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Corsair RM850i Fully Modular 850W Power Supply Review

07/14/2015 - 17:19

Introduction Corsair offers a large selection of PC power supplies and today we will be taking a detailed look at their new RM850i PSU. The RMi Series includes four models: the RM650i, RM750i, RM850i, and RM1000i. As you can see in the diagram below, the...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

07/01/2015 - 12:46

The Corsair RM850i power supply exhibited excellent voltage regulation with excellent AC ripple suppression, even at full load. The power supply features a good assortment of all modular cables and delivers very good efficiency, easily meeting the 80Plus...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

07/01/2015 - 12:42

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

07/01/2015 - 12:39

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Corsair RM850i power supply was connected to the load testers and supplied with a constant 115 VAC.  In this test we are interested in seeing how well a PSU can...

A Detailed Look (Cont’d)

07/01/2015 - 12:36

Corsair Link Monitoring and Control Software

A Detailed Look

07/01/2015 - 12:32

[inline:files/review/2015-07-01/10a-Back.jpg] [inline:files/review/2015-07-01/10b-Back.jpg] The Corsair RM850i power supply enclosure is painted matte black with white lettering and measures 180mm (7.1”) long.  Note the beveled edges for a...

Specifications and Packaging

07/01/2015 - 12:28

[inline:files/review/2015-07-01/5-RMi_850_05.jpg] The Corsair RM850i power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 850 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates multiple +12V rails (single or multi +12V...

Seasonic Snow Silent 750W Power Supply Review

06/26/2015 - 10:48

[inline:files/review/2015-05-30/2-SnowSilent-Banner.jpg] It’s always a happy day at the PC Perspective Test Lab when the delivery truck drops off a new Seasonic power supply for evaluation! Seasonic is a well-known and highly respected OEM that...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

05/30/2015 - 11:20

[inline:files/review/2015-05-30/10-Top-fan_0.jpg] Seasonic has taken one of their best Platinum certified power supplies and packaged it in a gloss-white enclosure. The new Snow Silent-750 delivers high efficiency and tight voltage regulation with low AC...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

05/30/2015 - 11:17

Efficiency