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[TPU] Corsair AX1500i Officially Titanium Rated

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Source: http://www.techpowerup.com/199214/corsair-ax1500i-bags-80-plus-titanium-certification.html
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[The AX1500i] ...was tested to offer 91.23% efficiency at 10% load, 92.63% efficiency at 20% load, 94.04% efficiency at 50% load, and 91.34% efficiency at 100% load, staying above 90% at all test scenarios.

While they had said at unveil that this unit would be titanium rated, at the time it was not officially confirmed. It looks like this has now been made official. I had seen one unit before this from someone else that attained the Titanium draft-spec, but only on the 230v lines, not the standard american line. To my knowledge this is the first unit (consumer grade at least, I don't know anything about server PSU's) to attain this rating on a 115v line.
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post #2 of 148
So this for let's say a 4770k and a r9 290x would be better (Efficency wise) than a any other power supply in the 600-700 watts range.

That's nice, althought I'm pretty sure nobody would ever do the above exemple, this is a nice psu from corsair.
post #3 of 148
Titanium rating @ 115V is pretty impressive. Previously only 230V would be able to achieve Titanium rating. thumb.gif
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post #4 of 148
i wonder if evga's 1600w psu will be platinum or titanium
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post #5 of 148
1500W Titiaium-rated galleon. Only $4,563.28 at an e-tailer near you.

No thanks. I'll stick with a 1600W LEPA.
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1500W Titiaium-rated galleon. Only $4, 563.28 at an e-tailer near you.

No thanks. I'll stick with a 1600W LEPA.

MSRP is $449 actually, and I have noticed a trend where MOST consumer products sell at least a little below the MSRP.
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post #7 of 148
What about 5% load? That's where most desktops will idle with this.
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Not if they are a target for miners.
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I'm guess the Ti rating just made the price triple. (and the corsair badge tax jump 15% tongue.gif)
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post #10 of 148
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Originally Posted by serothis View Post

I'm guess the Ti rating just made the price triple. (and the corsair badge tax jump 15% tongue.gif)

Titanium isn't easy to make, which is part of the reason for the expense. Also, this is a digital power supply with full data monitoring via Corsair Link, which adds some cost as well. Not to mention the overkill on the electrical specifications, fan type, noise levels, etc.

I can say without a doubt this is the best PSU we've ever made. I can also say that nearly nobody needs 1500W, so we're looking to bring that technology down in wattage eventually. But there's nothing else like this one right now.
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