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Tier "A" PSU comparison

According to a PSU tier table posted on a forum (don't know If I can post link) all 4 PSUs I own are in the same tier A. I want to get rid of 3 of them because they take up too much space but I can't decide which one to keep. Can you guys tell me which one is the best out of the 4 in terms of quality ? Or them being in the same tier mean that they are equally reliable? Wattage doesn't matter as long as I keep the best of the 4.

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Seasonic Platinum Series 430w fanless.
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EVGA G2 and Corsair RM850x would be my picks. The 850x is a newer unit right? Their naming confuses me, they kept some names around for a while which swewes things when you're googling. The G2 is still a great unit but I think the 850x is more modern so that would be my pick if I'm right.
The others are probably pretty solid too but I don't feel like reading through a bunch of load tests right now.

A good PSU will control ripple well and it's voltage regulation will be pretty tight, then there's efficiency. For me you need to be doing pretty well on all three to be a good PSU. Beyond that you want something that's modular and quiet under load. After that the only thing I can think of is the power rails, some PSUs split their power up over two or four rails so and 800w unit would provide each rail of a 4 rail PSU with 200w. Single rail dumps all it's 12v into...you guessed it. Sidlt I forgot the benefits of multi rail but for gaming rigs you'd usually want a single rail.

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my evga g2 1300 is going on 10, everything has changed 3 or 4 times except psu
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