This review is from: Athena Power AP-U1ATX30P8 20+4Pin 300W Single 1U IPC Server Power Supply - 80PLUS bronze
Pros: Quiet, efficient.
Cons: Lacks 8-pin 12V, unstable after a few months of use
Other Thoughts: I bought this power supply to replace a supermicro power supply in my 1U server. At first, it was great. Far quieter, while also being stable. A few months later, my server started hard rebooting randomly. Started out doing so every ~3 days, then eventually started hard rebooting like every 30 minutes. Much troubleshooting went into the root cause-- then I finally decided to put the old power supply back in (it was fine, just too noisy for home). After that, it's been rock-solid since. So, the root cause was the power supply. It must have degraded enough that it stopped providing stable enough power, or something (I don't have an o-scope to really back this up). I'm sure it didn't help that my motherboard needed an 8-pin 12V cable. This server doesn't draw too much power overall, though, so 4-pin 12V should be alright. It was at first, but eventually it couldn't.
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