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 Post subject: Corsair CX and CXM - anyone used these?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:17 am 
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Anyone used either of the current 80-Plus Bronze certified versions of the Corsair CX or CXM (modular version) 430W or CX 500W that can report on their experience?


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 Post subject: Re: Corsair CX and CXM - anyone used these?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:38 am 
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I use those models often, great budget models. As you might expect - given the price - they're just good. Nothing special. If all the other moving parts are high end, the PSU might be the loudest part. Above that, so far I had to RMA two times a CX430 because of abnormal coil whine. But then again, they are quite cheap and therefore I've never been disappointed with them.

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 Post subject: Re: Corsair CX and CXM - anyone used these?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:59 am 
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Thanks. Is it any quieter than a Seasonic S-12 (original S-12, not S-12 II)?
Is the 80-Plus Bronze certified version any quieter than the previous (non-certified) version?


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