Corsair’s AX1200 PSU Powers the Maximum PC Dream Machine 2010
August 11, 2010 // 6:16 a.m.
– 24GB of high performance Dominator memory keeps dual Xeon X5680 CPUs humming –
Fremont, California — August 10, 2010 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced that the Corsair Professional Series™ Gold AX1200 PSU has been selected by Maximum PC magazine to power their Dream Machine 2010. Maximum PC also selected Corsair Dominator® memory for this “best of the best” enthusiast computer system.
Each year, Maximum PC magazine builds the “Dream Machine”, a computer that they feel represents the absolute state of the art in high performance desktop computing. It is a design that typically approaches the frontier of what can be achieved using the very best components available. This year’s Dream Machine features dual Intel® Xeon® 5680 CPUs, three NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 480 video cards, and liquid cooling throughout. The performance of this computer is impressive, hitting an incredible 3DMark® Vantage CPU score of 91,806.
To meet the demands of this power-hungry computer, Maximum PC selected both the Corsair Professional Series Gold AX1200 PSU and 24GB of Dominator 1600MHz DDR3 memory for this system. While 2010 is the first year that a Corsair PSU was selected for the Dream Machine, it was the seventh year (out of the past eight years) that Corsair’s DRAM modules were featured.
“Every year, we are impressed to see what Maximum PC is able to accomplish with their Dream PC, and which components they select as best-of-class,” stated Andy Paul, President and CEO at Corsair. “This year, we are doubly honored that Maximum PC selected both a PSU and DRAM from Corsair for their ultimate system.”
More details on the Dream Machine 2010 can be found in the September 2010 print edition of Maximum PC magazine, or at maximumpc.com. Details on the Professional Series Gold AX1200 PSU and on Dominator memory can be found at corsair.com.
Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company's award-winning products include DRAM memory modules, USB flash drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, cooling systems and computer cases.
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