What does 80 Plus mean?

80 Plus meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

established by Ecos Consulting in 2004, 80 Plus is a certification for power supply products in computer systems; created to promote the preservation of power. 80 positive stipulates that products must certanly be at the very least 80percent energy conserving at 20, 50 and 100% of their rated load. Simply speaking, units carrying this official certification can only waste to a maximum of 20% of their electricity as heat at these specified load levels.