It is hard to believe it is already mid-October already. It seems not too long ago we were all enjoying the sunshine and days off -- at least that is how I feel here at APH Networks Vancouver, with the weather slowly becoming the usual colder, darker and filled with rain (As most Vancouverites has come to expect at this time of the year, anyway). Although if there is a good thing to take out of this weather, it would be the time spent inside. For me, I may finally have some time to write a review, do some work, and in general, spend more time in front of my computer. So for all those who will be spending more time in front of your computer like yours truly, there is one crucial component in a system that are often overlooked, and that is the power supply. A few months ago, we have covered the OCZ ZX Series 850W; OCZ`s flagship performance PSU. Today, we will be diving deeper into a product from the other end of the spectrum, and that is the OCZ ZS Series 550W -- a more budget friendly power supply for enthusiasts who are looking for reliability and performance on budget. Nowadays, you can get a good quality power supply from a reputable manufacturer for $50-60, so why cheap out on the part that keeps the life of your computer going? Without further delay, let`s dig right into our report, and check out all the juicy details to see if this product is right for the task."
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