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Low noise level.
LED can be turned off.
Good voltage regulation at 12V.
Efficiency that reaches 86% with 50% load.
Handles full power flawlessly at 50 °C ambient.
Excellent ripple suppression at 3.3V and good enough at 12V and 5V.
Rails could be more stable.
A little stiff price.
3.3V rail registered high voltage drops in Advanced Transient Response tests.
Loose voltage regulation at 3.3V (but still Fairly low efficiency at loads below 70 W, Only one EPS connector.
By Guru of 3D on July 18, 2012
Final Words & Conclusion Decent is the word that comes to mind when I think about the Corsair GS800 PSU, now the product itself has been on the market for quite a while already. But this particular model is popular and mentioned by our readers quite...
By Rbmods.com on July 14, 2012
The GS800 has actually performered way better than I expected it to do, I have here in Sweden seen it go for as low as 70$ on sale which means this is a “bang for the buck” unit. Newegg has this unit for 99$ after a mail in rebate but this...
By Vortez on June 28, 2012
Corsairs Gamer Series PSU is now within its 2nd Generation and as a result has a fresh look which is certain to not only satisfy the gamer but also the enthusiast too.We tested the PSU at just under 50% and 85% load and the results were very good...
By techPowerUp! on April 25, 2011
The Corsair GS800 exhibited fairly good overall performance in all tests except the Advanced Transient ones where the 3.3V rail registered high voltage drops. On the contrary during the same tests we saw excellent performance from the +12V line, which...
By HardwareHeaven on March 31, 2011
Starting with build quality of the unit the GS800 has the same look and feel as the other products in Corsairs range. It has a good finish, feels well-built and has cable braiding with durable rubber ends which is good to see considering this is a...
By Overclockers Online on December 02, 2010
Corsair’s new Gaming Series power supply is a solid contender. For the price, you get a whole lot of power supply. While efficiency isn’t up there with some more expensive units, the GS800W only claimed to be 80Plus. Still, the efficiency...
By Hardware Secrets on October 07, 2010
The new Corsair GS800 is a terrific power supply for its price point, and we highly recommend it if you are looking for an 800 W with a good cost/benefit ratio.Even though it only has the standard 80 Plus certification, we saw efficiency up to 85.7%,...
By Mundobip on July 11, 2012
Corsair lanzó hace un tiempo la serie GS de fuentes de alimentación, éstas poseían un excelente equilibrio entre rendimiento y precio. A mediados de Mayo de este año, el fabricante las actualizó mejorando la eficiencia para...
By Gamezoom.net on June 18, 2012
Corsair Gaming Series GS800 - Test/Review (Exklusiv)Autor: Christoph Miklos Datum: 18.06.2012 - 02:23 Tweet Als erstes deutschsprachiges Magazin durften wir die brandneue Corsair Gaming Series Netzteilserie testen. Wir haben das 800 Watt starke...
By Clube do Hardware on October 08, 2010
A nova Corsair GS800 é uma excelente fonte de alimentação para sua faixa de preço e por isso nós a recomendamos caso você esteja procurando por uma fonte de 800 W que apresente uma boa relação...
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