Akasa Power 80+ 500w PSU

On First Page2. The Unit


Introduction

Akasa are one of the most well known PSU manufacturers, we have reviewed a large number of their PSUs in the past, ranging from low-priced products aiming for the best possible value to expensive enthusiast-oriented units featuring a monstrous output. Today we will have a look at another PSU from them, the Power 80+ 500W. As the name suggests, the Power 80+ is a series of PSUs designed to deliver high efficiency and well balanced overall performance to mainstream users.

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

  • Greater than 80% efficiency even under extreme conditions
  • 80 PLUS certified
  • Compliant with Intel ATX 12V version 2.3
  • Active PFC saves energy
  • Dual 12V rails give safe optimised power distribution
  • PCIe 2.0 compliant
  • Intelligent auto-thermal fan control for ultra quiet operation
  • Super quiet 12cm fan
  • Full safety approvals and protections
Application
Full range 500W PSU
Designed for
AMD and Intel
Efficiency
Over 80% even under extreme conditions
Fan
120 x 120 x 25mm dual ball bearing
Thermal control
Intelligent auto-thermal fan control
4-pin molex connectors
6
4-pin floppy connectors
2
SATA connectors
6
Motherboard connector
1 x 24/20-pin
8-pin PCIe2.0 connectors
1 (6 + 2pin)
6-pin PCIe connectors
1
8/4-pin ATX 12V connectors
1 (2 x 4-pin)
Dimensions
150 x 140 x 86mm
AC power input range
100V – 250V (auto sensing and switching)
Cable wrap
Black mesh (all cables, full length)
Safety
Over Power/Voltage/Current/Temperature
Product code
AK-PT050FG-BK

AK-PT040FG-BK – 400W
Rail
Wattage
Maximum Load
+3.3V
130w
24.0A
+5V
20.0A
+12V1
360w
20.0A
30a
+12V2
20.0A
-12V
3.6w
0.3A
+5Vsb
15w
2.5A

Packaging and Bundle

The Akasa Power 80+ unit is supplied in a green, sturdy cardboard package. The unit itself is wrapped in a simple plastic bag but it is protected by adequately thick Styrofoam pieces. Bundled with the PSU you will find a typical AC power cable, mounting screws and a few cable management straps. There was no manual in the package.

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