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Chieftec GPA-500S8

The Chieftec GPA-500S8 has a maximum capacity of 500 Watts.

It has an 80 Plus rating of Not sure, is built to be silent, and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 14cm x 15cm x 8.6cm.

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Chieftec GPA-500S8

help iconCapacity500Whelp iconWidth15cm
help iconForm FactorNot surehelp iconHeight8.6cm
help icon80 Plus RatingNot surehelp iconFan Size120mm
help iconInput Voltage115V - 230Vhelp iconModularno
help iconInput Frequency Range50Hz - 60Hzhelp iconSilentyes
help icon+3.3V Output22Ahelp icon24 Pin Mobo Connectoryes
help icon+5V Output19Ahelp icon4+4 Pin CPU Connectoryes
help icon+12V Output45Ahelp icon8 Pin Connectors1
help icon+12V Count2help icon4 Pin Connectors2
help iconLength14cmhelp iconSATA Connector3

Chieftec GPA-500S8 compatibility review

The Chieftec GPA-500S8 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 Chieftec GPA-500S8 has an 80 Plus rating of Not sure. This means the PSU operates at average efficiency levels of at least

The dimensions of the Chieftec GPA-500S8 (LxWxH) are 14cm x 15cm x 8.6cm. Make sure to compare these measurements against the case you desire if planning on using it in a build.

The Chieftec GPA-500S8 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 Chieftec GPA-500S8 is designed for low volumes, meaning that its constant drone while your PC is on would be less noticeable - ideal for those that prefer silent environments.

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