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Originally Posted by KamuiRSX View Post
Well they are just rebranded Seasonic X series but it's over at JG and HardOCP reviews and I think Hardwaresecrets as well.
Hmm... that's the first time I've ever seen anyone here on OCN say that.

So, if they are rebranded X-Series, then why aren't they fully modular? And why don't they have the Gold certification?

And why do they cost quite a bit less?

It seems to me like they're probably based on the same PSU(s) as Corsair's HX series...
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post #22 of 27
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Originally Posted by Wubble View Post
Thank you for the help I think I'll go with the Antec TruePower cheap, partly modular, and quiet. For how cheap it is I might as well go for the 750 watt, don't want to Supply Block myself (StarCraft 2) if I decide to go super watt usage somehow. Thanks for all the help guys.
You're welcome! But check this out:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...verview.aspx#3

It says that for a system with two 6870s in it, you wouldn't need much more than a 600W. And when considering quality PSUs, this can even mean a PSU with a 550W rating.
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post #23 of 27
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You're welcome! But check this out:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...verview.aspx#3

It says that for a system with two 6870s in it, you wouldn't need much more than a 600W. And when considering quality PSUs, this can even mean a PSU with a 550W rating.
I know I could handle two 6870's with one 650 watt but I'll be keeping this PSU for a while which means I could switch over to Nvidia and maybe SLI 670's if they ever come out and stuff like that plus it's only 20 bucks more so why not.
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post #24 of 27
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Hmm... that's the first time I've ever seen anyone here on OCN say that.

So, if they are rebranded X-Series, then why aren't they fully modular? And why don't they have the Gold certification?

And why do they cost quite a bit less?

It seems to me like they're probably based on the same PSU(s) as Corsair's HX series...
Sorry I got it wrong and fixed my post above...they are M12D units but compete very well with the Corsair HX series PSU's which are CWT units.
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post #25 of 27
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I know I could handle two 6870's with one 650 watt but I'll be keeping this PSU for a while which means I could switch over to Nvidia and maybe SLI 670's if they ever come out and stuff like that plus it's only 20 bucks more so why not.
Well, if you are absolutely, positively, definitely going to replace two 6870s with whatever NVIDIA releases next (like two GTX 670s?), then I guess it's worth the extra $20.

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Sorry I got it wrong and fixed my post above...they are M12D units but compete very well with the Corsair HX series PSU's which are CWT units.
That's what I thought. All I remembered about the XFX Black Editions was that they are right about on par with Corsair's HX series, and the HX series is inferior to the X-Series. So I may be a geek, but I got nothing on people like Phaedrus2129.
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post #26 of 27
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Well, if you are absolutely, positively, definitely going to replace two 6870s with whatever NVIDIA releases next (like two GTX 670s?), then I guess it's worth the extra $20.


That's what I thought. All I remembered about the XFX Black Editions was that they are right about on par with Corsair's HX series, and the HX series is inferior to the X-Series. So I may be a geek, but I got nothing on people like Phaedrus2129.
Here we go, straight from horses mouth - aka our resident guru (LINK)

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The 750W and 850W versions are (M12D). The 650W is a modified PC Power & Cooling 610W, which was a modified S12 650W. Hence why the 650W is "XXX" series, while the 750/850 are "BE" series.
Really either one would be a fine choice, especially for their respective prices.
Only benefit we really have over them with our HX650s are longer warranty and flat cables.
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post #27 of 27
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Here we go, straight from horses mouth - aka our resident guru (LINK)



Really either one would be a fine choice, especially for their respective prices.
Only benefit we really have over them with our HX650s are longer warranty and flat cables.
And they're prettier. Tehehe
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