Reviews - Corsair HX1200 Platinum 1200W
Sample Provided by: Corsair (By OklahomaWolf on Mon, Jul-03-2017)

Page 5 - Disassembly

First up on this page, the fan. Corsair's pretty good about putting fans in these that last. And even if they don't, it's like I said... ten year warranty means me not worrying about it.

The insides of this unit truly appear to Channel air Well. I can tell you right now I'm not going to be able to ID the minor rail VRM components. That's it, there, sandwiched between the 12V output cards and the modular board. Fat chance I'm going to be able to get it out of there without breaking things.

Line filtering starts here with two Y caps.

No soldering issues at all exist under the mainboard.

There's more line filter here. Four Y caps, two X caps, and two coils. There is no surge suppressor I can find, which will need to be scored on. That's what my methodology currently demands, though this design likely doesn't need one.

Two diodes and two G33N60E parts populate the PFC section.

Meanwhile, a UCC28070 controls that circuit. There's a PIC16F1503 microcontroller on the board to the left.

Four of these here FCPF190N65Fs handle main switching duty.

Meanwhile, a CM6901 acts as PWM controller.

Twelve total 016N06NS over two daughterboards and two transformers handle the full 1200 watts of output for the unit. You don't see much heatsinking here for those parts because they are in the direct path of the fan's airflow and because they handle stupid crazy amounts of heat (150 degrees, and I'm not talking Fahrenheit, people) before they have issues.

I was completely unable to get part numbers off the minor rail VRM components, but at least I can tell you that the soldering continues to look ok to me.

Last, the modular output board. There are two WT7518 parts for protection here, along with a pile of Nichicon polymer capacitors. The electrolytics come from Nippon Chemi-Con.

Hoist the mains'l and pop the cork on that rum. It's time to score.



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