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post #1 of 27
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Assuming both were about same price ($160 USD, no tax/shipping cost extra), which would be better? Both are obviously gold certified modular PSU's that are extremely revered and highly rated.

But say the rare chance a person gets a dud of a PSU, which company offers better customer support and RMA service, Corsair or Seasonic?
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post #2 of 27
Hmmm good question. Ive always thought they were quite equal in performance and CS.
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post #3 of 27
they are essentially the same but corsair has a 7 year warranty and seasonic only 5 years
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post #4 of 27
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That extra 2 years in warranty could mean more long term. Still curious how well their RMA/support competes with each other. But it's a tough call.
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post #5 of 27
id say corsair they have a very long warranty for a reason.
    
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One more question, say I were to go crossfire 6950's or even tri fire down the road(with a different mobo that supports it of course), I figure either of these 2 will provide enough juice for them or should I look for something higher like a 1000w? I don't intend to go 3, I know for 750w units these 2 are beasts at efficiency and can well go over their load amount, but hypothetically speaking..
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Originally Posted by yoshi245;12394196 
One more question, say I were to go crossfire 6950's or even tri fire down the road, I figure either of these 2 will provide enough juice for them or should I look for something higher like a 1000w? I don't intend to go 3, I know for 750w units these 2 are beasts at efficiency and can well go over their load amount, but hypothetically speaking..

For 2 cards will be fine. 3 cards would be pushing it esp. if you are overclocking everything. Go with a bigger psu if you think you may get 3.
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post #8 of 27
850 should be fine for 3 cards
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post #9 of 27
They are the exact same thing, just different stickers.

Pick whatever is cheaper.
    
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post #10 of 27
At the same price, I'd pick the Corsair, only because of the extra warranty.
Otherwise, I'd actually prefer to go for the SeaSonic, just on a personal preference.
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