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Superflower or Corsair

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Between Corsair ax1600i and Superflower Titanium 1600w, which one is better? I already have 1 corsair 1600i but cant find it in stock anywhere to buy again so I just bought superflower .
 
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Wellll it seems youve answered your own question. Let us know how the SF does ;)

You really cant go wrong with either in my opinion.
 

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High end corsairs tend to be absolutely rock solid stuff.
 
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Well cancelled my super flower and bought the corsair for $50 more. Read a review and it says the superflower has a noisy fan.
 
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According to most reviews. the fan on the superflower is semi-passive and doesnt start spinning till you start pulling about 600w.

Theres also a switch to set if you want fan management to be set to 'auto' or 'eco' -- Eco is the silent mode


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I highly doubt the fan is super loud, but each to their own i guess.
 

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Superflower alllll f'ing day! Especially if you cant find the same Corsair unit anywhere. Superflower platforms are the holy grail.
 
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I bought the first Corsair ever made...the HX 620. Bought it the first week it was available on New Egg. It cost $160 but is still going strong 12 years later.
You do need to get the high end models however as their later cheap models were less quality. I also have the HX 650 and its getting old too.
It indeed is all about the true manufactures of the power supplies. :rockout:
 
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Does superflower still have caps in cables?
 
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Does superflower still have caps in cables?

The 850w SF leadex3 unit i had did. If you have a specific model in mind check the pictures at newegg. I had a hard time finding the answer to that question before i bought mine as well. Newegg was the only place that had clear enough pictures to tell.
 
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wasnt there a conversation almost exactly like this a week or two ago but with evga ???
 
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The corsair ax1600i is one of best PSUs ever made, the amount of science that went into its design will make Superflower engineers explode, Flextronics are a legit top dawg in the PSU space, i would buy their stuff above anything, most people dont realize how cheaply made even the top end seasonics and super flowers compared to somthing from flextronics.
 
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How on earth does one get rid of 1,800W of heat to keep things cool? (assuming 89% efficiency)
 
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How on earth does one get rid of 1,800W to keep things cool? (assuming 89% efficiency)
Power supplies with this capacity are primarily intended for servers (and a few specialized workstations) so they will likely inhabit an air-conditioned server room.

Think beyond the paradigm of an ATX PC underneath your desk.

The sysadmins who manage big iron know all about this and will think that 1800W is some sort of putt-putt toy. Nothing new here, it's been like this for decades.
 
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Well there is a Asic miner which consumes over 3000w.
 
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How on earth does one get rid of 1,800W of heat to keep things cool? (assuming 89% efficiency)
(1600/.89)-1600= ~197.75 watts of potential waste heat.
 
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At the end of the day one has 1800W of heat
 

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How many nugget rich kids will have the 1600i in their rig, just because they have cash to spew i wonder :laugh:

EDIT- not a dig at you mrthanhnguyen btw

 
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And for a 24/7 server would cost near $2,000 a year in electricity... not even factoring in the air conditioning cost.
 
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Hi,
Dudes got a water chiller so I doubt air conditioning is a problem either lol
 
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And for a 24/7 server would cost near $2,000 a year in electricity... not even factoring in the air conditioning cost.
If you for some bizzare reason run it at 100% power capacity at all times, sure.
 
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The Superflower has better wires, they are flat but more supple. Just feel better to route
When the fan switch is on Auto it runs with no load.
 
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