Reviews - SilverStone Strider ST75F 750W
Sample Provided by: SilverStone (By jonny on Sat, Dec-02-2006)

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Today, I'm having a look at SilverStone's newest modular power supply:  The Strider ST75F.

The ST75F is the next model up in the Strider line from the 600W ST60F unit.  Like the ST60F, the ST75F is manufactured for SilverStone by Enhance Electronics.

Upon opening the box of the Strider, we are first greeted by a manual.  SilverStone manuals are nice in that they give us pretty useful information, and they're typically more detailed and technical than most power supply company's manuals.  Inside we find cross loading graphs, ripple voltage test circuit diagrams... really fun stuff!

Once we remove the manual from the box, we can see the power supply.  SilverStone attaches all of the modular cables to the housing when they ship the Strider units, so there's no separate box or nylon bag to hold the cables in.

The Strider comes in a black steel housing with a 120MM fan.  The "SilverStone" logo is stamped into the top of the power supply.  On the back of the unit is a large grill, while the front of the unit has the modular interface and a large decal displaying all of the receptacles of the interface and what each connector is to be used for.

Above and below are a couple pictures of the modular interface and the cables that come out of it.

Below I've taken all of the cables out of the modular interface so we can see the female receptacles.

Here's an inventory of the cables that come with the Strider ST75F:

Type of connector: Strider
ST75F
ATX connector (550mm) 20+4
2 x 2 4-pin 12V connectors (550mm) 1
2 x 4 8-pin Xeon/EPS 12V connector (550mm) 1
2 x 3 PCI-e connector (550mm) 4
6-pin Xeon/AUX connector (550mm) 1
5.25" Drive connectors* 8
3.5" Drive connectors* 2
SATA Drive power connectors (500mm + 250mm + 250mm) 6
Fan only connectors (thermostatically controlled 12V only) 0

* = Two of the 4-pin Molex cables are 500mm + 250mm.  The other two have the floppy power connector on the very end and are 500mm + 250mm + 150mm.

 

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