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I'm gonna guess that they're DSG's.

Meh, I think a modular interface ruins the look of all Powersupplies regardless of cables. Looks much better when everything is coming out of one hole, y'know?
If they are DSG's, that price is astounding for the potential in performance.

Personally, I don't mind Non-modular in the 550w range; but once you have a 650w's cable arrangement (IE: 9 SATA, 6 Molex, 8pin, 24pin, and 4 x 6+2pin connectors) then you need a bit of modular love.
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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Enthusiast Series Modular line of power supplies. Enthusiast Series Modular PSUs share a platform with the award-winning Enthusiast Series TX V2 line, with the TX V2's fixed cable set upgraded to a modular cabling system consisting of an attached, fully-sleeved ATX 12V cable and a complete set of flat detachable cables that allow system builders to use only the cables they need. Enthusiast Series Modular PSUs are 80 PLUS Bronze certified, delivering at least 85% efficiency at 50% load. Designed for reliable operation in high-performance PCs where clean, stable power is important, they are rated for full continuous power delivery at 50° C. Ultra-quiet, 140mm double ball-bearing fans deliver excellent airflow with exceptionally low noise levels by automatically adjusting fan speed in response to system temperature.



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post #13 of 28
Bout time we got some modular action from Corsair! Prices are a bit high tho :/
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post #14 of 28
TX always used to be wired, HX was modular (barring the 24 + 8 pin) and AX is fully modular.

I don't understand why they just made the TX modular when they already have the HX category...

Am I missing something here?
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post #15 of 28
You call that modular? Really Corsair?
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post #16 of 28
I spent less than $169 on my HX-850 from Microcenter.

Nice prices Corsair.
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I spent less than $169 on my HX-850 from Microcenter.

Nice prices Corsair.
my AX850 was $149 A/R
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post #18 of 28
And they'll only cost twice as much!


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This is a bad deal considering I can get an x750 for $10 more

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...51087&Tpk=x750

And a Kingwin Lazer Gold 700w for cheaper
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817121077

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817121068

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016

Two of the best valued modular PSUs IMO.
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Bout time we got some modular action from Corsair! Prices are a bit high tho :/
Those are MSRP Values; not indicative of actual retail costs. Give them a month or two on the market and watch prices change.

More so when Antec comes out with the High Current Gamer Plus (True Power New with a new name) units.

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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
TX always used to be wired, HX was modular (barring the 24 + 8 pin) and AX is fully modular.

I don't understand why they just made the TX modular when they already have the HX category...

Am I missing something here?
The HX Series is higher priced and doesn't include as many wattages. It will probably end up phased out as these units are cheaper on base price; and cheaper to make in general.
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So would I be better off with a HX650 or a TX650 modular? Which would be better?
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