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"We are expanding our top two PSU lines thanks to the continued strong demand from performance enthusiasts for highly reliable, super-efficient power supplies." said Ruben Mookerjee, VP and General Manager for Components at Corsair. "While dependability is an absolute requirement for world-class PC builds, power requirements do vary by system. These new models provide expert system builders with even more flexibility in choosing the right power supply for their needs."
http://www.overclockersclub.com/news/28369/

The HX1050 replaces the aging HX1000, which was based on the obsolete Channel Well PUC design. The new HX1050 appears to be based on the Channel Well DSG-1000 Gold, tweaked for 1050W with 80PLUS Silver instead. This is the same design as the HX750 and HX850.

The AX650 will be a rebranding of the SeaSonic X660, which as we all know is a fine unit.


MSRP is $239.99 and $169.99 respectively; expect etail prices of ~$200-$220 and ~$140-$150.
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I can haz Tradedin on my HX850W? ...
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post #3 of 51
Quite nice
post #4 of 51
should i be worried for my hx 1000


is it so bad?
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It's only assumed that the HX1050 is the DSG Platform. All we know is that it's made by CWT and it's a single rail unit.

Technically, it could be an 80+ Silver PUC with the 2 12v sources bridged. Though I doubt it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by supra_rz View Post
should i be worried for my hx 1000


is it so bad?
No, it's just old.

The CWT PUC Platform is an old design, it came from a time when making a single transformer output 1000w made it very inefficient. Thus they used basically two, 500w PSUs, inside 1 housing to make a 1000w PSU.

It's old, ripple suppression isn't great, and efficiency is only decent to today's standards.

Not a bad unit, just nothing special when compared to units like the NZXT Hale90, OCZ ZX1000w, Rosewill Lightning 1000w, Senty Golden Power 1000w, Kingwin Lazer Gold 1000w, Sparkle Gold Class 1000w, and some others.
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post #7 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
It's only assumed that the HX1050 is the DSG Platform. All we know is that it's made by CWT and it's a single rail unit.

Technically, it could be an 80+ Silver PUC with the 2 12v sources bridged. Though I doubt it.
as you said enjoy your PSU and never look back
post #8 of 51
Yesss, this is awesome.

AX650 is definitely going to be my next unit, now I can finally get rid of this piece of OCZ garbage with its hideous red power cables.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
http://www.overclockersclub.com/news/28369/

The HX1050 replaces the aging HX1000, which was based on the obsolete Channel Well PUC design. The new HX1050 appears to be based on the Channel Well DSG-1000 Gold, tweaked for 1050W with 80PLUS Silver instead. This is the same design as the HX750 and HX850.

The AX650 will be a rebranding of the SeaSonic X660, which as we all know is a fine unit.


MSRP is $239.99 and $169.99 respectively; expect etail prices of ~$200-$220 and ~$140-$150.
I can get a Silverstone Strider gold 850w for 152$ ...
http://www.directcanada.com/products...e%20Technology

Yea I know its not really the best "Gold" PSU but its still alot better than a AX650 =/
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I knew it! . CyberPower had the HX1050 listed in their custom configuratior. Caught my eye....xD
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