Corsair HX850 80+ Gold Professional Series Power Supply Review
Corsair launched their HX range of PSUs quite some time ago and earlier models received rave reviews both here and across the web. As well as noting the great performance of the unit reviewers also praised the build quality and overall design as Corsair offered a great balance of many important aspects. The market, and technology as a whole, doesn’t stand still though and there is a constant quest in the PSU arena for better electrical performance, higher efficiency, quieter… today Corsair take a stab at that with their latest HX range PSU which offers improvements such as silent operation up to 20% load. So today we have the HX850 attached to our custom test station and will find out whether it continues the trend of high quality PSUs from Corsair.
Packaging and Bundle
Corsair stick with their standard styling for the box design on this model, giving us plenty of feature and technical information on the various sides. Inside the PSU is protected by a second box, surrounded by foam and then contained in a bag. The various cables, screws etc are held in a separate pouch and a short manual for the PSU range is provided along with a mains cable.
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