Akasa Power Xtreme 1200W PSU

On First Page2. The Unit


Introduction

There is a lot of competition in the power supply market today, especially in the enthusiast segment where every manufacturer has released at least one 1kW+ performance unit to cope with ever increasing demands from the high end sector. Even though Akasa are better known for their cooling solutions, we have reviewed several of their PSUs in the past and found them to be very capable products, able to compete against any other brand in their league.

Today we will take a look at the latest and most powerful Akasa unit, the PowerXtreme 1200W. With a power output and specifications clearly aimed at the most hardcore of enthusiasts, it is trying to deliver maximum performance and quality while combining good aesthetics and a competitive price tag. We will give it a good workout to judge its merits….


Manufacturer features and specifications

  • Six +12V rails
  • 24/7 dependable power
  • Greater than 80% efficiency even under extreme conditions
  • Compliant with Intel ATX12V , EPS 12V 2.92, ATX 12V 2.2
  • Energy saving Active PFC
  • Nine PCIe connectors for multiple VGA and GPU
  • PCIe2.0 ready
  • Two 8-pin ATX 12V for dual CPU motherboards
  • Intelligent auto fan control for ultra quiet operation
  • Super quiet 135mm fan with maximum RPM of 1800
  • All cables fully sleeved
  • Three years warranty
Application
Full range 1200W (Real Power) PSU
Designed for
AMD and Intel systems
Dimention
150x160x86mm
Efficiency
> 80%
Fan
135 x 135 x 25mm
Fan speed
600-1800 RPM
Bearing type
Dual ball bearing
Ventilation
Honeycomb structure
Colour
Satin Black
PFC
Active (99%)
Mainboard power
1 x 24/20 pins
8-pin ATX12V
1
8/4-pin ATX12V
1
8/6-pin PCIe
3
6-pin PCIe
6
SATA
8
Floppy
2
Molex (4 pin)
7
Cables finish
Black Mesh Sleeve
AC power input range
100V to 240V (auto sensing)
Protection
Over Power/Voltage/Current/Temperature, short Circuit
Product code
AK-P120FG-BK

AK-P120FG – 1200W (1255W peak)
Rail
Wattage
Maximum load
+3.3V
250w
40A
+5V
40A
+12V1
1128w
20A
94A continuous
+12V2
20A
+12V3
28A
+12V4
28A
+12V5
28A
+12V6
20A
-12V
9.6w
0.8A
+5Vsb
30w
6A

Packaging and Bundle

 

The PowerXtreme 1200W unit is supplied in a large cardboard box. There is minimal artwork, with the PSU’s maximum output rating covering pretty much most of the front side. The pink colour of the box perhaps isn’t the most appealing choice since the vast majority of the consumers are going to be males. Information about the features and specifications can be found at the rear of the box. Everything is very well secured inside the package and protected by thick Styrofoam pieces. Inside you will find a well written manual, an AC power cable and three cable management wrap ties, which you will certainly need given the number and length of the unit’s cables.

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