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Corsair Unveils the AX1500i Power Supply

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Corsair today announced a new addition to its AX family of power supplies, an enthusiast-grade model named AX1500i. This 1500 W beast of a PSU is claimed to have 94% efficiency at 50% load, and features a fully-modular design, 100% Japanese capacitors, a low-noise 140 mm fluid dynamic bearing fan, DSP-controlled, real-time voltage regulation, Corsair Link support and 8 PCIe power connectors (for quad-GPU configurations).

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Is the OEM Flextronics like the rest of the AXi series?
 
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Finally, here. In today's multi GPU power is a question if it is enough to drive 4 x R9 - 290X OC or GTX 780ti OC best option and it is there room for OC processor. Review ,difficult to say something plz.
If it is as good as its smaller brother will be one of the best solution but the price certainly will not be popular.o_O
 

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Corsair was rather conservative in the PCIe connectors count. It should have a couple more for just in case :)
 
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Corsair was rather conservative in the PCIe connectors count. It should have a couple more for just in case :)

Indeed, specially useful for those crypto-currency miners or as anyone with an H81 Pro BTC should know and need
 
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I'll wait for the reviews and see how it compares to the Enermax Maxrevo 1500W which is ~$100 less and claims the same 94% efficiency...
 
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Looking forward to reviews tho. Even if it's something I'll never need.