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OK, so my Corsair 750TX is super elite. Totally stable and a true performer.

However, it's non-modular and I HATE the spaghetti of cables that CANNOT be hidden because of their size.

So, would you consider it totally vain and potentially a stupid purchase just to re-purchase a modular power supply in hopes of having a neater looking computer system (I have a side window etc..)??

Iunno, I kind of feel guilty, because I could like buy an extra monitor and such with that $$$... But I hate the spaghetti of cables left over even when I use zip ties and run what I can behind the motherboard......

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post #2 of 39
Your choice ultimately, do you prefer a clean case or to have that money to spend on other things?

You could try to sell your current PSU to reduce the amount out of pocket for a new PSU.
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I went modular and haven't looked back.
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post #4 of 39
I have a HX1000 (semi modular) and Im buying a AX850 because its 100% modular.

I say go for it.
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post #5 of 39
I wouldn't. I have the same power supply and while I find it very annoying to shove all the cables in the HDD cage and try to shut the case it works just fine. I would wait until you build a new system or something, I never look through the window of my computer, I just like how the LED lights shine out of it.

It's a good power supply and you'll usually pay more for a modular power supply. If you want a similar one look at Corsairs HX models but expect to pay quite a bit more.
    
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post #6 of 39
Are the extra cables interfering with airflow?

If not, then I would not say you 'need' a modular PSU.

On the other hand, I really like mine.
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post #7 of 39
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Originally Posted by XxAlbertoxX;11879600 
OK, so my Corsair 750TX is super elite. Totally stable and a true performer.

However, it's non-modular and I HATE the spaghetti of cables that CANNOT be hidden because of their size.

So, would you consider it totally vain and potentially a stupid purchase just to re-purchase a modular power supply in hopes of having a neater looking computer system (I have a side window etc..)??

Iunno, I kind of feel guilty, because I could like buy an extra monitor and such with that $$$... But I hate the spaghetti of cables left over even when I use zip ties and run what I can behind the motherboard......

Opinions? Reps.

Please don't advertise that you are giving out rep. We try to help because we like to, not because we get some imaginary reputation on the internets.

That being said I do not think it's vain to want a modular power supply. The ease of cable management with modular in itself is worth the money.

I would try to sell your TX750 and pick up a HX750 instead. The money you will be spending will seem like it's not worth it at the time but when you first install it into your system you will see why people like me will use nothing other than modular from now on.

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post #8 of 39
Personally I'd do it. I've only ever used modular PSU's and overall the rigs look much cleaner as a result.

But it's really your choice since it is your money.
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post #9 of 39
1200w PSU for SLI 460's?!?

OP, ever consider sleeving your psu?
(may not be as clean as a full modular, but you'll save money)
post #10 of 39
I would sell your TX 750 and get this. It's only semi-modular but I heard great things about it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371022
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