Excerpt: Corsair have built up a great reputation over the years, and their power supplies have always scored very highly on KitGuru, with the AX range setting a new benchmark standard. Today we are looking at the new HX1050, the replacement for the successful HX1000 unit.
Excerpt: Corsair, founded in 1994, will probably be familiar to most PC enthusiasts. Corsair products are now sold in over sixty countries worldwide, primarily through leading distributors and retailers.
Pros: Excellent DC voltage regulation, High efficiency, Plenty of connectors including six 6+2 pin PCI-E and two 4+4 pin ATX12V/EPS12V, 7 year warranty, Build quality
Summary: Professional Series power comes to us this time from Corsair in the form of its new HX1050. It is boasting over 1 kilowatt of solidly efficient power for the computer hardware enthusiast with a semi-modular cable system.
Corsair HX1050 Professional Series Power Supply Review
17 October 2011
Excerpt: It's always an exciting day when a new Corsair power supply shows up at the PCPerspective test lab and today we have a brand new HX1050 PSU to test out. Corsair continues to bring a full line of high quality power supplies, memory components, cases, cooling components, SSDs and accessories to market...
Excerpt: Back when Corsair's HX1000 power supply came out, it was the highest powered unit they had. Indeed, it was one of the most powerful and impressive units in its day. Even now, it remains a popular unit for those needing gobs of power at a good price.
Summary: Corsair's HX1050 addresses the users that can not afford the high price of the mighty AX1200 or simply don't need 1200W of power. The successor of the legendary HX1000W uses a completely different platform, which grants it almost Gold efficiency levels and ultra low ripple on all rails.
Pros: Handled full power at 50°C ambient, High efficiency, +12V rail remained within 3% regulation range, Excellent ripple/noise suppression, All measured rails registered low voltage drops during Advanced Transient Response Tests (however 3.3V almost failed in the 2nd one), Lots of connectors, includi...
Cons: High price, Worse than 3% voltage regulation (5V & 3.3V), Not all PCIe & EPS connectors can be used at the same time
Summary: Das Corsair HX1050 Netzteil entstammt der Professional Serie und bildet innerhalb dieser Serie auch das Schwergewicht in Sachen Ausgangsleistung. Neben einer 80PLUS Silber Zertifizierung und Kabelmanagement soll das HX1050 vor allem genügend Kraft für Enthusiasten bieten.
Conclusion: Das Corsair HX1050 soll die Benutzer ansprechen, die viele Leistungsreserven für ihren Computer benötigen, aber gleichzeitig sparsam mit ihrem Geld haushalten müssen. Durch die vergleichsweise niedrige 80Plus Silber Zertifizierung sowie die Wegrationalisierungen von elektronischen Finessen schafft...