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Final Thoughts and Conclusions

10/03/2014 - 15:24

Corsair continues to expand their PC power supply line with the introduction of three new HXi Series power supplies.  All three of the HXi power supplies incorporate an imbedded microcontroller (analog to digital bridge) to communicate vital...

Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

10/03/2014 - 15:19

Efficiency

DC Load Regulation and AC Ripple

10/03/2014 - 15:15

DC Output Load Regulation To simulate real world and maximum loading conditions, the Corsair HX1000i power supply was connected to the load testers and supplied with a constant 115 VAC.  In this test we are interested in seeing how well a PSU can...

Corsair Link Monitoring and Control Software

10/03/2014 - 15:11

The Corsair Link feature of the HX1000i allows for a full suite of telemetry to be communicated from the HX1000i to the PC over USB or a Corsair Link Commander Unit (sold separately). After downloading and installing the free Corsair Link software, you...

Under the Hood

10/03/2014 - 15:05

Here are a few pictures showing the layout and components inside the HX1000i power supply.  Corsair is once again using CWT as the OEM for the HXi Series. [inline:files/review/2014-10-03/16a-Inside.jpg] The following photo illustrates the main...

A Detailed Look

10/03/2014 - 15:01

[inline:files/review/2014-10-03/10-Back.jpg] The Corsair HX1000i power supply enclosure is painted matte black and measures 180mm (7.1”) long.  The back panel includes an On-Off switch and AC receptacle. [inline:files/review/2014-10-03/11-Top-...

Specifications and Packaging

10/03/2014 - 14:57

[inline:files/review/2014-10-03/5-HX1000i-side.jpg] The Corsair HX1000i power supply is rated for a combined, continuous output power of up to 1,000 watts at 50°C operating temperature. The PSU incorporates a +12V multi rail design, which can be...

Seasonic Platinum Series 1050W & 1200W Power Supply Review

09/30/2014 - 07:28

[inline:files/review/2014-09-16/2-P-Banner.jpg] Today we have a double header for your reading enjoyment. Not one, but two Platinum Series power supplies from Seasonic. The two latest additions to Seasonic’s flagship product line are the Platinum...

Final Thoughts and Conclusions

09/16/2014 - 10:42

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Efficiency, Differential Temperature and Noise

09/16/2014 - 10:38

Efficiency