Summary: Didn't really put too much stress on PSU. It followed Murphy's Law and died just after the warranty expired. Fortunately, it didn't kill any peripherals. It started to not come out of standby mode and then just wouldn't restart at all.
Cons: Lasted 3 years 2 months - 2 months after warranty expired
Summary: It is unacceptable for a power supply to work for such a short period of time. The unit has just died. Zalman offers no U.S.-based customer support phone numbers. Zalman's expensive CPU cooling fan has also just died in my other computer. Bad brand.
Pros: Just an informational comment. This is internally the exact same power supply as the Silverstone ST50F. (according to Hardware Secrets website.) The Silverstone often sells for less money, and has more connectors.
Cons: Two out of two units failed after about a year and a half (running continuously). The Zalman customer service insisted the warrantee was only for a year, even though the box and the "Owner's Manual" both say it's for 3 years. After arguing, they sent a new one, in a box that says "3-year warrante...