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News Corsair announces new products ahead of CeBIT

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 28 Feb 2008.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S Well-Known Member

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    Finally! Very interested in this PSU!
     
  3. naokaji

    naokaji whatever

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    faster 4GB DDR2 Cheesecake :rock:

    the psu, well, good for those that want it (assuming it will be same quality as the other corsair psu's), but personally i'm happy with my 750W silverstone DA and corsair 520W for back up comp.
     
  4. hawky84

    hawky84 SilentModder

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    Think of the electric bill!!! 80% efficiency seems a little low, I was expecting with the whole go green thing getting real popular PSU developers would be looking at improving the efficiency as much as possible. When will we see 99.9999% efficient PSUs!!!
     
  5. Tim S

    Tim S Well-Known Member

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    The price is actually lower than I thought it would be: Corsair says about £125 ex. VAT in the UK, which translates to around £150 inc. :thumb:

    Hawky: 80 percent efficiency is relatively good for a power supply - check out some of our recent power supply reviews.
     
  6. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Yeah, I was thinking of getting the DDR2 4GB 2x2GB 1066 modules. I was thinking of going to Vista, and I want 4 GB's, and my board won't take 4x1GB modules, or it freaks out. :( But these look promising. I'm more or less waiting to see how well the PSC ICs perform.
     
  7. jonnyboy

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    Interesting, they claim 80 per Efficiency but where’s the 80plus.org certification??

    All Hale Enermax Galaxy 1000w - the king of psu’s :)
     
  8. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    Hawky
    PSUs have very Little to do with the electricity Bill

    a 1000W psu will run exactly he same as a 500W PSU (with the same efficiency at that load) on a 300W system

    i would argue the 80+ is now the norm thanks to 80+ certification (any without the certificate are poor psus that would no doubt fry your system before you worry about the efficiency)

    Electricity bills and energy usage is more of an issue with GPUS CPUs, PSUs have improoved in this regard
     
  9. Tim S

    Tim S Well-Known Member

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    It's probably not been granted yet (or it doesn't pass at the required loads). I use Enermax Galaxy units in my graphics test systems. :)
     
  10. WhiskeyAlpha

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    That PSU looks like a beast!

    As for increased 2x2GB DDR2 kits reaching new speeds.... G.Skill have had PC8000 (1000Mhz) cas5 and PC8500 (1066Mhz) cas5 kits available for some time now. Combine that with the bargain, sub - £100 pricetag and lifetime warranty, what more could you want?
     
  11. airchie

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    Corsair pwns IMO. :)
     
  12. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    superb PSU....... and yay for modular, only problem is its size :(

    G.skill... interesting. i'll look into those, i need something to replace my cheapo OCZ 800Mhz that falls over at 900Mhz.

    how about these?
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-022-GS
     
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  13. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    the PSU is good and all... and id LOVE to get one...


    but $279.99??? yikes.... lol... im not saying its overpriced or anything, but its definitely out of my budget..... im happy with OCZ's Gamxtreme700...... $99............
     
  14. WhiskeyAlpha

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    Yeah, they're the one's I've got. If you want a little more headroom go with these. To be honest the difference in price doesn't justify the additional performance but that said, they should clock better than mine as they have an 8 layer PCB.
     
  15. Guest-23315

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    I'm guessing there will be a Review? Good price! I was thinking ~£200 or so!
     
  16. 1ad7

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    ddr2 :D glad I can finally get some speedy ram without going ddr3
     
  17. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    what's 8-layer PCB do?

    i'll wait a bit longer........ seeing my current RAM put together cannot be sold for 60 pound, i'd be loosing a LOT for those RAM, i'll wait, and see if i can get some 8-layer PCB (assume they are god-like)
     
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    we all are - I've got DDR2 RAM that cost me £160 & is now £35 new ... :waah:
     
  19. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Looks like some good stuff

    I like that PSU
     
  20. [USRF]Obiwan

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    And there goes the environment friendly PSU. When will it stop? Another 24/7 1000w lurking out of the wall. If eveyone would have one, the lights on your ceiling would flicker like the cheap horror movies, only now its for real...
     
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