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Aresgame AGS850 Power Supply Review: A Misleading 80 PLUS Gold Badge?

A mediocre product.

Aresgame AGS850
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Performance Rating

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Relative performance is bottom low.

Noise Rating

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).

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If you want a silent PSU, stay away from this one! 

Efficiency Rating

The following graph shows the PSU's average efficiency throughout its operating range with an ambient temperature close to 30 degrees Celsius.

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Even Bronze rated PSUs have higher average efficiency than this one! 

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. 

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The APFC converter has good performance.

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Aris Mpitziopoulos
Aris Mpitziopoulos is a Contributing Editor at Tom's Hardware US, covering PSUs.
  • escksu
    I think this review simply enforce the fact that you should always buy your PSU from reputable brands like Seasonic, Superflower etc.... For those that you have never heard of, well.....forget it.
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  • Co BIY
    Thousands of reviews on Amazon for a product not sold on Amazon. I wonder if any of them are legit ?
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