Jump to content


1kw Power Supply Reviewed

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 Nemo


    Will Fold 4 Food

  • Honorary Staff
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7228 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Franklin, TN

Posted 25 March 2008 - 07:59 PM

Check it out - http://www.overclock...c_quattro_1000/

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz / ASUS P5Q Deluxe / Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB PC2-9600 DDR2-1200MHz / 2x Seagate ST3160827AS 160GB RAID 1 / Seagate ST31000340AS 1TB
Corsair TX750W / Sapphire HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 / SilverStone TJ05 / Scythe Zipang 140mm CPU Cooler / ASUS VH202T-P 20" widescreen monitor (x2) / XP Pro SP 3
"however, i cannot claim to be such a fish as i am not a fish at all..." - hardnrg,Jul 4 2005, 02:49 PM

Posted Image

Posted Image

Follow OCC on Posted Image
Subscribe to the OCC Newsletter

Lucky Mudder Race 2013

#2 Waco


    Lab Rat 2

  • Reviewer
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16280 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Alamos, NM

Posted 26 March 2008 - 07:47 PM

You list "Not fully modular" as a con but I'd count that as a bonus. Hard-soldered connections will carry the current with less resistance and I can't think of any time when you wouldn't need almost every single one of the non-modular cables.

Damn nice supply though. :)


#3 ccokeman



  • Reviewer
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12195 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 27 March 2008 - 02:50 PM

The resistance drop across the modular connection is negligible and does not decrease the voltage coming through in a measurable amount the last couple times I tried it. I understand that any break in a wire imparts an increased resistance value and can increase heat through the connection and lead to a voltage drop but its not an issue here. The main ATX connection is not my issue anyhow its the ancillary connections that must be hidden if not used.

Processor Intel Core I7 4790K  4.4Ghz
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2666Mhz
Motherboard Z97i
Graphics  GTX TitanX
Power Corsair AX 1200,
Monitor LG W3000H, ASUS VG236 x 3
Cooling Corsair H90

HyperX Savage 240GB SSD, 3TB Seagate
Follow OCC on facebook.png