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is there a major difference between the GS600, TX650M and the HX650 (aside form the led light and modular vs non modular.

what si the diff between the two modular TX650M and HX650?


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Edited by ryder - 10/12/11 at 12:15am
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Well, why do you ask?
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Yeah, there are differences between all three. The HX650 is an older Seasonic S12-E design, the TX650M is a newer CWT (PSH-III I think? Let someone else confirm this) design, and the GS600 is a PSH-II. The performance on all three of these units are fairly close, though, and all probably fall under the "decent" category.

Why are you asking?
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i want the one that will look the cleanest, ie, no cables everywhere
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by ryder View Post
i want the one that will look the cleanest, ie, no cables everywhere
Of the three being discussed here, the HX650 wins. However, when it comes to quality and overall power capacity, the TX650M wins even though it's only partially modular.

The GS600 is a good PSU too, but it's not modular.
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post #6 of 14
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Yeah, there are differences between all three. The HX650 is an older Seasonic S12-E design, the TX650M is a newer CWT (PSH-III I think? Let someone else confirm this) design, and the GS600 is a PSH-II. The performance on all three of these units are fairly close, though, and all probably fall under the "decent" category.

Why are you asking?
HX -> CWT DSG(High end platform)
TXM -> CWT PSHIII(new mainstream platform)
GS -> CWT PSHII(solid platform)

Performance wise HX > TXM > GS
Quality wise HX > TXM > GS
Value wise(newegg) TXM > GS > HX

Or you could just go with an antec TPN which is on par with the HX on everything except efficiency but price wise it fights the TXM so it holds a lot more value than all of the above.

Haven't checked if it's still available but the Cougar GX700 was today's sheel shocker at newegg @ 60$ after rebate which made/makes it a helluva deal, so if it's still available grab that, if not grab an Antec TPN.
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HX -> CWT DSG(High end platform)
TXM -> CWT PSHIII(new mainstream platform)
GS -> CWT PSHII(solid platform)

Performance wise HX > TXM > GS
Quality wise HX > TXM > GS
Value wise(newegg) TXM > GS > HX

Or you could just go with an antec TPN which is on par with the HX on everything except efficiency but price wise it fights the TXM so it holds a lot more value than all of the above.

Haven't checked if it's still available but the Cougar GX700 was today's sheel shocker at newegg @ 60$ after rebate which made/makes it a helluva deal, so if it's still available grab that, if not grab an Antec TPN.
The HX650 is not a DSG though. It is an S12E just as GameBoy said. The HX750, 850 and 1050 are all DSGs.

So that means that all of the TXM units are a bit better than the HX650.
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^ above two posts: what does dsg and pshii mean, and whats the diff between the three?
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post #9 of 14
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The HX650 is not a DSG though. It is an S12E just as GameBoy said. The HX750, 850 and 1050 are all DSGs.
True, for some reason missed the 650 part.

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So that means that all of the TXM units are a bit better than the HX650.
Quality wise the HX650 is still better, the single layer PCB used by the PSHIII is enough to put it below the HX650.. however, performance wise they are very similar so the price difference is hard to justify.. in fact the HX650 is a pretty bad deal.
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^ above two posts: what does dsg and pshii mean, and whats the diff between the three?
They're just models by the OEM who made the internals of the PSUs. The DSG and PSH III units are made by CWT (Channel Well Technology), and of course the S12E is made by SeaSonic.

The differences aren't really large enough to make them a big deal.

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