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TOPOWER ZU-500W 500W ATX12V Ver. 2.0 Power Supply

  • ATX12V Ver. 2.0
  • 115 / 230 V 50/60 Hz
  • +3.3V@28A, +5V@46A, +12V1@20A, +12V2@20A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
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Learn more about the TOPOWER ZU-500W

Model

Brand
TOPOWER
Model
ZU-500W

Spec

Type
ATX12V Ver. 2.0
Maximum Power
500W
Fans
2 x 80mm Fan with Blue LED
PFC
No
Main Connector
20+4Pin
+12V Rails
2
PCI-Express Connector
1 x 6-Pin
SATA Power Connector
4
SLI
No
Haswell Support
Yes
CrossFire
No
Modular
No
Over Voltage Protection
Yes
Input Voltage
115 / 230 V
Input Frequency Range
50/60 Hz
Input Current
10A @ 115V, 5A @ 230V
Output
+3.3V@28A, +5V@46A, +12V1@20A, +12V2@20A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A
Approvals
UL, CE, FCC, TUV

Features

Connectors
1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
1 x 12V (P4)
6 x peripheral
4 x SATA
2 x Floppy
1 x PCI-E
Features
Black Powder Case
Silent Black Cooling Fan
User Control Turbo Fan Switch
Support both Intel and AMD Systems
Built-in inrush current, over temperature, over current, and over voltage protection circuits
Switching power supply

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Kenneth C.
  • 2/3/2014 2:37:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Able to support independently powered GPUs.

Stylish black.

Cheap.

Cons: Iffy Q&A.

Unknown company.

build quality is woefully average.

Cheap.

Other Thoughts: This PSU was already cheap and I got during a Christmas sale. Reviews consensus seems to be that if it works it works well, but it is up in the air if it works or not. I rolled the dice and figured if it ate it then I would deal with RMAing it was worth it for the price.

Well over a year later and it is still going strong. It can run a bit hot which is probably why it has a "turbo" button for the fan. The build quality is very average and it doesn't exactly instill confidence in you when you pick it up but it works. A few times it started to make a very faint rattle which I just figured was the maybe the fan acting up or perhaps an internal screw or something because everything I can reach is tight. flicking the exhaust fan's grill makes the noise stop.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/3/2013 5:11:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Nice

Pros: Powers my build, turbo fan option to keep it cool. Blue LED and plenty of power connectors

Cons: No significant cons for me

Other Thoughts: It is a little loud but i usually have music playing on my speakers or playing a game so i don't notice it

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  • Earnest M.
  • 11/12/2013 7:34:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat product

Pros: Give power to my whole computer, doesn't bottle neck my system.

Cons: First order came dead, pluged into my mother board and it popped, rma'd it and recieved another one for $7.00 more...

Other Thoughts: Great product, just don't recieve one doa.

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  • Travis R.
  • 9/11/2013 6:53:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWARNING

Pros: NewEgg comes through again with fast shipping.

Cons: Lighted fan was in the back, not the 'bottom' as pictured, the picture is misleading (or my unit was at very least.)
I ran this unit under nominal load, and it failed in 8 months, which is no where near the expected life span of a power supply, especially since I do not use the system but an hour or two a day. I can see why I got it on sale now...

Other Thoughts: I would not recommend this unit to anyone.

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  • Earnest M.
  • 8/19/2013 9:26:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat until turbo is touched

Pros: Delivers what any powersupply should.

Cons: I bumped into the turbo fan button, and my computer completely shuts off, at first i thought it was my hard drive, but later after alot of inspection it turns out to be the powersupply, I highly suggest not touching the turbo fan.

Other Thoughts: Great powersupply for the price, just don't touch that button.

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  • Christopher F.
  • 8/11/2013 3:13:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Powers stuff. Easy enough to install.

Cons: When mounted fan-down, there was a half-applied sticker on the fan that very loudly clicked against the grate, which had to be removed for quiet function.

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  • michael m.
  • 7/30/2013 8:17:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs2nd time was the rick

Pros: Received Return very fast and worked like a charm.

Cons: light is more purple then blue. (not a big deal)

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  • michael m.
  • 7/16/2013 6:39:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: received the PSU relatively fast, but was not working when i received it. After i installed it in my machine it would flicker and start to power up then nothing.. filed RMA for replacement will increase rating if it works.

Cons: it doesn't work.

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  • Aaron P.
  • 7/12/2013 11:41:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsDangerous

Pros: Great for 4th of July celebrations

Cons: Exploded with sparks out of every opening in the casing when switched on. I am glad my eyes were not near this thing when I flipped the switch.

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  • Becky W.
  • 5/12/2013 1:42:58 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't Last Long

Pros: Zero, nada

Cons: Bought this PS a couple of months ago as a spare. Put in in a new build the other day and it lasted about 2 hours, filling the house with a burned smell. Tested the unit and it was fried.

Other Thoughts: Please stay away from this one!!

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