|Let's say you needed to get power to a garage that's approx 100' from your house. Would you rather use a 100' extension cord or 4 x 25' cords strung together? Obviously either way would work, but the 100' cord would be more efficient & probably cheaper. Why would you pay more for less efficiency? Because it's easier to roll up & store four 25' cords than it is one 100' cord?|
The power supply manufacturer's themselves state that there is some loss with modular PSUs. And this is from an article written a few months ago, not a few years ago when modular PSUs where just hitting the market:
"Enermax, Seasonic, and Corsair all told us that if you're looking to maximize efficiency, go for a non-modular PSU"
And even in the article you sited, this comment is made:
"No doubt any modular connection causes resistance. Nobody's denying that."
So once again, why would you wanna pay more for a product that's less efficient? even if the difference is only minor?