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Corsair AX860 860-Watt 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review - Inside the Box

Corsair AX860 860-Watt 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review

Corsair's AX860 might lack the digital capabilities of its AXi series companion, but it still puts out some awesome numbers.

| 80 PLUS Platinum PSUs in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 9, 2013 2:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Corsair

Inside the Box

 

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As always, this Corsair power supply is very well packed. Even if mishandled during shipping, it is sure to arrive safely, unless your driver intentionally runs over the package with his truck.

 

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The top houses the I/O specification label for the AX860 and gives us a look at the textured black finish of the AX860.

 

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Both sides feature the same AX860 logo with the opposite being inverted so that it can be installed in your case however you would like it to be.

 

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There isn't anything special going on in the back of the unit. Here we see the standard honeycomb mesh grill, AC input and on/off rocker switch.

 

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Rotating things around to the front presents us with all of the modular connectors for the unit which are well labeled. Also present here is a switch that allows you to choose between semi-fanless operation or having the fan always operational.

 

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The bottom presents us with the 120mm fan that cools the AX860.

 

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Included with AX860 is a standard set of modular cables. I say standard because they offer additional kits of different colors... which we will be covering soon here as well.

 

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Also included with the AX860 are ten zip ties, mounting screws, a case badge and AC input cord.

 

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Rounding out the contents of the box is the warranty guide and user manual.

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