Over Power Protection and Max Wattage
Power supplies often quote as having various protection mechanisms such and the most important of these is Over Power Protection. In our testing we crank up the power draw until the power supply either shuts down (meaning the OPP mechanism is present and working) or blows up (meaning it is either not present or not working). We then note the maximum power consumption before the power supply shut down (or blew up).
Once again we’re seeing seriously impressive results, as this 550W power supply was able to draw a staggering 817W before it powered down, that’s a huge amount above the rating, so you should have virtually no issues with power draw spikes causing system instability.