Corsair HX1000W

By on March 31, 2009
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Computer enthusiasts might be familiar with Corsair’s excellent RAM modules such as the XMS and Dominator series, but power supplies are relatively new ground for Corsair. Their power supplies have been well received in the past and the HX1000W is their entry into the kilowatt PSU territory. So if you’re not getting enough power to [...]

Computer enthusiasts might be familiar with Corsair’s excellent RAM modules such as the XMS and Dominator series, but power supplies are relatively new ground for Corsair. Their power supplies have been well received in the past and the HX1000W is their entry into the kilowatt PSU territory. So if you’re not getting enough power to feed your GTX295 SLI or HD 4870X2 CrossFire setup, Corsair’s modular power supply should help you out of your pitiful situation.

Features


• Guaranteed to deliver 1000W of continuous power at 50°C
• 80%+ energy efficient under real world load conditions
• True independent dual rail design for maximum compatibility
• Combined 80A of power on +12V
• Multiple GPU ready
• 105°C solid state capacitors
• Active Power Factor Correction (PFC) with PF value of 0.99 to ensure clean and reliable power
• Supports the latest ATX12V 2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 Standards. Backwards compatible with ATX12V 2.01
• Auto switching circuitry provides universal AC input 90-264V
• Over Current/Voltage/Power Protection, Under Voltage Protection and Short Circuit Protection provide maximum component safety
• Dimensions: 150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 200mm(L)
• Five year limited warranty with 24/7 on demand customer service
• MTBF: 100,000 hours

Specifications


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Package


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Corsair packed the PSU into a huge box with all its’ details printed on the side. Interestingly, this PSU is certified by nVidia for triple SLI setups.

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Inside the box, we found 4x PCI-e 6+2 pin power cables, 4x SATA cables, two of which have 2x connectors and the other two have 4x connectors, 1x 8-pin CPU power cable, 4x 4-pin peripheral cables, two of which have 4x ODD/HDD connectors and 1x FDD connectors while the other two have 2x ODD/HDD connectors, 1x 2-pin AC power cable , a case to store the cables, a Corsair badge sticker, 4x black thumb screws and some cable ties.

cables-length

The picture above shows the length of each cable (picture courtesy of Corsair).

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