Corsair Gaming Series GS800 800W Power Supply review

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Today we are looking at the latest power supply from Corsair, the Gaming Series GS800 – an 800W unit firmly targeting the mainstream enthusiast audience. This 80Plus Bronze Certified unit is a non modular design with a single +12V rail, supported by a three year warranty.

The Gaming Series from Corsair features a 600W, 700W and 800W model. They are priced £58, £72 and £84 respectively in the United Kingdom and feature user adjustable lighting to enhance the appearance of a system build.

This lighting can be controlled via a dedicated switch on the back of the chassis and there is an detachable ‘color ring accessory pack’ available separately to compliment the design.

gs800 Corsair Gaming Series GS800 800W Power Supply review

Technical Specifications

  • A dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with the latest components.
  • Fanless mode at low loads for quiet operation, with an ultra-quiet 140mm double ball-bearing fan that delivers excellent airflow when needed.
  • Color adjustable LED fan can switch between red, blue, white, and off settings by pressing the button on the back (600W model – blue or off mode only).
  • 80 PLUS Bronze certified, delivering up to 85% energy efficiency under real-world load conditions.
  • Active Power Factor Correction (PFC) with PF value of 0.99.
  • Universal AC input from 100~240VAV.
  • Over-voltage, under-voltage, over-current, and short circuit protection provide maximum safety for your critical system components.
  • High-quality capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability.
  • A three year warranty and lifetime access to Corsair’s legendary technical support and customer service.
  • Safety Approvals:  cTUVus, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TÜV, CCC, C-tick.

Compatibility

  • Conforms to ATX12V v2.31 standard, and is backward compatible with the ATX12V 2.2 and ATX12V 2.01 standards.
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  • WarrenUK

    I like the appearance, its something different. wish other companies would come up with other features.

    id like a coffee maker in mine. – slide the case door off. coffee while gaming!

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  • Brian

    I have been waiting on their new high end units. I built a new system, or am building it, and the PSU is the last thing im going to order. i almost went for the bequiet 850W platinum, but want to see what other options are happening soon.
    Any ideas Zardon if they are releasing a platinum unit soon?

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