Reviews and Problems with Nzxt Hale82 80+ Bronze 650W
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NZXT HALE82 N 650 W Power Supply Review
5 June 2012
Summary: Acording to our testing methodology, the NZXT HALE82 N 650 W is a flawed product. Noise and ripple levels go through the roof as temperature increases, which can make your computer crash randomly. The +3.3 V output presents voltage below the minimum allowed at full load. We tested two different samples with the same results, indicating that this is a design flaw.
NZXT HALE82 N 550W & 650W Power Supplies Video Review
6 May 2012
Summary: The NZXT HALE82 N 550W & 650W Power Supplies lack the HALE82 (non-N) modularity, but are still great affordable power supplies. The NZXT HALE82 750W & 850W Power Supplies perform very well, have a quiet 120mm fan, are affordable, reliable and come with a 5 year warranty.
Conclusion: The HALE82 series from NZXT meets the specified features in full. In particular, the impressive voltage regulation due to the two buck converters and the powerful +12V output are advantageous. The efficiency is relatively high and exceeds the 80 Plus Bronze certification. Unfortunately, we can't say that NZXT makes the quietest power supplies, as the bearing is clearly audible.
Summary: With the HALE82 line of power supplies, NZXT has come up with a way to bring quality and efficiency to the masses. Although not quite as good as its bigger HALE90 sibling, the HALE82 offers similar features and reliability at a significantly reduced price. In addition to the same five year warranty as the HALE90, NZXT introduces something new with the HALE82 called