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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 is the most significant rail in a contemporary system. Also voltage regulation of all rails was within 5% while +12V stayed within 2%. Also ripple/noise suppression was quite satisfying for +12V/5V and excellent for 3.3V.


TechPowerUp Source: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Corsair/GS800/

I'm not to sure if I like the "Gamer" series yet at the price. I'll more likely stick to their HX/AX modular series.
Edited by Doogiehouser - 4/25/11 at 6:33pm
post #2 of 21
not bad considering people lacked faith as it had a gaming label
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Why would anyone buy this for ~$130 when so many other, better supplies exist which are cheaper?
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Why would anyone buy this for ~$130 when so many other, better supplies exist which are cheaper?
Because it's a "gaming series" power supply.

duh..
post #5 of 21
Not bad,120 bucks for an 800 watt psu.
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Why would anyone buy this for ~$130 when so many other, better supplies exist which are cheaper?
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Because it's a "gaming series" power supply.

duh..
No, because it has the mighty Corsair logo a.k.a DONTZ BUY ANYTING THAT ISN'T CORASIR FOR PSUS.
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How come "gaming" stuff also need to have lights
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post #8 of 21
Guys. It's a decent PSU.

Come on.
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post #9 of 21
i had one of these in my lan box for a short while and was very pleased with it. i was able to get mine for ~$100 with a rebate from micro center. highly recommended.
post #10 of 21
Corsair have a right to exploit console/noobs for money.

If they keep the HX series im cool with it.
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