View Full Version : Review: NZXT Performance Power 800

07-23-2009, 04:10 PM

The NZXT Performance Power 800 PSU is a rock solid high performance power supply. It provides the optimum voltage required to power your new, and impressive gaming hardware. It features one 120mm fan on the top and one 80mm fan on the side, more than enough cooling power to effectively disperse any and all heat that has collected inside the unit.

The PP800 power supply provides enough power, and auxiliary connections to fully utilize todays top of the line gaming hardware. The NZXT PP800 power supply is a amazing unit that out performs the competition, and provides the user with all the connections required for any hardcore gaming configuration.

NZXT, a company built upon gamers dreams, hopes to create products that put consumers first. With the objective of designing unique products catered for hardware enthusiasts and gamers, NZXT has grown into a globally renowned brand recognized for dedication towards creating the next great gaming product. NZXT has won numerous awards from media and publications from across the globe with a product line spanning from gaming chassis, power, and gaming input devices. As a corporation formed by gamers, NZXT continues to expand into new horizons and push the limits further with each product unveiling.

Retail Price: $129.00
Available at Newegg.Com (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817116007&Tpk=pp800)


The NZXT Power Performance 800 comes packaged in a high gloss box it has been shrink wrapped for product freshness, smells new and good. There is a picture on the front that features the PP800 PSU. There is also list of specs and features on the side of the box. It is SLI, Crossfire, and SATA compatible.


The PSU Unit is enclosed inside the flip top box. It is protected by standard bubble wrap and has been neatly arranged inside the box next to the connector bundle, and power cord. It has also been placed on a layer of closed cell memory foam for additional support.


The specs have been listed on the side of the PSU for your convenience.
As well as the NZXT logo, and general information about the power supply unit.


The Performance Power 800 includes a standard power cord, and
(4) screws needed to properly fasten the power supply to your case chassis.
It features current, overload, and short protection and is 78% efficient at peak load.


The included 80mm and 120mm fans provide more than adequate cooling power for this unit.
They are relatively quiet, and should not present themselves as a disturbance to the user.


The PP800 has (1) 20+24Pin Main connector, (4) 6Pin PCIE connectors, (1) 8Pin 12V Connector, (9) Standard 4Pin molex connectors, (6) SATA connectors, (1) Floppy, and (1) 4Pin 12V connector. They have been organized with wire loom, shrink-wrapped, and labeled accordingly.


The cables are permanently attached apposed to a modular unit. One foot of cable per each connector bundle has been supplied allowing the user to connect all of the cable required within the pc enclosure.


The PSU features (4) 12 volt rails. With a total of 800 watts the NZXT PP800 provides a steady and continuous stream of voltage to each of the the four rails effectively preventing interference from other components as they draw energy from the unit.


NZXT Performance Power Series
Model: PP800
Type: Complies with ATX 12V 2.2V
Maximum Power: 800W

120mm Fan @ 1900 RPM
80mm Fan @ 1000 RPM
Dimension: 140mm, 80mm
Air Flow: 82 CFM
Auto Temperature Control.


SLI-ready Certified Power Supply
Complying with Intel ATX / BTX Standard
Gold-Coated Connectors
Output Over / Under / Short / Overload Protection
78% Efficiency at load
Smooth black matte finish
Industry Standard ATX V2.91
Low Noise 80mm and 120mm Fan
Four +12V Rails
PCI-E 6/8pin, SATA, EPS12V Ready

(1) Main connector (20+4 pin)
(4) PCIE (6Pin)
(1) 12V (4Pin)
(1) 12V (8Pin)
(9) Molex (4Pin)
(6) SATA
(1) Floppy

Additional Information:
Main Connector: 20 + 4 Pin2
PCI-E Connector: 2 x 6 Pin, 2x 6+2Pin Cross Fire Ready.
SLI Support: Yes
Efficiency: Up to 85 %
Power Good Signal: 100 < 500 ms
Hold-up Time: 16ms min.
Over Voltage Protection: Yes
Overload Protection: Yes
Input Voltage: 115 < 230 V
Input Frequency Range: 47 < 63 Hz
Input Current : 13A @ 115V, 7A @ 230V
Output: +3.3@35A,+5V@48A,+12V1@18A,+12V2@18A,
+12V3@20A,+ 12V4@22A, -12V@0.5A ,+5VSB@2.2A
MTBF: >100,000 hours

Organized cable wire loom.
One 80mm Exhaust Fan.
One 120mm Intake Fan.
Cool Matte Black Enclosure.
Individually labeled connectors.

Not a Modular Unit.

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