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Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

  • ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.92
  • 100-240V
  • 80 PLUS Gold Certified
  • Modular Design
  • Efficiency up to 92%
  • 140mm Silent LED Fan
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 7 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 7 years


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  • zach w.
  • 12/2/2014 1:51:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Powah!!!!
Never had a problem

Cons: none, love it

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  • Lance W.
  • 11/19/2014 12:57:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWorks Great Just squeals

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Works great lights up wonderfully Love it have had a lot of luck with it.

Cons: It has a very annoy squeal to it when it runs.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/10/2014 11:17:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsnooooo

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: high watts
nice lighting
half modular

Cons: died on me today. I had it for about 5 months.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with troubleshoot and/or warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Jane B.
  • 9/16/2014 1:12:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs2 years of colors

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Easy Cables to work with, plenty of connections to work with in a gaming rig.

Colorful lighting (optional)

Quiet.

Cons: Is dying after 2 years of use. Periodically shuts off at random, leaving one rather irritated. I know this is a thing among power supplies, but I've had many other power supplies last me much longer than this without a hitch.

I do not overclock, and my system requires far less than the 800W this PSU provides. All in all, this makes me a sad panda.

Other Thoughts: Overall, this has been a fair power supply. I'm just disappointed with the lifespan considering the price I paid for it at the time. I had never tried Rosewill before, and depending on the Customer service, may or may not continue with them in the future.

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  • Jon J.
  • 9/11/2014 2:12:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAnother Good One!

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Looks good and is reliable.

Cons: None so far.

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  • Matthew K.
  • 9/3/2014 7:54:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsVery nice PSU

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: This PSU is obviously built for a gaming rig (comes with a total of 6 PCIE connectors!) so ANY sort of graphics cards array you can think of is sure to be supported.

at 800watts and 80+ gold certification, it is certainly one quality PSU that allows for all sorts of upgrades.

I also really like the connectors that each come with their own little compression collar, combined with the fact that each connector and header is keyed, only allowing it to be inserted one way, the cables are extremely secure once in place.

it does look very nice with all it's lights, but beyond that, they actually serve a pretty significant purpose if you use a little imagination. You see, the lights around the connectors will still light up if there is a cable attached even if there isn't some sort of hardware at the end of that cable, so basically, the first step of troubleshooting a specific component will be as simple as looking to make sure all lights are on, if any of them are off then that means it won't even be getting an electrical signal at all

Cons: for what this thing costs, I would certainly have liked for the 20+4 and 4+4 connectors to also be modular, but that is not by any means a deal-breaker to me

Other Thoughts: First thing I did, and first thing I recommend anyone who might buy this product do, is plug in all of the cables and use a 24 pin short to test all the LED lights on the power supply BEFORE you install it. I was lucky enough (this time-_-) to have all my LEDs working, but that is rarely the case when I buy anything computer related that has lights in it...

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  • Aaron S.
  • 7/25/2014 8:02:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: good solid power, powerful 12v rail, and the lights are neat

Cons: none unless you don't like lights

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  • Spencer T.
  • 7/24/2014 8:59:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEffective and Efficient

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Pretty Colors
Quiet
Stable

Cons: Only Red Blue LEDs are available; can't turn of the lights on the modular connectors

Other Thoughts: I've had this power supply for about a year and two months and it hasn't even hiccuped on me. Not once. Definitely reliable and effective, even when overclocking. If you're looking for some flare combined with decent power supply and reliability, then I recommend this PSU for you.

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  • Adam B.
  • 6/19/2014 3:45:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Works great, has a nice bag to keep your extra cables stored away.. I only use two plugins for the entire computer which are plugged into the blue lighting slots which matches the LED's in my computer case.. :)

Cons: Only cons I can see is that due to it being semi-modular, you'll need to have a LOT of space let's say like a full tower case for cable management. There are just a few plugins but each cable has a ton of extras to plug in to all your parts..Granted, if you have the space for management you don't need many plugin slots used on the actual PSU so it makes the system seem a lot cleaner.. Just keep in mind you NEED the extra space with this PSU.

Other Thoughts: Overall I'm really happy with this PSU.. And it has a 7 year warranty with it so I'm guaranteed that if something goes wrong with it Rosewill will make it right.. :)

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  • Jessie B.
  • 5/11/2014 6:46:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great!

This review is from: Rosewill LIGHTNING-800 800W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS GOLD, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Nicely priced for a gold rated PSU. The lighted colors are also pretty cool to add to a system full of other lights. Also got it for a pretty killer deal at the time. Runs quiet and is extremely efficient.

Cons: No cons with it yet.

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