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Corsair AX860i 860W 80 PLUS Platinum Digital Power Supply Review - Inside the Box

Corsair launches the new AX860i and brings the DSP and real-time monitoring with it to the mid-range market. Here's our full review.

By: | Other PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 6, 2012 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Corsair

Inside the Box

 

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Everything is packed in tightly and well protected with at least a half inch of foam or more.

 

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The top of the power supply houses the I/O specification label and gives us a shot at the matte black finish on the power supply.

 

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Both sides feature the same logo, just inverted on the opposite side.

 

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On the front we find a set of fully modular connectors. The peripheral and PCI-E cables are numbered and should make identification of them in the Corsair Link software easy.

 

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The back features a standard honeycomb mesh grill with AC input and on/off rocker switch. It is as unobstructed as possible since the AX860i logo area is already blocked off by the PFC inductor inside.

 

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On the bottom we find the 120mm fan that cools the power supply. The grill is designed to blend in with the enclosure and still provided maximum airflow.

 

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All cables fully sleeved with nylon mesh or of the flat ribbon type.

 

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The included USB dongle allows you to connect the power supply directly to your motherboard. You can also connect it directly to a Corsair Link Commander if you are utilizing one.

 

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Paper documents included are the warranty guide, Corsair Link software information and AX760i user manual.

 

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Rounding out the contents of our box are the case badge, mounting screws, cable ties, double sided tape for mounting the USB dongle and a flash drive with some Chroma test results on it. The flash drive is not included with retail units.

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