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moved to h/w news since it's now confirmed.
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I'll add this to the OP too smile.gif
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moved to h/w news since it's now confirmed.
I'll add this to the OP too smile.gif

Good smile.gif

Link to Corsair: http://www.corsair.com/ax1500i
post #54 of 159
Oh good, something to power the quad 290Xs builds.

Seasonic, we're still waiting on that 1500W platinum...
    
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To the average user it may not be worth it but to benchers who want to push things to the extreme it certainly worth it.

I know this is an enthusiast forum but what exactly is a "bencher"?

Like do these people buy 4 video cards and massive PSU's just to get high scores in benchmarks like 3dmark and such? I mean to each their own but, what is the use in that? Seems like a very expensive hobby for not much reward.
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I know this is an enthusiast forum but what exactly is a "bencher"?

Like do these people buy 4 video cards and massive PSU's just to get high scores in benchmarks like 3dmark and such? I mean to each their own but, what is the use in that? Seems like a very expensive hobby for not much reward.

Benching is a hobby, similar to gaming. Neither has much real world value, just things people like to do to pass the time.
I used to game more than anything else, but now enjoy tweaking the system & trying to get the most out of everything more than playing the games. Overclock far enough & a 1500w PSU becomes needed to run a system with 2 cards, much less 4.
    
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I know this is an enthusiast forum but what exactly is a "bencher"?

Like do these people buy 4 video cards and massive PSU's just to get high scores in benchmarks like 3dmark and such? I mean to each their own but, what is the use in that? Seems like a very expensive hobby for not much reward.

Sums me up very well
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i may have to get one of these after i get a few 290x lightnings lol.
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Well those who need this are minority but I can see some uses for such a PSU. Like, for example, powering your phase change unit from the same PSU as the rest of your rig.

That and people like me who are shallow and want something to increase their e-peen size.
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Random epiphany, but I wish particularly the more expensive PSUs had a fan slot rather than permanent void-warranty-to-change fans. frown.gif
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