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Silverstone Element ST50EF-Plus 500W PSU Review - Silverstone Element ST50EF-Plus 500W PSU Review
Wed, October 17 2007 | 12:13AM | PermaLink Feedback?
In recent months 700 to 1000 watt monsters have been stealing the spotlight on the power supply stage. Many people may think the time of the 500 watt unit has come and gone, but that is just not the case. Believe it or not, 500 watt units can still hold their own and perform just fine on most systems, even some systems that many enthusiasts consider high end. Yeah, if you are running a quad processor, with six hard drives and two 8800GTX's in SLI, then you are going to want to pick up a PSU with a "few" more watts. But how many people do you know that have power suking rigs like that? Or an even better question: How is this 500 watt unit going to hold up in an average enthusiast system? Follow along with us to find out...
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