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Old August 9, 2010, 05:26 PM
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Efficiency is the new bling in PSU's, despite the fact that the actual math often involves using the PSU 24/7 until the warranty runs out, before that efficiency pays for itself. Still, I'd suppose I'd rather pay a premium for efficiency than for LED's.
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Old August 9, 2010, 05:41 PM
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i would be waiting until hwc review this product... but according to another reviews... its impressive...

Corsair AX1200 Power Supply Review - Conclusion
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johnnyguru does the best jobbe in the business. if he says its crap,it is. if he says its gold,again it is. looked it over, quite impressive.

although bang/buck spent i dont know
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Either this one or the Silverstone ST 1.5kW, will likely be my next "upgrade" along with a 980X..... ;)
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Old August 10, 2010, 03:39 AM
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Another winner for Corsair!!!
Any serious enthusiast will have to consider this or the AX1500 for a psu. The only drawback at this point is the price. I'm sure this will adjust a bit to more a reasonable price after a while,(hopefully not too long). One thing is for certain, if you want the best and price isn't an issue, (most who need this kind of power generally aren't too concerned about the extra $), the nthis is the one to own.
I have the HX 1000w and 2 750 TXs and would recommend Corsair above all else. In defense of other quality psus, I haven't owned anything other than Corsair.
To me, imho, if you want the best and forget about the rest, then this or the AX 1500w is a given.

Kudos to Corsair!!!


Edit: I must've been mistaken but thought I read about a possible 1500w coming. Perhaps because it can supply 1500watts. Oh well, in the immortal words of Gilda Radner, never mind.
As for what I'm talking about, pretty plain to me Zero. It's a great psu from a reputable psu company. I wouldn't dare argue with a computer afficionado such as you as I'm just learning computers and you seem like a computer yourself, as another member mentioned.
I've learned a few things from you and hope to keep doing so. So I bow to your wisdom and ask that you remember that there are people here who don't know a lot but like to help and learn.

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Another winner for Corsair!!!
Any serious enthusiast will have to consider this or the AX1500 for a psu. The only drawback at this point is the price. I'm sure this will adjust a bit to more a reasonable price after a while,(hopefully not too long). One thing is for certain, if you want the best and price isn't an issue, (most who need this kind of power generally aren't too concerned about the extra $), the nthis is the one to own.
I have the HX 1000w and 2 750 TXs and would recommend Corsair above all else. In defense of other quality psus, I haven't owned anything other than Corsair.
To me, imho, if you want the best and forget about the rest, then this or the AX 1500w is a given.

Kudos to Corsair!!!
I don't know what you're talking about, but there is no such thing as the AX1500.
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I really wish they released a AX 1000W as well, the HX 1000 is so old now and nothing in there line up is close except for the TX950W. Im waiting for Antecs High Current Pro series or Enermax's revolution 87+ series to be released before getting a Gold rated PSU. I also prefer multi rail units over single.
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I really wish they released a AX 1000W as well, the HX 1000 is so old now and nothing in there line up is close except for the TX950W. Im waiting for Antecs High Current Pro series or Enermax's revolution 87+ series to be released before getting a Gold rated PSU. I also prefer multi rail units over single.
Seasonic is also coming with new "X" power supplies:
X-400, X-460 (fanless)
X-560, X-660, X-760, X-850, X-1000, X-1200


and hopefully they will be available at a good price.
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the fanless one should be a must for people looking at yanking every noise maker from their cases. hell with ssd's its even quieter.
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Wow, I know psu's are important but the AX line is definitely just a luxury line, to an already stellar class in the hx series.
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