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Consider the FSP Aurum 400.

A really small and good PSU, 80PLUS Gold as well.

Cable management matters more on the part of your chassis and PSU size; as well as skill.
Less of whether the PSU is modular or not.

I stuff my FSP Aurum into my CM341 just fine.
That also looks to be a very efficient PSU. Thing is, its hard to find.
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The FSP looks nice enough, but it's not modular.

Added the M12II to the short list in the OP.

Is there anything I should know about the Kingwin, Lepa, and Thermaltake units that I may have overlooked?
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I'd start by excluding the Lepa and the Thermaltake from your short list. The price of the Lepa is hardly justified when the SeaSonic X-560 costs the same and is a superior unit. As for the Thermaltake, it's completely overpriced for what you get.
That leaves you with the X-560, the Kingwin, and the M12II 520.
Here's how I would rank them from best to "worst"
1) SeaSonic X-560
2) Kingwin LZG-550
3) SeaSonic M12II 520
They're all great units, so what it boils down to is how much you're willing to pay.
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Yeah, but the Thermaltake has those snazzy status LEDs on the side.
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I have to ask...What is the general concensus on Ultra X4 power supplies?
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I have to ask...What is the general concensus on Ultra X4 power supplies?
Overpriced for "meh" performance
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