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Corsair AX1500i Digital Power Supply Now Available

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Corsair, the most awarded PC power supply brand in the world, today announced the availability of the much-anticipated AX1500i Digital ATX power supply from www.corsair.com. Using advanced digitally-controlled circuitry to deliver ultra-stable power at over 94% efficiency, the AX1500i is the first 1500 watt PSU to meet the ultra-efficient 80 PLUS Titanium standard. The AX1500i will also be available from retailers in late May.

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Honestly that price is a bit better than I thought it would be. Pretty sure this is the first PSU JonnyGURU has given a 10 too in every grading category.

First Titanium rated PSU too.
 
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Honestly that price is a bit better than I thought it would be. Pretty sure this is the first PSU JonnyGURU has given a 10 too in every grading category.

First Titanium rated PSU too.
I can't think of any other. He did, however, rate the EVGA Supernova G2 850w at 9.9. A .1 difference probably isn't going to be worth much to most, but it's nice to see manufacturers striving to make really good product.
 
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And i just purchased the 860i .. hehehe.. i'm gonna send it back and pay the difference for this =)))
Any difference with 860i 1200i and 1500i ? except the increase of power!?
 
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I looked at the Jguru pics lots of silicone splattered everywhere yet gets a perfect score lol.

I would still buy it.

o_O
 
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A PSU to last your years on end. Definitely worth the asking price.
Finally a PSU that can power a GTX 580 under cold XD
 
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Just curious for crypto miners... How much power does it take to run 4x ATI's 290X? I this 1200W is enough, but I might be wrong.

Btw, you can buy 2x750W power supplies for a total half the price, so I'm not sure if Corsair priced this thing right...
 
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Just curious for crypto miners... How much power does it take to run 4x ATI's 290X? I this 1200W is enough, but I might be wrong.

Btw, you can buy 2x750W power supplies for a total half the price, so I'm not sure if Corsair priced this thing right...
Seriously?

Those 750w PSUs you speak of are no where near this quality PSU, let alone 80 Plus Titanium certified.

Corsair is the only one to release a 1500w PSU of this calliber to the market.

Pricing is fine.
 
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Most PC enthusiasts wouldn't use more than a 750W PSU in their entire life. There are very few people who actually need a higher output PSU and most people have no clue how to actually determine what they need for power in their PC system.

BTW, I highly doubt that Corsair is the most awarded PSU brand in the world. More likely that would be Seasonic as Corsair is just rebranded stuff. They don't make their PSUs, H2O coolers, etc. Seasonic's Titanium PSUs are more than enough for 99% of the world. Even an 80 plus Gold PSU is more than enough for any highend PC build.
 

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BTW, I highly doubt that Corsair is the most awarded PSU brand in the world. More likely that would be Seasonic as Corsair is just rebranded stuff. They don't make their PSUs, H2O coolers, etc. Seasonic's Titanium PSUs are more than enough for 99% of the world. Even an 80 plus Gold PSU is more than enough for any highend PC build.
I was wondering what you would say to make SCHEHEAHEANNONOSONIC sound better. You still don't know how stuff works man.
 

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I was wondering what you would say to make SCHEHEAHEANNONOSONIC sound better. You still don't know how stuff works man.
Whose that comment towards?
 

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I am impressed!!! Price is a bit high, but wow - very efficient:toast:
 
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Even they are polymers, it's still a bad thing in my opinion to put CrapXon's and those other Chinese polymers to a PSU like this. With a Titanium efficiency and price tag like that, they've should use Japanese polymers instead.
 
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100V-15A...so scary.
 
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They released this to run 2 Titan-Zs :)
 

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Whose that comment towards?
Jorge. Seasonic has ruined people, even when someone makes a monster like this people just chant SEASONIC SEASONIC.
 

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Jorge. Seasonic has ruined people, even when someone makes a monster like this people just chant SEASONIC SEASONIC.
Oh, I have him on my ignore list. Thank god for that.
 
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Finally something to replace my PSU, been waiting for this one a long time.

Let's hope it runs passively with a 1200W ish load.