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Silverstone Strider 500W / ST50F-P
9.1 out of 10

Silverstone Strider 500W / ST50F-P

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Overall 8

Silverstone Strider Plus ST50F-P 500 W

6 May 2011
  • Summary: It is very unlikely to find a fully modular, average wattage PSU that performs decently in this price range, so the Silverstone ST50F-P earns a point here. Also overall efficiency was good, it was especially impressive with loads below 100W.
  • Pros: Decent price/performance ratio, Good voltage regulation at 5V, Low voltage drops at +12V in Advanced Transient Response tests, Good efficiency throughout 20%-80% load, for the PSU's efficiency rating, High efficiency at loads below 100W, Fully modular, Compact size, Quite good ripple/noise suppre...
  • Cons: It lacks an MOV in the transient filtering stage, Could not handle full power with over 43°C ambient, Loose voltage regulation at +12V, Voltage regulation at 3.3V exceeded 5%, 3.3V failed in the 2nd Advanced Transient Response test, Only three peripheral connectors
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
10 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Does SilverStone's lower end offerings perform as well as their enthusiast products? Read the full review to find out.
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