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Comparing Between Corsair AX1200 Gold and Seasonic X-1250W in performance, which one is better?
   
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Hello

Comparing Between Corsair AX1200 Gold and Seasonic X-1250W in performance, which one is better?

You have other just as good options as those two have you looked at those?
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Hello

Comparing Between Corsair AX1200 Gold and Seasonic X-1250W in performance, which one is better?

Both PSU's are great! However as Shilka said, look at the OEM, not the manufacturer. Seasonic are a manufacturer, which Corsair buys from, so their PSU's are sometimes identical...
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Both PSU's are great! However as Shilka said, look at the OEM, not the manufacturer. Seasonic are a manufacturer, which Corsair buys from, so their PSU's are sometimes identical...

The AX1200 is made by Flextronics not Seasonic so the two have nothing in common

Do you even need 1200 watts?
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Jonnyguru is who I always trust and go by when reading reviews on a PSU

Corair AX1200: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=189

Seasonic X-1250: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=309

Looks like the Corsair beats it but only barely. Their both fantastic unit's. I would go with whatever one is cheapest.
 
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If you're thinking of upgrading your current WS PSU why do you need a 1200W?
750W is enough for a 660 Ti SLI + 3930k even if slightly OC'd
Many of the times Seasonic is always cheaper for the same wattage grade
Now, if you want a cheap gold PSU look into Rosewill Capstone
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You have other just as good options as those two have you looked at those?

Others like what? Those what? i got a link but they are very long time to read and English is not my main language, so all what i will do is going to conclusion or score and then choose some with high percent or high reviews and then i may find it is not what i may need, many times reviews could be based on budget over performance, and i put performance before budget then i see what is my budget limit to match certain performance, if i need a high performance so bad then i must increase my budget.

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Originally Posted by LTC View Post

Both PSU's are great! However as Shilka said, look at the OEM, not the manufacturer. Seasonic are a manufacturer, which Corsair buys from, so their PSU's are sometimes identical...

I didn't know that, i thought that Seasonic is a manufacturer or a brand, and to me i think manufacturer and brand are the same, i am wrong.

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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

The AX1200 is made by Flextronics not Seasonic so the two have nothing in common

Do you even need 1200 watts?

Who knows, if that 1200 watts is pointless or a waste then those manufacturers making something worthless, the more i read about computers and my usage the more i feel i have to go high, the first time i was thinking to build a Pc i was thinking about simple games and some photos, but now i have some heavy games and latest and i am seriously adding video photography and also i blown away when i saw multi monitors gaming, so when do you think that is 850W is overkill or 1200W is overkill? Also i didn't try OC, but i know i am very bad guy, once i overclock once then i may overclock forever all parts [CPU, Mobo, GPU and maybe RAM], and the price between 1200 and 850W here is neglect-able, about $80 or less which is nothing.

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Jonnyguru is who I always trust and go by when reading reviews on a PSU

Corair AX1200: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=189

Seasonic X-1250: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=309

Looks like the Corsair beats it but only barely. Their both fantastic unit's. I would go with whatever one is cheapest.

Ok, got it, the price of both are the same here in my country, and i found only 1 unit of Seaosnic but there are still some units available of Corsair.

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If you're thinking of upgrading your current WS PSU why do you need a 1200W?
750W is enough for a 660 Ti SLI + 3930k even if slightly OC'd
Many of the times Seasonic is always cheaper for the same wattage grade
Now, if you want a cheap gold PSU look into Rosewill Capstone

Well, 660Ti will be no longer used in my first rig, it will be used in my second or third one only, but my first rig will have either GTX 780 or Titan or 690 4GB, i found the last 2 but i am waiting 780 model.
Well, i bought Corsair and Seasonic, both will be used, and i will keep my current 750W cheapo for my third rig.

I spent a lot yes, but once i complete the build then i will not look back on new items for long time even Haswell and Maxwell and 800 series will come out, so maybe when i am done of my 3 rigs i hope within this week or next week[month] then i will look for new items in 2015.
   
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You dont need more then 550 watts for a system with a single video card and 750 watts for a system with two video cards

Newer hardware use less power not more

Where are you from?
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You dont need more then 550 watts for a system with a single video card and 750 watts for a system with two video cards

Newer hardware use less power not more

Where are you from?

You know something, i agree with you, but when i look at some rigs builds of members here i can see some PSUs exceeding 850W and it can reach even 1500W, and i keep asking myself, don't they know that 500-800W is more than enough while they are here and maybe advised by some of you? If they go with 1000W+ even after the advises means they know what they are looking for or need, then you tell me when do you need a power of 1000W or 1200W, if you can tell me then you may save my cents as i may not know what i may buy later, so if that 750W is overkill today with simple parts in my system, it may scream or going dead if i add more and more parts, and from what i can see, in one month i got 3 rigs, means i can add even 2 or 3 GPUs within this year and i said i will go with multi monitors, but please tell me why some people have 1000W or more PSU here then if that 850 is more than enough?

I am from Ajman, but forget about location, i could be in a small island and rich or in a big popular city and poor.
   
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You know something, i agree with you, but when i look at some rigs builds of members here i can see some PSUs exceeding 850W and it can reach even 1500W, and i keep asking myself, don't they know that 500-800W is more than enough while they are here and maybe advised by some of you? If they go with 1000W+ even after the advises means they know what they are looking for or need, then you tell me when do you need a power of 1000W or 1200W, if you can tell me then you may save my cents as i may not know what i may buy later, so if that 750W is overkill today with simple parts in my system, it may scream or going dead if i add more and more parts, and from what i can see, in one month i got 3 rigs, means i can add even 2 or 3 GPUs within this year and i said i will go with multi monitors, but please tell me why some people have 1000W or more PSU here then if that 850 is more than enough?

I am from Ajman, but forget about location, i could be in a small island and rich or in a big popular city and poor.

People have overkill units either they tought they needed it when they dont or did not know about how much power they need for what or like me got a killer deal on a PSU despite it being super overkill
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