Silverstone Zeus 560w ST56ZF ATX PSU

Specification

Specification

The following specification has been taken directly from Silverstone's Website.

- Powerful single +12V rail (38A) for special performance requirements
- Dual PCI-E 6pin connector (NVIDIA SLI Certified)
- Four Serial ATA connectors
- Industrial class components
- Support for ATX 12V & EPS 12V
- Active PFC

Zeus 560w Specs

Most notable of the specifications, is the fact that the ST56ZF only has a single +12v rail rated at 38a which is quite rare in modern day power supplies.

However, many people do prefer single railed PSU's as it aliviates some of the problems raised when using high-end graphics cards. The problems generally appear when users attempt to use their multi-railed PSU's in a SLI / Corssfire configuration, only to find out that the rail assigned to providing PCI-E power is simply not able to cope.
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Most Recent Comments

08-06-2006, 14:11:38

JN
Today I'll be looking at the 560w version of Silverstone's highly acclaimed Zeus series of power supplies. With a single +12v rail providing up to 38a, will it be able to keep up with its dual and triple railed competitors?

Check out the review here

08-06-2006, 15:01:25

Ham
Nice job XMS. Im liking the efficency test! Dam good idea and original.

08-06-2006, 15:08:34

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Ham'
Nice job XMS. Im liking the efficency test! Dam good idea and original.
Cheers mate. We're aiming to come up with new kinds of testing procedures for all our reviews, so if there is something you'd like to see tested in any of our future reviews, let us know

08-06-2006, 18:44:31

Raven

Most notable of the specifications, is the fact that the ST56ZF only has a single +12v rail rated at 32a which is quite rare in modern day power supplies.



saw this on page 2.

the Zeus 560w is actually 10m longer than its brother the Strider, but should still pose no problems fitting in any ATX case.





yikes a powersupply over 10m long

saw it on page 3.

otherwise it looked good.

liked th enew efficiency testing.

09-06-2006, 03:36:19

JN
Cheers for pointing that out Raven - now corrected

09-06-2006, 06:01:00

FragTek
Yet another fine XMS review
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