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post #121 of 175
yes, i imagine they are good psus, they can power a pc and do it well; but if the features that "make it be worth 200€" don't work, then why not just buy the 150€ version, that still can power a pc very well?

what i mean is i was ready to buy the AX760i over the AX750, allthough its 50€ more expensive, because i liked the fact that it would allow me to see how much power is being consumed, that is pretty cool;
what i dont want is to pay the extra money for this unit and then have the "sometimes it works sometimes it doesnt" syndrome, i want a psu that just works, always.

I know from experience that seasonic makes excelent psus, but i like corsairs cables so ill go for either a ax750 or 760 (the seasonic 760 model is 200€, the ax760 is 180€ and the ax750 is 150€)
post #122 of 175
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Yeah, nobody posts "I bought the product and it works exactly like I'd hoped!" on the internet.

no offense george but i do post positive feedback when im happy with a product, maybe just not on forums... but on internet sites like amazon... that is also why in my eyes the customer reviews on amazon are just as important as professional ones
post #123 of 175
People are still complaining about the fan selection? I wonder if they looked at the Johnny Guru review and saw the temps.

People complaining about fan noise at start up is weird considering almost all of the more recent and popular MSI non reference video cards spin at a very high rpm at start up as well.
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post #124 of 175
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Yeah, nobody posts "I bought the product and it works exactly like I'd hoped!" on the internet.

lol

still not feeling the digital aspect of the psu, but i just pulled the trigger on an ax860 and 4 dimms of 16gb dominator platinum. preferred to buy the seasonic 860, but wanted black cabling and a shorter box length. ax860 fit the bill, and its an oem seasonic with a sanyo fan!
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People are still complaining about the fan selection? I wonder if they looked at the Johnny Guru review and saw the temps.
People complaining about fan noise at start up is weird considering almost all of the more recent and popular MSI non reference video cards spin at a very high rpm at start up as well.

i like silence, but value performance more. if your components are louder than your intake fans, than they might have a point.
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post #126 of 175
I just bought this 860i and the start up fan is very annoying.

It's going straight back to the store.mad.gif
    
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post #127 of 175
ax860 is the way to go

all this corsair "i" stuff is junk:thumbsdow
post #128 of 175
My first real gaming/performance rig had an OCZ 550W PSU. Then I upgraded the hardware, and some LEDs were flickering, so I sold the OCZ, and got an 800W Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold. Although, it started making clicking noises, and I wasn't happy with the overall quality, I returned it and got a Corsair AX850 in return. I love that PSU! So I'm not bummed out because of this. These are really expensive too!
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post #129 of 175
Im quite happy with my ax760, all works well and as i expected, the fan DOES NOT turn on with my system, which is great; Seasonic delivers again..
There is a very small coil wine, however, but i can only hear it cuz theres no other (fan) noise. Cables are not as good quality as my old seasonic ss 500 et (which is a low end seasonic by the way) but they are all black and full modular, so all is forgiven;
I really do not regret not going for the 760i, it only interested me cuz it shows the power consumption, but for the rest i think the corsair link software is more trouble than help (more cables to hide, more software running on your system) and im not sold on digital power either, it sounds fancy but do u really need a smart psu?
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A bit overly expensive IMO. I've been wanting to swap my TX750 for a modular Corsair PSU, but I can't warrant shelling out so much for one. Sad because I have a bit of loyalty to Cosair (I have Corsair RAM, SSD, had a A70 CPU cooler, and the TX750) and confide in their PSUs but will probably be switching PSU brands because of the cost.
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