Enermax Platimax 850W PSU Review

Ever since the home computer market began to grow, Enermax has always been one of the top power supply manufacturers in every enthusiast’s list. The company is one of the oldest in the field and has been supplying high performance power supplies to demanding users for 20 years. A company with such a reputation always has one line of top performance products for the most demanding of users. In this review we are going to test and review the Enermax Platimax 850W power supply, a product promising unequaled performance and bearing an 80Plus Platinum certification.

Ever since the home computer market began to grow, Enermax has always been one of the top power supply manufacturers in every enthusiast’s list. The company is one of the oldest in the field and has been supplying high performance power supplies to demanding users for 20 years. A company with such a reputation always has one line of top performance products for the most demanding of users. In this review we are going to test and review the Enermax Platimax 850W power supply, a product promising unequaled performance and bearing an 80Plus Platinum certification.

 

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

·         89PLUS ready! – World’s leading modular cable PSU series with 89-94% efficiency @ 20-100% load. Compliant with 80PLUS® PLATINUM efficiency requirement.

·         ErP Lot 6 ready! – Help system to meet ErP Lot 6 2010 (<1W at standby mode) with high efficiency +5Vsb circuitry.

·         C6 & Hybrid ready! – Maximum compatibility with C6 & hybrid states of current and future CPU & GPU generations by ZERO LOAD design.

·         DXXI ready! – 100% 6+2P (8P) PCI-E connector to support new generation DXXI graphic cards.

·         Future ready! – 12P modular design for possibly upcoming new CPU and GPU 10P and/or 12P connectors.

·         SERVER ready! – SSI PSDG support for latest Intel® Core™ Extreme/i7/i5/i3, Xeon™ and AMD® Opteron™ and SLI® or CrossFireX™ and downward compatible with EPS12V v2.92, v2.8.

·         World ready! – 100-240VAC in with automatic adjustment and active PFC for global usage.

·         24/7 @ 50°C ready! – Non-Stop industrial class performance at 50°C ambient.

·         EMC ready! – Full-scale electromagnetic filtering protects your system against radiation interferences.

·         CordGuard – Fixing the AC cord tightly to avoid accidental shutdowns of your PC.

·         HeatGuard – Keeping PSU fan running for 30-60 seconds after shut down to dissipate the remaining system heat and prolonging system lifetime.

·         SafeGuard – Industry-leading multiple protection circuitry of OCP, OVP, DC UVP, OPP, OTP, SCP & SIP.

·         SpeedGuard – Advanced fuzzy logic fan speed control for optimal cooling and minimum noise. (Patented) .

·         Twister fan inside! – 13.9cm Twister-bearing fan with low noise and long lifetime. (100,000 hours MTBF, Patented)

·         100% 105? Japanese electrolytic capacitors – Highest components standards for maximum durability and stability.

·         Dynamic Hybrid Transformer Topology – Technological breakthrough topology using a staged dynamic transformer array for extremely high efficiency with the most durable and stable output at any load.

 

AC Input Voltage

100-240VAC, 50-60Hz, Active PFC

AC Input Current

11 – 5A

DC
output

Rated

3.3V

5V

12V1

12V2

12V3

12V4

12V5

12V6

-12V

5Vsb

0-24A

0-24A

0-30A

0-30A

0-30A

0-30A

0-30A

0-30A

0-0.5A

0-3A

Combined

120W

1344W(112A)

6W

15W

TotalPower

850W

PeakPower

935W