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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.
I have a solder station so I have no idea what you're talking about


On a more serious note, it sounds like a good idea; you could always get a craftsman scope.

It's basically those goggles with the telescoping lens over one eye so you can look at things with a fine point magnification.
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post #32 of 43
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Wait, are you purchasing one for yourself to review?

Anyhow, I look forward reading your reviews on it.

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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).
post #33 of 43
So they're discontinuing the original TXs?

How much difference is there between the TX and TXv2 models? Just the Bronze certification?
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So they're discontinuing the original TXs?

How much difference is there between the TX and TXv2 models? Just the Bronze certification?
Bronze Certification
Better 12v regulation
MUCH Lower ripple & noise (70-90mv vs 30-40mv)
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post #35 of 43
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Bronze Certification
Better 12v regulation
MUCH Lower ripple & noise (70-90mv vs 30-40mv)
Hmm... if my TX craps out a year from now, I wonder if they'll send me a v2
post #36 of 43
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That's what I am wondering as well.

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Hmm... if my TX craps out a year from now, I wonder if they'll send me a v2
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
Hmm... if my TX craps out a year from now, I wonder if they'll send me a v2
While it's possible, I wouldn't count on it.

They have have TX***-C units to hand out; which have less ripple than the original TX Series units. They also feature slightly better efficiency.
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post #38 of 43
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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 knew you could get it!
I'm looking foward to your review!
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post #39 of 43
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
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).
Phaedrus, are you going to do anymore brand profiles? I really enjoyed reading them.
post #40 of 43
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Originally Posted by raisethe3 View Post
Wait, are you purchasing one for yourself to review?

Anyhow, I look forward reading your reviews on it.
No, from Corsair as a review sample. Think of it maybe as an olive branch. We have our differences of opinion, but we won't be having shouting matches in public forums over them.
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