Gigabyte AORUS P850W Gold Power Supply Review
Introduction and Features
Gigabyte recently introduced two new power supplies to their premium AORUS line of gaming products. The AORUS P850W and AORUS P750W are both fully modular power supplies and certified to comply with the 80 Plus Gold certifications for high efficiency. The power supplies use a 135mm smart ball bearing fan for cooling that turns off during system idle or under low loads. Both power supplies feature high-quality components including 100% Japanese made capacitors and come backed by a 10-year warranty!
We will be taking a detailed look at the Gigabyte AORUS P850W power supply in this review.
Gigabyte AORUS P850W PSU Key Features:
• 850W Continuous DC output
• Fully modular cable system
• 80 PLUS® Gold certified for high efficiency
• Quiet double ball bearing fan
• Semi-fanless operation (below 20% load)
• 100% Japanese made capacitors
• Six 6+2 pin PCI-E connectors for high-end GPU support
• Active Power Factor correction with Universal AC input (100 to 240 VAC)
• Safety protections: OVP, OPP, SCP, UVP, OCP, and OTP
• 10-Year warranty
• MSRP: $149.99 USD
Here is what Gigabyte has to say about their new AORUS power supplies:
“The new P850W and P750W bring up 80 PLUS® Gold power efficiency silent operation, as well as modular customization, and enhanced durability for gaming enthusiasts, especially those with multiple-GPU builds focused on VR gaming. 80 PLUS® Gold certified, the AORUS PSU delivers superior electrical performance at a minimum of 90% energy efficiency, ensuring power waste is kept at a minimum. With less heat and reduced fan noise, gamers with AORUS PSUs can enjoy cool and quiet gaming environment. With optimal support for Intel® processors, the power supply is also ideal for achieving reduced energy.
Using 100% Japanese capacitors and premium internal components throughout the design, the AORUS PSU provides users with extended product reliability and lifespan. The single +12V rail ensures the best power output with stability for the hardware, making this power supply ideal for overclocking. The 135mm temperature-controlled smart fan is automatically adjusted according to the actual power usage so even when the power usage is lower than 20%, the fan will automatically activate the stop function to ensure energy saving and stable power supply. The fan uses an ultra-durable double ball bearing design, which offers prolonged product life over 50,000 hours.”
“AORUS P850W and P750W power supplies not only have built-in circuit protection designs (OVP/OPP/SCP/UVP/OCP/OTP) but have also undergone rigorous testing of various safety regulations in various countries. AORUS PSUs provide the most stable and abundant supply of power for the system and protect various devices inside the computer to ensure the users have a more stable and high quality experience. AORUS P850W and P750W both come with a 10 Year warranty, and will be available soon on the market.
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the in the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebooks and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office.”