FSP Hydro GT Pro 850W Gold PSU Review

Over the past couple of months, FSP have notified us with new versions of power supplies. So today, we would like to present to you with one of their of newest models … the Hydro GT series PSU, which combines the best features from their modular and non-modular series for the most demanding users. The PSU we tested offers a high efficiency and full 850W of power. What’s more, it promises quiet operation.

As usual, we will start with specifications and features while later I tell you about the efficiency of the Hydro GT 850W PSU.

Let’s begin this review with the key features.

Hydro GT PRO series with 80PLUS gold certificate, over 90% high energy conversion can less heat and LLC topology 450V, 105°C Japanese main capacitors make Hydro GT PRO series a perfect solution for the most extremely harsh working environment. Hydro GT PRO series eliminates the problem of dealing with the cables, thanks to its semi-modular design and the all-black ribbon cables that give PC builds a clean look.

 

 

Key Features:

  • Complies with ATX12 v2.5 & EPS12 v2.92
  • Efficiency ≧ 90% @ typical load
  • Active PFC ≧ 0.9
  • Hold up time > 17ms @ 80% load
  • Japanese electrolytic capacitors
  • 450V, 105°C Japanese main capacitors
  • +12V single-rail design
  • +5V & 3.3V DC to DC module design
  • Eco semi-fanless fan control switch
  • 120mm fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) fan
  • Semi-modular with black flat cables
  • Complete protection: OCP/OVP/OPP/SCP/OTP

 

Superb Electrical Performance

The LLC topology  allows for zero voltage switching of the main switches thereby dramatically lowering switching losses and boosting efficiency.

Excellent Component Quality

450V, 105°C Japanese main capacitors have premium quality, protecting your equipment from the infamous capacitor leakage problem and also increasing the life-span of your equipment

ECO Switch, Quieter and Longer Lasting Fan

The Hydro GT PRO series offers an Eco Switch that allows the PSU to operate quieter uses up less power consumption. When the power supply is equal to or less than 30% load, the power supply enters a silent state and the fan is turned off.

The Hydro GT PRO series comes with FDB fan and an intelligent 0dBA function to reduce noise and has a longer lasting life span.

Semi-Modular Design

Hydro GT PRO series is designed semi-modular that not just saves user’s time for installation, but also provides your system a neat and tidy look for cable management.

Black Flat Cable with Multiple ESP12V Connectors

Dual CPU power connectors support modern motherboards and deliver stable power to your CPU, the all black coating flat cables gives Hydro GT PRO series a stylish and quality look.

80 Plus® Gold Certification

Hydro GT PRO series is a power supply with 80 PLUS® Gold Certification that guarantees to operate at a minimum of 90% efficiency at 50% load of PSU rated power and reduces electricity cost.

 

The Hydro GT Pro 850W PSU is not available yet but can buy the previously reviewed FSP Dagger Pro 850W PSU for around $152 from Amazon – https://amzn.to/3NkgxKL

 

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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.