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Home » Power
Seasonic X-Series 850 W Power Supply Review
Author: Gabriel Torres 96,341 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: January 13, 2011
Page: 8 of 10
Overload Tests
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Below you can see the maximum we could pull from this power supply. Because of its incredibly overspec’ed components, we could easily pull 1,000 W from it. In fact, we had to stop our test at 1,000 W only because this is the limit of our load tester, and this power supply may be able to deliver even more. During this extreme condition, efficiency dropped to 82.4%, but noise and ripple levels were still extremely low and voltages were still within 3% from their nominal values.

Input

Overload Test

+12VA

33 A (396 W)

+12VB

33 A (396 W)

+5V

23 A (115 W)

+3.3 V

23 A (75.9 W)

+5VSB

3 A (15 W)

-12 V

0.5 A (6 W)

Total

998.4 W

% Max Load

117.5%

Room Temp.

44.8° C

PSU Temp.

55.4° C

AC Power

1,212 W

Efficiency

82.4%

AC Voltage

102.7 V

Power Factor

0.997

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