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post #1 of 22
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hey guys
i am buying soon a new psu and i need to decide which one should i buy Seasonic Gold X 1250W or Corsair ax 1200w?
ty
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post #2 of 22
Both are awesome. I'd go for the Seasonic though... for 50W more and the fact that the corsair is probably a Seasonic rebrand anyways

actually, the OEM for this model is flextronics. Either way, you can't really go wrong. Go with the one with longer warranty, they both have awesome RMA and returns departments
post #3 of 22
Is this for your current build or something else?
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I own the seasonic 1250w and let me tell you, its awesome! The hybrid fan is awesome, also its super silent.
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post #5 of 22

I'd have to choose that seasonic.

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post #6 of 22
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Is this for your current build or something else?

yea this is my build i am upgrading soon to gtx 680 sli so thats why i am asking...more suggestions please
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post #7 of 22
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one more thing i forgot to mention...the seasonic psu comes with 3 years warantty and the corsair one comes with 7 years of warrantty....so what do you think?
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post #8 of 22
Looking at 1200w, are you looking at Triple SLi GTX680's? drool.gif

Because for double SLi GTX 680's I would say maybe 850w would be plenty, unless water cooling is in the future then over kill it with 1000w gunner2.gif

Seasonic 7 years warranty, that is awesome thumb.gif
post #9 of 22
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Looking at 1200w, are you looking at Triple SLi GTX680's? drool.gif
Because for double SLi GTX 680's I would say maybe 850w would be plenty, unless water cooling is in the future then over kill it with 1000w gunner2.gif
Seasonic 7 years warranty, that is awesome thumb.gif

No,the seasonic comes with 3 years warranty and the corsair comes with 7 years warranty...so you sure 850w will hold 2x 680 with overclocked 3930k?
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post #10 of 22
The technology in the Seasonic is newer, which is always nice. The Corsair is a Corsair/Flextronics design and is not a rebranded Seasonic. Only the lower AX series are Seasonic rebrands. However, the Corsair has proven itself for years as a great choice.

You really can't go wrong with either of them. Just choose newer technology or longer warranty, whichever is more important to you.

*EDIT* If you are only going dual-GPU and NOT watercooling, I would say to go for the Seasonic Platinum 860W or 1000W.
    
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