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To expand just slightly:  The Super Flower unit NZXT used for the HALE90 is the Golden Green which is the exact same unit Rosewill used to create the Capstone series.  This is just food for thought.
nice so then if i got the nzxt i would be paying a little extra to get a fully sleeved cable,a white paint job and the nzxt sticker on the side to match my case while still running a capstone unit?
seems to me the extras few bucks always goes somewhere albeit even just for looks...
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FYI, Corsair does Not make PSUs. They just sell them.
I did say " the people who designed the ax750" not "corsair" tongue.gif
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nice so then if i got the nzxt i would be paying a little extra to get a fully sleeved cable,a white paint job and the nzxt sticker on the side to match my case while still running a capstone unit?
seems to me the extras few bucks always goes somewhere albeit even just for looks...


I guess if you have the money, then why not?  It's the same Super Flower Golden Green inside though.  Does this NZXT unit have 4 x 6+2-pin PCI-E cables?  From what I see, the 750W NZXT HALE90 only has 2 x 6-pin and 2 x 6+2-pin which means you will have to use those ugly Molex to PCI-E adapters.  It's also not fully modular.


Edited by TwoCables - 2/19/13 at 9:33pm
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I guess if you have the money, then why not?  It's the same Super Flower Golden Green inside though.  Does this NZXT unit have 4 x 6+2-pin PCI-E cables?  From what I see, the 750W NZXT HALE90 only has 2 x 6-pin and 2 x 6+2-pin which means you will have to use those ugly Molex to PCI-E adapters.  It's also not fully modular.
Nope.. 2X
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Nope.. 2X

 

That's why I have been recommending the PSUs that I've been recommending:  they all have 4 x 6+2-pin PCI-E cables.  That means, no ugly adapters.  Plus, the 750W HALE90 is not fully modular.

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post #26 of 43
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That's why I have been recommending the PSUs that I've been recommending:  they all have 4 x 6+2-pin PCI-E cables.  That means, no ugly adapters.  Plus, the 750W HALE90 is not fully modular.
I know I am following you but the truth is I wont get the nzxt I knew that coming into this thread it was more just curiosity...which you explained in detail exactly what i was curious about.... in the end i will likely end up with the ax750 as planned...but i appreciate the input. learning=good... I gots me smarts... tongue.gif
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post #27 of 43

However, I think we have to rely on Newegg's product photos and/or the manufacturer's website to see exactly how many PCI-E cables each of the PSUs have that have been recommended so far.  I mean, just a quick example:  the 750W HALE82 says 2 x 6-pin and 2 x 6+2-pin, but the photo reveals 2 x 6+2-pin and 2 x 8-pin.

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post #28 of 43
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I know I am following you but the truth is I wont get the nzxt I knew that coming into this thread it was more just curiosity...which you explained in detail exactly what i was curious about.... in the end i will likely end up with the ax750 as planned...but i appreciate the input. learning=good... I gots me smarts... tongue.gif

 

Well, I'm still confused though.  I mean, the AX750 is the SeaSonic X-Series.  The 650W SeaSonic X-Series costs less and still has way more power than you'll ever be able to use.  For $30 less, you'd be getting better efficiency due to being closer to the sweet spot.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007657%2050001669&IsNodeId=1&name=XFX

check out some of these in 650w or 750w. and they are made by SeaSonic
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Well, I'm still confused though.  I mean, the AX750 is the SeaSonic X-Series.  The 650W SeaSonic X- Series costs less and still has way more power than you'll ever be able to use.  For $30 less, you'd be getting better efficiency due to being closer to the sweet spot.
I can clear up the confusion i think by saying the seasonic has ribbon cables as does the nzxt... IMHO they look cheap compared to sleeved cables... im not paying 30 extra for 100 useless watts im paying 30 for fully modular fully sleeved cables and the shiny yellow corsair sticker on the side which matches the yellow on my mpower and lightning...smile.gif yes for looks...I might get this unit and peel the sticker and paint it white though not sure yet....lol...
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