Summary: My Compaq tower died and would not power up. I mean nothing. The first thing I checked was the PS that had been in it for a year or so. It had been used in another system of mine. My tester for power supplies showed good on all voltages.
Summary: This power supply is a great addition to any new build!! I recently bought this for my main machine and it works without any hiccups! I am running a P8Z77-V Pro with I7 processor, 3 Sata HDD's (one SSD), 2 DVD/BD-R combo drives and it purrs like a kitten.
Still running Strong and QUIET after a couple months....
14 May 2013
Summary: I guess it's hit and miss (based on the other reviews) but I got a winner. Install was a breeze in my 5 year old HP Media Center PC. After installed a bigger graphics card, an SSD, as well as 2 other HDD's for my pron, I decided it was time for a better PSU. Runs quiet and a great price. VERY happy.
Summary: Since my PC originally came with a pre-installed 250-watt PSU, I had numerous problems while trying to play games above certain settings. But this 500-watt PSU supports my newly upgraded graphics card, and even comes with a safety on/off switch in the back.
Summary: My PC's power supply was starting to exhibit AC-Ripple and so the number of devices I had connected to the PC (multiple DVD-ROMs, USB hubs and devices powered by USB, etc) started to exceed the amount of available wattage from the weakening OEM supply that came with the PC (A Dell...