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P series will just be X series platform tweaked to higher efficiency (higher frequency switching, higher grade silicon components, maybe a PCB tweak or two). Nice, but nothing revolutionary.

But they also have a G series coming, which will be 80PLUS Gold for cheaper than the X series. They have a couple ways they could be doing this, and I'm interested in seeing just how. My money's on them ripping off FSP's Aurum design, that being most cost effective both in production terms and in R&D terms.
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Wow their site is UGLY.
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Wow their site is UGLY.
You should see this site : http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/
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it's gonna cost alot i bet... i won't buy it if it becomes the most expensive component in my rig.. excluding my graphics cards... so anything over 300 is to much for me imo
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I love me some Sea Sonic.
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Pfft 94% efficiency?

Give me a call when they reach 101% efficiency
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So basically you can just get a P , or X or G series without having to worry about the quality? Not sure why Seasonic is doing this though. But let's just say they were priced $10 apart from each of those series I mentioned. It wouldn't be wise to spend the "extra" $10 just to move up to a better series platform where the changes are minimal? If that makes any sense?


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P series will just be X series platform tweaked to higher efficiency (higher frequency switching, higher grade silicon components, maybe a PCB tweak or two). Nice, but nothing revolutionary.

But they also have a G series coming, which will be 80PLUS Gold for cheaper than the X series. They have a couple ways they could be doing this, and I'm interested in seeing just how. My money's on them ripping off FSP's Aurum design, that being most cost effective both in production terms and in R&D terms.
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So basically you can just get a P , or X or G series without having to worry about the quality? Not sure why Seasonic is doing this though. But let's just say they were priced $10 apart from each of those series I mentioned. It wouldn't be wise to spend the "extra" $10 just to move up to a better series platform where the changes are minimal? If that makes any sense?
Well every company has tiers of quality. A SeaSonic X750 is built a lot better and has much better performance than a SeaSonic SS-300ET, for instance.

The P series will probably be built with a little more care and attention than the X series, and will be more efficient and likely have slightly better performance, and will probably cost about 10% more. If you want the absolute best, that might be worth it.

The G series is going to be cheaper, likely significantly so. Probably slotting between the new S12II units and X, which is a gap that needs to be filled since the M12D series is de facto gone. Or they may do what FSP is doing, and have a lower performance but very efficient and cheap unit, like FSP Aurum. We just don't know at this point.
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Well every company has tiers of quality. A SeaSonic X750 is built a lot better and has much better performance than a SeaSonic SS-300ET, for instance.

The P series will probably be built with a little more care and attention than the X series, and will be more efficient and likely have slightly better performance, and will probably cost about 10% more. If you want the absolute best, that might be worth it.

The G series is going to be cheaper, likely significantly so. Probably slotting between the new S12II units and X, which is a gap that needs to be filled since the M12D series is de facto gone. Or they may do what FSP is doing, and have a lower performance but very efficient and cheap unit, like FSP Aurum. We just don't know at this point.
based on what i've read, the 1250w should be another addition/extension to the x-series right?
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