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Oh i don't think ill read that would be to depressing lol...does anyone know if i will be able to use the existing seasonic cables that are already wired into my case by simply installing the corsair psu and plugin the seasonic leads into it? ...or do have to rewire the whole case and use the leads that come with the corsair PSU?
Don't worry too much. Just saw that CX600 isn't recommended here but after reading the review it is quite decent and not quite the doom and gloom some make it out to be. Makes me wonder what Shilka thinks of my long history of use with Corsairs GS series. The review on my GS800 looked outstanding.
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Don't worry too much. Just saw that CX600 isn't recommended here but after reading the review it is quite decent and not quite the doom and gloom some make it out to be. Makes me wonder what Shilka thinks of my long history of use with Corsairs GS series. The review on my GS800 looked outstanding.

The guy doing the review i don't believe mentioned the RM 1000watt and what OEM maker that was?...however he did say they where more expensive than the seasonics etc...but i think £131.16 for a 1000 watt Psu with a 5 year warranty is fantastic value for money!

http://www.dabs.com/products/corsair-1000w-rm1000-rm-series-power-supply-95GY.html?q=corsair%20rm1000&src=16
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The guy doing the review i don't believe mentioned the RM 1000watt and what OEM maker that was?...however he did say they where more expensive than the seasonics etc...but i think £131.16 for a 1000 watt Psu with a 5 year warranty is fantastic value for money!

http://www.dabs.com/products/corsair-1000w-rm1000-rm-series-power-supply-95GY.html?q=corsair%20rm1000&src=16

True! My CM 1000w was £260 and my current PSU (860) was about £170.
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The guy doing the review i don't believe mentioned the RM 1000watt and what OEM maker that was?...however he did say they where more expensive than the seasonics etc...but i think £131.16 for a 1000 watt Psu with a 5 year warranty is fantastic value for money!

http://www.dabs.com/products/corsair-1000w-rm1000-rm-series-power-supply-95GY.html?q=corsair%20rm1000&src=16
From what I read the lower versions were problems, the 850 and up were far better quality.
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From what I read the lower versions were problems, the 850 and up were far better quality.

Well i do hope so...however this fantastic Youtube surly has got to quash some of the doubts surrounding Corsairs Rm line of PSU,s...and in this case more specifically the lower wattage ones!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajiN9aVOv4A
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Meh i really want to paint the yellow shroud red on my 290 Tri-X, but i guess warranty is gone instantly (even tho removing the shroud does not require removing the heatsink completely). Btw does Sapphire allow waterblock installation without losing warranty (atleast it seems that there aint any stickers on any of the screws).
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Meh i really want to paint the yellow shroud red on my 290 Tri-X, but i guess warranty is gone instantly (even tho removing the shroud does not require removing the heatsink completely). Btw does Sapphire allow waterblock installation without losing warranty (atleast it seems that there aint any stickers on any of the screws).

Pretty sure it's a don't ask don't tell policy with Sapphire smile.gif

And yeah, The yellow throws me off the Tri-X and the Gold on the Toxic looks bad imo......the Blue on the upcoming Vapor-X is nice though
 
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If you dont wanna void the warranty on uglyish cards like the Tri-X, cover it with something like carbon fibre vinyl biggrin.gif
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