Death of a Gutless Wonder III: The Labors of Hercules

It’s late. You’re looking at your online bank balance, feeling discouraged. All you want to do is finish your computer build, but you forgot to budget for a new power supply. You have thirty dollars you can spend. What to…

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…

Super Flower Golden King 500W Power Supply

Today we’re having a look at the Super Flower Golden King 500W. The Golden King is a fixed cable, 80 Plus Platinum rated 500W power supply. REVIEW INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY: Super Flower MANUFACTURER: Super Flower PRODUCT: Golden King 500W PROD…

Seasonic SS-500L1U Industrial Power Supply

Here at jonnyGURU.com, most of the power supplies we look at are for the enthusiast. Once in a while, however, we like to take on something different. Today’s unit comes to us from Seasonic and is a 1U form factor…

SilverStone Nightjar ST50NF 500W Fanless Power Supply

It’s become a trend lately. More and more often, I’m seeing units come through here that are higher efficiency than ever, and many of these are turning up without fans. SilverStone is the latest company to float one of these…

Kingwin Stryker 500W Fanless Power Supply

Not very long ago, I took a look at a fanless power supply from Super Flower that turned out to be the bee’s knees when it came to providing stable power at very high efficiency without so much as a…

Super Flower Golden Silent 500W Fanless Power Supply

Super Flower comes to us today bearing fanless goodness – a 500 watt 80 Plus Platinum take on their newest line of Platinum certified units. Come on in, and we’ll see if taking the fan out of one of these…

FSP Blue Storm II 500W Power Supply

In a market where the latest and greatest computer power supplies are all huge monsters capable of delivering gobs of current at a time, the middle ground of units promising just enough power at affordable prices with good reliability is…

CoolMax Green Power CP-500T Power Supply

The quest for a more efficient, environment friendly power supply continues today here at jonnyGURU.com. Recently, we reviewed a new “Green Power” unit from CoolMax, the CUG-700B. We now continue our look at this new line from CoolMax by examining…

Allied AL-D500EXP 500W Power Supply

Here at jonnyGURU.com, we get requests to test different power supplies all the time. One of the more common requests is for us to take on certain units from names that have become the bane of the educated and uneducated…

Antec EarthWatts EA-500 500W Power Supply

The EarthWatts product is Antec’s attempt to address the specific needs of those looking for the most efficient power supply available. The EarthWatts is 80 Plus certified; meaning that it has 80% or better efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100%…

Rosewill RP500-2 500W Power Supply

Ask any purist about Rosewill power supplies and you’re sure to get the same response “Look elsewhere man, Rosewill’s are a joke.” but is that truly the case? Today we look at the RP500-2 and see whether such a harsh…

Aerocool Zero-DBA 500W Power Supply

Aerocool calls this power supply “Zero dba” for a reason. A power supply where the fans don’t spin doesn’t create much noise! The Zero dba has a knob on the back that allows you to set at what temperature the…

SinTek 500XPS (aka 500 SLI) 500W Power Supply

I’ve never heard of SinTek, but apparently, their niche is power supplies. What a coincidence! That’s my niche too! REVIEW INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY: SinTek PRODUCT: SinTek 500XPS 500W PROD LINK: Not Available PRICE: $129.00 Price is at the time of…

SilverStone Element ST50EF-PLUS 500W Power Supply

Today we’re having a look at SilverStone’s 500W “80 Plus” power supply offering, from their “Element Series,” the ST50EF-PLUS. The ST50EF-PLUS is a 500W power supply with active PFC, dual 12V rails, dual PCI-e connectors, a 120MM fan and… supposedly……