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Hi, I came across this thread trying to find out more about Corsair PSU's. It seems here everyone is against Corsair and I am actually waiting on a Corsair PSU so reading this thread is making me worried lol. I am getting the HX750 and I was wondering what you guys thought of that one?
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Hi, I came across this thread trying to find out more about Corsair PSU's. It seems here everyone is against Corsair and I am actually waiting on a Corsair PSU so reading this thread is making me worried lol. I am getting the HX750 and I was wondering what you guys thought of that one?

This thread has nothing to do with Corsair as a brand, its about the RM that has been overhyped and overglorified.

Some of us just dont think Corsair units are worth it anymore you can get just as good or better for the same money or less, which is why i am going to say dont bother unless you can get it really cheap, so what is it priced at?

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Well it's priced at $129 from Newegg but I can't order online ATM so I am ordering it through a computer place and it will cost a little more. It will replace a Thermaltake TR2 600W, and by replace I mean I want something of better quality because a lot of people say bad things about Thermaltake. So is that spending too much for that PSU?
Edited by CyberTech - 6/5/14 at 2:29pm
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Well it's priced at $129 from Newegg but I can't order online ATM so I am ordering it through a computer place and it will cost a little more. It will replace a Thermaltake TR2 600W.

EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watts is 90$ to 120$ and its a much better unit.
You can see it compared here
http://www.overclock.net/t/1482157/700-750-watts-comparison-thread#post_22109815

To be frank you would be paying more for a HX750 and its not as good and its only semi modular if you care about that.
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post #405 of 649
Well the thing is I already ordered it, I hope I made a good choice. I am getting to the point of just selling my computer instead of worrying all the time about the PSU dying and killing everything, especially after spending so much.
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Well the thing is I already ordered it, I hope I made a good choice. I am getting to the point of just selling my computer instead of worrying all the time about the PSU dying and killing everything, especially after spending so much.

I would send it back and order a G2 as its better all around, but if you want to keep it you could its not the best unit ever but you can find far worse.
Also a thing you need to keep in mind Thermaltake does not make the units they sell nor does Corsair your HX750 is not made by Corsair nor was your TR2 made by Thermaltake.
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Are the HX series really that bad? I see some bad reviews on them but as well with any other brand or model.
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Are the HX series really that bad? I see some bad reviews on them but as well with any other brand or model.

The HX series is great, it's just there are better options for the money, like the G2.

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post #409 of 649
OK I think I see what you guys mean now, more about better prices? I'm not that worried about price, I'm more worried about getting a good quality PSU and that won't kill my new components. I will check out the G2 and see if I can get that one. Thanks for the help guys!
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Are the HX series really that bad? I see some bad reviews on them but as well with any other brand or model.

I never said it was bad i said the G2 was better that does not mean the HX junk all of a sudden.
Ripple suppression on the HX is about 30mv on full load G2 is 15mv, thats twice as good ripple suppression and get that for less money then the HX.
So why spend more money to buy something thats worse? its not a matter on hate on Corsair or anything like thats its a matter of what you rather spend money on?, a brand name that is very well known or better quality on the unit itself.
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