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OCZ Technology Introduces New ZX Series 80 Plus Gold Rated Modular PSUs

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supplies for computing devices and systems, has launched the ZX Series power supply series to answer consumer demand for a robust high-wattage solution that is also highly-efficient. The ZX Series is designed for best-in-class performance, reliability and also features 100% modular design for the ultimate customization for today’s high-end gaming systems and professional workstations.

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Yeah, GOOD STUFF :rockout:
 

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Is there a chance these power supplies are the exact same ones as the NZXT Hales? they all seem to have the same specs, I am not too familiar with PSU's but arent there really only 5 or 6 manufactorers (FTI, Seasonic, etc) and everyone else just buys fromm them and changes the logos around? i.e. Corsair
 
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Does anyone know if PC Power Cooling is still their OEM ?
 

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Win-Tact still ?

I thought PC&PC, was part of OCZ, or vise-versa, my bad.
wintact has never done a single OCZ oem and current PCP&C are only seasonics the old turbocool series has since died

OCZ modxstream PRO- Sirtec
GameXStream series - FSP
EvoStream series - 3Y (FSP)
ProXStream series - 3Y (FSP)
StealthXStream series - FSP
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Just had to 1up corsair with that extra 50watts and 4 amps.
 

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Just had to 1up corsair with that extra 50watts and 4 amps.
there are about 10 PSU's i would get before i even looked at that dumb thing to many just buy corsair for name
 
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there are about 10 PSU's i would get before i even looked at that dumb thing to many just buy corsair for name
Ok. List them. If I got an AX1200 it'd be for the reviews, not the name.

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I take it back. I'd also get it for the name. They have a great warranty service.
 
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I don't really see any reason you'd pick any of those over the AX. The only issue I've seen reported is the occasional squealy unit or bad fan, something all of those units you listed are prone to. The sparkle wolf tested even had a squeal, and for all we know that wasn't considered a defect. They might not take an rma on, it. On the other hand I know corsair does for the AX.
 

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I don't really see any reason you'd pick any of those over the AX. The only issue I've seen reported is the occasional squealy unit or bad fan, something all of those units you listed are prone to. The sparkle wolf tested even had a squeal, and for all we know that wasn't considered a defect. They might not take an rma on, it. On the other hand I know corsair does for the AX.
i prefer the sparkle and honestly i hate the "well i'm going to buy a corsair cause it says corsair" that load annoys me i have never purchased one for exactly that reason they only get good sales thanks to bandwagoning heck when the first set of the new 430s came out people were panicking because it was a cheap PSU. i will stick to my thermaltake, antec and sparkle buys. you can keep your corsair its just a badged up seasonic (for most units) anyway.
 
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That seems like a fairly unreasonable reason to dislike a brand. And the oem is a) not always seasonic and b) often different, quite possibly better, than the seasonic branded equivalents. They're made to order, not carbon copies.
 

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That seems like a fairly unreasonable reason to dislike a brand. And the oem is a) not always seasonic and b) often different, quite possibly better, than the seasonic branded equivalents. They're made to order, not carbon copies.
My post said not all are seasonic. I don't think its unreasonable people buy intel because the box says intel. Corsair fanboys are like all others the products could give the same performance but no matter what anyone tells them their product is still better.

Want the best get me an old wintact pcp&c turbocool no other psu has ever beaten them out. Until then I will take the sparkle as it is a good psu. Second to that a good ole cwt built thermaltake and after that enermax or silverstone. Corsair just isn't on my list never has been.