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Old 08-11-2018
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Default Bitfenix formula 550w vs xfx ts gold 550w

So i'm looking for a new PSU and these two are pretty promising. In my country they are both basically the same price. I just need some help in chossing which one is better. Please no fanboyism
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The XFX TS Gold is based on the Seasonic G-series platform and is discontinued by the manufacturer (while the G-series platform has been superseded by the Focus/Focus+ one). The BitFenix Formula Gold is based on the most recent revision of CWT's excellent GPS platform.

The differences in electrical performance and efficiency are negligible (and slightly in BF's/CWT's favor). The BitFenix is quieter, but the XFX has more SATA and 4-pin peripheral connectors (8/4 vs 6/2), so if this is important for you, it can be a nice tie-breaker. Both are of great build quality and compact form factor, and the cable lengths are basically the same (+/- 2 cm).

I'd personally take the BitFenix (or take it if you value silence above all else), but really it's a coin toss decision - unless you need more 4-pin and SATA power connectors (in which case grab the XFX).
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Old 08-12-2018
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I would also take the bitfenix formula. It's an excellent PSU in most regards
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Old 08-12-2018
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+1 for Bitfenix
Its the newer and probably quieter units.

The Seasonic units tend to be on the louder side.
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Old 08-14-2018
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Formula, any day.
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