Silverstone Strider 850w ST85F PSU

Cables & Connectors

Cables & Connectors

The ST85F uses exactly the same type of cables as the ST75F. As a result, all cables on the ST75F are professionally sleeved in black mesh right up to the first connector. The sleeving is then held in place with sticky tape and finished off with black shrink-wrap.

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Silverstone ST85F PCI-E [pics]

With 850w on tap and two high-amperage +12v rails, there is no reason why the ST85F wouldn't be capable of powering any kind of high-end SLI or Crossfire configuration. For this reason Silverstone have included 2x PCI-E cables, each with 2 further PCI-E connectors 'piggy-backed' to give support for the latest line of 8800GTX GPU's. Also included in the box with the ST85F are two 8-Pin PCI-E cables in a similar configuration, for compatibility with future PCI-E cards.

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The ATX connector on the ST85F is native 24-pin. However, as you can see above, a small block of 4 connectors can be broken off to switch the connector to 20-pin, and thus make it compatible with older motherboards. As many motherboards still make use of the P4-12v 4-Pin connector, Silverstone have chosen to include two separate cables for P4-12v (4-pin) and EPS12v (8-pin) standards.

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Most Recent Comments

30-01-2007, 14:16:22

Looks pretty good!

Not the best PSU I have ever seen but none the less pretty intresting to compare with others around.

Once again another Awesome reveiw from OC3D!Quote

30-01-2007, 14:38:43

one thing i love about the silverstone psu is the sleeving, always impressed by it and i wish other companies would do it just like theirs.Quote

30-01-2007, 17:28:46

I like the idea of having the 8pin cables(for future GPUs) But I am kind of sad that they dont aim higher.

I think in the 800Watt and higher market the PSs should cater to "Enthusiast" not the penny pincher bookeepers that seem to run the companies.

The PS 510 I just got has external adjustable pots for voltages. I think they should go 1 step further and add a digital gauge to it.

When I think of Silverstone I think "High End" its a shame they dont feel the same way.Quote

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