Corsair Professional Series Gold AX1200

Hi! :hello:

Wondering if the Corsair Professional Series Gold AX1200 is worth buying, money is no trouble.

I would like to have a good and efficient PSU. :)
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  1. It is a good and efficient PSU and at a good price for a 1200watt if you need that much! (There are many more good and efficient PSU's)
  2. Any chance you could tell me some? - My system runs at a 550-600 watts full load.

    And if I'm not mistaken I've heard that PSU's work best at 50% load.
  3. This one would be plenty for you then
    PSU's have the best efficiency at 50-80% load
    Even the 750 would be enough.
  4. PSU's generally hit their best efficiency point at 50% load. It tails off slowly in each direction. But at your load, I'd get an 850 watter.

    For comparison purposes , the list below contains performance ratings (10 scale) at / prices as per newegg on 12/31/2010 and ones w/ double asterisks (**) made it onto's Editor's Choice List meaning they excelled at both electronic and acoustic performance:

    Antec SG-850 - 10.0 ($250) **
    Antec CP-850 - 10.0 ($120) **
    XFX 850W Black Edition 10.0 ($110)
    Corsair HX850 850W - 10.0 ($170)

    Antec TruePower Quattro (TPQ-850) - 9.5 ($150)
    Corsair TX850 - 9.5 ($130)
    Seasonic M12D 850W - 9.5 (NLA) **
    NorthQ Giant Connector 850W - 9.5 (NFS)
    Etasis ET850 - 9.5 (NLA)
    Silverstone Zeus ST85ZF - 9.5 (NLA)

    Enermax Revolution 85+ 850W - 9.0 (OOS)

    Thrmaltake Toughpower XT 850W - 8.5 (NLA)
    OCZ Z Series 850W - 8.5 ($165)

    NorthQ Black Magic Flex 850W - 8.0 (NFS)
    Coolmax CTG-850 - 8.0 (NFS)

    SilverStone Decathlon DA850 - 7.5 (NLA)
    Enermax Galaxy DXX 850W EGX850EWL - 7.5 (NFS)

    SilverStone Strider ST85F - 7.0

    Silverstone Element ST85EF 850W - 6.0

    OOS - Out of Stock / NFS - Not For Sale / NLA = No Longer Available

    Given today's pricing, unless you have a compatible Antec case, I'd say the XFX Black is a "no brainer".
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