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http://www.techpowerup.com/index.php?20159

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The first is this 1 Kilowatt Power Supply, called ProXStream. It is engineered by the same team that built the award-winning GameXStream and EvoStream PSUs. What makes this unit special is that it is sized like a regular ATX PSU. All other manufacturers that have 1 kW PSUs need to use a longer case which may not fit all computer cases. The ProXStream will have four independent 12V rails with 20 Amps each.
The PSU will be available next month
Here's the review on the Power Supply http://i4memory.com/showthread.php?t=3317




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Also available next month will be this memory cooler. Even though the design is quite simple, you can see that the engineers are enthusiasts and have been thoroughly testing that design.

Inside the light-weight aluminum assembly you find two transparent fans that are connected to the motherboard using one fan cable. The cable length is long enough to go across a motherboard, so even if you have no fan headers right next to your memory, you will sure find one a bit further away on the motherboard








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post #2 of 29
20 Amps on the 12V lines isn't that impressive. I would like to see high Amps on fewer rails. Ohh well, I probably won't be touching a 1000Watt PSU anyways.

The memory cooler is an expensive way to do what 1 80mm fan can do just fine...
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Yeah the amp thing caught my eye but still very sexy
    
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post #4 of 29
I really like the look of that memory cooler, will definetely consider purchasing it, as for the amps on the 4 12v rails, you can always go pc power and cooling which has 78 amps on a single 12v rail.
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I wish OCZ would take a hint from PC Power & Cooling and make massive single 12V rail.
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I like the look of the memory cooler. And I think it will perform better then the Dominator set.

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Whats wrong with 20amps on EACH rail? Most 4 rail psu's have like 18-18-16-14 or some such. 20x4=80 but as we know thats not really the case, it's more likely 70-75 total amps on the 12v which is bloody well enough in my book.
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Whats wrong with 20amps on EACH rail? Most 4 rail psu's have like 18-18-16-14 or some such. 20x4=80 but as we know thats not really the case, it's more likely 70-75 total amps on the 12v which is bloody well enough in my book.
Having 4 cars that can go 150 MPH is nowhere near as fast as 1 car that can go 300 MPH.....

More Amps per rail signifies quality and reliability. 20 amps on 4 rails is useless considering 8800GTX needs 30 Amps on 1 rail...
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post #9 of 29
OCZ should just ditch Forton and go with Zippy or Seasonic

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Having 4 cars that can go 150 MPH is nowhere near as fast as 1 car that can go 300 MPH.....

More Amps per rail signifies quality and reliability. 20 amps on 4 rails is useless considering 8800GTX needs 30 Amps on 1 rail...
This is true...but isn't it possible to use the molex adapters for the 8800GTX and use cables from two separate rails to power it? In addition, I'm sure that if OCZ makes this SLi-ready, they will put each 6-pin PCIe connector on multiple rails so one rail doesn't get drained by the GPU...

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