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Poll Results: TX 550M vs CX 600m

 
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    TX 550M
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    CX 600M
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post #11 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by xXLDXx View Post

Thanks a lots for helping me shilka. I've made the decision to go with the TX simply because it is the best deal that NCIX.com has to offer right now. thumb.gif

I do understand your suggestion but unfortunately I'm tied to NCIX for the barebone parts cheers biggrin.gif

The bigest problem i have with the TX is that they only have 2 PCI-E cables even on the 650 watts

Only 2 cables makes it close to useless if you want another video card later you need a new PSU

Really the Seasonic G is around the same price point and that one has 4 PCI-E cabels
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #12 of 15
Well, unless we are getting into the more high-end premium unit like the Kingwin LZP-550w and Stryker 500w, there aren't many 500~550w units with four PCIe connectors. Even units like Seasonic G SSR-550RM and Rosewill Capstone 550 / M has only two PCIe connectors. At NCIX.ca, the 550RM is out of stock and priced at $99, while the only Capstone available is the non-modular 650w version that is priced at $106

Since he is getting the TX550M, the point regarding the poor connectivity of the PCIe shouldn't applied here like many of the 650w units that Corsair has.
Edited by qwan456 - 8/26/13 at 1:12pm
post #13 of 15
Thread Starter 
Thank you so much guys. Since I am a single GPU/single monitor guy ( I dont want to deal with potential micro stuttering) the TX 550m should be fine smile.gif

But I have one concern for the future though. Is this PSU going to hold when I decide to upgrade to a HD 7950 or HD 7970 later down the line and even upgrade the CPU to fx 8350 to prevent bottle neck with the 7970. This is not going to be soon but I just want to know thumb.gif
The 1st Beta
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 ASROCK 970 Extreme 3 r2.0 Nvidia GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V Samsung 5400rpm Samsung SH-224DB 24X SATA DVD Writer Black NZXT T40 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit Viewsonic VA2323WM Corsair TX 550M  Bitfenix Merc Beta 
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The 1st Beta
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 ASROCK 970 Extreme 3 r2.0 Nvidia GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V Samsung 5400rpm Samsung SH-224DB 24X SATA DVD Writer Black NZXT T40 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit Viewsonic VA2323WM Corsair TX 550M  Bitfenix Merc Beta 
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Logitech G400s Steelseries Qck + 
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post #14 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by xXLDXx View Post

Thank you so much guys. Since I am a single GPU/single monitor guy ( I dont want to deal with potential micro stuttering) the TX 550m should be fine smile.gif

But I have one concern for the future though. Is this PSU going to hold when I decide to upgrade to a HD 7950 or HD 7970 later down the line and even upgrade the CPU to fx 8350 to prevent bottle neck with the 7970. This is not going to be soon but I just want to know thumb.gif

Yes is more then enough
Seravee
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #15 of 15
Thread Starter 
I know you are Correct shilka. That is such a relief thumb.gif
The 1st Beta
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 ASROCK 970 Extreme 3 r2.0 Nvidia GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V Samsung 5400rpm Samsung SH-224DB 24X SATA DVD Writer Black NZXT T40 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit Viewsonic VA2323WM Corsair TX 550M  Bitfenix Merc Beta 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400s Steelseries Qck + 
  hide details  
Reply
The 1st Beta
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 ASROCK 970 Extreme 3 r2.0 Nvidia GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V Samsung 5400rpm Samsung SH-224DB 24X SATA DVD Writer Black NZXT T40 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit Viewsonic VA2323WM Corsair TX 550M  Bitfenix Merc Beta 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G400s Steelseries Qck + 
  hide details  
Reply
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