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Corsair Announces 1000W 3-Way SLI Certified Power Supply

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Corsair today announced the HX1000W power supply unit (PSU), the world’s first 1000 watt PSU to be certified under the newly-created 3-way NVIDIA SLI Technology Certification Program from NVIDIA Corporation. The Corsair HX1000W will be debuted at the CeBIT 2008 show next week in Hanover, Germany on Corsair’s stand.



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This is gonna be an instant best seller..
 

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is there really a need for it in desktops?
 

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is there really a need for it in desktops?
A need, NO... a Want, YES. Its not for the other 98%(like me that are happy with a 500watter)

But for the 2% that has to have the top line stuff.....
 
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It does look enormous to me, very long. I've got the 520W version (which is way more than I need) and it's very good. Quiet and cool.
 

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And a great price. Corsair really nailed the PSU market with their highly efficient PSUs. Hell the 520W is able to power a system that needs like 600 to 650W of power. Its longer than the lower wattage psus, but I guess its for all the extras in its innards.
 

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I've got wood...... :D

I hope it performs like it's little brothers.
 
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wil it work for ati?
 
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wil it work for ati?
Yes, being certified is just marketing. It will work just as well for CrossFire as it would for SLI.
 
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80 amps on the combined 12 volt rail.. thats enough for 10 ati 3870 cards..

errrr.. slighly f-cking overkill.. but someone will no doubt feel the need.. he he

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This is gonna be an instant best seller..
of course..pp&c & corsair psus are the best you can get! and this psu looks really promising!
 
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Man that thing is huge. Definantly wont fit in my midtower, good thing ill never afford it lol
 
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80 amps on the combined 12 volt rail.. thats enough for 10 ati 3870 cards..

errrr.. slighly f-cking overkill.. but someone will no doubt feel the need.. he he

trog
I doubt you'd refuse one if given as a present.:D

I've just installed the HX620 in my rig. Now I know what all the fuss is about.:respect:
 
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Hehe...join the club, King Wookie. ;) Corsair is really on top of the game these days...the 140mm fan sweetens the deal even more for those of us who like a quiet computing environment. Awesome work, Corsair! :rockout:
 
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How much does it cost a company for SLI Cerification?
 
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How much does it cost a company for SLI Cerification?
Im pretty sure they just send it to nvidia and they test it with 3 ultras then if it works good and stable they certify it.
 
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This is made by CWT.

Of course it'll be amazing. :D
 
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Im pretty sure they just send it to nvidia and they test it with 3 ultras then if it works good and stable they certify it.
i dont think it has to do that.. i just ordered a hyper 530 for someone and that has sli certification.. mind u it might alter depending on the power output..

hyper tell u what each psu will run.. praps nvdiia just have to okay the claim..

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This is made by CWT.

Of course it'll be amazing. :D
Where did you find that out? I was trying to figure out if this one was built by CWT, or Seasonic. They use both as OEMs. I was guessing Seasonic, because Seasonic makes their other HX psus.
 
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Yup, its a CWT, i remember seeing a preview a while back (though i dont remember where:rolleyes:)
It appears the (rest of the) HX series are still the only seasonic ones (not that i'd care though, CWT is still Great quality, i've actually got my eye on the TX750)
 

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Even though I can't help think that 1KW PSUs are overkill, it's good to know that we can expect the same level of excellence from previous Corsair PSUs in this high-end one.

I'd quite happy buy this if I ever needed it, but as I like to consider myself a 'green-machine' sort of person, I'll stick with the HX620W, or if they release a HX700+ then I'll go for that whilst I lie in wait for my Bloomfield set up.
 
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i gona get this 1kw psu for my bloomfield rig :p