Delta DPS-500YB-B 500W Power Supply

Every now and then we get requests from companies to look at various items. If we hit a slow spell on the power supply side, we might occasionally toss in a Case or a CPU Cooler to keep the guys busy. Today we are going to push the boundaries a little bit, but not enough to change categories. We had a request to take a look at a couple of Delta server based units and today’s focus is on the Delta DPS-500YB-B 1U server power supply.

REVIEW INFORMATION
SUPPLIED BY: Delta
MANUFACTURER: Delta
PRODUCT: DPS-500YB-B 500W
PROD LINK: Delta’s Current Offerings
PRICE: $59.99 @ NewEgg
Price is at the time of testing!

Today’s sample comes to us from Delta Electronics, Inc. which was founded in 1971 and is said to be one of the largest switching power supply manufacturers in the world. Delta might not be a common name for most when it comes to looking at PSU’s, which is due in part to Delta being the OEM for other companies. One area where you will find their labels is the server industry.

Delta DPS500YB-B 500W

As you can see by the compact size of this unit, we are looking at a server-grade Delta DPS-500YB-B 1U form factor power supply. What’s even better is that we can see in the center of the label it tells us that we have an 80PLUS Gold 1U server unit.

Delta DPS500YB-B 500W

Now all you noise haters out there can have fun with this thing. Look at the size of that fan! In order to keep this thing cool, I bet that fan is going to be screaming. I can just hear it now… Oh wait, I guess I better wait and see how it stacks up against the SunMoon SM-5500’s fans first.

Delta DPS500YB-B 500W

The Delta DPS-500YB-B measures in at 240mm long, 100mm wide, and 40mm tall.

Delta DPS500YB-B 500W

Around the front we find what we normally see on the rear, hexagon pattern ventilation holes.

Delta DPS500YB-B 500W

DPS-500YB-B 500W – DC Output
DC Output +3.3V +5V +12V1 +12V2 +12V3 -12V +5VSB
18A 22A 18A 18A 18A 0.5A 2A
Max Power 140W 500W 6W 10W
500W

Our samples label isn’t one of the simplest but it still gives us all the basic information. As we can see in the table above, we have enough details to get started on the testing. The only thing we are missing is a temperature rating, and I even had less luck when trying to find this unit on Delta’s site.