PSU Review   Corsair AX1200 1200W 80Plus Gold

Corsair’s diversification towards the power supply unit market was perhaps the most successful one any technology products manufacturer has made until today. The company is now, only a few years afterwards releasing their first PSU, renowned as one of the best PSU manufacturers. Today we are reviewing the very flagship of Corsair’s power supply products, the AX1200 1200W unit.

Corsair’s diversification towards the power supply unit market was perhaps the most successful one any technology products manufacturer has made until today. The company is now, only a few years afterwards releasing their first PSU, renowned as one of the best PSU manufacturers. Today we are reviewing the very flagship of Corsair’s power supply products, the AX1200 1200W unit.

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

 

  • Supports the latest ATX12V v2.31 and EPS 2.92 standards and is backward compatible with ATX12V 2.2 and ATX12V 2.01 systems
  • An ultra-quiet 140mm double ball-bearing fan delivers excellent airflow at an exceptionally low noise level by varying fan speed in response to temperature
  • 80 Plus Gold certified to deliver at least 90% efficiency at 50% load
  • Active Power Factor Correction (PFC) with PF value of 0.99
  • Universal AC input from 90~264V
  • No more hassle of flipping that tiny red switch to select the voltage input!
  • A dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with the latest components
  • Over-voltage and over-current protection, under-voltage protection, and short circuit protection provide maximum safety to your critical system components
  • High-quality Japanese capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability
  • Completely modular cable system allows you to use only the cables you need
  • Power supply upgrade and replacement is easy, as the cables only need to be disconnected at the power supply
  • Low-profile, flat cable design reduces air friction and helps maximize airflow through your computer’s chassis
  • A seven year warranty and lifetime access to Corsair’s legendary technical support and customer service
  • Dimensions: 150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 200mm(L)
  • MTBF: 100,000 hours
  • Safety Approvals: UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TÜV, CCC, C-tick

 

CMPSU-1200AX

AC INPUT

90-264V ~ 15A 50/60Hz

DC OUTPUT

+5V

+3.3V

+12V

-12V

+5Vsb

MAX CURRENT

30A

30A

100.4A

0.8A

3.5A

MAX COMBINED WATTAGE

180W

1204.8W

9.6W

17.5W

 

TOTAL POWER: 1204W @ 50°C ambient temperature