Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Power Supplies › Give me a reason not to buy a Corsair Hx1000i
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Give me a reason not to buy a Corsair Hx1000i

post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
Give me a reason not to buy a Hx1000i. I would appreciate responses with "good reasons." None of that "OMG you don't need that much power" crap.

Planned build:
Two Titan X's
MSI godlike Gaming mobo
5930k
Watercooled
16GB Trident Z Ram
1 intel 730 series ssd (for now)

Dankee
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 11
I will tell you to get as much power as you want in a psu.
I run a AX1200, I believe in having more power then you need just to be safe.
I did have 2 GTX 580's in the past with my AX1200, but I already have a EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w for my next build and only 1 GTX 980.
I don't believe in the phrase "OverKill"
so buy that bad boy 1000i thumb.gif
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

I will tell you to get as much power as you want in a psu.
I run a AX1200, I believe in having more power then you need just to be safe.
I did have 2 GTX 580's in the past with my AX1200, but I already have a EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w for my next build and only 1 GTX 980.
I don't believe in the phrase "OverKill"
so buy that bad boy 1000i thumb.gif

I was looking at the 1200. You haven't had any problems with it have you? NVM
Thanks for the reassurance! biggrin.gif
Edited by theshadowofsam - 10/5/15 at 4:21pm
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by theshadowofsam View Post

I was looking at the 1200. You haven't had any problems with it have you? NVM
Thanks for the reassurance! biggrin.gif

been running my AX1200 since 2010 24 hours a day with no problems.

Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 11
There's only one reason; there are better performing PSU's (not by that much) for the same price. 1000W might be overkill but doesnt take away you can get a lower wattage HXi.
post #6 of 11
Hot n Bothered
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690k Asus Sabertooth Z97 MkII 2 EVGA GTX 980 FTW PNY 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston 2x Kingston v300 120gb RAID 0 WD Blue ASUS 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Cooler Master 212 Evo Windows 7 HP w2408h NZXT HALE82 V2 
CaseOther
Corsair 450D I have pretty lights.  
  hide details  
Reply
Hot n Bothered
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690k Asus Sabertooth Z97 MkII 2 EVGA GTX 980 FTW PNY 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston 2x Kingston v300 120gb RAID 0 WD Blue ASUS 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Cooler Master 212 Evo Windows 7 HP w2408h NZXT HALE82 V2 
CaseOther
Corsair 450D I have pretty lights.  
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Faithh View Post

There's only one reason; there are better performing PSU's (not by that much) for the same price. 1000W might be overkill but doesnt take away you can get a lower wattage HXi.
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

been running my AX1200 since 2010 24 hours a day with no problems.


Thanks guys! Still think I'm going to go with either the Hx1200i or an evga P2. Price per watt matters most between these for now. Thanks for all the help!biggrin.gif
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
2012-2015
(14 items)
 
2015-present
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k @ 3.2 MSI X79A-GD45 Plus EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0 16GB Adata 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
1 TB Toshiba 7200RPM Intel 730 Series 256GB SSD CLLC on CPU Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma 850 Watt In Win Mana-136 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse PadAudio
Generic On-Board 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k @ 4.4ghz 1.276v MSI X99 Godlike Gaming MSI GTX 980 Ti Lightning @ 1460 core 3850 mem Trident Z 3200Mhz 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 730 series 240GB None Corsair H110i Windows 10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow Chroma EVGA 1200 P2 EVGA DG-87 Razer Deathadder Chroma 
Mouse Pad
Generic RIT Tiger Mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by theshadowofsam View Post



Thanks guys! Still think I'm going to go with either the Hx1200i or an evga P2. Price per watt matters most between these for now. Thanks for all the help!biggrin.gif

I'm not sure where exactly but I read here on OCN that the EVGA G2 is much better quality then the P2.
thats why I bought the G2 for my next build, it's sitting here in my closet with EVGA sleeved cables biggrin.gif
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

I'm not sure where exactly but I read here on OCN that the EVGA G2 is much better quality then the P2.
thats why I bought the G2 for my next build, it's sitting here in my closet with EVGA sleeved cables biggrin.gif

The P2 is better, but slightly. I dont personally see the point of the G2's for a few bucks less, the passive mode is just a must have for me.
post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Faithh View Post

The P2 is better, but slightly. I dont personally see the point of the G2's for a few bucks less, the passive mode is just a must have for me.

yep you are correct, I got it backwards, the P2 is supposed to better as it's platinum rated instead of gold. other than that I don't see a difference.
here is a review
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=361
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
Old X58
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen DP LG 29inch widescreen DP Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Power Supplies
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Power Supplies › Give me a reason not to buy a Corsair Hx1000i