Corsair Professional Series HX850 850-watt Power Supply Review (Page 3)

| Aug 10, 2012 at 1:15 pm CDT
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Corsair

Inside the Box

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The unit is packed well inside the box with foam surrounding the entire unit. Modular cables and accessories take up the rest of the space and keep things from moving around.

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Corsair uses the same semi-gloss black color for the HX850. On the top of the unit we find the I/O specification label and serial number.

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One side of the power supply displays the make and model.

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The other side is inverted so that the logo is displayed correctly no matter where or in what orientation the power supply may be inside the case.

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Taking a look at the back, we find that Corsair has made a few changes here. The standard honeycomb mesh exhaust grill is used and there is an on/off rocker switch as well.

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The front has undergone a small change as well. Previously the peripheral connectors were stacked three high and two wide. They are now three wide and two high to match the PCI-E connectors.

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The bottom 140mm fan that provides the active cooling for the HX850. The grill has been changed as well over the previous model to match the current styling that we saw in the HX1050.

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All of the modular cables are either fully sleeved or of the flat ribbon type.

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Also included are the user manual, warranty guide, package of zip ties, case badge, mounting screws and a Corsair Flash Voyager Mini 8GB flash drive which contains a copy of the tests performed on the unit before being shipped out.

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