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Just received and installed a Corsair HX1000w power supply (made by CWT). I've been wanting this model for awhile but couldn't find stock locally. Mind you my prior supply, a Seasonic M12 700W was also excellent but I am preparing to eventually go with Tri-SLI.

http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==

"The Bottom Line

The Corsair HX1000W is the largest capacity power supply from Corsair to date and by most metrics it is also Corsair’s best power supply to date. The HX1000W features very good voltage regulation, excellent DC output quality, a good noise profile given the units capacity, and an amazing build quality that features solid capacitors on the secondary. With an MSRP of $279 the Corsair HX1000W is not only one of the best performing 1000w+ power supplies we have seen to date but certainly the best built consumer 1000w power supply in this price range, if not overall.


The quality 1 kilowatt market just got a lot more competitive. It will be interesting to see what happens to pricing once we see the HX1000W widely available in retail, which is still not stocking at any of our favorite retailers as of writing this."

HardOCP Gold award


Highlights:

Flat cables (not all of them mind you). The cables that are hardwired are regular meshed.

Modular (again not completely). The only wires that are hardwired is the 24pin and 8 pin eps power connector and two PCI-E power connectors. I just so happen to need all of those so not relevant.

140mm fan, very quiet, from reviews (the HardOCP one in particular), it is very efficient.

Tri-SLI certified for all cards.

80Plus certified



Negatives:

Pricey (cost me $240)

Size of a toaster oven. in my case thats not an issue, but smaller cases could definitely run into issues.


All in all I am extremely impressed with its build quality. I've run a couple of hours of orthos while watching the 12v loads and not even a twitch.




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post #2 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Just received and installed a Corsair HX1000w power supply (made by CWT). I've been wanting this model for awhile but couldn't find stock locally. Mind you my prior supply, a Seasonic M12 700W was also excellent but I am preparing to eventually go with Tri-SLI.

http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==

"The Bottom Line

The Corsair HX1000W is the largest capacity power supply from Corsair to date and by most metrics it is also Corsair’s best power supply to date. The HX1000W features very good voltage regulation, excellent DC output quality, a good noise profile given the units capacity, and an amazing build quality that features solid capacitors on the secondary. With an MSRP of $279 the Corsair HX1000W is not only one of the best performing 1000w+ power supplies we have seen to date but certainly the best built consumer 1000w power supply in this price range, if not overall.


The quality 1 kilowatt market just got a lot more competitive. It will be interesting to see what happens to pricing once we see the HX1000W widely available in retail, which is still not stocking at any of our favorite retailers as of writing this."

HardOCP Gold award


Highlights:

Flat cables (not all of them mind you). The cables that are hardwired are regular meshed.

Modular (again not completely). The only wires that are hardwired is the 24pin and 8 pin eps power connector and two PCI-E power connectors. I just so happen to need all of those so not relevant.

140mm fan, very quiet, from reviews (the HardOCP one in particular), it is very efficient.

Tri-SLI certified for all cards.

80Plus certified



Negatives:

Pricey (cost me $240)

Size of a toaster oven. in my case thats not an issue, but smaller cases could definitely run into issues.


All in all I am extremely impressed with its build quality. I've run a couple of hours of orthos while watching the 12v loads and not even a twitch.
*drools* Looks nice. That thing is huge though.
post #3 of 11
Good choice . That is one of the best PSUs you can get. I really like the CWT PUC design. It's basically two 500W PSUs in one. One half of the PSU provides half of the 12V and 5V lines, and the other side provides the other half of the 12V and the 3.3V lines. Because of that it can provide great regulation and efficiency.
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One thing I have noticed immediately about it compared to my prior 3 power supplies (Seasonic M12 700W, Pc Power Quad Silencer 750W, Enemax Galaxy DXX 850W ) is that the air coming out of is is cool even under long term full load.

With the other PS's the air was decidedly warm out of all of them indicating it was heating up due to load requirements. This thing pushes out air temps that are equal to my case ambient.
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
One thing I have noticed immediately about it compared to my prior 3 power supplies (Seasonic M12 700W, Pc Power Quad Silencer 750W, Enemax Galaxy DXX 850W ) is that the air coming out of is is cool even under long term full load.

With the other PS's the air was decidedly warm out of all of them indicating it was heating up due to load requirements. This thing pushes out air temps that are equal to my case ambient.
It's probably because your system at full load only needs about half of this PSUs capacity. Temps will stay low when it doesn't have to work very hard .
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post #6 of 11
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Thats what I figured (part of why I upgraded even though I eventually may go tri-sli)
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post #7 of 11
Very nice. Was looking at getting this PSU in the same case, nice to see some pics of relative size.

Reviews and testing on this thing are amazing, hopefully it will last me a few years at least!
post #8 of 11
Thats awesome but man cmon $240 for a 1000 watt is cheap
post #9 of 11
Nice unit

I sooo wanted one, but got tired of waiting for them to get stocked.

Where did you get yours?
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