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HX850 is a good power supply

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I can vouch for the HX850. Fantastic unit, just sadly semi-modular.
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I can vouch for the HX850. Fantastic unit, just sadly semi-modular.
The only good thing with fully modular is it makes cable sleeving easier otherwise its pointless
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post #63 of 70
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The only good thing with fully modular is it makes cable sleeving easier otherwise its pointless

I don't entirely agree with that.

While semi-modular will suffice because everyone needs their 24 pin cable, I could never go back to a non-modular PSU (I keep a TX750V2 as a backup though). Having extra cables laying in the bottom of my case drives me to distraction. I really appreciate having the ability to only use the cables I want, and keep the others in a box in the closet. Also makes it nice when you can buy pre-sleeved cables (corsair makes nice ones, though they're quite overpriced) when you're too lazy to make your own.
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I don't entirely agree with that.

While semi-modular will suffice because everyone needs their 24 pin cable, I could never go back to a non-modular PSU (I keep a TX750V2 as a backup though). Having extra cables laying in the bottom of my case drives me to distraction. I really appreciate having the ability to only use the cables I want, and keep the others in a box in the closet. Also makes it nice when you can buy pre-sleeved cables (corsair makes nice ones, though they're quite overpriced) when you're too lazy to make your own.

I meant that fully modular Vs semi modular
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post #65 of 70
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I meant that fully modular Vs semi modular

Ah, in that case, I fully agree. I have yet to encounter a build that doesn't use the 24 p:thumb:in
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Ah, in that case, I fully agree. I have yet to encounter a build that doesn't use the 24 p:thumb:in

Even Super Flower has a fully modular PSU now

And while i dont really see the point other then it makes cable sleeving easier

It has its own ups and downs you can lose cables with fully modular

on the other hand every PSU maker sould do what Corsair does and sell new cables in other colors then just black
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post #67 of 70
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The only good thing with fully modular is it makes cable sleeving easier otherwise its pointless

That's the problem with it, though. I had trouble sleeving my HX850; a fully-modular PSU would have been a lot easier.
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How long do you figure it took you?
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How long do you figure it took you?

What, for me to sleeve my HX850? About 8 days, because I was lazy. I used MDPC-X Shade 19 and White, with the heatshrinkless method (still uses heatshrink, you just use it to melt the sleeve without burning it). Hour-wise, probably around 15 hours. I could have hammered it out in a night or two, but I wanted to take my time.
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What, for me to sleeve my HX850? About 8 days, because I was lazy. I used MDPC-X Shade 19 and White, with the heatshrinkless method (still uses heatshrink, you just use it to melt the sleeve without burning it). Hour-wise, probably around 15 hours. I could have hammered it out in a night or two, but I wanted to take my time.

Interesting, thanks!
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