The 850 G5 model achieves good overall performance. Still, it cannot take the lead from the competition, and it stays notably behind the older 850 G3 model.
The graph below depicts the cooling fan's average noise over the PSU's operating range, with an ambient temperature between 30 to 32 degrees Celsius (86 to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
Under normal operating temperatures, average noise output is low.
The following graph shows the PSU's average efficiency throughout its operating range with an ambient temperature close to 30 degrees Celsius.
It beats the Corsair RM850x here, but efficiency at normal and light loads needs a boost.
Power Factor Rating
The following graphs show the PSU's average power factor reading throughout its operating range with an ambient temperature close to 30 degrees Celsius and 115V/230V voltage input.
The APFC converter needs tuning for higher PF readings, especially with 230V input.
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If it's as reliable as the G2, G3 and G5 series, I look forward to building a lot of PCs with them.
It would be nice if they stepped up their game in cheaper non-modular models, they are significantly lower quality.
If anything goes wrong I know that I can count on EVGA's