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Date: October 26th, 2009
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Corsair
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES





The specifications and features speak for themselves and are exactly what one would expect from a top-of-the-line power supply from Corsair.


A massive single +12V rail, 90% efficiency and the ability to deliver 744W at 50C are just flat impressive. Let's take a moment to discuss the 80 PLUS certification. To quote from the website (see it HERE ,) “80 Plus is an innovative, electric utility-funded incentive program to integrate more energy-efficient power supplies into desktop computers and servers. Participating utilities and energy efficiency organizations across North America have contributed over $5 million of incentives to help the computer industry transition to 80 PLUS certified power supplies.”


Fraction of Rated Load

20%

50%

100%

80 PLUS

80%

80%

80%

80 PLUS Bronze

82%

85%

82%

80 PLUS Silver

85%

88%

85%

80 PLUS Gold

87%

90%

87%


As you can see from the above table, to achieve the 80Plus certification, the PSU must demonstrate 80% or better efficiency at 20%, 50% and 80% of the rated capacity. In 2008 Bronze, Silver and Gold categories were added and the corresponding efficiency benchmarks are listed above. 80Plus certified power supplies, when compared to less efficient PSUs, will generally be quieter while producing less heat, have higher quality components and save you a little money on your electric bill. However, the money saved is unlikely to offset the higher cost of an 80Plus unit, as the savings calculator on the 80Plus website shows. Nevertheless, for me, the lower temps, quieter operation and quality components found in 80Plus power supplies make up for the extra cost, in most cases. This Corsair offering is rated 80Plus Gold.

 

PRODUCT COMPOSITION



The box is a bit unassuming with its grayscale graphics and blue accents, but Corsair goes to great length to tout the excellent specifications and extensive feature set at almost every turn. While many manufacturers will display the “Nvidia SLI Ready” logo on their packaging, damn few will go so far as to support their products with a 7-year warranty.



With the box open, we're presented with a manual, a nylon bag of cables and a big block of foam that conceals…



…the 750HX inside a very nice black velvet bag. So, how does this bag improve PSU performance? It doesn't, but it's still a nice touch. Along with the nylon bag-o-cables, Corsair also includes mounting screws, zip ties and an attractive case badge. Not pictured is the wall cord, but we'll take a closer look at that, as well as the other components, in the next section of this review.

 

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