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Hey all!

I'm wondering, are there any big differences between the Corsair HX650 and the SeaSonic X650? Is the extra $20 for the SeaSonic X650 worth it over the Corsair HX650?

I like the sleeving of the HX650, but my SeaSonic X750 has been phenomenal and I assuming the X650 would be too.
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Get which ever one is cheaper at time of purchase
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post #3 of 25
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Originally Posted by konoii;14470088 
Hey all!

I'm wondering, are there any big differences between the Corsair HX650 and the SeaSonic X650? Is the extra $20 for the SeaSonic X650 worth it over the Corsair HX650?

I like the sleeving of the HX650, but my SeaSonic X750 has been phenomenal and I assuming the X650 would be too.
The X-650 is the best 650W unit on the market.

However, the HX650 is still a high end unit. The benefit of the X-650 (in terms of its internals) is it's better suited for someone doing very extreme overclocking using sub-zero cooling. So, it's overkill on quality. smile.gif
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post #4 of 25
I think the HX650 is a bronze unit while the X650 is a gold unit and is completely modular.

I've had a Corsair HX620 and my Current MD12, both companies are great. I'm not sure with OEM makes the HX650, but it's probably good.

I love the flat cables from the HX series, just so much nicer to work with. If you're all about efficiency than the X650 will perform like your 750.

I'd imagine the Corsair would be less expensive. Really up to you and what you need your psu for. I think I'd go X650.
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post #5 of 25
Both are great but the X650 is 80+ gold and is fully modular.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qazzaq2004;14470173 
I think the HX650 is a bronze unit while the X650 is a gold unit and is completely modular.
That's mostly marketing. The HX650 was actually a Silver unit, but Corsair tested it and knocked it down to Bronze.

Quote:
Originally Posted by qazzaq2004;14470173 
I've had a Corsair HX620 and my Current MD12, both companies are great. I'm not sure with OEM makes the HX650, but it's probably good.

I love the flat cables from the HX series, just so much nicer to work with. If you're all about efficiency than the X650 will perform like your 750.

I'd imagine the Corsair would be less expensive. Really up to you and what you need your psu for. I think I'd go X650.
This.

If I were shopping for a new PSU, and if I could easily afford the X-650, then I'd buy it.
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x650 > tx650
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post #8 of 25
x 650 gets my vote
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Originally Posted by wizrdsleevz;14470221 
x650 > tx650
Did you mean X-650 > HX650?
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if you're not looking for modular $85 for tx-750 on newegg... for 1 more hour
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