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It's pointless to buy a non-modular PSU over 700w unless you're just THAT good at cable management. >.<
I happen to feel the same.

More so; almost no user will ever use all the MOLEX and SATA connectors some of these units come with.
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Internal layout looks really similar if not identical to the XFX Core Edition Pro power supplies, same platform perhaps?

Impressive results for a "budget" unit though, if the 650w and 750w has similar or better performance, the TruePower News of the world may be supplanted.
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Internal layout looks really similar if not identical to the XFX Core Edition Pro power supplies, same platform perhaps?

Impressive results for a "budget" unit though, if the 650w and 750w has similar or better performance, the TruePower News of the world may be supplanted.
Yes, these are Season SS-***AT designs.

TruePower New is better for being modular.
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Yes, these are Season SS-***AT designs.

TruePower New is better for being modular.
Voltage regulation on the TPN's can get a little loose.
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Voltage regulation on the TPN's can get a little loose.
No worse than these units.

TPN also has better transient responses and a longer hold up time.
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post #26 of 26
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
This is a worthy replacement to the TX series. Now let's see these at $100-$110 and Antec will have lost their throne in that sector.
EDIT: I meant for the 750W and 650W versions. 850W version would be cool at $120-$125.

The TX-650w v2 is now at $99.99, and the TX-750 v2 at $119.99, your wish has been fulfilled (most of it)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20TX-650%20v2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20TX-750%20v2


Now the question is, Corsair now has two 80plus Bronze 650w power supplies aimed at the enthuiast: the new TX-650w v2 an the HX650. Given the price difference and the mudular nature of the HX, what is the quality deciding factor ?

How are these two PSU's compared from the inside ?

Is Corsair planning on introducing an 80 Plus Silver HX650 ? After all, the HX750 and HX850 are 80 Plus Silver.

I'm asking this because I'm considering buying the HX650 and don't want to be buying something that will be replaced in a matter of weeks.
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