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Antec BP500U

The Antec BP500U has a maximum capacity of 500 Watts.

It has an 80 Plus rating of Not sure.

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Antec BP500U

help iconCapacity500Whelp iconModularno
help iconForm FactorATX12Vhelp iconSilentno
help icon80 Plus RatingNot surehelp icon24 Pin Mobo Connectoryes
help iconInput Voltage100V - 240Vhelp icon4+4 Pin CPU Connectoryes
help iconInput Frequency Range47Hz - 63Hzhelp iconSATA Connector2

Antec BP500U compatibility review

The Antec BP500U power supply has a maximum wattage output of 500W. This is a mid-range capacity, and should be fine as long as it is part of an equally mid-range system build. Always make sure that a purchased PSU is capable of powering your system. Remember that a higher PSU capacity does not necessarily equate to a higher wattage output and a more expensive electricity bill. In fact, you may find that a higher capacity PSU will function more efficiently than a lower capacity PSU because it is dealing with a lower percentage of its maximum load - that is, it is not being stressed to the same extent.

The Antec BP500U has an 80 Plus rating of Not sure. This means the PSU operates at average efficiency levels of at least

The Antec BP500U is not modular, meaning that cables are built into the PSU itself and cannot be taken out and connected back in as necessary. This can result in difficult cable management and consequently a messy build and poor airflow.

The Antec BP500U is not designed for low volumes, meaning that its constant drone while your PC is on could potentially be noticeable and irritating, though this may only be a problem for those that require silent environments.

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