Reviews and Problems with be quiet Dark Power PRO 10 850W / BN203
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be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850W Power Supply Review
23 October 2014
Summary: Conclusion & Rating
While Made In China is still a sticker that is on the back of this power supply the German Engineering shows all over this unit and it was strictly made tightly amazing standards of the Seasonic Manufacturing process.
Pros: – 80PLUS Platinum 93 % Rating, – The Silent Wing 135mm cooling fan is FDB fluid dynamic bearing with copper core for durable silent long life, – Automated Fan Speed governed by the temperature of the unit, – Long Cable length makes it very nice for larger Enthusiast Units, – 100,000 MTBF for grea...
Cons: – The “Overclock” switch can be easily toggled during operation., – 3.3V rail fluctuates quite a bit
Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850W Power Supply Video Review
13 August 2013
Summary: The Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850W Power Supply is 80 Plus Platinum Certified & meets the NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFire requirements, so it performs exceptionally. It's efficiency is up to 94%, comes with a super quiet 135mm fan, single +12V rail switch and has 4 fan connectors, modular sleeved leads...
Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850W Power Supply Review
16 June 2013
Excerpt: Be Quiet! has been a market leader for PC power supplies in Germany for seven years straight and they are bringing their top-of-the-line Dark Power Pro 10 series to North American markets. The Dark Power Pro 10 series includes six different models ranging from 550W all the way up to 1200W.
Summary: There is no argument that the Dark Power Pro 10 850W is an amazing product. The excellent all-around performance and astounding quality could entice many enthusiasts. However, the company clearly needs to improve the availability of their products in North America and their retail prices ought to be...
Excerpt: The product today is the Dark Power Pro 10 850W power supply. It’s no secret that the new power supply share the same internals as the Seasonic P860 but there are some pretty awesome differences that we will be discussing in the article today.
Excerpt: Last month, I had a look at a beQuiet Dark Power Pro 10 power supply on the lower wattage side of the spectrum: the 550W. Well, today we're going closer to the other side of that spectrum and will be reviewing the 850W.
Conclusion: be quiet!'s newest range of premium power supplies are the Dark Power Pro 10. Spanning from 550W to 1,200W and certified to either 80 PLUS Gold or Platinum efficiency levels, the 850W Platinum model, as reviewed here, represents cutting-edge technology in a market that can be slow to innovate.
Conclusion: The Dark Power Pro 850W is an attractive price here in the UK for a quality PSU. The aesthetic design works very well, the modular plugs and cables are excellent and it's quieter than a flea's fart. The efficiency has dropped slightly compared to the 650W model, but it's still very good.
Excerpt: BeQuiet! are well known in enthusiast circles as the purveyor of class leading fans, having diversified their product portfolio into power supplies and CPU heatinks. Today we are looking at the second power supply in their latest flagship range, the Dark Power Pro P10 850W.
Conclusion: The Dark Power Pro from Be Quiet is a pretty solid package. It’s got good rails with an excellent efficiency rating as well as being almost completely silent making it an excellent choice for those trying to assimilate their PC into their lounge entertainment area.
Pros: Looks great, Stable and tight rails, Excellent efficiency, Modular cabling and noob-friendly labels and colour coding
Cons: 12v rail isn’t as impressive as we’d like, A bit expensive for some