• SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
  • SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)
SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)

SilverStone Technology 500W SFX-L Form Factor 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Lengthened Power Supply with +12V Single Rail, Active PFC (SX500-LG)

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  • Silent running 120mm fan with intelligent semi-fanless operation
  • Support SFX-L form factor and ATX via included bracket
  • High efficiency with 80 PLUS Gold certification. Efficiency:87% ~ 90%?20% to 100% loading?
  • 100% modular cables
  • All cables made with flexible flat arrays. Please Note: KIndly refer the User Manual before use.

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You can't ask for a better company top deal with when it comes to issues ... As others have warned... be sure to check this power supply in operation when you receive it, or as soon as you can before the return period expires. When it's in quiet / silent mode, the fan does not spin and is silent... but... once the fan turns on the noise is unacceptable. As others have reported it makes a rattling or clicking sound. When looking at the fan when its running the fan blade appears to have a slight wobble! After it runs for a while the sound fades down to a more tolerable level but you can still hear it from 5ft away. This is not acceptable for something advertised as "Silent Operation"On the plus side, I purchased mine from Amazon. You can't ask for a better company top deal with when it comes to issues like this. The return was processed and a new one shipped out. No muss, no fuss. If the replacement unit is silent I'll be happy... if not I'll report back here to let everyone know.UPDATE - DEC 11, 2015Found a forum where Silverstone was discussing the noise issue. As a result of the statements made I may discover a replacement PSU isn't going to fix the problem for my specific installation. I'll report back once I get the replacement fan installed. Hopefully I'll get lucky.Here's what the Silverstone rep had to say:"The SX500-LG's uses temperature based fan control... We believe the ticking noise that some owners of SX500-LG heard is the result of the ramp up in voltage applied to the fan by the temp control. This is more noticeable around the voltage required to start the fan."UPDATE - DEC 13, 2015Received the replacement 500W SFX-L from Amazon. This one is dead quiet... no noise of any kind! Sweet!UPDATE - DEC 16, 2015Bad news... Three days of perfect function... then it failed. Just up and died in the middle of making some updates. Swapped the replacement with a known good supply and everything was fine, put the bad one back in and nothing... Dead. Believe it or not this failure isn't much of a concern as I'm aware any electronic item can fail... TV's, Receivers, Blu-Ray players etc. Plus, I was unable to find anyone else who reported the same type of problem. I contact Amazon for another replacement.UPDATE - DEC 20, 2015Received the replacement from Amazon. Thank God I ordered from Amazon and not some other online outfit. From years of buying computer parts online I know any other company would not have been as customer oriented as Amazon. From experience, other computer parts company's would have been blaming me... or making me file a warranty claim with the manufacturer.The good news... I'm up and running again. The not so good news... this one is not silent as the one that failed but it is a lot quieter than the first one. Where the first PSU made loud clicking sounds... this one is more of a quiet squeak. Sounds like a baby mouse in the unit... or a noise like dry fan bearings... squeak, squeak, squeak. However, the squeaking sound occurs when the fan is not spinning. Once the fan kicks in and starts spinning the squeaking stops. That said, I'm going to cut my loses and just keep this one. Amazon has been more than fair and has gone above and beyond in helping me with this PSU. Besides it's not the end of the world, I can't hear it once I get a couple feet away. As mentioned in my Dec 11th update, the noise issue is a known complaint among some customers but per the manufacturer the PSU is working as designed and depending on the application, you may or may not experience some noise.NOTE: If you must have a Silverstone SFX-L form factor PSU... and can wait a week or two, Silverstone is getting ready to release a 750W SFX-L, and it's Platinum rated! Plus, the fan control circuit has been redesigned which should address the noise issue that seems to plague this unit. 2Good Alternative to ST45SF-G If You Want Soft Cables and Less Noise This PSU worked exactly as I expected. Quiet (if not silent), flexible cables, well made.I have this PSU in a Lian Li PC-TU100B, which previously housed the Silverstone ST45SF-G. My issue with that PSU is exactly what Silverstone describes in the "Product Description" of SX500-LG - the high-pitched noise. It was not loud, but was very noticeable and thus extremely annoying. The SX500-LG addresses that exact problem with a larger fan and a less aggressive fan curve.Before purchase you need to make sure that it fits in your case because the SX500-LG is longer than a standard SFX PSU.Other features that I like:- Flexible cables, similar to the PP05-E set- Native support for dual 6+2 pin PCIe power connectors- The ATX bracket included has a better build quality 5Like an idiot I write this review after 2 years of heavy use of 500W SFX-L in my Mini-ITX machine.Recently the power supply cable was slightly pulled and not all the way in which caused some blue sparks coming out of the back of the power supply. Like an idiot, it took me a while to process what was happening, and before I knew it I smelled hot copper and the system shut down. It wouldn't boot back up, not even after 20 mins.I assumed the pc died. Either the PSU blew up or the MOBO was fried. But the next day I when I tried to turn it on again, it was working and just like new! Turns out it was some sort of safety mechanism by the the SilverStone PSU that prevented the system from booting if the temperature is too hot and it prevented the system from being fried when it sensed a large electrical discharge.On top of all that, after 2 years and this incident, it still runs smoothly and silently and keeps the system cool.Worth. Every. Penny. 5Really!!!! when you pay 180 for something you expect a quality product. I just spent the last few hours trying to install this thing.. well the physical went well it was my computer wouldn't turn on. Nope.. Nope... Wouldn't turn on. Just wouldn't. Kinda threw me for a bit cause the motherboard lite was on. I went crazy playing with the cables and putting back my old power supply (which worked fine) but in the end after test after test i come to realize the thing was just DOA. back story if interested I bought a new motherboard that was just too long and ran into the power supply. I had to bend down the power supply metal support thing so the motherboard lay flat. so i searched for a smaller at least 800w power supply. and man did this thing fit perfect i even bought the ATX adapter plate.. loved it. I also read that their were rev 2.0 version and I got the rev 1.0 version.. Anyway good luck if you buy 1PSU Failed after ~6 hours THE BAD:PSU worked for about ~6 hours before my computer started to spontaneously shut down. Because the time until shutdown lessened between each boot until it was a matter of a few seconds, I'm guessing it was a thermal shutdown of the PSU. The fan is not supposed to spin until 30% load is reached, though the fan never spun. The fan was mounted to a venting grate on the front of the case, so it received more than adequate air supply. I didn't want to bother with a replacement considering the numerous other issues with this PSU reported by other purchasers.THE GOOD:This PSU has a lot of cables compared to other SFX PSUs. Even has headers for 4-pin to 3-pin for floppy drives...though I'm not sure why.I had originally planned to go with 700W Silverstone over 600W Corsair because I wanted the extra headroom for two video cards, but I feel the risk of this PSU failing is much greater than the risk of overdrawing a 600W PSU. Corsair SF600 is treating me much better and I have had no issues. 2Almost Perfect PRO:It's perfect for use in the Silverstone Technology Milo Series MLO3B case see https://www.amazon.com/SilverStone-Technology-Aluminum-Micro-ATX-ML03B/dp/B004GGUAUE. The PSU fit perfectly in the case.CON:The only issue I had was the ATX power supply cable fell short by several inches and I had to buy a 10-inch Athena Power extension cable (CABLE-M204M204F), see https://www.amazon.com/Athena-Power-Extension-Conversion-24-pin/dp/B0032K3LNIOTHER: Both the PSU and the Case are made by the same company and they should have foreseen a problem with a shorter ATX cable. Perhaps they could have included a short extension to be used as needed if they felt a need for a shorter cable.PERFORMANCE:The PSU is silent and performs very well. The MLO3 case itself has in my case 4 internal hard drives and is used in a 6-channel DVR. 4A Solid Power Supply in a Small Size I have used this power supply in two builds thus far (the same power supply). I bought it for a mini-ITX build initially. However, it first spent some time powering a Radeon RX Vega mining rig that I cobbled together from parts I had lying around (well, except for the Vega). When I put a second vega in the rig, it would boot and operate, but from the time both vegas ramped up to 100% utilisation the rig would shut down. I did not downclock the cpu (AMD FX-8150), which I'm doing now, and was operating an AIO (for the CPU) and a two 180mm Silverstone Air Penetrators for airflow over the GPUs. I did not have the rig connected via a Kill-a-Watt meter, so I did not know the draw at the wall. So, I just left it with the single Vega and ordered a beefier power supply for the mining rig.I've since replaced it with a Silverstone Strider 1200W in the mining rig and its now installed in the mini-ITX rig. So far the power supply has been performing for over a year, pretty much non-stop, without issue. 5Not a bad psu for the form factor pros:+800w platnium rated, plenty of power for your needs+sfx-l, should fit in a variety of mini itx builds (or help in tighter towers)+quiet operationcons:-claims to stay within +/- 3% voltage, however, i experienced almost 4% vdrop under load (11.540v on 12v rail)-this psu gets VERY hot under load-no sfx to atx adapter includedmy thoughts:my current build had a very limited space for a power supply, so i turned to silverstone to see if i could get away with a sfx-l psu instead of trying to cram a full size psu in the case. i currently have a r7 2700x and vega 64, so i figured 800w would be good to keep it within peek efficency while gaming and having extra power for overclocking.i install the psu, fire up a few benchmarks (nothing crazy nor am i overclocking) and was shocked to see such drop on the 12v rail. even swapping in a 1080 didnt do much to reduce the vdrop.since then i yielded, got a evga 1000w g3, managed to barely squeeze it in, and now my voltages stay at 12.093v both at idle and under load.i dont believe that 200w makes a difference in this scenario nor do i believe 800w isnt enough for a 2700x and vega 64 (yes i know vega is power hungry). i will say though i did get a v1.0, so i may have gotten unlucky and got a bad one.i dont believe this is a bad power supply, and will hang onto it maybe for a future build (unless silverstone will swap it or something), but i will say to keep in mind, for the smaller size you are making compromises 3SOLID SFX-L Power Supply **Pros**500W capacity80 Plus GoldRelatively quiet fan (even without the zero RPM fan mode of the v1 version)Flat black cables100% modular**Cons**Slightly larger SFX form factor (130mm doesn't leave much room in my FTZ01 for dealing with the cables)**Other Thoughts**The V2 of this power supply doesn't really have much different than it's original counterpart. The main change with the V2 version is the removal of the Semi-Passive fan mode of the v1. There were several complaints about the fan making a "grinding noise" and some buzzing as well but this issue seems to have been severely reduced with the V2 PSU.Overall this is a very nice small power supply. It is a bit larger than the standard SFX form factor so that is definitely something to keep in mind, however as a result they were able to slap on a larger 120mm fan which definitely helps keep this thing cool and quiet. This is a solid little power supply with 80plus gold efficiency that gets the job done. 4It's good for what it is It's good for what it is, but know this:More so than not the fan will make an odd noise, kinda like the sound of a writing HDD. It is noticeable and annoying. I thought for sure the fan was bad, so I RMA'd it. Next one did the exact same thing. So I started looking online into this issue, several posted videos of people having this issue with this model PSU, same issue, read through the comments and they too have tried the RMA route with no resolve. I ordered an ultra slim 120mm fan from scythe, others from rosewill, and those two brands with an adapter taking the 3 or 4 pin cable down to 2 will work and works great. But it's extra money, extra time, and breaking the warranty seal to do so. So keep this in mind with this PSU, SilverStone dropped the ball with the fan.After replacing the fan, it's fantastic. Two stars because the fan is an important piece of this and the main reason to get the L series. 2
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  • Silent running 120mm fan with intelligent semi-fanless operation
  • Support SFX-L form factor and ATX via included bracket
  • High efficiency with 80 PLUS Gold certification. Efficiency:87% ~ 90%?20% to 100% loading?
  • 100% modular cables
  • All cables made with flexible flat arrays. Please Note: KIndly refer the User Manual before use.
Reviews

Customer Reviews

You can't ask for a better company top deal with when it comes to issues ... As others have warned... be sure to check this power supply in operation when you receive it, or as soon as you can before the return period expires. When it's in quiet / silent mode, the fan does not spin and is silent... but... once the fan turns on the noise is unacceptable. As others have reported it makes a rattling or clicking sound. When looking at the fan when its running the fan blade appears to have a slight wobble! After it runs for a while the sound fades down to a more tolerable level but you can still hear it from 5ft away. This is not acceptable for something advertised as "Silent Operation"On the plus side, I purchased mine from Amazon. You can't ask for a better company top deal with when it comes to issues like this. The return was processed and a new one shipped out. No muss, no fuss. If the replacement unit is silent I'll be happy... if not I'll report back here to let everyone know.UPDATE - DEC 11, 2015Found a forum where Silverstone was discussing the noise issue. As a result of the statements made I may discover a replacement PSU isn't going to fix the problem for my specific installation. I'll report back once I get the replacement fan installed. Hopefully I'll get lucky.Here's what the Silverstone rep had to say:"The SX500-LG's uses temperature based fan control... We believe the ticking noise that some owners of SX500-LG heard is the result of the ramp up in voltage applied to the fan by the temp control. This is more noticeable around the voltage required to start the fan."UPDATE - DEC 13, 2015Received the replacement 500W SFX-L from Amazon. This one is dead quiet... no noise of any kind! Sweet!UPDATE - DEC 16, 2015Bad news... Three days of perfect function... then it failed. Just up and died in the middle of making some updates. Swapped the replacement with a known good supply and everything was fine, put the bad one back in and nothing... Dead. Believe it or not this failure isn't much of a concern as I'm aware any electronic item can fail... TV's, Receivers, Blu-Ray players etc. Plus, I was unable to find anyone else who reported the same type of problem. I contact Amazon for another replacement.UPDATE - DEC 20, 2015Received the replacement from Amazon. Thank God I ordered from Amazon and not some other online outfit. From years of buying computer parts online I know any other company would not have been as customer oriented as Amazon. From experience, other computer parts company's would have been blaming me... or making me file a warranty claim with the manufacturer.The good news... I'm up and running again. The not so good news... this one is not silent as the one that failed but it is a lot quieter than the first one. Where the first PSU made loud clicking sounds... this one is more of a quiet squeak. Sounds like a baby mouse in the unit... or a noise like dry fan bearings... squeak, squeak, squeak. However, the squeaking sound occurs when the fan is not spinning. Once the fan kicks in and starts spinning the squeaking stops. That said, I'm going to cut my loses and just keep this one. Amazon has been more than fair and has gone above and beyond in helping me with this PSU. Besides it's not the end of the world, I can't hear it once I get a couple feet away. As mentioned in my Dec 11th update, the noise issue is a known complaint among some customers but per the manufacturer the PSU is working as designed and depending on the application, you may or may not experience some noise.NOTE: If you must have a Silverstone SFX-L form factor PSU... and can wait a week or two, Silverstone is getting ready to release a 750W SFX-L, and it's Platinum rated! Plus, the fan control circuit has been redesigned which should address the noise issue that seems to plague this unit. 2Good Alternative to ST45SF-G If You Want Soft Cables and Less Noise This PSU worked exactly as I expected. Quiet (if not silent), flexible cables, well made.I have this PSU in a Lian Li PC-TU100B, which previously housed the Silverstone ST45SF-G. My issue with that PSU is exactly what Silverstone describes in the "Product Description" of SX500-LG - the high-pitched noise. It was not loud, but was very noticeable and thus extremely annoying. The SX500-LG addresses that exact problem with a larger fan and a less aggressive fan curve.Before purchase you need to make sure that it fits in your case because the SX500-LG is longer than a standard SFX PSU.Other features that I like:- Flexible cables, similar to the PP05-E set- Native support for dual 6+2 pin PCIe power connectors- The ATX bracket included has a better build quality 5Like an idiot I write this review after 2 years of heavy use of 500W SFX-L in my Mini-ITX machine.Recently the power supply cable was slightly pulled and not all the way in which caused some blue sparks coming out of the back of the power supply. Like an idiot, it took me a while to process what was happening, and before I knew it I smelled hot copper and the system shut down. It wouldn't boot back up, not even after 20 mins.I assumed the pc died. Either the PSU blew up or the MOBO was fried. But the next day I when I tried to turn it on again, it was working and just like new! Turns out it was some sort of safety mechanism by the the SilverStone PSU that prevented the system from booting if the temperature is too hot and it prevented the system from being fried when it sensed a large electrical discharge.On top of all that, after 2 years and this incident, it still runs smoothly and silently and keeps the system cool.Worth. Every. Penny. 5Really!!!! when you pay 180 for something you expect a quality product. I just spent the last few hours trying to install this thing.. well the physical went well it was my computer wouldn't turn on. Nope.. Nope... Wouldn't turn on. Just wouldn't. Kinda threw me for a bit cause the motherboard lite was on. I went crazy playing with the cables and putting back my old power supply (which worked fine) but in the end after test after test i come to realize the thing was just DOA. back story if interested I bought a new motherboard that was just too long and ran into the power supply. I had to bend down the power supply metal support thing so the motherboard lay flat. so i searched for a smaller at least 800w power supply. and man did this thing fit perfect i even bought the ATX adapter plate.. loved it. I also read that their were rev 2.0 version and I got the rev 1.0 version.. Anyway good luck if you buy 1PSU Failed after ~6 hours THE BAD:PSU worked for about ~6 hours before my computer started to spontaneously shut down. Because the time until shutdown lessened between each boot until it was a matter of a few seconds, I'm guessing it was a thermal shutdown of the PSU. The fan is not supposed to spin until 30% load is reached, though the fan never spun. The fan was mounted to a venting grate on the front of the case, so it received more than adequate air supply. I didn't want to bother with a replacement considering the numerous other issues with this PSU reported by other purchasers.THE GOOD:This PSU has a lot of cables compared to other SFX PSUs. Even has headers for 4-pin to 3-pin for floppy drives...though I'm not sure why.I had originally planned to go with 700W Silverstone over 600W Corsair because I wanted the extra headroom for two video cards, but I feel the risk of this PSU failing is much greater than the risk of overdrawing a 600W PSU. Corsair SF600 is treating me much better and I have had no issues. 2Almost Perfect PRO:It's perfect for use in the Silverstone Technology Milo Series MLO3B case see https://www.amazon.com/SilverStone-Technology-Aluminum-Micro-ATX-ML03B/dp/B004GGUAUE. The PSU fit perfectly in the case.CON:The only issue I had was the ATX power supply cable fell short by several inches and I had to buy a 10-inch Athena Power extension cable (CABLE-M204M204F), see https://www.amazon.com/Athena-Power-Extension-Conversion-24-pin/dp/B0032K3LNIOTHER: Both the PSU and the Case are made by the same company and they should have foreseen a problem with a shorter ATX cable. Perhaps they could have included a short extension to be used as needed if they felt a need for a shorter cable.PERFORMANCE:The PSU is silent and performs very well. The MLO3 case itself has in my case 4 internal hard drives and is used in a 6-channel DVR. 4A Solid Power Supply in a Small Size I have used this power supply in two builds thus far (the same power supply). I bought it for a mini-ITX build initially. However, it first spent some time powering a Radeon RX Vega mining rig that I cobbled together from parts I had lying around (well, except for the Vega). When I put a second vega in the rig, it would boot and operate, but from the time both vegas ramped up to 100% utilisation the rig would shut down. I did not downclock the cpu (AMD FX-8150), which I'm doing now, and was operating an AIO (for the CPU) and a two 180mm Silverstone Air Penetrators for airflow over the GPUs. I did not have the rig connected via a Kill-a-Watt meter, so I did not know the draw at the wall. So, I just left it with the single Vega and ordered a beefier power supply for the mining rig.I've since replaced it with a Silverstone Strider 1200W in the mining rig and its now installed in the mini-ITX rig. So far the power supply has been performing for over a year, pretty much non-stop, without issue. 5Not a bad psu for the form factor pros:+800w platnium rated, plenty of power for your needs+sfx-l, should fit in a variety of mini itx builds (or help in tighter towers)+quiet operationcons:-claims to stay within +/- 3% voltage, however, i experienced almost 4% vdrop under load (11.540v on 12v rail)-this psu gets VERY hot under load-no sfx to atx adapter includedmy thoughts:my current build had a very limited space for a power supply, so i turned to silverstone to see if i could get away with a sfx-l psu instead of trying to cram a full size psu in the case. i currently have a r7 2700x and vega 64, so i figured 800w would be good to keep it within peek efficency while gaming and having extra power for overclocking.i install the psu, fire up a few benchmarks (nothing crazy nor am i overclocking) and was shocked to see such drop on the 12v rail. even swapping in a 1080 didnt do much to reduce the vdrop.since then i yielded, got a evga 1000w g3, managed to barely squeeze it in, and now my voltages stay at 12.093v both at idle and under load.i dont believe that 200w makes a difference in this scenario nor do i believe 800w isnt enough for a 2700x and vega 64 (yes i know vega is power hungry). i will say though i did get a v1.0, so i may have gotten unlucky and got a bad one.i dont believe this is a bad power supply, and will hang onto it maybe for a future build (unless silverstone will swap it or something), but i will say to keep in mind, for the smaller size you are making compromises 3SOLID SFX-L Power Supply **Pros**500W capacity80 Plus GoldRelatively quiet fan (even without the zero RPM fan mode of the v1 version)Flat black cables100% modular**Cons**Slightly larger SFX form factor (130mm doesn't leave much room in my FTZ01 for dealing with the cables)**Other Thoughts**The V2 of this power supply doesn't really have much different than it's original counterpart. The main change with the V2 version is the removal of the Semi-Passive fan mode of the v1. There were several complaints about the fan making a "grinding noise" and some buzzing as well but this issue seems to have been severely reduced with the V2 PSU.Overall this is a very nice small power supply. It is a bit larger than the standard SFX form factor so that is definitely something to keep in mind, however as a result they were able to slap on a larger 120mm fan which definitely helps keep this thing cool and quiet. This is a solid little power supply with 80plus gold efficiency that gets the job done. 4It's good for what it is It's good for what it is, but know this:More so than not the fan will make an odd noise, kinda like the sound of a writing HDD. It is noticeable and annoying. I thought for sure the fan was bad, so I RMA'd it. Next one did the exact same thing. So I started looking online into this issue, several posted videos of people having this issue with this model PSU, same issue, read through the comments and they too have tried the RMA route with no resolve. I ordered an ultra slim 120mm fan from scythe, others from rosewill, and those two brands with an adapter taking the 3 or 4 pin cable down to 2 will work and works great. But it's extra money, extra time, and breaking the warranty seal to do so. So keep this in mind with this PSU, SilverStone dropped the ball with the fan.After replacing the fan, it's fantastic. Two stars because the fan is an important piece of this and the main reason to get the L series. 2
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