Review: Corsair CS850M Power Supply

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    The Corsair CS850M is a quiet and veryu affordable mainstream 850 Watt power supply that is 80-plus certified, that means it's 90% efficient at 50% load. Efficiency matters. The PSU itself is partly ...

    Review: Corsair CS850M Power Supply
     
  2. Cartman372

    Cartman372 Maha Guru

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    I'm impressed with how well the CS series performs. A lot of people tend to dislike the CS series, but they're great for the price.

    Wouldn't this PSU be classified as semi-modular? I thought fully modular power supplies had a removable 24 pin main and 8 pin CPU connector.
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Very true, let me rewrite that a bit.
     
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    Its a good value PSU by Corsair. Guru3d PSU reviews is a bit basic. No Cross Load Testing, no Noise/Ripple Tolerance testings, no info about the temperature at which these tests all done etc
     

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    alanm Ancient Guru

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    What would the point of a removable 24 pin main be? You cant use the PC without it :D.
     
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    maize1951 Master Guru

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    Corsair makes great power supplies, I have been using them for years with no problems.
     
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    Hootmon Maha Guru

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    Nice review, HH.

    It looks like a good choice for my next build
     
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    Cartman372 Maha Guru

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    If you've got to remove the power supply for any reason (like an RMA), you can leave all the cables hooked up.
     

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