Gigabyte has just announced two new modular power supplies to add to their Aorus brand. The new new units come in two flavors: 850W and 750W under the part numbers P850W and P750W. Each of these power supplies is given an 80+ Gold efficiency rating and comes in a complete fully modular design including the motherboard power cable which should make for easy installation. The Aorus PSUs are both cooled by a 135mm “smart fan” which varies its speed based on load (20% idle). As Aorus is considered Gigabyte’s premium brand, the P750 and P850 are geared more towards gamers and overclockers.
Styling for the unit features Aorus logos on two of the sides and the Aorus themed orange color. Both power supplies are a standard form factors designed to fit in a standard ATX case. Each modular port is labeled outlining exactly where each plug is suppose to go. The internal cables are a flat design which will allow for easier cable routing. The motherboard cable is the standard 20+4 configuration and measures 65cm. Both the 750 and 850W power supplies support four PCIe connectors measuring 75cm.
According to Gigabyte, the new PSUs feature high quality Japanese capacitors rated for 105C and are set to last for 20 years. Because of the high quality internals, The P850W and P750W both carry an 80+ Gold rating which is set to carry at 90% efficiency rating at a 50% load. In addition to the high efficiency rating, the devices include standard protection features such as OCP (Over Current Protection), OVP (Over Voltage Protection), OPP (Over Power Protection), OTP (Over Temperature Protection), SCP (Short Circuit Protection), and UVP (Under Voltage Protection).
Here are the detailed technical specs of the Aorus P850W:
|GIGABYTE AORUS P850W|
|AC INPUT||100-240 VAC, 47-63Hz|
|Connectors||1 x 24/20-pin motherboard connector (650mm)
2 x 8/4-pin EPS/ATX12V connector (650mm/800mm)
4 x 8/6-pin PCIe connector (750mm)
2 x SATA connector (750mm/850mm)
1 x 4-pin Molex connector (750mm)
1 x Floppy (100mm adapter)
|Protections||OCP, OTP, OVP, OPP, UVP, SCP|
Lastly, depending on the region, both PSU’s are covered by a 10-year warranty. Pricing for the power supplies at this point is still unknown.