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Article Number: 000135152


The "80 Plus / Gold" / "90% Efficiency" Dell Power Supply

Summary: General information on 80 Plus Gold rating power supplies.

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The following article contains information about 80 Plus Gold desktop power supplies.


High Efficiency Power Supply Option

Dell provides a high efficiency power supply option with several desktop and mini-tower system configurations. These power supplies are advertised as 90% efficiency or higher.


80 Plus Gold Rating

The energy-efficiency sticker on the system power supply states "80 Plus Gold" and this rating is an industry standard.

An 80% Gold power supply provides 87% efficiency at 100% load. At a 50% load, it provides 90% efficiency or higher.

There are no power supplies in the industry that are 90% efficiency at all loads.

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Affected Product

Fixed Workstations

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021

Version

3

Article Type

Solution