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Oh! Semi modular!? Cool

But.. aren't modular PSU's worse than hard wired (TX,etc)? Or that's just a myth? Something with resistance or impedance? I can't remember well.
Myth You won't find a flaw with the TPN 650 really..it has a few more hard wired cables than necessary but that's it as far as cons go..

Pick it up with assurance that your PSU won't be the issue in the future
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Oh! Semi modular!? Cool

But.. aren't modular PSU's worse than hard wired (TX,etc)? Or that's just a myth? Something with resistance or impedance? I can't remember well.
Impedance is alternating current only, your PSU delivers direct current.

The resistance added by modular cables is tiny, a fraction of an ohm. It amounts to a tiny voltage drop, usually a couple milivolts at most, which is insignificant.

Myth.
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The TX "V2" units are better than the originals. So I think that it's possible that the only real difference is the modularity (just as BlahBlahBlah said before).
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You should get the antec, its a really good unit.

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post #15 of 16
A TP-650 will do you fine. Don't worry about the whole modular cables and resistance myth.
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the suggestions and busting that myth!

Did rep accordingly. I will be keeping an eye out on the TP 650 Antec.

But I would also like to add another question:

ATM, my system seems fine again. If the PSU/MoBo dies again (Still don't know what the problem is but basically:

The system would just stay "on" [all case fans working, GPU fan working, CPU fan working HDD spin up]
BUT NO "display output" [Black Screen, No POST]
Also, The system cannot be turned of or reset by using the front case switches and can only be turned off by manually flicking the PSU switch


Any idea what that is?

If that event occurs again, is it likely to take down most other parts of my system as well? I can bear with the situation if it's just the MoBo or PSU that's gonna be affected.

I am thinking of holding off on buying a new PSU if possible, or at least wait for another 650 GOLD seasonic for 99 bucks
Edited by tubers - 4/26/11 at 2:04pm
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