Hardware Secrets
Home | Camera | Case | CE | Cooling | CPU | Input | Memory | Mobile | Motherboard | Networking | Power | Storage | Video | Other
Content
Articles
Editorial
First Look
Gabriel’s Blog
News
Reviews
Tutorials
Main Menu
About Us
Awarded Products
Datasheets
Dictionary
Download
Drivers
Facebook
Links
Manufacturer Finder
Newsletter
RSS Feed
Test Your Skills
Twitter
Newsletter
Subscribe today!
Recommended
Switching Power Supplies A - Z, Second Edition
Switching Power Supplies A - Z, Second Edition, by Sanjaya Maniktala (Newnes), starting at $55.92


Home » Power
OCZ StealthXStream 400 W Power Supply Review
Author: Gabriel Torres 78,095 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: August 28, 2009
Page: 1 of 10
Introduction
Hardware Secrets Golden Award

StealthXStream 400 W (OCZ400SXS) is an inexpensive entry-level power supply from OCZ, costing only USD 55. Is it a good pick for users building an entry-level or mainstream PC? Let’s check it out.

The reviewed power supply is manufactured by CWT.

OCZ StealthXStream 400 W power supply
click to enlarge
Figure 1: OCZ StealthXStream 400 W power supply.

OCZ StealthXStream 400 W power supply
click to enlarge
Figure 2: OCZ StealthXStream 400 W power supply.

StealthXStream 400 W is 6 19/64” (160 mm) deep, has a 140 mm fan on its bottom, featuring active PFC, of course.

All cables use nylon sleevings, but they don’t come from inside the power supply, as you can see in Figure 2. The included cables are:

  • Main motherboard cable with a 20/24-pin connector.
  • One ATX12V cable.
  • One cable with one six/eight-pin auxiliary power connector for video cards.
  • One SATA power cable with four SATA power connectors.
  • Two peripheral power cables with three standard peripheral power plugs and one floppy disk drive power connector.

The number of cables is perfect for an entry-level or mainstream PC. All cables have 20 7/8” (53 cm) between the power supply housing and the first connector on the cable. On the peripheral power cables there is 5 7/8” (15 cm) between connectors. All wires are 18 AWG, which is the correct gauge to be used.

OCZ StealthXStream 400 W power supply
click to enlarge
Figure 3: Cables.

Now let’s take an in-depth look inside this power supply.

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark Article Page 1 of 10  | Next »

Related Content
  • Cooler Master Elite Power 400 W Power Supply Review
  • ASUS Atlas A-45GA 450 W Power Supply Review
  • iMicro PS-IM400WH Power Supply Review
  • Seasonic X-400 Fanless Power Supply Review
  • Corsair CX430 Power Supply Review

  • RSSLatest Content
    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Motherboard
    December 16, 2014 - 4:27 AM
    Gigabyte H81M-S2PH Motherboard
    December 12, 2014 - 3:05 AM
    Aerocool Dead Silence Case Review
    December 2, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    NZXT S340 Case Review
    November 27, 2014 - 3:45 AM
    AMD A4-5000 CPU Review
    November 26, 2014 - 3:10 AM
    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Tablet Review
    November 25, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    ASUS X99-PRO Motherboard
    November 5, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    ASRock QC5000-ITX Motherboard
    November 4, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    Gigabyte X99-UD3 Motherboard
    October 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM
    ASUS X99-A Motherboard
    October 29, 2014 - 3:00 AM







    2004-14, Hardware Secrets, LLC. All rights reserved.
    Advertising | Legal Information | Privacy Policy
    All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT -08:00)