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Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G 850W Power Supply Review

10/28/2015 - 13:38

Introduction Thermaltake is expanding their Digital Power Supply (DPS) lineup with the introduction of the new Toughpower DPS G Series, which includes six models ranging from 450W up to 1050W. We will be taking a detailed look at the Toughpower DPS G...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/17/2015 - 18:07

Thermaltake continues to expand their digital power supply lineup with the introduction of the new Toughpower DPS G Series. The DPS G Series supports Thermaltake’s comprehensive suite of Smart Power Management software, which can be used by...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/17/2015 - 18:04


DC Load Regulation, and AC Ripple

10/17/2015 - 18:01

PSU Testing Methodology Establishing an accurate load is critical to testing and evaluating a PC power supply.  PCPerspective’s power supply test bench can place a precise DC load on the PSU under test.  Each power supply is tested under...

DPS Smart Power Management Software

10/17/2015 - 17:57

As we said in the introduction, one of the Toughpower DPS G power supply’s most unique features is the embedded micro controller that enables the PSU to communicate with Thermaltake’s Smart Power Management software. The SPM software goes...

Under the Hood

10/17/2015 - 17:53

[inline:files/review/2015-10-17/17a-Inside.jpg] Here are a few pictures showing the layout and components inside our review sample of the Toughpower DPS G 850W power supply.  Thermaltake appears to be using Channel Well Technologies (CWT) this time...

A Detailed Look

10/17/2015 - 17:51

[inline:files/review/2015-10-17/10-Back.jpg] The Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G 850W power supply enclosure is painted matte black with red, white and gold colored trim and measures 180mm (7.1”) long. The back panel includes an On-Off switch and AC...

Specifications and Packaging

10/17/2015 - 17:48

[inline:files/review/2015-10-17/4-DPS-G-850W.jpg] The Toughpower DPS G 850W power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts (1020W peak) at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a single +12V rail, which...

Corsair RMx Series Fully Modular 850W Power Supply Review

09/29/2015 - 11:51

Introduction Corsair has just expanded their RM Series of PC power supplies to include a third line, the RMx Series, in addition to the original RM and RMi Series. The new RMx power supplies will be available in 550W, 650W, 750W, 850W and 1000W models...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

09/28/2015 - 19:08

The Corsair RM850x power supply exhibited excellent voltage regulation with outstanding AC ripple suppression, even at full load. The power supply features a good assortment of all modular cables and delivers very good efficiency, easily meeting the...