Antec High Current Gamer HCG-850M Review & Specs

Antec High Current Gamer HCG-850M 80 PLUS Bronze Modular

Antec High Current Gamer HCG-850M 80 PLUS Bronze Modular

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  • Antec’s HCG M power supplies are the perfect combination of power and efficiency. The HCG M features
  • special heavy-duty High Current connectors and cabling that supply extreme levels of power, and superb
  • efficiency thanks to 80 PLUS® BRONZE certification and Active PFC. HCG M’s innovative 16-pin sockets create
  • a new level of flexibility by doubling the modular connectivity, supporting two different 8-pins connectors and
  • even future connectors of 10, 12, 14 or 16-pins. Highest-quality connectors, Japanese-brand capacitors, and a
  • quiet 135 mm LED double ball bearing fan complete the package. CircuitShield™ makes the HCG-850M safe and
  • reliable in any environment with its nine industrial-grade protections. If loads of power, High Current engineering
  • and extreme efficiency are what you’re after, the HCG M is the PSU for you.

Specifications Overview

Model HCG-850M
Release Date January 2015

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Wattage 850W
Type ATX12V / EPS12V
Modular Semi
Efficiency 80+ Bronze
Output +3.3V@25A, +5V@25A, +12V1@40A, +12V2@40A, -12V@0.5A, +5Vsb@3A
PCI-Express 6+2 Pin Connectors 4
EPS Connectors 2
SATA Connectors 9
Molex Connectors 6


  • 850W Continuous Power - Guaranteed 850W of Continuous Power from Antec
  • 80 PLUS® BRONZE certified - Up to 88% efficient, to reduce your electricity bill
  • AQ5 - Antec Quality 5 year warranty and lifetime global 24/7 support
  • 16-pin Socket - Industry-leading 16-pin sockets double the modular connectivity by supporting 2 different 8-pin cables per socket and allow for future connector changes
  • 135 mm LED DBB Silence - Whisper-quiet high-quality double ball bearing LED fan with long lifetime
  • Thermal Manager - An advanced low voltage fan control for optimal heat & noise management
  • High Current Rails - 2 +12V rails with high load capabilities ensure maximum CPU & GPU compatibility
  • 98.8% +12V - Output for maximum CPU & GPU support
  • Multi PCI-E - 4 PCI-E connectors for multiple GPU support
  • NVIDIA SLI®-Ready & AMD Crossfire certified - Tested & certified by NVIDIA® for SLI® & AMD for Crossfire systems
  • CircuitShield™ - Full suite of industrial grade protections:
    - Over Current Protection (OCP),
    - Over Voltage Protection (OVP),
    - Under Voltage Protection (UVP),
    - Short Circuit Protection (SCP),
    - Over Power Protection (OPP),
    - Over Temperature Protection (OTP) & Surge & Inrush Protection (SIP)
  • Japanese Heavy-Duty Caps - High-performance Japanese capacitors ensure tightest DC stability and regulation
  • Stealth Wires - All wires darkened for minimal visibility in chassis

Critic Reviews


We would like to thank Antec for supplying the review sample. A while ago, we provided you with a review of Antec's fresh High Current Gamer 750 W unit. Now, it is high time for its bigger brother, the HCG-850M, to hit our test bench and confront our...


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Mit dem neuen High Current Gamer M HCG-850M liefert Antec ein solides Netzteil für Multi-GPU-Anwender ab. Zum überschaubaren Preis bekommt man viel Power, ausreichend Anschlussmöglichkeiten und eine saubere Verarbeitungsqualität geboten. Darüber hinaus...

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