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These aren't the PSHII replacements...
Mmmmm I'm sure I read somewhere about TX650 no longer beeing Seasonic and having all TX series switched to CWT (well, they were to start with...except the aforementioned psu).

Now I don't know if my mind made it all up or what
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Mmmmm I'm sure I read somewhere about TX650 no longer beeing Seasonic and having all TX series switched to CWT (well, they were to start with...except the aforementioned psu).

Now I don't know if my mind made it all up or what
Well, these new "V2" units are definitely SeaSonic, all three of them. You're right though, there were supposed to be CWT PSHII units replacing the TX650, 750 and 850. I don't know if those are out there or if they didn't happen after all...
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Well, these new "V2" units are definitely SeaSonic, all three of them. You're right though, there were supposed to be CWT PSHII units replacing the TX650, 750 and 850. I don't know if those are out there or if they didn't happen after all...
The PSHII's only replaced them momentarily while Corsair were preparing the TX V2's.
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Mmmmm I'm sure I read somewhere about TX650 no longer beeing Seasonic and having all TX series switched to CWT (well, they were to start with...except the aforementioned psu).

Now I don't know if my mind made it all up or what
Corsair, for a short period of time, updated the old TX650, TX750, & TX850 to the CWT PSH II platform.

The PSH II performs slightly better than the original PSH (less ripple) and is cheaper to build. CWT no longer makes the PSH paltform; so this transition was to keep up with market demand till these TX*** v2 units came out.

The TX650 was also changed to PSHII (which performed about the same) because the S12 platform is more costly.
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So... Apparently I am getting a review sample. TX v2 650W

Specifically requested the 650W since that's the one I'd be recommending most, since 90%+ OCN rigs would run on it (anything short of SLI 480s or dual 5970s).
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So... Apparently I am getting a review sample. TX v2 650W

Specifically requested the 650W since that's the one I'd be recommending most, since 90%+ OCN rigs would run on it (anything short of SLI 480s or dual 5970s).
I expect a full detailed analysis.
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Of course. They say it's been modified from the stock platform, so I'll be doing some close comparison between my sample and the pictures Jeremy and Paul took of their XFX Core units.
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Of course. They say it's been modified from the stock platform, so I'll be doing some close comparison between my sample and the pictures Jeremy and Paul took of their XFX Core units.
Should use XFX Pro 650w review from Hardware Secrets as a comparison.
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post #30 of 43
Ah right. So that's three reviews of the same platform to compare against. I should be able to take pictures of the Corsair from the same approximate angles and compare against each shot.



Oh by the way, what do you think of getting some of those dental mirrors to use to read the labels off of components in awkward or cramped spaces? I'm not comfortable desoldering things, since I'm usually unable to get them working again afterward, so I'm thinking those mirrors might be a nice way to avoid doing that.
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