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post #21 of 35
Actually corsair has a 7 year warranty on some of their units as well, and since this is also a seasonic it kinda makes sense.

At OP: If you can get through to seasonic and get an RMA then I would do that. Otherwise you have a lot of research to do as to what type of performance you want at what price.

Is ripple and noise reduction more important than efficiency to you? Or would you rather have a higher wattage unit with high efficiency? How crazy are you about voltage regulation being inside 1%, how about 3%. These are the questions you need to answer to really know what psu works best for you and your price range.

I would reference the recommended PSU list here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

this is a good place to start as most of the models on the list have in depth reviews.
 
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Incorrect.
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Channel Well makes the TX750 power supply
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Seasonic and Channel Well make Corsair power supplies, but corsair designs them.
I've had lots of PSU issues in the past. My current comp and 6 business ones I built all have used Corsair and haven't had a single issue. I exclusively buy Corsair now. thumb.gif

Corsair never design or make their PSU. Corsair hire someone to do that, in that case Seasonic and Channel Well. In return they just slap the name Corsair on the unit.
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post #23 of 35
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Seasonic and Channel Well make Corsair power supplies, but corsair designs them.

Are you sure about that? AFAIK, the AX series is based on Seasonic's X series and the TX V2 series uses the same design that NZXT uses in the Hale82, but with slightly different components in it.
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post #24 of 35
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Corsair never design or make their PSU. Corsair hire someone to do that, in that case Seasonic and Channel Well. In return they just slap the name Corsair on the unit.

This^^^

Corsair gets all this credit by using good OEM units. Channel Well Tech and Seasonic should get all the Credit. Corsair is over rated. Any XFX unit is the same or better at its prospective price point and both are made by seasonic.
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Originally Posted by sepheroth003 View Post

Seasonic and Channel Well make Corsair power supplies, but corsair designs them.

Are you sure about that? AFAIK, the AX series is based on Seasonic's X series and the TX V2 series uses the same design that NZXT uses in the Hale82, but with slightly different components in it.

Im pretty sure the NZXT units are from superflower

Edit* the hale90 is superflower, you are correct the hale82 is seasonic OEM
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post #25 of 35
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Are you sure about that? AFAIK, the AX series is based on Seasonic's X series and the TX V2 series uses the same design that NZXT uses in the Hale82, but with slightly different components in it.

The Hale has got to be the best 750 watt PSU available, very solid and it has modular cables. I am pretty sure it is the same internals as a Antec unit (or is it Corsair), but it is modular for a cheaper price.
post #26 of 35
Ill take my XFX 750W silver rated seasonic m12D platform over that all day long... thumb.gif
 
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post #27 of 35
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Originally Posted by Biorganic View Post

This^^^
Corsair gets all this credit by using good OEM units. Channel Well Tech and Seasonic should get all the Credit. Corsair is over rated. Any XFX unit is the same or better at its prospective price point and both are made by seasonic.
Im pretty sure the NZXT units are from superflower
Edit* the hale90 is superflower, you are correct the hale82 is seasonic OEM

Yeah, the Hale90 uses the same Super Flower Golden Green base that the Rosewill Capstone, Kingwin Lazer, and another I'm forgetting use. The Hale82 is a Seasonic made unit. My understanding is that it uses the same internals as the Corsair TX V2, but with slightly different components (like caps). Considering that it's modular and has the new NZXT less than 3 warranty service, I'd grab it over the Corsair. If the warranty service is as good as they say (and as good as the rep in the sub-reddit I moderate says) my next PSU will likely be an NZXT unit.
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The Hale has got to be the best 750 watt PSU available, very solid and it has modular cables. I am pretty sure it is the same internals as a Antec unit (or is it Corsair), but it is modular for a cheaper price.

Hale90 or Hale82? Both of them are awesome units. The 82 has the same base with slightly different components as the Corsair TX V2. Anandtech's review of the PSU is also another reason why I laugh at their PSU reviews.
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post #28 of 35
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Originally Posted by Biorganic View Post

Ill take my XFX 750W silver rated seasonic m12D platform over that all day long... thumb.gif

Not a bad PSU. I would be happy to have one, but I am content with having my PSU atm.
post #29 of 35
Nice, I may look into NZXT for my next build. I wont do corsair, trying to avoid becoming a zombie....
 
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post #30 of 35
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Nice, I may look into this for my next build. I wont do corsair, trying to avoid becoming a zombie....

Because everyone just sees Corsair, thinks it is quality, and doesn't consider anything else?
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