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Enermax Platimax DF 850W Power Supply Review

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Introduction and Features

Introduction

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Enermax is an established player in the PC peripherals market with a full line of power supplies for enthusiasts, gamers and professionals alike. The Platimax DF Series currently includes five models: 1200W, 1050W, 850W, 600W and 500W. They all feature Platinum level efficiency and come housed in a relatively compact chassis, measuring only 160mm deep. The Platimax DF Series includes Enermax’s latest D.F. (Dust Free Rotation™) fan technology, which works by briefly spinning the fan in the opposite direction to keep dust from building up on the fan blades.

All of the Platimax DF Series power supplies incorporate fully modular cables and feature Japanese made 105°C electrolytic capacitors, a 140mm Twister-bearing fan with semi-fanless operation and they come backed by either a 10-year (1200W, 1050W, and 850W) or 5-year (600W and 500W) warranty. We will be taking a detailed look at the Platimax DF 850W power supply in this review.

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Enermax Platimax DF 850W PSU Key Features:

•    850W Continuous DC output at up to 50°C
•    80 PLUS® Platinum certified for high efficiency
•    Enermax patented Dust Free Rotation™ fan technology
•    Multi GPU support with six PCI-E 6+2 pin connectors
•    Fully-modular cables
•    Dedicated quad +12V rails (70A/840W combined)
•    140mm Twister-bearing fan (160,000 MTBF)
•    Semi-fanless operation (below 30-40% load)
•    Japanese made electrolytic capacitors 105°C
•    Active Power Factor correction with Universal AC input (100 to 240 VAC)
•    Safety protections: OCP, OVP, UVP, OPP, SCP, OTP, and SIP
•    Zero Load Operation ready
•    2013 ErP Lot 6 ready
•    10-Year warranty
•    MSRP: $249.99 USD

Please continue reading our review of the Platimax DF 850W PSU!!!

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Here is what Enermax has to say about their new Platimax DF power supplies:

Platimax D.F. power supply series is 80 Plus® Platinum certified in 160mm depth, featuring full modular cable design and stylish individually sleeved cables – SLEEMAX. Moreover, Platimax D.F. is built with ENERMAX patented DFR™ (Dust Free Rotation) technology with smart semi-fanless control ensuring silent operation. Users can activate the DFR™ function at any time during operation through the unique D.F. switch. Platimx D.F. is surely a perfect solution for high-end gaming rigs or multi-GPU systems.

Review Terms and Disclosure
All Information as of the Date of Publication
How product was obtained: The product is on loan from Enermax for the purpose of this review.
What happens to the product after review: The product remains the property of Enermax but is on extended loan for future testing and product comparisons.
Company involvement: Enermax had no control over the content of the review and was not consulted prior to publication.
PC Perspective Compensation: Neither PC Perspective nor any of its staff were paid or compensated in any way by Enermax for this review.
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