs way more than cheap power supplies due to larger heatsinks and more wire on the magnetics to keep them cool. 80% efficient and active PFC front end, fan is quiet, plenty of connectors, in fact two 4 pin mobo connectors, two 6 pin PCI-E connectors, the usual 20+4 pin connector for the mobo and lots of SATA power connectors. Only one of the old IDE power connectors though and one floppy power (does anyone still use floppies?
Summary: First, Amazon gets ZERO STARS for merging reviews from 4 completely different products into one. I find myself actually considering filing an FTC complaint about this practice. Amazon, you are on thin ice. The BP500U HAS A NOISY FAN. Because of this, EVERYBODY has called me back and demanded that I replace this piece of junk with another PSU. Well, THANKS, Amazon and Antec for causing me plenty of headaches.
Summary: I have used Antec before and they have been very good for me. This time I replaced the power supply in my Dell with this product. Dell puts subpar power supplies in their products. Antec has come to the rescue twice. Good product.