Corsair HX650W Power Supply

4. Corsair HX650W TestingOn Last Page


Corsair are a company who always adhere to the highest quality standards and the HX650W is merely another example of their dedication to providing the most reliable products possible. The use of proven and very high quality components such as the industrial grade Nippon Chemi-Con capacitors, the excellent manufacturing quality and the relatively simple but very reliable base design make the HX650W one of the most dependable products we have ever tested. It is no wonder that Corsair offers a 7 year long warranty with this particular model.

Even though the Corsair HX650W is an all black unit its design certainly is not monotonous. The blue stickers do improve the aesthetic value of the unit for those who have windowed side panels, but it is the black flat cables which we really enjoyed about the HX650W. Even if you do not have a windowed side panel you will love the flat black cables of the HX650W because they are very easy to route while they feel and look far classier than regular sleeved cables.

The HX650W may not be one of the cheaper 650W units but it offers excellent value to the targeted audience. Corsair designed the HX650W to be an extremely reliable high performance power supply unit satisfying the needs of hardcore enthusiasts and modders, not the needs of the average Joe. If you are looking for a good looking modular unit combining excellent performance and outstanding reliability, the HX650W should be among the first few places of your shortlist.

Overall the Corsair HX650W is an excellent and highly competitive product. It combines superb overall performance, good aesthetics and first-rate reliability for demanding users who prefer to pay a little extra to demand the best on the market. The black flat cables will also draw the attention of many modders as they look much better than regular cables and are quite difficult to find nowadays. The very long 7 year warranty adds to the value of the HX650W, although this unit is built like a tank and it would be next to impossible to cause it any damage during normal use.

Ebuyer £89.96 inc vat
Newegg $129.99
after rebate

Leave a Reply

Related posts

XFX XTS 520w Power Supply Review

XFX XTS 520w Power Supply Review

Today we are taking a look at a PSU from XFX. This model is from their new XTS range and offers platinum efficiency, fanless operation and modular cables.

SilverStone Roundup July 2014 – featuring GD09 Case, ST60F PSU and AR02 Cooler

SilverStone Roundup July 2014 - featuring GD09 Case, ST60F PSU and AR02 Cooler

There was a time a few years ago that Hi-Fi/AMP like HTPC cases were everywhere. That has changed a bit in recent times due to some excellent m-ATX boards allowing builds in compact chassis however there is still something about the home theatre component style of design which can be appealing...

Antec Roundup July 2014 – featuring Nineteen Hundred Case and Kuhler 950/1250

Antec Roundup July 2014 – featuring Nineteen Hundred Case and Kuhler 950/1250

Antec are well known for creating high performance cases and PSUs, with many of their models receiving awards from us in the past. In recent times they have also created some high performance liquid coolers and even branched out into audio products. Today we have a roundup of a little of...