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They think it's Platinum plated.biggrin.gif

To me it's not worth the too much cost difference.


not suprising, buying the best isnt always for everyone.

to me the psu is the most important part of a computer, so i figured that i would get the best, its worth 50$ more. especally sence i will have it for the better part of a decade
     
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post #12 of 62
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I have a Seasonic X-650 which I got on sale last summer and it's great.

Picked up a AX750 right after Christmas 2011 for $119.99 shipped = was too good a deal to have passed up plus that 7 year warranty and it's sitting there brand-y new as that'll be going in my upcoming Ivy Bridge build sometime by fall of this year I think.

There are some subtle differences like the cables and the casing to an extent but the inner guts on many Corsair PSU units is Seasonic like the AX750 inner guts is of the current Seasonic X760 but with an extra 2 years of Corsair warranty.

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IMHO to pay even $193.00 for a x860 Platinum to me is overkill.

haha my rig only uses 400w at full load and i ahve 1kw platinum.

i loved the x850 so much i had to replace it with this. now waiting for platinum fanless seasonic thumb.gif


My X-650 already runs fanless though it has a fan as I haven't pushed it - nice quiet PSU.

 

Not putting down the Seasonic X-860 Platinum but the cost factor is not justified in my eyes - but to each their own as it's their $$. wink.gif  Enjoy your upcoming Seasonic X-860 Platinum in great health! thumb.gif

 

 

post #13 of 62
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My X-650 already runs fanless though it has a fan as I haven't pushed it - nice quiet PSU.

Not putting down the Seasonic X-860 Platinum but the cost factor is not justified in my eyes - but to each their own as it's their $$. wink.gif   Enjoy your upcoming Seasonic X-860 Platinum in great health! thumb.gif


yeah i will make that back in power in less than a year. easy

as i crunch 24/7
     
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drool.gif I want that psu.
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Really? This goes on sale just after I picked up the X750 for $120.

Should I bother returning it and picking this up?
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Really? This goes on sale just after I picked up the X750 for $120.
Should I bother returning it and picking this up?

No, you won't see the difference anyway. Buying it is just for bragging rights. Performance-wise it's only slightly better.
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No, you won't see the difference anyway. Buying it is just for bragging rights. Performance-wise it's only slightly better.
It's not really for bragging right. It most likely has higher quality components and saves energy, which would save money. For him tho it wouldn't be worth it if he cares about saving energy since he already has a good PSU. Maybe after years of 24/7 usage it would pay itself off
post #18 of 62
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Really? This goes on sale just after I picked up the X750 for $120.

Should I bother returning it and picking this up?


 

That X-860 won't be costing you "just" $193.00 anymore after you factor the shipping cost to return the X-750 which is a very fine PSU.

post #19 of 62
I guess I'll just stick with the X750. I couldn't pass up the deal for $120, and I have been hankering for a modular PSU.
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