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Home » Power
SilverStone Nightjar 500 W Power Supply Review
Author: Gabriel Torres
Type: Reviews Last Updated: November 8, 2011
Page: 2 of 11
A Look Inside the SilverStone Nightjar 500 W

We decided to disassemble this power supply to see what it looks like inside, how it is designed, and what components are used. Please read our “Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies” tutorial to understand how a power supply works and to compare this power supply to others.

On this page we will have an overall look, and then in the following pages we will discuss in detail the quality and ratings of the components used.

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 4: Top view

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 5: The main cover/heatsink

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 6: Front quarter view

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 7: Rear quarter view

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 8: The printed circuit board, with thermal pad

SilverStone Nightjar 500 W power supply
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Figure 9: The printed circuit board

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