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Ouch.... $169 MSRP... Bleh... I'd rather go for an Antec 750w. >.<
     
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post
Ouch.... $169 MSRP... Bleh... I'd rather go for an Antec 750w. >.<
Remember 2 things:
It's brand new (so prices will fall)
MSRP is never followed by Newegg.
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The first Gold units were expensive, too.
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The first Gold units were expensive, too.
Yep, both OCZ's Z Series Gold and Seasonic's X-Series were expensive at launch.

750w was $200 MSRP for the X-750.
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Overclocked...

That killed my inner child by discharging the capacitors directly into his chest.
    
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It may be an 80+ Platinum unit that performs well but I can't see why anyone would choose this over say a SeaSonic X650 or X560(both cheaper).

Sorry for bump but I always have to post when I see something like this. I can't stand that people buy into efficiency. Even when the price drops(it's dropped to $160 since this thread was made) it still won't be worth it IMO.
Edited by Confessed - 3/18/11 at 6:48pm
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I enjoy reading Oklahoma's reviews immensely. He has a great way of making it both entertaining and informative.

On-topic - Looks like a solid unit, price withstanding.
What ever happened to the airplane style modular connectors?
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It may be an 80+ Platinum unit that performs well but I can't see why anyone would choose this over say a SeaSonic X650 or X560(both cheaper).

Sorry for bump but I always have to post when I see something like this. I can't stand that people buy into efficiency. Even when the price drops(it's dropped to $160 since this thread was made) it still won't be worth it IMO.
This unit performs better than those two, and is even more quiet.
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Kingwin is a cheap company. I hate them,their case fans stink.
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Kingwin is a cheap company. I hate them,their case fans stink.
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