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whats the difference between the hx and tx-m series psu's?

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time to replace my psu from 2008.
but upon looking at the current selection and deals i am kinda stumped on these 2.

TX750M
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=62826&promoid=1316

HX750
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=77575&promoid=1316

what is the main differences between the 2??
both are modular. both are 750watt. am i missing something?
both priced good too.
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HX750 all the way, for 10 dollars more you get 80+ gold vs the tx's bronze so its more efficient and makes less heat, therefore its fan won't even spin up till a certain load which is a big plus.
 
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I don't know much but it seems like the biggest difference is efficiency rating. The HX is gold rated while the TX-M is bronze.
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is there a big difference between the ratings?
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post #5 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by infamouskid View Post

is there a big difference between the ratings?
No, but if its only a 10 dollar difference then why not?

In a nutshell, the higher efficiency a psu is, the less heat is generated in the conversion of AC to DC power, which in the end reduces your power bill (only slightly from bronze to gold) and will also make the unit kick out less heat which can let it run the fan at lower speeds and in the case of the HX, let the fan not run at all until a given load.

This is why you see the fanless power supplies are 80+ platinum rated.
 
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post #6 of 6
They are not made by the same OEM

The TX750M is made by Chicony Power Technology

The HX750 is made by CWT
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