Cooler Master V-series 850W Power Supply Review

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I admit it, sometimes I get completely drawn into infomercials. Yes, I realize how ridiculous that sounds, and it isn’t because I would ever actually buy anything from one. There is just a morbid curiosity of what the claims will be. Will the food dehydrator “even work in outer space”? Can the utility knife “cut through a twelve story building and still cut tomatoes paper thin”? Can the jewelry cleaner really “dissolve any residue on metal while remaining absolutely delicious”? What will the next claim be?

Cooler Master V850 Power Supply

 

But, that’s the thing, these physically impossible claims that are also impossible to disprove due to sly wording make the product seem more appealing. Just like the chant of “but….wait, there’s more!” adds perceived value. Some of these products set ludicrous goals in their advertising, and somehow there are people who are surprised that drinking acai juice didn’t allow them to breathe underwater. There are times we see claims that are pretty astounding, but the standards they set for the product we well know may be true.

Cooler Master V850 Power Supply

 

The Cooler Master V850 sets some very high standards for itself in its spec and feature sheet alone. The Cooler Master V850 boasts an 840 watt single 12V rail, 80 PLUS Gold certification and all modular cables featuring six 6+2 PCIe connectors right off the bat. To add to this, Cooler Master rates the 12V regulation of the V850 to be within 1% at all loads, and the V850 is 80PLUS Titanium ready. To ensure quiet computing, the V850 has oversized internal heatsinks coupled with a speed controlled 135mm FDB fan. The V850’s all modular cable system uses flat cables, which are all black to the ends for great appearance, and easy routing with six 6+2 pin PCIe. The case of the V850 measures 170mm in length for increased compatibility compared to 180mm PSUs. Cooler Master backs the V850 with a 5-Year Warranty.

 

 

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