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Precisely, nobody even looks at what the internals are relative to the competitiors. You can usually find better units than most corsairs for cheaper.
 
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Because everyone just sees Corsair, thinks it is quality, and doesn't consider anything else?

Are you me? Kidding aside, I would never buy one of their CX PSUs unless it was for a budget system. Even then, I'd probably grab the OCZ ZS over one. And their Gamer Series PSUs are the most overpriced units I have ever seen. Their TX V2 and AX units are great though. IMO, those are the only units really worth considering from Corsair. The HX series is nice, but so close in price to the AX series that you might as well spend a little more for the nicer unit. Even then, you can usually find something as nice or nicer than a Corsair unit for cheaper.
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Are you me? Kidding aside, I would never buy one of their CX PSUs unless it was for a budget system. Even then, I'd probably grab the OCZ ZS over one. And their Gamer Series PSUs are the most overpriced units I have ever seen. Their TX V2 and AX units are great though. IMO, those are the only units really worth considering from Corsair. The HX series is nice, but so close in price to the AX series that you might as well spend a little more for the nicer unit. Even then, you can usually find something as nice or nicer than a Corsair unit for cheaper.

I don't think Corsair is bad or anything, and a lot of the time they have one of the better PSUs for a certain price, but they are not my go to PSU company. I would recommend a NZXT Hale over them, and maybe a PC Power and Cooling. I think that Seasonic and Silverstone are some of the best money can buy, if one has the money. OCZ can make some good ones too. Cooler Master is hit or miss, but they have some that are pretty good. I also have read good things about some Thermaltake PSUs. If a person just needs a budget PSU that is for a lower end system, then Rosewill can be a good choice. Anything besides this gets ignored by me, unless it is on the recommended PSU list.
post #34 of 35
Ocz psus seem fine, but there customer supports sucks, and after seeing how bad most of there ssds are i wouldnt want to give them my money
post #35 of 35
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Thanks to yall !! thumb.gifcheers.gif

I decided to give the X750 another chance.
Finally, it worked!!

What happened?
I really don't know.

Everything - all connection was just like before. I did, however, have temperature problem on my Q6600 after putting my SE610 back in. I decided to reapply the thermal paste to see if I can get the temperature back down to norm. It did. I decided to try X750 again.
This time, no flickering. It did flicker the first time when I turned it on. Then, it just ran fine. On top of that, I can push my Q6600 to 3.6GHz (400x9) with similar temp (low 60s). With SE610, the highest I can go is 3.5G (390x9) or I will get BSOD. Without much effort, X750 ran 3.6G (400x9) - just change the base frequency, and Q6600 obliged. Amazing.

Now the bad news - I placed the SE610 my other PC. Since it's efficiency is higher than regular 80+, I thought I will save some money using it. No matter how I connect it, the PC will not boot up properly. It will boot to the BIOS self diagnosis screen and show the drive list. But that's it. I replace it with Corsair Builder CX430 - no problem there.

It makes me wonder if my SE610 is, in fact, a defective unit. It's just so that it does not exhibit such a really bad issue that causes concerns. But this exercise makes me wonder...
Any thoughts. gents?
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