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-CORSAIR: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
-OCZ: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341052

I don't really notice the difference. I know one is Corsair, very good for PSUs, and other is OCZ, which I heard nobody on this forum seems to like for a PSU.
One is 109, another is 149. Both have $20 rebate, and 15% off.
The Corsair comes with a velvet bag rolleyes.gif
BUT the OCZ is FULLY modular. No difference, but nice anyways.
Corsair better efficiency.
Corsair 7 year warranty, ocz, 5.

So both are about the same thing.
Why such a big difference in price?
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post #2 of 23
You pay for the name with the price difference.
I got my OCZ zt750 earlier this week.
I love it so far no issues what so ever.

Being fully modular is very nice.

I was between the HX650 and the Zt750. The extra wattage and fully modular sold it for me.

Johnnyguru also gave the Zt750 a really good review.

I'd saying the extra money and go with it.

When I did an opinion thread for the zt750 vs the hx650 most people said don't go for the corsair as they have been lacking in quality control lately. Plus are overpriced for what they are.

Edit: I'm actually going to do a live chat with newegg see if I can get the $15 off for the OCZ since I just got it. They have done it in the past for me so lets see if they do it again.
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Originally Posted by TwiggLe View Post

You pay for the name with the price difference.
I got my OCZ zt750 earlier this week.
I love it so far no issues what so ever.
Being fully modular is very nice.
I was between the HX650 and the Zt750. The extra wattage and fully modular sold it for me.
Johnnyguru also gave the Zt750 a really good review.
I'd saying the extra money and go with it.
When I did an opinion thread for the zt750 vs the hx650 most people said don't go for the corsair as they have been lacking in quality control lately. Plus are overpriced for what they are.
Edit: I'm actually going to do a live chat with newegg see if I can get the $15 off for the OCZ since I just got it. They have done it in the past for me so lets see if they do it again.

OHH okay I had no idea OCZ had so many fans.
I will purchase the OCZ than.

Thanks for your input. thumb.gif
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post #4 of 23
I have had my HX750 for a few months now. Can't complain about a thing.
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My hx750 rocks my socks. Pushed some 480's briefly and never complained. 7 year warranty (original owner with proof of purchase only) backed by corsairs great service. Both are solid units. Jonnyguru is my go to source for psu reviews as well. Both are win in my book if jonnyguru says so. The corsair's max wattage is 910 and narrowly misses gold certification iirc.

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Score!
Rebecca: Thank you for holding. Generally, you order was delivered, we will not refund the price difference. However, since you are our valued customer, we would like to issue you a $15 gift card as courtesy.
Rebecca: It will expire within 90 days and will be sent to your login email address.
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Originally Posted by TwiggLe View Post

Score!
Rebecca: Thank you for holding. Generally, you order was delivered, we will not refund the price difference. However, since you are our valued customer, we would like to issue you a $15 gift card as courtesy.
Rebecca: It will expire within 90 days and will be sent to your login email address.

Nice dude!!! But what they mean by valued customer. If you buy one thing, you are valued?
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Reading up on the OCZ, a lot of people are saying that the PSU unit gets very loud, especially while gaming. I would pay an extra 50 just to have a quieter unit. So I guess I will wait until they get a bit cheaper and buy some other one, like the hx750.
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I've only had mine for 2 days now. But I can't tell a sound difference in my system. Granted my is under my desk. I also added a 2nd 6850 to my system when i got the Zt750.
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post #10 of 23
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I've only had mine for 2 days now. But I can't tell a sound difference in my system. Granted my is under my desk. I also added a 2nd 6850 to my system when i got the Zt750.

Huh redface.gif

ALSO does your CPU bottleneck your GPUs? What GPU usage do you get on newer games?
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