DeepCool PQ850M (850W) Power Review

While DeepCool may never have been successful in breaking into the mainstream (in the West at least), they still remain a well-respected manufacturer. In large part for bringing many excellent and, above all, affordable products to the market. Over the past few years, however, it looks like the company has tried to break away from the more budget-oriented product level (* cough * cheap * cough *) in favor of the middle to upper layers. A compromise, if you will, of better performance with only a slight increase in price. And with the release of the PQ850M power supply, that’s exactly what we’re looking at here.

DeepCool Power Supply PQ850M (850W)

DeepCool PQ850M Power Supply

The DeepCool PQ850M packs a (perhaps) surprisingly impressive array of features. Coming as a fully modular 80-Plus Gold efficiency PSU, it already ticks two of the biggest boxes the discerning PSU consumer should be looking for. In terms of what it offers, however, it only scratches the surface. – Combining the above with 850 watts of output power, this is certainly a noticeable improvement over what we usually expect from DeepCool. As such, it will be more than interesting to see if this advancement on paper translates into impressive performance levels.

However, if 850 watts is not for you then there is great news as this new range of power supplies are now available in outputs ranging from 650 up to 1000! – For this review, however, we’ll be looking specifically at the PQ850M (850 watts) model!

DeepCool Power Supply PQ850M (850W)

What does DeepCool have to say?

“Introducing a new generation of power reliability, the DeepCool PQ-M Series 80 PLUS Gold Modular Power Supply delivers high efficiency and stability for high-performance PC systems requiring ultra-quiet operation with quiet fan modes.

In our dedication to the mission of self-improvement and higher quality standards, the PQ-M Series Power Supply is DeepCool’s commitment to providing reliable and trustworthy power supply. With a solid and reliable foundation, DeepCool helps build better systems today that meet the expectations of tomorrow.

DeepCool Power Supply PQ850M (850W)

Characteristics

  • Efficiency rating over 80 gold
  • Fully modular cable design
  • 100% Japanese capacitors
  • Fluid dynamic rolling fan for high levels of air flow at low noise levels
  • 840 watts of continuous power supplied by a single + 12V rail
  • 10 year warranty
DeepCool Power Supply PQ850M (850W)

Characteristics

For more detailed specifications, please visit the official product page via the link here!

DeepCool Power Supply PQ850M (850W)

Connections

Since this is a fully modular power supply, knowing exactly what cables come with it is important to ensure you can successfully connect all of your components. – In this regard, the DeepCool PQ850M is more than sufficient for the most sophisticated gaming systems, including but not limited to 3 PCI 6 + 2 slots!

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Alan A. Seibert