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Antec TPQ 1000 or HX1000?

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First off which one?

Second off the difference between the AX and HX is that HX is modular, correct?
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I think that the Corsair AX is fully modular, including the power cable. On the HX the power cable is permanently attached. The AX is gold certified and has a 7 year warranty vs 80 Plus certified and a 5 year warranty on the HX.
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what about a sparkle 1000 watt gold series.
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Here's a review of the Sparkle Gold Class 1250 watt. I don't know if that will be of any use or not. Hopefully Phaedrus2129 or TwoCables will respond.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=212
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I think that the Corsair AX is fully modular, including the power cable. On the HX the power cable is permanently attached. The AX is gold certified and has a 7 year warranty vs 80 Plus certified and a 5 year warranty on the HX.
That is correct. The AX series is fully modular, gold certified and has a 7 year warranty as the HX series is only half modular with a 5 year warranty and both are 80 plus certified.

I would recommend both of these psu's, corsair use high quality parts and are manufactured under seasonic which is know for there clean and tidy supplys.

+1 for corsair
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yea well the sparkle is gold certified too, cheaper than corsair, and sparkle is up there with fps group (if they are around anymore) and seasonic.
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post #7 of 10
Either one is fine. Despite reviews show one is better than other or vice versa but you won't tell the difference between them once getting into that tier. Thus, price, warranty, service and personal preference become factors here
post #8 of 10
Corsair all the way. Even the 850 is more than enough.
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post #9 of 10
HX1000 is not a good unit compare to other 1000W PSu. AX series in the other hand is as good or better then HX. only HX 750 and 850 can keep up to AX Series.
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post #10 of 10
HX1000 is not that good i would go with Antec.... Corsair causes some problems on that model... Why not a AX-850? Or HX-850? pretty good and solid units units. Why do you need a 1kw PSU? Are you doing Tri SLI of GTX480 / 580's? My current system uses 510w full load (folding on VGA's and CPU) with games it goes around 400w...
Edited by [CyGnus] - 12/25/10 at 11:18am
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