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post #11 of 55
well this just reaffirms my purchase.

I recieved mine the 6th, bought it without any reviews (which is a first for me). This thing is probably the highest quality PSU I've ever owned.

I only wish the right angle/in-line sata connectors were closer together, but this seems to be a problem with every psu I've used.
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post #12 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by MisterClean View Post
I only wish the right angle/in-line sata connectors were closer together, but this seems to be a problem with every psu I've used.
They can't produce cables too short or people will complain that they are too short. Can't magically have them extend. With extra length you can just loop the extra cable up and problem solved.
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post #13 of 55
every system I build gets an X650, unless it needs more
post #14 of 55
Still waiting on X-1000... Till then, my X-750 is holding up quite well.
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post #15 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by farkle0079 View Post
Still waiting on X-1000... Till then, my X-750 is holding up quite well.
what would you need such power for, considering the efficiency of these things?
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post #16 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
this

*hugs X650*

**Hugs M12 II 620W**
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what would you need such power for, considering the efficiency of these things?
Efficiency has no impact on how much power a unit can produce (to a certain extent.)
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post #18 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
this

*hugs X650*
*proposes to X 750*

but seriously its a lil underwhelming same as the hcp 850
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post #19 of 55
So there's absolutely nothing to gain taking this over the ax850? I mean apart
from the connections, cables and the extended warranty.

wenn i compare the two psus reviews on hardwaresecrets i find that the x-850s
ripples are a little bit more steady than the corsair. but perhaps that's still in an
acceptable margin from psu to psu. seeing that every psu deviate a little bit from
each other?
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post #20 of 55
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So there's absolutely nothing to gain taking this over the ax850? I mean apart
from the connections, cables and the extended warranty.

wenn i compare the two psus reviews on hardwaresecrets i find that the x-850s
ripples are a little bit more steady than the corsair. but perhaps that's still in an
acceptable margin from psu to psu. seeing that every psu deviate a little bit from
each other?
You'll never find PSU's lining up with one another as far as ripple goes besides the general; units of the same design, lower the wattage will have lower ripple.

You can expect to see +/- 5mv of ripple on units fairly easily.

AX850 is a better unit in terms of what you get; the only difference is really the question "will Corsair be in the PSU business in 7 years" but I would hazard to say that most people don't keep a PSU beyond 3 years as their main unit (though sometimes as a backup) and PSU's capacitors degrade over time, by the time a unit is 5 years old it's better to just send it off.
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