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Akasa Announces New PowerMax 850W & 1000W Power Supplies

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Akasa announced today they are shipping a 1000W and 850W PSU. Appropriately named PowerMax, Akasa are targeting this new range of high-end power supplies directly at the gaming market.

PowerMax has two 12V rails with 35A each rail; two PCIe 2.0 8-pin (6+2) connectors for turbo mode power, one on each rail and load balanced between rails; two PCIe 6-pin connectors for legacy VGA cards.

Importantly, both PowerMax 1000 and PowerMax 850 have extended main cables for use in the new extra tall cases. PowerMax is over 80% efficient all of the time, and has a low noise 135mm smart fan. PowerMax can deliver a continuous 1000W or 850W supply of power.


“PowerMax 1000 and PowerMax 850 demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the gaming community and high-power-demand systems” said Adrian Young, marketing director for Akasa. “Dual high powered graphics cards demand more and more power. PowerMax more than meets that demand. This PSU is manufactured from high grade components, and it’s designed to work 24/7, so it won’t let you down. I think it’s the best on the market”

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Very good spec......... but it doesnt appear to be a modular PSU.
 

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Modular is great for cleanliness and all, but true PSUs are dedicated cables.

Ive never really heard of Akasa as a PSU maker, case maker sure, but not PSU. Not bad specs really.
 

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For me that's ~4 too many 4pin molex connectors and 2-4 too few SATA ones :)

ODD? SATA
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Floppy? Who has a floppy? (but yes, one of the small 4 pin ones...)
 

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Thats so overkill. I'm happy with my 600W.