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post #11 of 40
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Originally Posted by Sc4r3d;14430543 
Let me take a look, like you I am not brand specific (usually use Antec or Corsair) but that is bc they were the best at the time.

Thanks for the heads up on this one.

Antec and Corsair both use seasonic rebrands, so you are essentially getting the same product.

I haven't heard much about sparkle, so I can't contribute to much to that portion.

What exactly do you need such a huge wattage requirement for?
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I had a Sparkle PSU about 10 years ago. They had a good reputation for selling reliable power supplies back then. I don't know anything about them or their OEM Great Wall now.
    
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post #13 of 40
from my understanding Corsair ax and seasonic =same psu. (correct me if i'm wrong)
Both are FULL modular.
post #14 of 40
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Originally Posted by Grief;14430567 
Antec and Corsair both use seasonic rebrands, so you are essentially getting the same product.

I haven't heard much about sparkle, so I can't contribute to much to that portion.

What exactly do you need such a huge wattage requirement for?

Both Antec and Corsair do use SeaSonic for some of their PSUs, but only Corsair offers rebrands of SeaSonic's X series, not Antec. Also Antec has no fully modular units. For that matter Antec isn't very good at modular units, period. Their modular units have a lot of hardwired cables and not a lot of modular cables.

Anyway, if you want fully modular units, you don't have a lot of options.
- Corsair AX or Seasonic X (same units, different stickers)
- Silverstone Strider Plus or Strider Gold units
- OCZ ZX
- Enermax MaxRevo

All of them are very good, so whatever offers the best value for your money would work... also like other people have said, 1200W is downright silly, you'd be very comfortable on 850W. As in, that's overkill already.

And I wouldn't get the SeaSonic X over the Corsair AX because you can typically get the AX for the same price or less, and Corsair has a 7-year warranty instead of 5.
Edited by Shub - 8/1/11 at 6:55pm
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8 pin and 24 pin are modular wink.gif

CLICK HERE

Thanks. That's pretty awesome but I don't at all see the difference when they will be plugged in and running to the same place regardless of being hard wired or not.
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post #16 of 40
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Thanks. That's pretty awesome but I don't at all see the difference when they will be plugged in and running to the same place regardless of being hard wired or not.

It's a lot easier to resleeve if it's fully modular smile.gif
post #17 of 40
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I had a Sparkle PSU about 10 years ago. They had a good reputation for selling reliable power supplies back then. I don't know anything about them or their OEM Great Wall now.

That would of have to of been a Sparkle Power Inc.

Not Sparkle Computer Corp, Which is what I'm talking about in regards to Sparkle PSU atm.
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post #18 of 40
Thanks for the heads up. I didn't even know that they were two different companies, especially in the power supply market. Like I said, it's been a while since I paid any attention to anything related to that name. cool.gif
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post #19 of 40
Another vote for Corsair AX series.
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I fifteenth that vote for the AX! I opened the box and I was stunned with what I got. If I got a free carrying case with the 750, I'd love to see what you get with the 1200 o.0
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