EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

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EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:46 am

It appears that today every company wants a piece of the PSU market cake. Almost every large manufacturer of anything computer-related has been trying to diversify towards that segment of the market. EVGA, renowned as a GFX card maker, is no exception. Not too long ago they presented several high-performance units, aiming towards enthusiasts and overclockers. EVGA 500B PSU Today we are having a look at their first attempt to enter the lower segments of the PSU market with a value-oriented product, the 500B.

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Article Title: EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/evga-500b-5 ... iew_122110
Pricing At Time of Print: $34.99 plus shipping AR
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Re: EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

Postby redwanhasan » Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:34 am

A single 12V rail. really appealing.
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Re: EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

Postby Apoptosis » Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:55 am

PC power supplies have had a single +12V rail for multiple decades and they work fine. Right now this PSU is $29.99 after a $15 rebate, so hard to complain when it is so affordable!
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Re: EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

Postby Kaos Kid » Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:13 pm

$30 for 40 amps is a great value for a low-end supply--plenty for a basic box, htpc, someone using even a mid-end card. I only have one computer out of five in my house that even needs more than 500 watts, so why pay more unless it is for a high-end gaming machine? One reason I like this website is that they will review all ranges of products, and I myself tend to fall in the value category so I can appreciate parts tending towards budget builds. :)
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Re: EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review

Postby redwanhasan » Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:30 am

i always prefer single rail. like the CM GX550. hope they will bring something more capable.
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