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This is why I'm buying an Antec PSU.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wubble View Post
This is why I'm buying an Antec PSU.
Antecs are nice but I like modular cables which for some reason aren't very common when it comes to Antec power supplies
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This doesn't affect the HX-line does it?
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This doesn't affect the HX-line does it?
Was the HX line mentioned?
Nope.
So it does not
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Phaedrus, I looked on hardwaresecrets, couldn't find the thread. Could you link to it?
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Originally Posted by Cepheus View Post
I think you must have misread the OP. It mentions the 'TX' line, not CX.

Regarding the TX line, revisions in products are pretty common - they're usually announced, but not always. Yes, consumers probably should have been informed - but the resulting power supply is supposedly better performing, so there's not so much to worry about, right?

Re failure points - I've usually seen failure points used to describe the probability of failure - ie in this case there are 6 failure points not 2, so if 1 of 6 fails it will break instead of 1 of 2 (regardless of load). So, high load has nothing to do with it, and if it fails surely Corsair will just replace it? I'm sure it would be an inconvenience but they clearly expect few of the new design to actually fail - if many did they'd have serious problems. As such, the lower quality production may not be such a negative thing - sure, it's worse, but it's not perhaps *that* much worse. The TX series is not a premium series for sure.

I never said that I knew tonnes about Corsair's internal policies. I was just pointing out that they probably aren't in general to attempt to sell more by lowering the quality - it's not sound practice in any business. Also, it makes no real sense at all in general and just seems to be an angry post from someone who is, as you so finely put, farting in here.
Sure, Corsair will just replace it.

But increased possibility of failure is not what I, as a customer, want to get when I'm paying for a supposedly premium product.
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what happens to seasonic then?
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what happens to seasonic then?
I don't understand your question. This has nothing to do with SeaSonic.
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Seasonic are entirely happy making their own power supplies.
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I don't understand your question. This has nothing to do with SeaSonic.
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Seasonic are entirely happy making their own power supplies.
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Originally the TX650 was a SeaSonic , and the TX750 was a CWT PSH.

We were told by a Corsair representative that there would be a refresh to the outdated TX series, and would be from SeaSonic and branded as TXv2.

Corsair, you're scaring me. I don't want to keep calling you out on crap like this--so STOP it.
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