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NZXT Hale82 850W Power Supply Review

Rating: 8.5.

The Hale90 series of power supplies has been a great success for NZXT, targeting the high end enthusiast audience. Today we are looking at a power supply in their new Hale82 range, which targets a wider, cost aware user base. All of the Hale82 power supplies feature 80 Plus Bronze efficiency and a semi modular cabling system.


  • 80+ Bronze Certification – The HALE82 series from NZXT operates with high efficiency: at 20%, 50%, and 100% loads, efficiencies are 82%, 85%, and 82% respectively.
  • 100% Japanese Capacitors – High quality components promote longer lifespan and better reliability.
  • 120mm Two-Ball Bearing Fan – For smooth, silent rotation and optimal air intake.
  • Strong Single +12V Rail – A single +12V rail provides stability and ease of use with the ability to deliver clean currents under a heavy load.
  • Modular Design – Includes a selection of flat cables that allow the user to pick and choose which cables they want to use, maximizing cable management and airflow inside chassis.
  • Large Tower Support – Extended 8pin connector for bottom mounted cases or large cases.
  • Dual 8pin connector – For high end motherboards dedicated to overclocking.
  • Keeping it Safe – The HALE80 series offers over voltage, current, power, temperature, under voltage, and short circuit protection.

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  • David

    Been waiting for NZXT stock now for a month, hopefully they can manage to get a retailer in the UK who will stock them.

  • Roger

    There are so many power supplies this year its hard to know which one to get. the best price I suppose!

  • Filbert

    they never targeted the UK before, interesting to see its chaging, at long last.

  • Jeff

    its not a bad price for semi modular and 850W. seasonic do rock though, cant remember when they last made a bad PSU. their ripple supression is always good.

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