Pros: Runs cool and quietly. The size is perfect for smaller builds. I used this model for a NAS running 6 Caviar Green drives and an ASROCK Quad-Core Atom Server board in a Fractal Node 304. It fits nicely and powers everything without any issues. I'm also running a higher end model in my HTPC and it has been working like a champ for over a year.
SilverStone Strider Plus ST50F-P 500W ATX 12V v2.3/EPS 12V 80 PLUS BRONZEREVIEW
28 February 2014
Summary: Would have given it 5 stars but I agree with some people that, for a 500 watt supply, the cable could have been shorter since it's touted that the PS is perfect for a Mini-ITX case. Uh, YEAH, if the cables were shorter since a Mini-ITX case is cramped to begin with. I may spring for paying for shorter cables to tidy up the case inside but the price is steep.
High quality Power Supply makes all the difference
Chris K., Newegg
10 February 2014
Summary: I had bought this Silverstone power supply because I was tired of coil whine in my computers(high pitch when plugging in), dirty power ruining parts (SSD went bad) Games failing, etc. etc.
Pros: First of all I just want to say, computers are EXTREMELY sensitive. No they can't feel emotions, but they can feel dirty power, and if you are going to look at the price of this and say . . . but some other brand offers the same amount of wattage for less, you are extremely mis-guided my friend. Let me share my past experience with you. I had purchased a power supply claiming 580W for $20, this was a Logisys, a new egg purchase. Fancy gloss black aluminum looked like ...