Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,459 Reviews & Articles | 65,092 News Posts

Corsair RM1000x 1000W 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply Review (Page 3)

By Zac O'Vadka from Oct 1, 2015 @ 19:23 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Corsair

Cabling Arrangement

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_19

Corsair does a good job of providing all of the cables that you should need to fully load down the 1000W provided by the RM1000x. There are four PCI-E cables with two connectors each which should more than take care of any set of video cards that this power supply can handle. Peripherals are given power via three SATA cables with 11 connectors total and two Molex cables with eight connectors total. If an FDD connector is needed, Corsair includes a single Molex to FDD connector.

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_20

Rail distribution is as simple as it gets with a single 12V rail. There is no need to worry about load balancing here.

A Look Inside

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_21

Corsair always has a very clean interior layout that provides for excellent airflow within the unit. Three black heat sinks provide all of the passive cooling for the unit.

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_22

A pair of Nippon Chemi-Con caps sit on the primary side of the power supply.

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_23

The secondary side is filled only with Nippon Chemi-Con caps.

corsair-rm1000x-1000w-80-plus-gold-power-supply-review_24

Corsair utilizes their NR135L fan to cool the unit should it get hot enough to kick the fan on.

PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

USUnited States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon.com

UKUnited Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon.co.uk

AUAustralia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon.com.au

CACanada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon.ca

DEDeutschland: Finde andere Technik- und Computerprodukte wie dieses auf Amazon.de

We openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here. Please contact us if you wish to respond.

Related Tags