Corsair AX Series 760 W

Corsair AX Series 760 W

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Packaging


The face of the package is covered by a close shot of the unit's fan grill. As you can see, the non-digital controlled AX units feature a plain fan grill instead of the specially designed grills the AXi PSUs use. Corsair apparently wanted to distinguish between the AX and AXi units by adding a visual token to their AXi line-up.
The Platinum badge can be found on the bottom, right corner, and we can find a small list with the most crucial features of the unit, namely the fully modular design and its quiet operation, in the opposite corner of the box. The model number is given in a large white and red font, while the model description is highlighted through a red backdrop.


Corsair provides a lot of information about the PSU on the back of the box. A list of all available cables/connectors and their length is given on top, and we find two tables with efficiency and fan-speed curves a little lower on the box. We were pretty amazed by the fan-speed graph according to which the fan only engages after the PSU reaches 70% load. Well, Corsair doesn't provide any information on the ambient under which the data for this graph was acquired. The ambient would, most likely, be close to a room's temperature (23°C). Finally, another interesting piece of information on this side of the box is the table that provides the rail's specifications.

Contents


A plain cardboard box is hiding under the external sleeving; it stores the PSU and its accessories. Once we opened the top flap, we found two leaflets, the AC power cord, the pouch that holds all modular cables, and the packing-foam sheets that protect the PSU.


A luxurious velvet bag and a nylon wrapping protect the PSU.


The bundle includes some zip ties, a set of fixing bolts, a chassis badge, an AC power cord, a user's manual, a warranty guide, and, finally, the modular cables.

Exterior


The fresh AX760 features a nice grayish finish, but Corsair unfortunately opted not to integrate their new fan-grill design into these models. They probably meant to keep a couple optical highlights specific to their more expensive AXi units. At the front, the classic honeycomb mesh is used, and the small on/off rocker switch is installed right next to the AC receptacle. Two plain decals that illustrate the model's number can be found on both sides, while the modular PCB and a small switch are at the back of the unit. The switch toggles between two modes: semi-fanless, which causes the fan to spin after a specific load level and ambient temperature has been reached and normal mode, which causes the fan to spin constantly. Finally, the power specifications label is installed on the bottom of the unit.
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