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Corsair CMPSU-1050HX
8.8 out of 10

Corsair CMPSU-1050HX

Great Deal: $253.50

Reviews and Problems with Corsair CMPSU-1050HX

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Overall 2
2.0

Don't even bother

Linda L., Newegg
19 June 2015
  • Pros: low priced
  • Cons: installed it right away when I got it hoping I would not get the notorious coil whine I had been reading about. Unfortunately as soon as I powered it on, I heard it. High pitched sound coming from the power supply. Immediately took it out and reinstalled my RM850 and now all is quiet...
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Overall 2
2.0

little over 1 month then RMA

norman a., Newegg
12 April 2015
  • Summary: so after the whole RMA thing was finished and over 3 weeks waiting for it to ship out they were nice enough to show how much, i myself am appreciated by Corsair. They sent me a mouse pad for the time and trouble. So thanks corsair..
  • Pros: Yes Corsair are Pro's at making excuses on why my replacement did not ship. Customer service was great until they received the RMA psu. Then I was repeatedly lied to as to when my replacement will ship. (more info see cons)
  • Cons: First off let me state that this PSU is not fully modular. The 24 pin, CPU, and 2 pci-e 6+2 are hardwired into the psu. Second, if you do buy the refurbished unit get a extended warranty. I got this to replace my HX750 (which has a 7 year warranty) because I am running 2 R9 270x 4Ghz GDDR5 in cro...
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Overall 2
2.0

Powers my system, but has horrible coil whine

Blaine K., Newegg
8 March 2015
  • Summary: The noise is horrible. It is constantly buzzing and gets worse when vsync is off. At first I thought it was my video card because vsync was making it change, but after swapping it out with my older gtx 470, the problem was still there.
  • Pros: Cheap Powerful More cords then I would ever need.
  • Cons: Coil whine
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Overall 2
2.0

Came with a faulty ATX connector

Nicholas G., Newegg
7 February 2015
  • Pros: Worked fantastically while it wasn't broken.
  • Cons: The one I got had a faulty ATX connector on it, so it would occasionally become disconnected and my PC would just shut off, and then I'd have to push on the cable a bunch to get it to make a connection again. I let it do that for about a week before I got fed up and RMA'd it. I get that it's refu...
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Overall 2
2.0

Good PSU with Fatal FLAW

AAMER B., Newegg
17 January 2015
  • Pros: Enough juice to power even the most demanding needs. Looks good and i like the modular cabling.
  • Cons: The fan on the PSU is designed not to run all the time, it only comes on when the psu needs cooling. This is a good idea on paper but its execution is poor. The fan comes on for me about every 5 to 10 minutes except instead of coming on at a low rpm it comes on at 100% speed and it sounds like a ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Dead on Arrival

peter b., Newegg
18 December 2014
  • Summary: Inspection and quality check to ensure the unit is operational before shipping would be a good thing.
  • Pros: Has to work to have a "pro".
  • Cons: Dead on Arrival.
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Overall 2
2.0

Awful

Anonymous, Newegg
8 December 2014
  • Summary: I would not pay fifty dollars for this power supply. There is no way I am not sending this back immediately.
  • Pros: Maintains good and fairly clean voltages under up to 90% load.
  • Cons: Produces and excruciating amount of coil whine under load, completely unacceptable. Approximately -45 db. Fan is constantly turning off and on, from zero > 100%, then slowing sinking back to zero under low load circumstance.
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Overall 2
2.0

Thrice Dead

Corey B., Newegg
13 June 2014
  • Summary: Getting this model is apparently a gamble. Despite the overwhelming number of good reviews, I would never touch it nor anything by Corsair again if I could avoid it.
  • Pros: My roommate has the exact same model, and it's worked for him....
  • Cons: I, on the other hand, have had 3 units die on me. One lasted about 1.5 years, the next 3 months, and the most recent, about 5 months, before the 12v rail started dropping too much and reset the computer. I've tried different outlets and battery back ups, makes no difference. In addition, Corsair ...
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Overall 2
2.0

DOA

PAUL M., Newegg
15 May 2014
  • Summary: I will give another review when I get replacement. The Newegg team was great with getting me a new one, was a kind of confusing process but figured it out and when the new one gets here I will review again !
  • Pros: None yet
  • Cons: I had a lot of mixed reviews but decided to give the Hx 1050 a chance and boom DOA no luck.
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Overall 2
2.0

Made me a new paperweight

Corwin D., Newegg
6 March 2014
  • Summary: Corsair used to be a company I would always buy from. I'm not saying I won't ever again and won't ever suggest them to others but this is pretty ridiculous. Maybe I should have hooked up the power supply with nothing connected and tested it, but this is hardly what you expect to happen off of a...
  • Pros: Good packaging and, very modular. Never got to test anything else
  • Cons: Fried my system ad tripped a breaker the first time I tried to turn it on. Motherboard is scrap and until I get a new one I can't even test the rest of my hardware to see what I'm going to have to replace. Bought $1400 in hardware for a new rig and it's now potentially a paperweight.
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