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This is a pretty kewl feature of the xscale. It lets you combine the +12v rails into one or leave them split. Combined lets you maximize the total combined 12v currents and offer high peak load for 30 ~ 60 seconds to support future higher power requirements. Split isolates the 12v rails to meet 240VA restrictions.
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If you want a massive power supply that comes with a lot of extras, the xscale 1200 is the one for you. This is the first power supply of this size that I've seen with the 80plus certification. The 80plus certification means that at all loads the efficiency never falls below 80%. All of this and the power supply is almost completely quiet. I wish I had a price on this beast and according to ePower it should be on Newegg shortly. As of this posting, the only epower power supply similar to this one was a modular 1200w power supply for $380. This one will probably be in the same price range.
http://www.cluboverclocker.com/revie...1200/index.asp
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1200W sweet. Don't think I'll ever need that much.
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6 12v rails.. my god, lol. I wonder how many amps that turns out to be when you use the "combine" feature.
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That would probably shut down my house ~.~
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I wonder how that combine rails features works, or if it even works well at all? It sounds odd, but then again, I know nothing about PSU's, I am just curious about it.
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6 12v rails.. my god, lol. I wonder how many amps that turns out to be when you use the "combine" feature.
Probably around 96 if I remember correct.

Edit: LOL, It lists it right on the review page. Combined Amperage is 84 amps.
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This is actually cheap. $380 for a 1200w PSU..12 Sata
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No comprende what the combine thing does...
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I don't think my house can handle that thing! D:
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1200W sweet. Don't think I'll ever need that much.
In the future i guarantee you'll say "wt* was i thinking..."
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