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    Preview: Corsair launches two new high-specification PSUs

    Going after the premium market, Corsair today launched 520W (CMPSU-520HX) and 620W (CMPSU-620HX) models. We've managed to snag the 620W one for review, so let's take a brief look
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    lets hope that these are up to scratch with the rest of the high spec PSU's
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    Looks like a decent piece of kit, any idea when they're released?

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    Paper release? I had a look earlier and none of the usual places had them. C'mon SCAN get 'em in

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    Corsair have advised certain retailers will have them in stock ready to ship within approx 1 week.

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    are these likely to be reviewed by you hexus guys?? just interested in seeing how well they perform before possibly getting one
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny02004976
    are these likely to be reviewed by you hexus guys?? just interested in seeing how well they perform before possibly getting one
    Quote Originally Posted by Hexus Preview
    We're currently evaluating the 620W model against a number of big-name 600-700W PSUs, so stay tuned for the complete review and rating.
    You tell me , Guessing your tired?

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    sorry ive been up since 5 ignore me
    Contrary to the odd name and translucent-grey color, Pocari Sweat does not taste like sweat
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    http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=279
    anyone know who the oem is (I'm assuming that Corsair aren't really making them themselves)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt D
    Corsair have advised certain retailers will have them in stock ready to ship within approx 1 week.

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    perfect timing for payday. My PSU is screaming under load(490 watt draw from a 430psu, oops)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckskull
    perfect timing for payday. My PSU is screaming under load(490 watt draw from a 430psu, oops)
    How did you calc that?
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    as with all these 120mm 'ultra quiet' psu fans, the big question for me is, just how quiet is it? how does it compare to the ocz gamexstream 600W/700W psus in terms of quietness and especially to perhaps the widely regarded leader in this respect, the seasonic S12 600W? that's what i wanna know

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF
    http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=279
    anyone know who the oem is (I'm assuming that Corsair aren't really making them themselves)?
    Have read in another forum, these are very similar to the seasonics

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve
    How did you calc that?
    PSU calculator, that and you can actually hear my PSU when the Graphics card is under load and it flat out dies when I use all the hard disks at once.

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