Silverstone Zeus 750w ST75ZF Quad Rail PSU

Looking Inside

Looking Inside

"Built like a tank" is one way to describe this unit. Never before have I had so much trouble taking a Power Supply apart.
I was slightly concerned that when I finally managed to get it in pieces, I wouldn't be able to put it back together again to perform the testing!

Silverstone Zeus Inside Silverstone Zeus Inside

Silverstone Zeus Fan Silverstone Zeus In Bits

Unlike traditional PSU's, the Zeus makes full use of the PSU casing, screwing full sized circuit boards on to both the top and bottom. This of course means they need to fully protect the circuit boards from touching the casing. They have done this by screwing large plastic sheets over the circuits (top left picture).

No expense has been spared when selecting a fan to cool the unit. A Sanyo Denki San Cooler 80mm fan has been installed which pushes a healthy 42cfm at a reasonable 34dBA when running at 12v.

Zeus Internals Zeus Internals

Its clear to see that the Power Supply has been constructed with only the highest quality components, which of course has made it quite hard for Silverstone to fit everything into a reasonable sized case.

Everything is tidily arranged and the two boards can be fully disconnected from each other, which makes it easier to work on - not that you'd ever need to ;).

Zeus Pots

I was disappointed to see that the Zeus 750w didn't have any way of adjusting the voltages from outside the PSU (like the Strider 600w). The only potentiometer (pot) I could find inside the unit is shown above.

Unfortunately I was unable to test whether this pot made any difference to the voltages, as the unit is far too awkward to disassemble and reassemble. Maybe Silverstone will be able to confirm if this potentiometer has any effect on voltages.
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Most Recent Comments

12-05-2006, 03:32:23

Want a beast on a budget? I think Silverstone may have exactly what you are looking for...

Review HereQuote

12-05-2006, 03:53:40

Review authorised and now live Quote

12-05-2006, 04:09:03

Nice Jim. Looks like a real beast of a PSU Quote

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