Page 1:Features and Specifications
Page 2:Load Regulation, Hold-Up Time, Inrush Current, Efficiency and Noise
Page 3:Protection Features, DC Power Sequencing, Cross-Load Tests and Infrared Images
Page 4:Transient Response Tests, Ripple Measurements and EMC Pre-Compliance Testing
Page 5:Performance, Noise and Efficiency
Page 6:Bottom Line
Performance, Noise and Efficiency
As you can see, the AX1000 dominates in its 1kW category.
The graph below depicts the cooling fan's average noise over the PSU's operating range with an ambient temperature between 30°C and 32°C (86°F to 89.6°F).
Corsair's AX1000 might not be as quiet as the Seasonic competition, but it's quiet enough for a PSU able to serve up 1000W of power.
The following graph shows the PSU's average efficiency throughout its operating range with an ambient temperature close to 30°C.
Clearly, this is a highly efficient platform.
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