...excellent efficiency across a wide load, and silent operation inside most PCs, this is the finest PSU we have ever tested.
The Corsair AX1600i is a lesson in deliberately overengineering a product for today's market. Partnering with Flextronics to produce a supply that is truly premium in every regard, we can find no obvious weakness here, save for price, which is to be expected when pushing back the boundaries of what's possible in the consumer PSU market.
Outstanding voltage regulation, class-leading ripple suppression, excellent efficiency across a wide load, and silent operation inside most PCs, this is the finest PSU we have ever tested.
Massively overkill for the regular enthusiast, we recommend it to those of you who won't take second best. If you are building a truly dream rig with a limitless budget, the choice of PSU is disarmingly simple: the Corsair AX1600i.
Bottom line: taking over from the already-excellent AX1500i, this is a ridiculously good supply that's a harbinger of things to come in the premium PSU market.
Benchmark ripple suppression
Price, but that's expected
Corsair AX1600i (1,600W)
The Corsair AX1600i is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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