Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 850w Overview



There are only a handful of companies who produce peripherals, power supplies, cases, lifestyle products and coolers, but how many do all of them to a high quality?  Thermaltake certainly fit the bill in this regard and have remained one of the big hitters since their formation in 1999.  Now if you aren’t sure what or who I am talking about, Thermaltake have been constantly progressing their business to include brands such as LUXA2 who focus mainly on lifestyle products, speakers and mobile products.  In addition to this, their latest foray Tt eSports have been one of the leading eSports brands over the past couple of years with the large emergence of online multiplayer competitive games such as League of Legends, DOTA2 and even Counterstrike: Global Offensive.

So as you have probably guessed already, I will be taking a look at a product from Thermaltake but which one?  A good question but one easily answered.  On the test bench today is the Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 850watt power supply which comes with a gold efficiency rating, a 7 year warranty and a unique gold and black aesthetic.  Has that tickled your fancy yet?  It’s time to take a look at the specifications and see what this hot tamale is packing…


Short P/NTPG-0850D-G
TypeIntel ATX 12V 2.31 & SSI EPS 12V 2.92 
Max. Output Capacity850W
Peak Output Capacity1020W
Dimension W / H / D 150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 180mm(L)
PFC Power Factor CorrectionActive PFC
Power Good Signal100-500 msec
Hold Up Time> 16ms at 70% load
Input current10A
Input Frequency Range47Hz – 63Hz 
Input Voltage100V – 240V 
Operating Temperature0 to +50
Operating Humidity20% to 90%,non-condensing 
Storage Temperature-20 to +70
Storage Humidity5% to 95%, non-condensing
Cooling System14cm dual ball bearing Fan: 1500R.P.M. ± 10% 
EfficiencyMEET 80 Plus GOLD at 115Vac input.
MTBF120,000 hrs minimum
Safety ApprovalCE, TUV, FCC, UL/CUL, BSMI
PCI-E ConnectorPCI-E 6+2pin X 6


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