Corsair AX850W Professional Series Gold 850W

  • Corsair AX850W Professional Series Gold 850W
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Based on 7 scores, 19 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • High efficiency even at low loads.
  • Great ripple/noise suppression.
  • On of the very few PSUs that passed successfully all Advanced Transient Response tests.

Cons:

  • Loose voltage regulation at 3.3V, but still within 5% range.
  • Using four PCIE cables/connectors excludes using dual EPS connectors.

Expert reviews and ratings

By techPowerUp! on 92

The AX850 proved to be a solid performer. Although its voltage regulation was not jaw dropping, +12V and 5V rails stayed under 3% and only 3.3V reached 4% deviation. The high efficiency levels even under very high ambient temperatures, the excellent...

By APC Magazine on 90

At the heart of any performance PC is a critical component, without which the rest of the machine can't function. Can you guess what it is? Those who said motherboard... got it entirely wrong. Without a decent PSU, it doesn't matter how stable...

By PCPer on

Corsair is well known for producing some of the best PC power supplies on the market today and the AX850 continues that trend. The Corsair Professional Series Gold AX850 power supply delivers very clean DC outputs, with excellent efficiency and...

By HardOCP on

How best to put this......the Corsair AX850 is an outstanding entry into the 850W segment that's only real competition, that we have reviewed and is readily available at this time, is the Corsair HX850. The single best, and most distinctive, feature...

By Overclockers Club on

Price Per the Watt: Power Supply Corsair AX850 850W at $199.99 = $0.23/Watt (08-2010) The Corsair AX850 performed very well during testing. However, following the OCC testing methodology, the efficiency figures were a little disappointing,...

By SilentPC Review on

Corsair power supplies have been winning praise from web tech reviewers since day one. The AX850 is certainly no exception. It is a winning power supply in every way — electrical performance is tops, efficiency is high enough for 80 Plus Gold, the...

By Hardware Secrets on

The new Corsair AX850W is an outstanding power supply. During our tests it achieved very high efficiency, peaking above 90%, voltages very close to their nominal values (3% regulation instead of the traditional 5% regulation), extremely low noise and...

By JonnyGuru on 90

Computer power supplies have come a long way in just the last couple of years. With the implementation of resonant mode topologies and DC to DC converters for non-primary DC output, we've seen efficiency increase more and more. The AX850 is an...

By Kitguru.net on 90

It seems Corsair can do no wrong lately, and if they keep producing quality power supplies like the AX850 and AX1200 then they will quickly earn a massive...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

When we review a PSU range such as the Professional Series Gold and find its top model, the AX1200, to be so exceptional the expectation placed on the rest of the family is huge. In an ideal world people would probably like to see the exact same...

International Review By HardwareMX on

FinalesImportante: Las opiniones del autor son meramente personales, por lo cual el punto de vista individual es basado en experiencias adquiridas a través de otras revisiones, en un lapso de tiempo distinto. Esta revisión se hizo en base a...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

Corsair con questo prodotto ha indubbiamente centrato il bersaglio; non siamo ai livelli di tecnologia visti nel modello AX-1200, ma dobbiamo ricordare la diversa tipologia di utenza a cui i prodotti sono destinati.Cosa si può chiedere di più...

International Review By ComputerBase on

Dass das Corsair AX850 gute Karten für ein erfreuliches Abschneiden in unserem Testparcours hat, war bereits nach dem sehr positiv ausgefallenen Test des fast baugleichen Seasonic X-400 FL klar. Denn in der Tat unterscheidet sich das AX850 im...

International Review By Hard-H2O on

No podíamos esperar menos de Corsair; el fabricante se ha hecho un hueco entre los grandes de las fuentes de alimentación. La serie AX es la culminación de un gran trabajo realizado en cuanto a ensamblaje, fabricación,...

International Review By FrazPC.pl on

Corsair AX850 Professional Series to produkt warty uwagi i prezentujący się naprawdę atrakcyjnie na tle podobnie wycenionych konkurentów. Z jednej strony to zasilacz nieco mocniejszy, lepiej spisujący się w kwestii...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Corsair har definitivt gjort alt riktig, AX-serien med strømforsyninger definerer virkelig hvor gode slike produkter kan være. Vi har tidligere testet den kraftigste enheten i serien, AX1200W, et flaggskip av de sjeldne, og dagens testobjekt...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on

A nova Corsair AX850W é uma excelente fonte de alimentação. Durante nossos testes ela apresentou alta eficiência, atingindo acima de 90%, as tensões ficaram muito próximas de seus valores nominais (regulação de 3%...

International Review By PC-Experience on

Corsair hat mit der Wahl von Seasonic zum Layoutpartner zweifelsfrei die beste Wahl getroffen, die möglich war. Das Corsair AX850 brilliert mit allem, was ein modernes und qualitativ hochwertiges Netzteil ausmacht. Egal welchen technischen Aspekt...

International Review By Technic3D on 96

Das Corsair AX850 mit einer Ausgangsleistung von 850W ist zurecht 80+ Gold zertifiziert, bietet volles Kabelmanagement und fast unzählige Anschlussmöglichkeiten. Die Verarbeitung war sauber ausgeführt und selbst an Details wie...