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Originally Posted by Sir Beregond View Post

Yeah love Corsair and all but considering why one would even need a 1200 watt PSU to begin with, makes no sense why they don't have 8 6+2 PCI-E. Really don't need 1200 watts for much of anything less on a "normal" system.
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Originally Posted by General121 View Post

I wonder why they put 6x 6+2 instead of 8x, like other models.
Hey guys, is Corsair a reputable and trustable brand? Is this a good PSU? - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010 or this one - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182238?
Or should I go with a lower wattage ( talking about PSU for my sig rig.) Corsair? Might SLI in the future.
Or should I just do nothing because modularity and the sleeved cables arent worth dropping ~100+ for it?
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Originally Posted by Levesque View Post

I'm using 4X 7970 Quad-Fire in my system, and need to use an annoyingly loud and fugly Antec HCP-1200 because it DOES have 8X 6+2 PCIe cables. And no options for sleeving with the Antec, except DIY. No time to do that.
I tried 3 different Antec HCP-1200 and they were all really noisy. Sticking out like a sore thumb in my really really silent watercooled computer. frown.gif
Why Corsair, why no support/love for Quad GPUs, and only 6X 6+2 PCIe cables? Why? So no Corsair AX1200i for me... frown.gif

Read the thread doh.gif They are making a new cable for it so it has 8 x 6+2. If you bought one just email Corsair and they will send it to you for free.
Edited by driftingforlife - 8/9/12 at 9:54am
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post #82 of 176
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Read the thread doh.gif They are making a new cable for it so it has 8 x 6+2. If you bought one just email Corsair and they will send it to you for free.
Oh wah, you. Why didnt they do it in the first place, is what I am wondering.
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Here it is.
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

Due to feedback, we'll make available the "Y" style cable we use on AX650/750 for AX1200i users who want to use 8 PCI-E devices simultaneously with 2 EPS12V devices. I didn't realize it would be such a big deal, but I was wrong, so I'll put the product into development. Anybody who buys an AX1200i and wants the 7th and 8th PCI-E cables will be able to contact us at get the cable free of charge.

We will make this available by the end of the month on our website.
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Here it is.

Shame he only mentions AX1200i though, i want to know if the same cable will be available for AX1200 users preferably in the sleeved fashion, although that's not a priority.
 
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Oh wah, you. Why didnt they do it in the first place, is what I am wondering.

Because I screwed up.
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Because I screwed up.
Well you recognized your mistake though smile.gif That is good though that you are offering the cables for free. Id say that makes up for it I guess.
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

Because I screwed up.

George, for those of us that own the AX1200i and would like this cable in general, is it something that will be offered in the future or, something we must pay for?

I re-read your post and it's a bit unclear as to if the Y will be included or just the extra cables?

I assumed both but, I've already made several assumptions in this thread that turned out to be incorrect. redface.gif
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I personally wouldn't consider a Corsair power supply this early at it's release or even it's introductory phase. If I was to even consider a 1200+ Watt power supply that is to be Platinum I would look at the Antec High Current Platinum 1300W instead. Refer to the issues with the AX1200 in IOC.

I would also stay clear of Corsair's implementation of High amperage on a single rail. Just take a look at [H]'s review of the AX1200 and the damage encountered due to the single rail design.
Edited by 45nm - 8/9/12 at 11:55am
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I personally wouldn't consider a Corsair power supply this early at it's release or even it's introductory phase. If I was to even consider a 1200+ Watt power supply that is to be Platinum I would look at the Antec High Current Platinum 1300W instead. Refer to the issues with the AX1200 in IOC.

As a vendor, I've had more issues with Antecs then I have with Corsairs...In fact, just had to return 2 Antecs and...The support wasn't that great.

Ultimately, for me, at the end of the day, it's about the CS dept and bottom line, Corsair's CS is only beatable (In my experience) by EVGA's...Antec's (again in my experience) is very hit or miss.
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The 1200i is back in stock on Newegg. Get them while you can gentlemen! They are going fast! guitar.gif
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